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Lauren Fick

Lauren Fick '18

Major:

Communication Studies

Minor:

English

Outcome Opportunity:

Internship

Position:

Junior Account Executive/Marketing Intern

Company/Organization:

Breslow Partners/Philadelphia Fashion Incubator

Briefly describe your role with Breslow Partners and your day to day schedule.

"As a junior account executive, I manage the Linvilla Orchard account relationship acting as point person. I also collaborate on a team of 5-10 people to support five other accounts. My role involves communicating with local magazines, news stations, newspapers, and bloggers to provide catered pitches on how Linvilla attracts their population resulting in publicity for the orchard. I also work to create polished and engaging press materials and releases. In a typical day I contact media, clip media postings, collaborate with my team, and talk with clients."

How did you get connected to Breslow Partners?

"My English teacher Professor Tenaya Darlington"

Briefly describe your role with Philadelphia Fashion Incubator and how you got connected to that position.

"As a marketing intern, I was in charge of our social media, newsletter, and community outreach. I also planned events, including our fall fashion show.
A sister in my sorority, Phi Sigma Sigma, got me in contact with the Executive Director."

What skills do you use on a daily basis in this role?

"The main skills I used on a daily basis include: writing, communication, Canva, and social media."

"How did your SJU education prepare you for this opportunity?"

"The English and Marketing classes I have taken helped prepare me for this opportunity. My SJU education also instilled in me the importance of acting professionally and how to do so."

What is some advice you would give to students who are searching for internships and jobs?

"Use your network to support your search. Talk to professors, classmates, family friends, whoever you may know. Everyone in the workforce is always looking to network, so don't feel weird reaching out."