Resume

Resume

 

Nora Bourke 

norabourke26@gmail.com

I am a creative communications professional who specializes in digital communications & graphic design.

As an organized individual, I am passionate about building relationships between an organization with its target audience through digital and print media.


Work Experience

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church

Clearwater, Fla.

March 2019- Present

  • Manages posts and interactive communication with weekly social media (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter).
  • Creates weekly Sunday Bulletin and manages all aspects from gathering data to final submission.
  • Designs graphics and creative content for all digital communication forums and promotional materials.
  • Manages parish communications advisory committee to fulfill the mission to enhance communications within the parish community.
  • Coordinates Information Technology matters with support company personnel to implement technology solutions for entire church campus.

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church

Land O Lakes, Fla.

August 2013 – March 2019

  • Assists in the planning of high school and middle school nights and retreats
  • Contributes to set-up and clean-up of nights/retreats
  • Conducts relational ministry with teen parishioners
  • Gives engaging talks/testimonies for nights and events
  • Manages youth ministry social media
  • Creates graphics and flyers
  • Films, edits, and publishes retreat videos

Life Teen Camp Hidden Lake

Dahlonega, Ga.

May 2014 – August 2014

  • Managed Outpost camp store
  • Established quality customer service and hospitality
  • Conducted inventory and accounting
  • Managed internal and external relations for Haiti mission base fundraiser
  • Assisted in various maintenance tasks on camp

Life Teen Camp Covecrest

Tiger, Ga.

June 2013 – August 2013

  • Conducted relational ministry with individual campers in parish groups
  • Established hospitality to camp guests
  • Assisted in the flow of daily camp activities

Extra Achievements

Communications Advisory Committee

Diocese of St. Petersburg

Member 

January 2019- Present

    • Consults alongside other members regarding diocesan communications tactics
    • Implements new projects and campaigns on behalf of the Diocesan Office of Communications

KnoBull PR

Creative Director and Account Executive

August 2013 – May 2015

    • Oversaw the firm as part of the executive board
    • Managed social media
    • Maintained firm website and blog
    • Created/designed firm’s website and online blog
    • Worked on media relations and communication for client accounts, including flyers and website design.

Confetti Events

September 2013 -May 2014

    • Contributed to wedding timeline and setup
    • Provided client relations in coordination and execution
    • Conducted hospitality for bridal party and guests

MDesign Media

May – December 2013

    • Wrote and published on the firm’s blog
    • Managed social media
    • Enhanced search engine optimization for site and articles
    • Edited and published posts for client sites

 

Are You Measuring Your Life Away | The Living Person

Blog | The Living Person | View page here

August 2017 

More than Mud: The Glory of Being a Summer Missionary | Life Teen International

Blog | Life Teen International | View page here

December 2014 

Nora Bourke’s Writings | MDesign Media

Blog Archives | MDesign Media | View page here

May 2013 – Present

Through Our Eyes: Rebbecca and Chase | Confetti Events

Blog | Confetti Events | View article here

December 2013

McLauchlan’s Moldovan Musings

Blog | Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, PhD. | View article here

May 2013


Academic Involvement

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA – Tampa

Member

August 2013- Present

National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi)

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA – Tampa

Member

August 2013- Present


Skills

  • Advanced in utilizing various media and information software/programs such as Adobe Illustrator, ParishSoft, Micorsoft Publisher, Canva, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, Blogspot, and WordPress
  • Skilled in Photography
  • Equipped with interviewing
  • Experienced in video production and editing