Carl Wilhjelm

Carl Wilhjelm

Assistant to the Deputy National Field Director at National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare

Location
United States
Industry
Financial Services

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Carl Wilhjelm's Overview

Past
  • Host at K Street Lounge
  • Assistant to the Deputy National Field Director at The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
  • Financial Reform Internship at Public Citizen: Congress Watch
  • Sales Associate at Rosetta Stone Ltd
  • Fundraiser at Fundraising Initiatives Inc.
  • Project and Volunteer Coordinator at Ron Sparks for Governor of Alabama 2010
  • Campaign Consultant at Alabama Democratic Party
  • DJ at Seton Hall University’s Pirate Radio
  • Senior Representative at Primerica
  • WSOU: Community Programming at The Arab Caravan
Education
  • The American University in Cairo: Arabic Language Institute
  • Seton Hall University: The Whitehead School of Diplomacy
Connections

17 connections

Carl Wilhjelm's Experience

Host

K Street Lounge

October 2011June 2012 (9 months) Washington D.C.

Assistant to the Deputy National Field Director

The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

October 2011December 2011 (3 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area

• Assisted in a national “Hands-off, No-Cuts” field campaign to pressure the “Supercommittee”
• Established relationships and stirred grass-tops / grassroots action across the country

Financial Reform Internship

Public Citizen: Congress Watch

June 2011October 2011 (5 months)

Planned, networked, and wrote grant proposals for a nationwide financial reform campaign
Attended, summarized, quoted, and blogged about congressional subcommittee hearings

Sales Associate

Rosetta Stone Ltd

January 2011September 2011 (9 months)

Responsible for working knowledge of over 30 languages from six different language families
Demonstrated product methodology and efficacy compared to traditional classes
Applied product and academic knowledge to generate sales: over $7000 dollars in sales for April

Fundraiser

Fundraising Initiatives Inc.

December 2010February 2011 (3 months)

Canvassed and Fundraised for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Responsible for comprehensive knowledge of the organization and current events
High-energy diverse donor acquisition in multiple environments

Project and Volunteer Coordinator

Ron Sparks for Governor of Alabama 2010

January 2008January 2011 (3 years 1 month)

Ran background checks, recruited, interviewed, hired, and trained our interns and volunteers
Advanced events and organized statewide networking and voter outreach programs
Delivered Ron Sparks signage and literature across the state in a medium box truck

Campaign Consultant

Alabama Democratic Party

January 2007January 2011 (4 years 1 month)

Assisted State Senate, Congressional, and District Court Candidates in optimizing their voter outreach through canvassing, social media, biographies, and press releases
Completed several high-volume excel projects utilizing OCR and Macro Coding

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

December 2006July 2010 (3 years 8 months)

Hosted a weekly drive time show playing the regular format “Modern Active Rock”
Provided voice talent for promotional live reads and giveaways
Operated control board; experienced with the Nexgen Audio Control System

Senior Representative

Primerica

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; PRI; Financial Services industry

March 2008November 2009 (1 year 9 months)

Recruited, managed, and trained a team of part-time financial advisors to market term life insurance and mortgages to middle-income families
Former licensed Life Insurance Producer by the State of New Jersey

WSOU: Community Programming

The Arab Caravan

May 2006January 2007 (9 months)

Actively participated in the Arabic-Language Community Programming live on the station

Carl Wilhjelm's Skills & Expertise

  1. Strategic Planning
  2. Community Outreach
  3. Social Media

Carl Wilhjelm's Education

The American University in Cairo: Arabic Language Institute

2009

Seton Hall University: The Whitehead School of Diplomacy

B.S, Diplomacy and International Relations

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