Violet Dixon

Violet Dixon

Marketing Communications Associate for Oceans at Environmental Defense Fund/Follow me on twitter @vdixon317

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia (Washington D.C. Metro Area)
Industry
Renewables & Environment

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Violet Dixon's Overview

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Violet Dixon's Summary

*Marketing Communications Associate for Oceans at the Environmental Defense Fund

*Global Communication graduate of Roger Williams University, double minors in Biology and Spanish

*Hardworking, efficient, creative, developed interpersonal skills

*Interested in traveling globally

*Passionate about the natural world and finding solutions that work for both people and the environment

Specialties

social media, blog creation and analysis,conflict mediation, writing and editing, strong interpersonal skills

Violet Dixon's Experience

Marketing Communications Associate for Oceans

Environmental Defense Fund

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Environmental Services industry

October 2012Present (2 years) Washington DC

*Coordinate with internal communications staff and external vendors to create, edit and proofread marketing materials under intense deadline pressure.

*Work closely with EDF’s full marketing team to conceive integrated issue marketing campaigns utilizing cross-disciplinary communication and outreach channels.

*Train and advise program staff on how marketing communications can enhance the effectiveness of their objectives.

*Prepare summaries and analyses of marketing outreach and media coverage.

*Conduct proactive media outreach, including facilitating media response to breaking news as needed.

*Develop and maintain positive working relationships with EDF staff, external vendors and, as needed, targeted online, print and broadcast journalists, editorial writers and columnists, and other media influentials.

Oceans Communication Assistant

Environmental Defense Fund

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Environmental Services industry

October 2011September 2012 (1 year) Boston, MA

*Track and monitor media generated about Fisheries and EDF Globally

*Manage and create content for EDFish, our Oceans blog

*Assist with other media/communication projects

Resident Assistant

Landmark College

Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Higher Education industry

June 2011July 2011 (2 months)

*Mentored and facilitated a safe learning experience for high school students with learning disabilities

*Received extensive training in conflict mediation & emergency response

Global Blog Analyst

John Wilpers Media Consulting

January 2011June 2011 (6 months)

*Tracked, monitored and critiqued international blogs for inclusion in online blog content for Scripps, Reuters and Global Post

*Received extensive training in social media and blog creation

Customer Service, Cashier

The Bead House

January 2010June 2011 (1 year 6 months)

*Assisted customers with a range of creative projects, managed inventory and took payments

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2007May 2011 (3 years 10 months)

* Assisted peers with writing projects at all levels of development
* Provided a helpful and friendly environment for students to seek improvement and collaboration in their writing skills

Cashier/Customer Service Professional

Beadniks

May 2005August 2008 (3 years 4 months)

* Provided friendly customer service while working in a creative environment
* Assisted with beading projects
* Taught beading classes
* Took inventory, restocked products and participated in re-ordering of merchandise

Program Assistant

Landmark College

Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Higher Education industry

June 2008July 2008 (2 months)

* Facilitated a safe learning experience for high school students with learning disabilities
* Worked with the students daily to ensure a consistent, positive experience for them
* Mediated situations of conflict among the students
* Received extensive training in mediation and emergency response

Violet Dixon's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Big Sister Mentor

      Big Brothers Big Sisters
      • Children

Violet Dixon's Skills & Expertise

  1. Environmental Communications
  2. Environmental Policy
  3. social media
  4. Editing
  5. Social Media
  6. Mediation
  7. Youth Mentoring
  8. Writing
  9. Research
  10. Twitter
  11. Blogging
  12. Fisheries Management
  13. Sustainability
  14. PowerPoint
  15. Environmental Advocacy
  16. Environmental Awareness
  17. Creative Writing
  18. Marketing Communications
  19. Media Relations
  20. Public Speaking
  21. Press Releases
  22. Community Outreach
  23. Strategic Communications
  24. Facebook
  25. Public Relations
  26. Nonprofits
  27. Grant Writing
  28. Proofreading
  29. Copy Editing
  30. Marketing
  31. Advertising
  32. Training
  33. Fundraising
  34. Time Management
  35. Teaching
  36. Newsletters
  37. Analysis
  38. Social Networking
  39. Proposal Writing
  40. Editorial
  41. Event Planning
  42. Management
  43. Integrated Marketing
  44. Environmental Education
  45. Volunteer Management
  46. Report Writing
  47. Policy Analysis

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Violet Dixon's Education

Roger Williams University

Bachelor of Arts, Global Communication

20072011

Double Minor Biology & Spanish
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Activities and Societies: Honors Program

Brattleboro Union High School

General Studies

20032007

Activities and Societies: National Honors Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters, President SADD, Spanish Club

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