Laura Stude


On a quest to find the best BBQ in the country.Only Rams fan left in the state of Missouri.Keeps Blockbuster in business.Has a special finger flapping talent and does a stellar pig oink.Plays well with others.Eats her fruits and vegetables.Hates crickets and wet socks.Has more references available upon request.


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Resourceful and energetic self-starter with experience in marketing, advertising, research and

electronic media.

  • Managed social media campaign for Imo's Pizza that resulted in 3,000 additional Facebook fans and over 700 Twitter followers in 4 months.
  • Assumed increased responsibility on two accounts with combined budgets of $400,000 after three months as an Assistant Account Manager.
  • Helped conceptualize Sick Day ideas for mini-site that generated 640 additional click-throughs and46% conversion to client’s website in a three-month period.
  • Assisted in writing copy for TV concepts presented to Coca-Cola that helped Waylon earn business over 6 national agencies.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2009 - Present

Contract Web Coordinator and Copywriter

Furniture Brands International

Oversee content management system and daily web operations for Broyhill. Analyze keyword research and write SEO optimized product and landing page copy. Write headlines and taglines for print ads and email blasts. Project manage website redesign and email marketing program, ensuring usability best practices are followed. Brainstorm and oversee Broyhill social media campaigns, including management of outside agency partners, Facebook and YouTube pages. Complete small design requests as needed.

Jun 2009 - Nov 2009

Senior Content Strategist


Clients included: Announce Media ( &, Imo's Pizza, Practicelink, Soft Surroundings, Geotechnology Inc., and Emdeon. Researched keywords and wrote engaging, SEO-optimized content for web and catalog clients and worked closely with Director of Content Strategy to create site architecture and usability plans. Developed and managed detailed wireframe process for large shopping and and local search sites. Brainstormed social media campaigns with CCO for new clients and RFP's.

Dec 2007 - Feb 2009

Assistant Account Manager

Waylon Ad

Clients included: Enterprise Rent-A-Car, St. Louis Cardinals, Bakers Shoes, St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, Alliance Data, Visiting Nurse Association and Gilchrist & Soames.  Managed jobs from start to finish by participating in initial pitches, campaign presentations, creating job requisitions, writing creative briefs, preparing estimates, work orders and billing.  Facilitated communication between clients and internal creative, account management, media and traffic teams to ensure timely, budget-minded project completion.  Worked closely with Creative and Account Directors in developing product names, copy and new/interactive media solutions for various clients. Used Adobe Creative Suite to handle small creative requests. 

Mar 2007 - Sep 2007


iModerate Research Technologies

Reviewed client briefs with Director of Client Services to further understand client goals and objectives. Used this information to communicate with respondents via interactive marketing software.  Extracted research trends, proofread, and prepared transcripts in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint to be sent to clients. 




University of Denver

Marsico Foundation Internship Grant Awardee -  SUMMER 2006

Cherrington Global Scholar - WINTER 2004 



Social Media

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Blogs, Vimeo...if it's social media, I've done it!

Content Management System

Knowledge of Wordpress and homegrown CMS tool.

Other Programs

Knowledge of 3DS Max, Final Cut Pro     

Microsoft Office

Technically proficient in MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Adobe Creative Suite

Technically proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and basic HTML/Dreamweaver/Flash  

Copywriting Portfolio