Resume

Matthew E. Semrau

Contact Information

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Communication | May 2015

Oakland University; Rochester, MI

  • Minor in Journalism
  • Member of Communication Honors Society
  • Completed Coursework
Associate of Liberal Arts | June 2010

Oakland Community College; Auburn Hills, MI

RELEVANT  COURSES

  • Newswriting
  • Persuasion
  • Media Editing
  • Media Design
  • Feature Writing
  • Public Speaking
  • Convergence Journalism
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Apprentice College Teaching

EXPERIENCE

Marketing Support Advisor

General Motors | Detroit, MI

  • Provide chat support for customers of over 650 dealerships across the U.S.
  • Build value for products and services through meaningful customer interactions
  • Exceed daily performance goals in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
Feb 2016 to Current
Director / FounderNullify Abortion | Holly, MI

  • Research and track relevant laws, legislation, and history
  • Create content that informs and motivates grassroots involvement
  • Recruit and direct volunteers across the country
  • Design and market relevant merchandise
June 2010 to Current
Owner / Lead DesignerPure Light Studios | Holly, MI

  • Collaborate with clients to create a personalized and effective online presence
  • Create easily digestible content optimized for search engines and social media
  • Design custom graphics and logos for websites and social media marketing
Aug 2015 to Current
Newsletter Editor & Committee ChairFenton Village Players | Volunteer | Fenton, MI

  • Design professional-quality newsletter with Adobe InDesign
  • Edit, write and publish monthly newsletters for online and print
  • Consult board to improve public relations and community outreach
Jan 2015 to CurrentJan 2013 to April 2013

SPECIAL SKILLS and Experience

  • Experienced with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Premier
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access) and Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
  • Manage over two dozen social media accounts for professional and organizational use