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Erin M. | Elance
 
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Erin M.

13 Years of Writing & Marketing Experience
   United States
  |   Roanoke, VA

Overview

I have 13 years of professional experience in marketing, writing, marketing communications, and social media marketing.

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Sep 19, 2013|Other - Writing Services|$350|Completed
Sep 5, 2013|Resumes & Cover Letters|$44|Completed
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Apr 26, 2013|Marketing Strategy|$82|Completed
Apr 6, 2013|Other - Writing Services|$1,400|Completed

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Portfolio

I am a freelance blogger for the Motley Fool, a well-respected financial publication....
http://beta.fool.com/erinannie/2012/02/07/how-profit-taxes-politics-and-rising-fuel-prices/1756/
As a representative of local Social Media Marketers Club, I was asked to write a weekly...
http://utahpulse.com/view/full_story/15731804/article-Which-Social-Media-Tool-is-Right-For-You-
After spending a month in Cambodia working with a non-profit organization that assists...
http://ldsmag.com/article/8687/1

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Service Description

As an accomplished marketing and communications professional with 13 years of traditional marketing and social media experience, I can help you achieve your goals.

Over my professional career I have:
Gained senior management level experience leading teams, hiring, and teaching in marketing, communication, and social media
Developed and implemented social media policies, as well as strategies, for companies
Earned a 300% budget increase for effective marketing efforts and excellent return on investment
Managed a $1 million marketing budget
Created guerrilla marketing campaign for $300 that raised sales from worst month ever to best month ever
Guest lectured at local university on social media for businesses (invited back multiple times)
Worked with cross-functional teams to execute social media strategies to support traditional marketing activities
Directed 5 interns and 5 account managers
Experience on both client-side and agency-side of marketing

I own and operate my own marketing firm where I consult on marketing, communications, and social media strategies for a wide variety of non-profits and corporations. Additionally, in the past year I have written and published two novels, plus 130 syndicated articles on business and finance for the popular stock market site, The Motley Fool.


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Employment

McBride Marketing
Director
2010 - 2013
Created and executed custom social media, marketing, and communications strategies based on client needs Monitored, analyzed, and created campaigns based on website analytics Ghostwrote...
CheapOair.com
Director, Social Media
2008 - 2009
Directed social media marketing engagement strategies to leverage social media and viral syndication, including, but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube Authored creative...
Cobalt Communications Group
Director, Marketing and Communications
2008 - 2008
Consulted with marketing agency potential clients Developed custom social media marketing strategies for each client Pitched to and recruited new clients on behalf of the agency Drove...

Education

George Mason University
Bachelor of Arts, Communication
- 1998
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