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 Did you know disengaged employees cost U.S. companies more than $500 billion every year? If your company's needs perfectly align with my skill sets, then expect productive engagement—engagement from me and increased engagement from our constituents. My productivity is exemplary, so I only work with the best. I produce measurable results with a smile. 
- DESTINY JACKSON

 

Contact

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Email: info@destinyjackson.org

Website: DestinyJackson.org

Twitter: @DestinyRJackson 

 

 

 

ADVOCACY 

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FEB 2014 - PRESENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Destiny Jackson Foundation Initiative

Educational Advocate
  • Oversees digital outreach strategies
  • Develops outreach action plans to encourage donorship 
  • Produces digital content to educate stakeholders: press releases, blog posts, opinion pieces, fact sheets, digital videos

SKILLS: Social Justice Commitment, Fundraising, B2B Relationship Management, Grassroots Advocacy 

RECOGNITION: Selected as a 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Leader by American University's Community Engagement and Service for a demonstrated commitment to social justice - JAN 2018

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    JAN 2013 - PRESENT

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    YouTube

    Content Creator + Partner
    • Grossed 100,000+ real lifetime views
    • Reached more than 150 countries and regions 
    • Produced and edited more than 400 videos
    • Creates digital and written content to enrich audience engagement and audience retention
    • Cultivates audience interactivity via comment management 
    • Analyzes analytics to track milestones and progress

    SKILLS: Audience Engagement, Brand Building, Idea Generation, Creativity, Fundraising, Public Speaking, Video Editing, Production, Proofreading, Script Writing, Dynamic Personality, Conflict Resolution

    RECOGNITION: Selected by YouTube to participate in a 75-minute video chat with a YouTube representative to provide creator feedback and discuss contributions to the YouTube platform - FEB 2018

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        EXPERIENCE

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        JULY 2017 - OCT 2018 

         

         

         

         

         

         

        National Society of Collegiate Scholars

        Alumni Scholarship Reviewer

        Assessed scholarship suitability of high-achieving undergraduate students through essay reviewing

        SKILLS: Insight, Strategic Decisioning, Interpersonal Intelligence, Proofreading, Grammar Proficiency, Tact, Time Management, Essay Content Analysis

         

        AUG 2013 - DEC 2013

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        The White House

        Digital Strategy Engagement Intern

        Drafted digital content to amplify the Administration's message and engage with citizens around the country

        CAMPAIGNS: President Obama's Presidential Speeches, First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Campaign, Jill Biden's Joining Forces Campaign  

        SKILLS: Project Management, Content Creation, Digital Drafting, Editing, Keen and Attentive Proofreading, Productive Teaming, Social Media Assessment, Tweet Monitoring, Spreadsheet Organization, Wrap-Up Report Compilation

        TRAINING: Excel, Lexis Nexus, Vetting

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        FEB 2013 - SEPT 2014

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        End The College Crisis

        Grassroots Initiative Project Creator
        • Raised funds from the National Society of Collegiate Scholars & GEICO
        • Utilized effective grant writing and proposals to earn sponsorship

        SKILLS: Grant Writing, Budget Planning, Expense Planning, Blog Management, Video Production, Crisis Communication

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        AUG 2012 - DEC 2012 

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        American University Student Radio Station

        WVAU Radio Host
        • Generated music playlists for a weekly, 60 minute radio show
        • Streamed radio songs through audio console
        • Selected indie artists' music to showcase during radio stream

        SKILLS: Radio Hosting, Public Speaking, Presenting, On-Air Personality

         

         

        JUNE 2012 - NOV 2016

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        Board of Elections

        Voters Elections Judge

        • Served provisional and non-provisional voters in the 2012-2016 Primary, Presidential, and Gubernatorial elections
        • Prevented voter fraud and ballot tampering by adhering to the Board of Elections’ strict procedures
        • Protected the integrity of the election all while maintaining a calm, non-partisan atmosphere

        SKILLS: Integrity, Confidentiality, Punctuality, Dependability, Constituent Relationship Management, Delegation, Procedural Accuracy

         

         

        MAY 2012 - SEPT 2014

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        Rudolph Scholasticus

        Educational Curriculum Co-Creator
        • Revised initial disclosure and answer to opposition forms for a trademark opposition with a multinational publishing company
        • Increased quarterly revenues by 50% through innovative ad design and distributional channel promotion

        SKILLS: Legal Documentation Preparation, Legal Document Submission, Legal Proofreading, Trademark Application Submission, Direct Mail Advertising, Advertisement Design, Educational Focus Group Development

         

         

        JAN 2012

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        United Planning Organization

        Volunteer 
        • Created care packages with inner city youth for homeless individuals in DC on Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service
        • Conducted a debrief to inform American University event coordinators and directors of teams' accomplishments
        • Coached inner city youth to strive for academic excellence

        SKILLS: Leadership, Public Service, Compassion

         

         

        MAY 2010- DEC 2017

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        Lotus Love Underground Mob®

        Apparel Brand Co-Creator 
        • Designed eco-friendly apparel
        • Generated digital and written content 
        • Tracked apparel inventory to reduce surpluses and dead inventory on hand
        • Managed distribution, financial, and public relations decisions

        SKILLS: Design, Content Generation, Psychological Pricing, Inventory Tracking, Trademark Execution, Trademark Renewal

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        JAN 2000 - JAN 2010

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        Screen Actor's Guild

        Professional Actress
        • The Wire Season 4 on HBO
        • Miss Maryland Teen USA 
        • Success For All Foundation
        • United Way Commercial(s)
        • Maryland State Lottery Commercial(s)
        • Gods and Generals Film
        • Arena Stage
        • The Kennedy Center
        • Shakespeare Regional Theatre
        • Venus Theatre
        • Black Engineer Awards, Presenter
        • American Architectural Communications, Speaker

        SKILLS: TV, Print, Theatre, Public Speaking, Dedication, Memorization, Interpersonal Intelligence, Intrapersonal Intelligence, Improvisation, Adaptability, Leadership

         

         

        EDUCATION

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        AUG 2011 - MAY 2016

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        American University 

        Washington, DC

        BSBA: Specialization in Finance and Management 

        Minor: Communications with Public Relations Specialty

        GPA TIER: Cumulative: 3.83 GPA, Major: 3.85 GPA, Final Semester: 4.00 GPA

        EXEMPLARY COURSES: Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Marketing, Information Technology Product Operations and Management, Public Relations Writing, Financial Markets and Institutions, Derivative Securities, Investment Analysis, Personal Finance and Financial Institutions, Management and Organizational Behavior, Non-Profit and Social Entrepreneurship, Global Entrepreneurship, Business Policy and Strategy, Global Corporate Citizenship, Psychology, Elementary French, Applied Calculus I 

        ACHIEVEMENTS: Graduated University Honors, Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List, 2013 Outstanding Honors Sophomore for Academic Achievement and Excellence

         

         


        TRAINING

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        DEC 2012

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

        Goldman Sachs Headquarters

        Trainee
        • Selected as 1 out of 20 students to obtain a glimpse into the prestigious corporate culture
        • Received training on the art of self-promotion to ease in conveying professional strengths and problem-solving
        • Simulated speed networking and mock interviews to articulate an understanding of economic and financial environments

        SKILLS: Speed Networking, Mock Interviewing, Productive Teaming, Skill Set Articulation

         

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          Google Headquarters

          Trainee
          • Selected as 1 out of 50 students to receive a glimpse into the innovative workplace culture  
          • Presented a realistic and effective grassroots marketing initiative during a case competition aimed to increase awareness of Google applications to Latin-owned SMBs
          • Rewarded as 1 out of 3 winning teams in the case competition
          SKILLS: Presenting, Productive Teaming, Public Speaking, Statistical and Demographical Research

            SKILLS

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            TECHNICAL

             

            TYPING WPM: 71

             

            ANALYTICAL

             

             

             

            SWOT, PEST, PESTEL, GTM Plan Research, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Balanced Scorecard, Financial Analysis, Public Relations Plans, Industry Life Cycle Analysis, Brand Analysis, Complex Case Study Analysis

             

            MANAGERIAL

             

             

             

            21st Century Management, Motivating Teams, Goal Planning, Goal Execution, Strategy and Development, Problem Solving, Project Management, Cross-Functional Team Delegation, Strategic Thinking

             

            DIGITAL

             

             

             

            Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Snapchat, Periscope, YouTube, Ustream, iMovie, Wordpress, Google Analytics, Social Media Management Platforms, Basic HTML

             

            SOFTWARE

             

             

            Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, CMS Navigation, Bloomberg

             

            ACADEMIC Hoovers, IBIS, Lexis Nexus, ProQuest, JSTOR 

             

            AFFILIATIONS

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            2016 - PRESENT

             

            BETA GAMMA SIGMA

             

            2013 - PRESENT

             

             

            WHITE HOUSE INTERNSHIP ALUMNI

            NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS

             

            2005 - PRESENT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD

            WRITINGS 

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            AUTHORED BOOKS

             

             

            CHILDREN: "Sleepy Sublime" - © 2015

            SELF-HELP: "Destiny Jackson Hair Bible" - © 2016

             

            DIGITAL

             

            ESSAYS: Digital Library

            BLOG: Business and Public Relations