Hello! My name is Tara Ghai, welcome to my professional portfolio. I am currently a senior at the University of California, Santa Barbara pursuing my degree in Communication along with a minor in Professional Writing and a Technology Management Business Certificate. I love the intersection of writing, strategy and design and I am excited to share some of my work with you. Below you will find my resume,writing and design samples, and contact informaiton.
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Through my expereience and education I have developed strong writing and design skills. Here are a few examples of my work that display my design style, experience, and a few of my professional qualifications.
I would describe my design style as professional, clean, and inviting.
Through my experience and education I have developed a wide range of writing, communication, web-design, and business skills.
As a Professional Writing Minor with an emphasis in multimedia, I have not only developed strong written communication and editing skills but also learned to evaluate, design, and produce effective multimedia content.
I have an eye for design and the technical skills to create high quality multimedia content. Through my experience with Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, and CSS, I have developed the skills to display content in creative and compelling ways.
Throughout my college career I have had the opportunity to work in 5 different internships. I have had three different marketing and PR internships that have prepared me for a career in the field. Through these experiences I have learned to craft press releases, pitch journalists, develop creative strategy, and plan events.
Throughout my college career, I have had five different internships. I have worked in Marketing, PR, Business and Event Planning Roles.
My diverse array expereience have given me the skillset and foundation to succeed in a Marketing / Public Relations role.
Here are a few of my most relevant expereinces. For a more detailed explanation of my work expereinece, refer to my resume above!
2018 - Present
Public Relations Intern
I currently work as an Intern at a full service public relations and marketing firm, Blast PR. I regularly pitch journalists, write press releases, and assist with account management for a variety of digital advertising clients. Working at Blast given me a technical understand of B2B PR, and taught me to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and multi-task.
Public Relations Intern
Bay Bird Inc.
I previously worked as a Culinary Intern at a top lifestyle PR firm, Bay Bird Inc. In this position I worked with the top restaurants in San Diego and gained experience with social media management, creative strategy, and event planning.
PR/ Event Planning Intern
The Architectural Institute of Prague
While studying abroad in the Czech Republic I worked at the The Architectural Institute of Prague as a PR/Event Planning intern. I collaborated with an international team to create blog content, craft social media posts, and plan an open house event. This expereince taught me to combine creativity with collaboration to create innovative material.
Business Development Intern
After my freshman year of college, I challenged myself to find a busienss developement internship to supplement a business course at UCSB. I learned about the coordination of the sales, purchasing and admin departments in order to grow and maintain a successful business.
Here are some of my professional skills.
I recently graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with my Bachelors Degree.
2015 - 2019
Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Santa Barbara
In 2019 I graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication, a Minor in Professional Writing with an emphasis in multimedia, and a Technology Management Program Business Certificate.
Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
In Fall of 2017, I studied abroad in the Czech Republic and studies Communication and Media studies through an exchange program with Charles University.
“ It is with great confidence that I send my recommendation for Tara Ghai, a former Intern at Bay Bird Inc. Tara is a detail-oriented, hardwokring, thoughtful individual who would be an asset to any company. She's a team player with an incredible attitude and zest for knowledge.”
Cindy Nixon, Culinary PR Manager, Bay Bird Inc.
“ I would like to highly recommend Tara Ghai for a position in Marketing and/or communications. She worked at ARCHIP for four months and demonstrated her creativity, responsibility, independence, and work ethic. She is a very smart creative person, and can adapt her work to changing conditions and requirements. ”
Adam Motloch, Marketing Manager, ARCHIP
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