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Objective

I am a driven individual looking for a new challenge. I find my true passion brainstorming, implementing strategies and learning from those around me. My interests are communications, consulting, research, networking, event planning, traveling, public relations, advertising, marketing, writing and finding new ways to solve a problem. Working in event planning, management and marketing has helped me to continue to grow a strong belief in building and maintaining relationships with people. I am detail oriented and find enthusiasm in furthering my personal and professional growth while working/growing with those around me to create best possible outcomes.

Summary & Work History

amanda@blakstrat.com                                                                 918.809.5430

Education: 

Oklahoma State University                                                              

Graduation: May 2011

Bachelor of Arts: Strategic Communications

Major in Advertising

Major in Public Relations                

Major GPA: 3.5                  

Work Experience:

Thoughtfully Provocative, LLC. - Owner

April 2016 - Current

Currently building a t-shirt company to help the homeless by donating back 60% of our profits to vetted community outreach programs. Developmenting, creating and implementing all social media, email marketing, website build out/updates and blogger outreach. 

BLAK Strategies, LLC. - Owner/Consultant

November 2014 - October 2015

Consulted for businesses working towards enhancing marketing strategies, social media and ecommerce. Provided clients assistance with email marketing, back end productivity strategies and overall help moving over into the digital age. Developed and implemented social media strategies, ecommerce strategies and website updates. 

Consuela Goods, LLC- Marketing Consultant 

November 2014 - April 2015

Developed, created and implemented all marketing efforts for B2B and B2C consumers (i.e., email marketing, handouts, social media, blog and marketing materials). Assisted in coordination, set-up, logistics and events put on for Dallas Market to promote and nurture sales associates, clients and new clients. Acted as sales associate for Consuela showroom during Dallas Market and helped facilitate follow-up of sales. Conducted marketing research to stay up to date with fashion trends and social media trends. Updated product, sales and website via Magento platform. Managed email marketing using MailChimp while also testing out other platforms for eventual switch. Co-managed product photoshoots and lifestyle photoshoots for marketing materials. Created and prepared marketing reports and sales reports for executive staff.

Paladin fs, LLC- Marketing Coordinator

February 2014 - November 2014

Westlake Hills, TX

Developed, created and implemented all marketing and advertising campaigns. Assembly of reports and analysis for sales team and President of the company utilizing Salesforce and HubSpot. Executed all inbound marketing efforts. Assisted with content creation, development and implementation of large scale email campaigns to be sent out to a contact database of 10K-20K. Created and prepared marketing reports through data analysis. Coordinated and executed all marketing material updates and enhancements. Maintained and update a marketing budget in excess of $360,000 for events, campaigns and monthly spending. Researched competitive firms to identify new areas of improvement and market trends. Developed and implemented lead nurturing strategies to help and support sales staff with delivery of "warm" leads. Planned, organized and conducted marketing and sales meetings. 

FLOSS Westlake- Office and Associate Business Manager

January 2013 - January 2014

Rollingwood, TX

Maintained all aspects of aforementioned office duties at FLOSS 5th St. Assisted with marketing implementation and researched new marketing efforts. Built plans to implement new marketing ideas and ways to generate new clientele. Handled all front and partial ordering of back office supplies. Assisted in termination of employees with proper documentation. Assisted in submitting and following up on all doctor insurance applications. Maintained all office manager duties while successfully monitoring growth and P&Ls in a new business.

FLOSS Dental- Office Manager 5th St.                                          

May 2012-January 2013

Austin, TX

Daily Duties and Operations:

OPERATIONS- Maintained FLOSS brand in all aspects of the business (in and out of the office environment). Built office morale. Maintained upkeep of offices and professional office appearance throughout.

Responsible for all day-to-day operations- Kept staff informed of all business matters. Handled all customer service issues. Responsible for all Weekly, Monthly and Yearly financial and claim reports needed by FLOSS Corporate. Attended FLOSS corporate meetings and additional continuing education courses. Efficiently managed productivity and profitability of the office. Managed AR monthly and outstanding claims weekly. Maintained front and back office budget and budget awareness. Built rapport with vendors and representatives.

HUMAN RESOURCES -Coordinated all working interviews. Trained front office personnel in all job functions necessary to efficiently run the office. Managed employee time-off and time-off requests. Conducted employee reviews and evaluations with DDS and DOO.

FLOSS Dental- Scheduling and Insurance Coordinator                  

August 2011-April 2012

Dallas, TX

Daily Responsibilities: Verified insurance for incoming patients and coordinated benefits. Greeted and interacted with all patients, handled all incoming phone calls and patient questions regarding scheduling appointments, insurance and billing. Maintained upbeat morale to promote patient comfort and FLOSS Brand.

Tulsa Petroleum Club- Wedding, Catering and Event Manager      

April 2011-July 2011

Tulsa, OK

Responsibilities: Developed and implemented pricing structures for catering, banquets, corporate events, wedding ceremonies, receptions and all other functions hosted by Tulsa Petroleum Club and booked by clients. Worked with clients to ensure full understanding of banquet event orders. Organized the events within the guidelines of the Petroleum Club and the needs of the client.

Waller & Company PR Firm Intern                                                  

January 2011- April 2011

Tulsa, OK

Daily Responsibilities: Research for clients and potential clients, daily web and publication clippings for archive purposes. Writing: Press releases, calendar items, developed layouts and wrote content for media kits.

OSUccess Campaign Volunteer                                                           

October 2010 - December 2010

Stillwater, OK

Oklahoma State University- Stillwater, OK Communicated with students and donors to raise brand awareness of the OSUccess Scholarship. Promotional outreach and updated social media sites in order to promote the OSUccess campaign.

Bell Financial Intern                                                                              

May 2008 - August 2008 

Jenks, OK

Clerical work, filing, formatting, placing office orders, mail room. Communicated with office administrators, inventory and personnel relations

Activities

Austin's HUG Inbound marketing group

February 2014 - April 2015

Member of Dental Office Managers Group of Austin                               

November 2012 - February 2014

OSU Pi Beta Phi Publications Chair                                                            

November 2009 - January 2011

Promoted the Oklahoma Beta Chapter of Pi Beta Phi at university and community meetings. Submitted articles to Pi Phi’s national magazine, The Arrow.

Skills

Computer: Adobe, Microsoft Office Suite

CRM: Salesforce, HubSpot CRM

Inbound Marketing: HubSpot

Writing: AP Style, Editing, Ad Copywriting, Inbound Marketing Content Creation

*Willing to travel

Skills

Salesforce
HubSpot Inbound Marketing
Marketing
Treatment Sales
Treatment Coordination
Treatment Planning
Communications
Event Planning
Networking
Social Networking
Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterst
AP Style
Editing and Copywriting
Microsoft Office
PowerPoint, Excel, Word
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign

Creative Samples

Activities

Education

References

pam Shelp

Sales Paladin

Conni reed

Owner/Creative Director Consuela

Ashley Hollis

Business Manager and Co-Owner of FLOSS Westlake

Dr. Bethany Petersen

Lead Doctor at FLOSS Westlake