Work History

Work History
Jan 2013 - Present

Consultant

Freelance PR/Marketing and SEO Consultant

Independent consultant specializing in public relations, marketing, social media management, and SEO.

Apr 2008 - Jan 2013

Publicist

AMP3 Public Relations

Executive publicist at AMP3 PR, a boutique PR firm in NYC.

Responsibilities included: securing new clients, writing press materials for existing clients (press releases, press kits, etc.), obtaining press coverage online, in print and broadcast media, managing clients' social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), creating and managing PPC ads on Google and Facebook, Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing, conceptualizing and handling launch events for NYC clients.

Some Clients: Caterpillar, Inc. (Cat Footwear), Osmia Organics, Yantra Mat, Chocri, West 3rd Common, Doral Bank, LeMetric Hair Center, Franklin Electronic Publishers, Alijor, Green Scout Report, etc.

Mar 2011 - Oct 2011

PR Director

Check Your Room

PR director of CheckYourRoom.com (now Cle Privee), a Paris-based travel startup for which I secured press in outlets like the NY Times, Gadling, Hotel Chatter, AOL Travel, and much more.

Oct 2007 - Mar 2008

Marketing Assistant

Bonne Pioche Productions (and Saetre Film)

Researched and corresponded with potential investors for various documentaries.

Wrote promotional materials for documentaries in development.

Researched grants and submitted grant applications.

Sep 2007 - Jan 2008

Intern

Jean Doumanian Productions

Wrote summaries of film and theater scripts.

Wrote reviews/evaluations of the scripts submitted to the production company (for internal use).

2006 - 2007

Freelance Writer

Philadelphia City Paper

Editorial intern, then freelance writer for Philadelphia City Paper for 1.5 years. Specialty: food writing (restaurant coverage).

Also provided photography.

2006 - 2007

Freelance Writer

Where Magazine Philadelphia

Freelance writer (and photographer) for one year. Specialty: new restaurant openings.

2006 - 2007

Freelance Writer

Daily Candy Philadelphia

Freelance writer (and photographer) for one year. Specialty: new restaurant openings.

Education

Education
Sep 2002 - Jul 2005

BA

McGill University

Graduated in 2005 with BA in English Literature (Honors Degree). 3.7 GPA. Specialty: Shakespeare Studies.

Skills

Skills

Blogging

Press Release and Press Kit Writing

Search Engine Optimization

Public Relations