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TC McCracken - Communications & Human Resource Specialist

Region & Category
Region: 
Denver Metro
Job Category: 
Administrative | Communications | Development | Education | Other
Summary

Tech savvy professional experienced in serving diverse populations in the private, public and non-profit  business sectors. Excellent people skills and the knack to adapt to changing business needs and foster growth.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tc-mccracken/

 

Skills
  • Social Media Management
  • Content Creation & Management
  • Strategic Digital Marketing Content Calendar
  • Public Speaking & Presentations
  • Fundraising & Event Planning
  • Human Resources: Recruiting, Interviewing, and Training
  • Basic Communication Tools: Zoom, Google, and Teams
Experience
Social Media Manager-Writer, Producer, Commedian
Feb, 2017
Rise Comedy (Formerly Voodoo Comedy) - Denver, CO
  • Strategic development of social media content calendar. Managed social media accounts. Created content. Increased posts 200% and generated 100% more followers.
  • Assisted communicating venue name and policy changes to actively elevate diverse artistic voices by creating the best space for BIPOC, LGBTQA+, neuro-diverse, older performers and disabled members our community.
  • Writer, Producer and Comedian of Momma McCracken’s Comedy Closet Variety Show:
  • Wrote Show Content; Scheduled and Coordinated Guest Performers. Managed Website and Social Media Accounts.
Development and Communications Specialist
Jan, 2020 to Jun, 2020
Colorado Youth For A Change - Denver, CO
  • Represented CYC across various social media platforms, assuring consistent messaging to support the success of programs, events and the organizations mission
  • Collaborated with Director of Development in creation of ongoing strategic planning for Development
  • Managed Communications. Oversaw content calendar. Planned and proactively adapted event plans during global pandemic.
Educator
Aug, 2008 to Sep, 2015
Hackberry Hill Elementary School - Arvada, CO
  • Taught a Specialized Classroom were most students had an IEP, 504, ALP, and/or identified as At-Risk
  • Conducted One-On-One and Group Communications, Assessments, Individual Goal Advising and Setting
  • Mentored Students in Strength Based Learning Paths through Interest and Personality Assessments
  • Supported Students in Meeting 100% of their Advanced Learning Plan Goals for 3 Consecutive Years
Human Resources Coordinator
Jan, 2004 to Jul, 2006
Urban Peak - Denver, CO
  • Coordinated training and benefits for shelter staff serving youth suffering from crisis and homelessness
  • Assisted with department functions, including:
  • Benefits Administration, Recruiting, New Hire Orientation, Onboarding , Employment Verification, and Background Checks
  • Increased non-exempt employee participation in retirement savings plan by 70%
Human Resources Manager
Sep, 1994 to Dec, 1999
Havey's Wagon Wheel Hotel/Casino - Central City, CO
  • Managed the Human Resource Department for the largest hotel/casino in Central City
  • Oversaw all department functions:
  • Employee Relations, Benefits, Employment, Management Development, Recruiting, Onboarding, Training
  • Manager of the Quarter—developed an effective manager development program resulting in increased employee retention
Marketing Manager
May, 1992 to Sep, 1994
Bullwhacker's Casino - Central City and Black Hawk, CO
  • Managed Casino’s Customer Loyalty Program for the Central City and Blackhawk Casino Locations
  • Directed Data Analysis, Casino Promotions, Marketing Campaigns, Customer Service Staff of 20, VIP events
  • Increased Loyalty Program Participation by 30% while Managing a $2 Million Dollar Marketing Budget
Education
School and Location: 
Illinois State University - Normal, IL
Dates Attended: 
1986 to 1991
Degree: 
Bachelor’s Degree
Field of Study: 
Communications
School and Location: 
University of Phoenix - Westminster, CO
Dates Attended: 
2005 to 2006
Degree: 
Master’s Degree
Field of Study: 
Elementary Education
Contact Info
Full Name: 
TC McCracken
Address: 
13498 West 61st Place
Arvada, CO 80004
State: 
Colorado
Email Address: 
tcmccracken@comcast.net
Phone: 
3038292967
Achievements & Awards: 
Mt. States Employer's Council - Train the Trainer Program & Management ProgramCFU - Digital Marketing