Kathleen Sheridan

Email: KathleenLSheridan@gmail.com
Website: KathleenLSheridan.com

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Objective: I am an organized, focused worker seeking a full-time communications and website management position that will aid the community.

Professional Experience

Roseville Area Schools- Roseville, MN
Communications & outreach Coordinator: June 2015-Present

  • Handles district publicity, including video, photography, and press releases
  • Writes copy for district publications and edits print and web content
  • Manages email and social media campaigns

Community High School District 155- Crystal Lake, IL
Digital Communications Specialist: September 2013-June 2015

  • Wrote district website content and newsletters
  • Managed five district websites and social media accounts
  • Acted as a certified Freedom of Information Officer
  • Participated in redesign of district websites as part of an interdepartmental team

Juno Lighting Group- Des Plaines, IL
Copywriter: July 2013-September 2013 (Temporary Position)

  • Writing product descriptions for 2,060 product families
  • Create a style guide for the company’s redesigned website
  • Organize product ordering information

Disability Rights IOWA- Des Moines, IA
Web-based Media Intern: October 2012-March 2013

  • Wrote and edited website content
  • Collaborated with executive director and outside design firm to redesign organization website for functionality and aesthetics
  • Launched and maintained redesigned website

Meredith Corporation: WOOD magazine- Des Moines, IA
Digital Archivist: September 2011-April 2012

  • Created interactive discs of past articles with Adobe Acrobat
  • Compiled digital articles from network database
  • Copy edited all disc and packaging text and design with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign


  • INSPRA 2014 Communications Contest Award of Excellence for District 155 websites
  • INSPRA 2014 Communications Contest Award of Excellence for District 155 social media
  • Doubled District 155’s number of Twitter followers, increasing engagement among its audience.

Leadership and Activities

Software and Skills

  • Coding: HTML, CSS
  • Content management systems: WordPress, Microsoft SharePoint
  • Website and social media tools: Google Analytics, Hoostuite, Piktochart Infographic App, Instagram
  • Software packages: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
  • Certifications: 2015 Freedom of Information Act Officer


Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications
Double Major: English and magazines
Minor in psychology                            
Drake University: Des Moines, IA

  • Dean’s List (Fall 2009-Spring 2013)
  • Latin Honors: Magna cum laude
  • Graduation: May 2013
  • Graduation with distinction in both colleges

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