Communications & Branding

Maia Talarico

Communications and Content Creator

Here’s My Story

Well known for my superior job performance, I continuously display a creative and solid work ethic, with respect to timely completion of all assignments. I am an adaptable self-directed professional who successfully communicates at all levels to see a project through. I am a highly skilled, multifaceted woman of color, who is ready to expand my career!

Work Experience

Des Moines Public Schools

  • Provide assistance to children with behavioral and special needs
  • Work with staff and district to implement class structure and lesson plans
  • Create a fun, safe, and positive work environment for all individuals

Iowa Stage Theatre Company

  • Led team meetings to create the director’s vision of a theatrical production
  • Track logistical and scheduling details to communicate to our creative team
  • Oversee the success of a large team of creative professionals

Iowa State University

  • Communication resource between residents and department heads
  • Responsible for community development and planning
  • Creating inclusive communities for individuals of all backgrounds


  • Responsible for daily counting of cash flow and other needs of department
  • Assisting patrons by ensuring they received a helpful and positive experience
  • Connection resource between customers and department channels

Educational Information

  • Drake University (M.A.C.)
  • Iowa State University (B.A.)

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Graphic Design
  • Basic Video Editing
  • Social/Digital media analytics
  • Script/Screen writing
  • HTML and CSS experience
  • Google Analytics and SEO
  • Wordress

Professional Skills

  • Project Planning
  • Computer literacy
  • Public speaking
  • Creative writing
  • Working well under pressure
  • Adv. methods in strategic communication research

For a downloadable PDF, click here to view my resume!