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Megan Greenlee

Major: Event Management



Company/Organization: Rockford Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Company/Organization website: http://www.gorockford.com
Destination: Rockford, IL
Timeframe: Summer 2018

Advisor/Coordinator Email: rmcclain@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Marketing and social media running and content plans, group servicing, FAM trip itineraries, hospitality needs, Rockford Day logistics planning and event. Work information booths. Attend Rockford area events for marketing purposes. Clerical work.

I accomplished...
I am most proud of my work with social media. I have increased our social media profile visits by almost 30%. Creating content plans and having successful posts has been beneficial to the organization, and has taught me a lot about the importance of being intentional with social media.

I learned...
One of the biggest things I am learning is how to ask for donations. Communication with community partners can be a daunting task, but with more practice it is getting easier!

Advice for others...
When you start a new job do not be afraid to ask questions. Connect with the people in your office and build a support network so you can always have your bases covered.

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