After recently graduating from Hofstra University in Long Island I'm back in Rochester looking for freelance marketing work. If you're looking for a young and motivated individual to do some writing or improve your web communications feel free to send me an e-mail!
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Short Term: To gain experience writing marketing materials and developing innovative web communications work. Long Term: To become an expert in the development/facilitation of strategies and tactics that will allow an organization to better position itself amongst the competition and improve internal and external communications.
Jun 2008 - Jan 2009
- Analyzed and suggested changes to the current BrandOrchard service offering. - Wrote copy and content for clients and for the new BrandOrchard website. - Designed the new BrandOrchard web architecture. (Yet to be Launched) - Interviewed current clients in order to better meet needs and create testimonials. - Researched the business and markets of potential clients. - Benchmarked competitors in an effort to gain a competitive advantage. - Developed a set of company values to better define BrandOrchard for customers. - Shadowed owner and strategist Mike Stone.
Sep 2003 - Jan 2008
- Used diplomacy in my interactions with unsatisfied customers. - Organized and budgeted time to accomplish various daily tasks. - Attended sales meetings with potential clients. - Delivered packages and envelopes between local businesses. - Dispatched deliveries to employees by phone.
Jun 2002 - Jan 2006
- Used an open minded approach to complete tasks without the direction of management. - Assisted various department heads in their efforts to meet customer needs. - Facilitated communications between departments. - Interacted with customers in a very straightforward manner. - Built trust with regulars and delivered valuable solutions to their problems.
Sep 2005 - May 2009
While attending Hofstra I learned to conduct various strategic analyses (Porter's Generic, Five Forces, Strategic Diamond, SWOT) and write advertising plans, marketing plans, and business plans (domestic and international).