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Emily Sumrall





Abilene Christian University - Master’s Degree

Achieved a Master’s degree in Organizational Communication

Dec. 2015 - May. 2017

Abilene Christian University - Bachelor’s Degree

Achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology & Communication

Aug. 2013 - Dec. 2015

Navarro College - Associate's Degree

Achieved an Accociate’s Degree in General Studies

Aug. 2011 - May 2013


Copywriting and Editing, Press Outreach, Media Relations, Content Development, Training/Development,, Public Speaking, Social Media, Quantitative &

Qualitative Research, Rhetorical Analysis, Event Planning/Management, Customer Relations, Volunteer Engagement,





Big Brothers Big Sisters Dallas - Communications Specialist

Manages a rotating team of creative interns in the Development department. In charge of strategizing, developing,

and distributing communication collateral for the purposes of volunteer and donor recruitment,

and engagement.

Dallas, Texas

July 2017 - Present

Big Brothers Big Sisters - Public Relations VISTA

In charge of developing and maintaining social media content for the purposes of volunteer recruitment & engagement

Worked closely with Director of Event Planning to plan and execute fundraising and development events. Directed an

award-winning social media campaign for Abilene Gives Day.

Abilene, Texas

Jun. 2017 - July 2018

Contract Social Media Services

Contract Social Media Services for small businesses in Abilene Texas. Duties include: strategic planning, art

direction, content curation, copywriting, scheduling content, customer relations, budget management, and

account management.

Abilene, Texas

Apr. 2017 - Present

Abilene Christian University - Department of Sociology and Communication

Public Speaking Coach & Social Media Coordinator for the ACU Speaking Center. Worked to help students and staff prepare for a variety of speaking situations.

Abilene, Texas

Dec. 2015 - May 2017




Recognition & Extracurricular:


-Big Brothers Big Sisters Event Committee Member

-K ey City Block Party Event Planning Committee

-Oxford Study Abroad Member

-American Red Cross Disaster Assessment Volunteer

-2015 & 2016 TEDxACU Student Worker

-2015 Communicating Texas Member (HEB, Texas Monthly, Go Texan)

-S.A.A.C Student Advisory Committee Member

-Fall 2014 Southland Conference Commissioner's honor Roll

-Fall 2014 Abilene Christian University Dean's Honor Roll

-2012-2013 Region XIV Academic-All Conference Team


References available upon requeest