Resume

Contacts

addi.weakley@drake.edu
913-907-6989
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ addisonweakley Olathe, KS

Summary

My creative and dependable nature supports my skills in copyediting, problem solving, and communication. As an adaptable writer, I welcome challenges to expand my abilities in various writing styles.

Education

Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication
News Major/ Music, Advertising, Leadership Minor
3.97 GPA

Campus Involvement and Awards

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority

  • Sept. 2017 – Present
  • Vice President of Event Management
    • Nov. 2019 – Nov. 2020
  • Director of Facility Management
    • Nov. 2019 – Nov. 2020

Drake Political Review

  • Aug. 2019 – Present
  • Staff Editor
    • Aug. 2019 – May 2020
  • Copy Editor
    • Aug. 2020 – Present

Drake Residence Hall Executive Council

  • Aug. 2017 – Dec. 2018
  • Crawford Hall Publicity Chair
    • Aug. 2017 – May 2018
  • Goodwin-Kirk Publicity Chair
    • Aug. 2018 – Dec. 2018

Drake University Music Department

  • Aug. 2017 – Present
  • Symphonic Band
  • Marching Band
  • Bulldog Brass
  • Flute Studio

Order of Omega Greek Honor Society

  • Dec. 2020 – Present

Dean’s List

  • Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2019

President’s List

  • Fall 2018, Spring 2020, Fall 2020

Experience

Fresh Prints (Jan. 2018-Present)

Campus Manager

  • Builds relationships with clients and establishes loyalty while acting as a liaison between the art team and other various units      
  • Resolves order issues and clientele issues  
  • Acts as a creative resource for product and art selection 
  • Develops a strategy for reaching out to potential clients and is flexible to adjust when necessary to see better results

Wallace Saunders  (June – Aug. 2019)

Digital Media Summer Intern

  • Created Facebook, Instagram, and claimed LinkedIn accounts to elevate the law firm’s social media presence      
  • Managed posts, interactions, and content for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn    
  • Updated and created personal bios and practice descriptions for the website  
  • Helped write news and events stories

Drake Political Review  (Sept. 2019 – Present)

Staff Editor

  • Lead a team of five Drake Political Review writers  
  • Assisted in finding sources and helped writers throughout the writing process
  • Met individually with writers to assist and receive updates on progress 
  • Coached writers with macro and micro editing changes

Alpha Delta Pi (Nov. 2019 – Nov. 2020)

Director of Facility Management

  • Liaison between the chapter and the housing corporation
  • Coordinated rooming, chores, chapter dinner, and other housing activities
  • Communicated closely with the chef, house director, and housing corporation
  • Mediated and navigated conflict between women living in the house and other related housing parties

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