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Igho Ayoro - PR Resume


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Igho Ayoro - PR Resume

  1. 1. Ighovoyimwin “Igho” Ayoro 7239 Roundrock Park Ln., Richmond TX 77407, United States 801.735.5195 Objective: Seeking a career in Marketing, Public Relations and Corporate Communications where I can make significant contributions to my team and entire company. Open to International Assignment Education: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah: Bachelor of Arts in Communications, December 2008 Emphasis: Public Relations; Minor: Sociology Military Affiliation US Navy Reserves: September 2015 to Present. Skills: • AP Style • Adobe Creative and Microsoft Office Suite • Public Speaking • Trade Shows • Event Organizing • Some HTML and Oracle United States Navy – January 2015 to September 2015 Active Duty Personnel PR-Related Experience Ayoro Auto International (An International Concierge Auto Service) – January 2012 to December 2014 Owner/Marketing and Public Relations Specialist • New client business development and presentation • Developed relationships with auto auctions and dealerships • Coordinated with auto shipping agents to ensure vehicles are shipped on time and in perfect condition • Coordinated with customs clearing agents to ensure that vehicles clear customs at destination country and delivered to clients • Developed and administer client satisfaction surveys • Planed, organized and executed trade shows and classic car shows throughout West Africa A Stronger Africa – January 2010 to January 2012 Volunteer Communication/Talent and Skills Coordinator • Training Coordinator: o Monitored and evaluated all development programs and provide regular reports o Organized new employee and volunteer training and skill development o Organized lunch and learn to help current employees develop new skills and prepare for management positions • Event Organizer: o Organized events targeted towards African students in college campuses o Organized and staffed trade show booths at annual education week o Found sponsorship, speakers and mentors for events o Evaluated feedback from event participants • Public Speaking: o Gave speeches and presentations at African student's clubs and unions o Gave speeches and presentations at corporate events to potential sponsors and mentors o Interfaced with the media/reporters
  2. 2. • Social Media Coordinator : o Updated social media outlets o Built and increase publicity using appropriate social media networks o Acted as company voice in social media network sites, actively engaged followers in dialogue with a goal to create awareness and win advocates for programs Pinnacle Security – January 2009 to December 2009 Contract Communication Coordinator • Employee Relations: o Provided support for employee communication measurement activities such as setting up online surveys. o Organized employee events including lunch and learn orientation for new employees. o Organized leadership training to help current employees prepare for leadership roles and responsibilities. Wood Group (International Oil and Gas Services Company) – Oct. to Dec. 2008 Corporate Communications/Public Relations and Web Intern • Wrote/edited press releases and media alerts o Contacted all parties involved for information o Edited information received for the press release or media alert o Developed press release or media alert using the edited information • Created Surveys o Wrote questionnaires to get meaningful feedback from employees on how to improve future company events o Used an online tool (Survey Monkey) to design feedback friendly surveys • Combined internal Web site for both the U.S. and the U.K. corporate communications offices o Created a PowerPoint outline for management to see what the combination will look like o Developed the Content of each page for the new site on PowerPoint and Word document o Used both Oracle and HTML software to create the pages and populate the new Web site • Conducted press check o Visited the printer/graphic designer for oversight of document management o Proofread samples of the document for faults and mistakes • Wrote Wood Group History o Conducted research and interviews o Compiled information from all Wood Group companies o Organized information in a chronological order and wrote an official Wood Group History Community Family Centers (CFC) – Jan. to April 2008 Volunteer Marketing and Public Relations Associate • Wrote a speech for agency’s president and CEO o The speech was directed to help new and prospective donors and sponsors have a clear vision of the effects their support and donations to CFC would have on the community. • Created marketing and communications materials o Created a Power point presentation to support the CEO’s speech as a visual aide o Created press kit, including press releases, fact sheet and brochure for the fund raising event. The Daily Universe (Award Winning Campus Newspaper, Brigham Young University) – Sept. to Dec. 2007 Metro News Reporter (Education Beat) • Covered three school districts o Responsible for finding, interviewing and writing news from the Provo, Alpine and Nebo school districts • Covered breaking news including: o School Board Votes to Close Grandview Elementary o Public Educator, Administrators Receive Promised Bonus o Provo to Get New Shopping Center (made front page of Daily Universe) • Placed more than 24 stories within a four-month period
  3. 3. McKay School of Education (Brigham Young University) –January to September 2007 Public and Alumni Relations Associate • Maintained and updated Web site o Edited, posted and maintained story rotation on the Web o Updated alumni contact information • Wrote three stories a week o Interviewed faculty, staff and alumni o Wrote the monthly faculty, staff and alumni spotlight • Sent out bi-monthly newsletters to alumni Other Experience Western Wats (Date Collection Agency) – July 2006 to February 2007 Wire Meister/Quality Control Supervisor • Client Care Representatives o Took and resolved clients concerns by phone o Ensured client satisfaction and preserve company relationship with clients • Maintained Company Quality Standard o Helped call center employees meet company standards o Provided training and feedback to call center supervisors and employees as needed o Kept accurate record of projects and call center employee performance • Coordinated starting and finishing of projects o Ensured all scheduled projects started and finished as scheduled o Reported individual call center downtime to management