Meet the Team: Jasmine – Marketing & Communications Coordinator
We’re giving you the inside scoop on the entire WOC team with our “Meet the Team” series. This month, the spotlight is on our new Marketing & Administrative Coordinator, Jasmine Demers.
Jasmine is a known as an outgoing, self-starter with a passion for marketing communication. As the Marketing & Administrative Coordinator, she is responsible for (W)right On’s internal communication efforts as well as the support of client, employee and management needs. Jasmine received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Cal State San Marcos where she held a position as the Student Affairs Marketing & Promotion Assistant. She played an integral role in developing a new student life program for the university, along with the creation and maintenance of an official CSU website and social media platforms. She takes pride in being able to connect to an audience and provide content that is engaging, fun and meaningful. Jasmine also has a love for writing and was the Managing Editor for the university newspaper. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her husband and dogs, going to the beach, reading, watching movies and traveling.
What would you be doing if you weren’t at your current job?
I wouldn’t be able to sit still. I have always found a way to keep busy and I know I’d be looking for a way to progress in my career.
What’s one word you would use to describe yourself?
Fill in the blank. “If you really knew me, you’d know ____.”
If you really knew me, you’d know that I am a feminist and social justice advocate.
What super power would you like to have?
I would love to have healing powers. I think the world could use a lot less physical and emotional pain.
What would a “perfect” day look like to you?
A perfect day would be being outdoors with my family and dogs, drinking wine, going swimming and playing card/board games.
What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in the past year?
You are the biggest obstacle standing between yourself and happiness. Self-appreciation is key.
Best vacation you’ve had?
Some of my greatest memories are from trips to Disneyland with my husband. We hope to go again soon!
What’s your most embarrassing moment at work?
There was this time I was working as a pizza delivery driver while in college, and I dropped a pizza on the ground right in front of a customer. I cried in my car before bringing them a new one!
“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” ―Malala Yousafzai
If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would be cast as you?
Chloe Grace Moretz
What’s your drink of choice?
It’s a tie between Moscato or Sangria. Just bring me both!
If you were stuck on an island and could only choose 5 CDs, what would they be?
10,000 Days by Tool, Speak Now by Taylor Swift, 1989 by Taylor Swift, 21 by Adele and Stripped by Christina Aguilera.
Fill in the blank. “People would be surprised if they knew___.”
People would be surprised if they knew that in high school I was the Drum Major of the marching band, the captain of my Academic Decathlon team, and a varsity cheerleader. Like I said before, I like to keep busy.
What’s your biggest pet peeve?
For some reason, it really bothers me when people don’t say bless you. It’s not even a religious thing, it just seems polite I guess!
What tv show/movie is your guilty pleasure?
I’ve watched all seven seasons of Gilmore Girls four times. No Shame.
What’s one thing you can’t live without?
Favorite line from a movie?
“I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly and then all at once.” – The Fault in Our Stars
Do you have an office nickname? What is it?
The consensus so far is either Jazz or Jazzmanian Devil.
What’s the best gift you have ever received?
It’s really hard to choose, but it’s between a necklace that I was given by my husband while he was away at boot camp and a poem that was written for me by my dad after I graduated college.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I really love to hike with my dogs, go to the beach, watch movies and travel!