Hello, I’m Jessica Junqua!
I am a graduate of Montclair State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Arts and a minor in Musical Theater.
I am passionate about performing (acting, singing, and dancing), writing, filmmaking, and social media. I am always interested in any opportunities to gain experience with social media marketing and digital communications.
Diploma - Class of 2015
East Brunswick, NJ
Vice President / Associate Producer of Video Newsmakers Club
Vice President / Segment-Field Producer of Video Production Club
Member of Drama Club: Cast & Crew
Regional Outreach Representative (NJ)
Full Sail University August 2023 – Current
Facilitates onsite and virtual student recruitment workshops, delivers brand-level marketing presentations, participates in regional community events, and provides support services to the education community at large. Conduct monthly 15-20 onsite high school and community college recruitment activities. Attend all regional college fairs, career nights, STEM/STEAM events, marketing events, community events, and additional prospective student and alumni activities. Accurately and completely explain Full Sail University’s educational programs, expected outcomes, and student services to prospective students. Document all communication diligence within Full Sail University’s customer relationship management system (CRM). Ensure proper ingestion of prospective student inquiries into Full Sail University CRM immediately at the conclusion of all recruiting activities.
Alpha Consulting Corp. July 2019 – August 2023
Responsibilities included analyzing client requirements against qualifications of candidates and match the best candidate with client open job orders. Qualify candidates by conducting telephone interviews to obtain work history, education, training, job skills, & rate requirements. Present job opportunities to candidates and negotiate compensation. Assist with resume preparation and submission to vendor management tool. Handle interview coordination efforts including phone or in-person interview preparation & candidate follow-up, reference checks, new hire onboarding, & placement care follow-up. Manage and update the internal company database, and Applicant Tracking System (software). Review and respond to company, candidate and consultant emails and calls. Clients: Allergan/AbbVie, Teva, World Fuel Services, Bristol Myers Squibb, Campbell Soup Company, Diageo North America, Merck, AstraZeneca, Organon.
Social Media / Marketing Assistant
Reel Abilities Film Festival, NJ – January 2019
Responsibilities include developing a weekly social media calendar and maintenance of social media pages, assisting in drafting and distribution of press release to media partners, submitting event information through online and imprint magazines and newspapers, and community calendars and bulletin boards, recruiting and scheduling of volunteers for MSU events (coordinated with Montclair State University’s College of the Arts, Office of Education and Community Outreach), providing on-site logistical support for day of events, and any other related duties or planning responsibilities.
Freelance Community Manager
Likeable Media, NYC – January 2019 to March 2019
Responsibilities included creating and extending client brand voice across social channels by posting content on sites including (but not limited to): Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Snapchat, and Pinterest through both proactive and reactive content, respond reactively and engage proactively on behalf of clients social channels during established community management hours ensuring brand voice and a high level of responsiveness is maintained, work with clients and Account Manager to develop and implement an escalation process for priority posts as well as build a plan for crisis management across social channels, prepare community data and post insights to be utilized by Account Manager in monthly reports, monitor trends hashtags, emerging technology and current events to seek out and spearhead opportunities for the clients to engage with popular conversations; leading efforts within the client team to produce real-time content, and share insights from the community to help inform the team’s strategic, creative and paid decision-making.
Associate Community Manager
Likeable Media, NYC – January 2018 to January 2019
Responsibilities included monitoring, managing, and updating clients’ social media pages. Assisting in the development of content, campaigns, and promotions for the pages. Developing monthly/bi-monthly analyses and reports for clients. Researching new platforms, existing networks, blogger outreach, and competitor analysis. Reading relevant blogs on a daily basis and maintaining active profiles on a variety of social media platforms.
School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University – September 2017 to December 2018
Give guided tours of the facilities, sharing with guest’s information about the school. Work Open Houses on campus and visit high schools and community colleges off campus to assist in the recruitment of students.
Digital Marketing and Communications Intern for The Film Institute at Montclair State
Montclair State University – January 2018 to May 2018
Planned the social media calendar for all Film Institute spring events, posted social media updates on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (before, during, and post event). Posted photos, news, and calendar items on the Film Institute’s webpage as well as graphic design, photography, photo editing, and writing content or articles for the website.
Social Media Intern
Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Montclair State University – September 2017 to May 2018
Using all social media channels promoted and represented the MSU brand, inspiring prospective students to choose Montclair State University as their school.
Kaplan Student Brand Ambassador
Kaplan Test Prep – August 2017 to April 2018
Used existing connections and networking skills to build and strengthen Kaplan partnerships with clubs and other organizations at Montclair State University. Delivered Club Talk presentations to inform students about the path to graduate school and how Kaplan can help them achieve their goals, and leveraged social media networks to get students engaged with Kaplan brand and expertise.
Admissions Ambassador – Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Montclair State University – September 2015 to May 2017
Part of an elite group of students whose goal is to provide the best possible experience to MSU guests, prospective students and their families. Ambassadors play a major part in the Universities efforts to recruit a diverse student body by leading campus tours and performing office administration tasks including answering questions over the phone, via email, and in person regarding student admissions and concerns.