Texas Southern University Communication Student: "There's Excellence Within"


T. Janelle Morehead

Career Objective: Looking to join a growing company that offers a constructive workplace to develop brand strategies, strategic alliances and interact with new clients and develop business for the organization.

Core Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of community and public relations functions
  • Exceptional at business development and community outreach initiatives
  • Efficient at developing and facilitating seminar and workshop events
  • Ability to prioritize projects as well as meet deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, website management and social media networking
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural, organizational and group communication skills
  • Ability to identify, develop and nurture strategic and collaborative relationships
  • Experience in radio show hosting, scheduling and coordinating guests
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective leader and motivator

Professional Experience:
Morehead’s Connections Business Development and Public Relations
| 08/2011 – present

Consultant provides business consulting services to small business owners and non-profit organizations. Identify and facilitate strategic alliances. Plan and coordinate consultant referrals for clients needing specialized business development services. Coordinate and facilitate business plan writing workshops with Prairie View A & M University’s Cooperative Extension Program. Identify and coordinate media interviews and publicity opportunities, stand in as guest radio show host -KKHT 100.7 FM “The Word on Fearless Networking.”

Brooke Staffing Companies | 10/2008 – 08/2011

Administrative Assistant supported facility engineering department processing an inventory over 11,000 offshore platform drawings rendered via acquisition, developed a conversion system to digitize hardcopy drawings and set up electronic filing system for engineer retrieval, provided administrative oversight of engineering documents and database management to meet governmental regulatory compliance.

Morehead’s Connections | 04/2006 – 10/2008

Technical Assistance Provider/Consultant provided business development services to small business owners as a technical assistance provider through the Small Business Administration (SBA). Consulted business owners on public relations strategies to target publicity and marketing objectives, identified and facilitated strategic alliances. Planned and coordinated business development support for clients seeking consultants in other specialized areas.

Cox Target Media (Valpak) | 01/2004 – 01/2005

Account Executive cultivated and secured ad sales with prospective and existing business to business advertising clients.  Interacted with creative team with process of ad development; developed ad, proofed and inspected ad copy prior to client’s approval. Weekly to bi-weekly field visits to client’s place of business. Managed client’s monthly billing.

King’s Staffing | 04/2001-12/2003

Legal Assistant provided legal and administrative support to assigned corporate law firms in the practice fields of litigation, corporate and intellectual property. Assist attorneys with client case file management, drafted internal and external correspondences to opposing counsel, draft pleadings and motions. Notary services provided as needed.

Coastal Oil & Gas Corporation | 08/1998 – 01/2001

Legal Assistant provided legal administrative support to general counsel in charge of compliance and litigation matters for offshore cases. Proofread and revised service agreement contracts between Coastal Oil and Gas and its vendors. Performed legal research and due diligence procedures for procured contractors and vendors performing services using databases of Lexis Nexis and Texas Secretary of State. Assisted attorneys and litigation support team with merger and acquisition development and document production and retrieval.

Educational Summary:
Texas Southern University, BA degree in Journalism/Public Relations with a minor in speech communication (expected completion 06/2013).

Center for Advanced Legal Studies, AAS degree in Paralegal Studies: 08/1998.


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