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Star LaBranche: Event Coordinator

Curriculum Vitae - Star LaBranche

Summary

Known for her creativity and expansive vision, Star LaBranche has always loved helping others celebrate their occasions, holidays, and milestones. Raised in Hampton Roads and currently living in Virginia Beach, she holds a deep connection to the area and everything it has to offer. A continual learner, you might find her reading about table settings or practicing creating centerpieces in her spare time.

Education

Mary Baldwin College: Graduated 2008: Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor in Women’s Studies

ECPI University: Graduated Magna Cum Laude 2019: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Business Management

Certification

Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM): 2019 (in progress)

Event Planning Highlights

Phillip LaBranche’s Retirement Party – March 2018

I worked hard to bring my father’s retirement party together. In the end, the event was the perfect send off for my dad to head into retirement.

Hearthstone Fireside Events – Various dates 2019

Combining my love of video games and event planning, I organized and oversaw all Fireside events, including coordinating with campus officials, ordering and providing feedback on collateral such as promotional flyers, coordinating promotions, and attending the events.

Little River Poetry Festival – 2016-Current

I managed the website and social media for the poetry festival. My main duties included writing blogs, generating content for the Facebook page, and communicating with festival goers.

Professional Experience

ECPI University: 2016-Current: Content Marketing Specialist

  • Writing, editing, formatting, and posting blogs for five different properties
  • Supervising and providing feedback to copywriters
  • Formatting¬†and posting University quarterly newsletter
  • Covering events for social media and accompanying blogs
  • Moderating and responding to blog comments

ECPI University Rams: 2018-2019: Hearthstone Coach

  • Helping try out potential players
  • Running practices and meetings
  • Performing administrative duties
  • Coordinating communication between players and higher-level administration
  • Organizing Hearthstone Fireside Gathering events

WTKR – NewsChannel 3: 2016: Temporary Web Producer

  • Covered events for social media and website
  • Created videos and took photographs for articles
  • Wrote and edited news and culture articles for the WTKR website

HealthyPlace: 2015-2016: Writer

  • Managed a blog within the HealthyPlace website
  • Wrote articles relating to mental health
  • Created video content
  • Moderated and responded to comments