Resume

Education

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

- Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Communications and Journalism, Animal Sciences and Industry

- Summa cum laude

Work Experience

Charleston|Orwig Account Executive

- Develop and present marketing communications plans and projects with a cross-functional team that align with client strategy and budget — including creative, digital, media and public relations

- Oversee budgets and project work completion against timelines for three client teams totaling over $2 million

- Compose creative briefs for project collateral and oversee execution

- Write social media content, press releases, placed editorial articles and website copy for three client accounts meeting deadlines

- Coordinate public relations functions for clients including release 

 

Grant Company Communications Coordinator

- Authored feature stories, advertorials, radio scripts and press releases to support communications and marketing efforts

- Edited video and audio news releases as well as :30 video advertisements for social media

Kansas Dairy Intern

- Contribute to rebranding project and redesign of The Dairy Dispatch

- Edit, write, manage advertisements and design The Dairy Dispatch

- Design and edit the Kansas All-Breeds Junior Dairy Show book

- Manage the Kansas Dairy website and social media

 

Certified Angus Beef, LLC Producer Communications Intern

- Write feature stories for supply development team

- Prepare news releases about industry occurences

Wisconsin Holstein Association Summer Intern

- Wrote breeder profiles for The Wisconsin Holstein News with a circulation of 2,500

- Attended district and state shows representing association and acting as show photographer

- Coordinated with host farm for the annual WHA State Picnic that had over 400 attendees

- Transferred and redesigned association website; managed social media

 

Kansas Department of Agriculture Marketing Intern

- Record interviews and script 12 one minute radio commercials

- Design graphics and brochures

- Write feature story about From the Land of Kansas Farm Winery Tour

 

Seiler Dairy

- Milk, feed and care for 150 cows and 80 bulls and heifers

- Help keep records on and register the herd

 

Kansas Agrability Student Worker

- Web design and management for Servicemember Agriculture Veteran Education Farm

- Design online surveys

Other Experiences

K-State Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Club President

- Lead officers in planning club activities during the year

- Preside at club meetings and work with team members to ensure tasks get accomplished

- Communicate with members and officers weekly through email

National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Vice President

- Organize National Critique and Contest competition

- Serve as part of officer team and help make decisions about the future of the National Organization 

K-State Study Abroad

- Ten-day trip studying Irish agriculture

- Visit Irish dairy farm, beef farm, beef feeder operation, sheep farm, horse stable

- Visit three Irish journalism schools, the Irish Farmers Journal, Bord Bia (state agricultural marketing agency)

K-State Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Club Vice President of Development

- Organize professional development meetings and contact speakers

- Serve as part of officer team and help make decisions about club events and activities

 

K-State National Agri-Marketing Association

- 2017 Team and presenter

- NAMA marketing executive summary and presentation script writing

K-State Dairy Science Club Treasurer

- Manage club accounts and report on earnings and expenses

- Serve as part of officer team and help make decisions on club events and activities

 

K-State Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Club Public Relations Director 

- Managed and created content for three club social media platforms

- Informed members and student body about events and meetings

 

Kansas State University Coursework

- Wrote stories and designed ads and page layouts for The Agriculturist student magazine

- Design a marketing plan for an agriculture product launch

- Designed a strategic communication plan on a campus health issue

- Wrote and filmed a short video on agriculture

Volunteer Experiences

Kansas 4-H Dairy Action Team Member

- Assist in planning of the annual Kansas All-Breeds Junior Dairy Show

- Take notes at action team meetings as secretary

- Write rules for State 4-H Dairy photo contest

 

Kansas 4-H

- Judge Poster and Logo Contest at 2016 and 2017 State Horse Panorama contest

- Help organize store room at Rock Springs 4-H Ranch with 48 Hours of 4-H

- Adult volunteer at 2015 Sedgwick County 4-H Summer Camp

Clubs and Activities

K-State Dairy Cattle Judging Team – 2016

K-State College of Agriculture Ambassador – 2015-2017

K-State Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Club – 2014-2017

K-State Dairy Science Club – 2014- 2017

K-State National Agri-Marketing Association – 2015-2017

K-State Meat Judging Team – 2015

Special Awards & Recognition

Livestock Publications Council Forrest Bassford Travel Award Recipient – 2017

K-State College of Agriculture Student of the Year – 2017

National Dairy Shrine DMI Dairy Products Marketing Scholarship – 2017

National Holstein Association Distinguished Junior Member Semifinalist – 2017

National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Critique and Contest Web Design Award Winner – 2016

Intercollegiate All-American Dairy Judge World Dairy Expo – 2016

National Holstein Women’s Scholarship Organization scholarship recipient – 2016

National Dairy Shrine DMI Education and Communication scholarship recipient – 2016

Kansas Dairy Commission Scholarship recipient – 2015

International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest High Reasons Team – 2015

Kansas State University Putnam Scholarship Recipient – 2014

Sedgwick County Farm Bureau Scholarship – 2014

Graduated May 2018

September 2018-Present

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 2018-August 2018

 

 

 

2014-May 2018

January 2018- May 2018

 

 

May 2017-August 2017

May 2016-August 2016

2009-2017

2015-2017

2017-2018

2017-2018

2016

2016-2017

2016-2017

2015-2017

2015-2016

2014-2018

2012-2017

2015-2017

© 2020 by Jill Seiler.