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Jodi Fox | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 27, 2013

Jodi Fox

Bright, Creative & Resourceful
   United States
  |   Evanston, IL

Overview

All about connecting -- with education in both writing and production, I can write and produce material in your organization's voice, or research and advise on the best ways to approach a new "accent." As our culture has become more technical, so have I, by acquiring basic web coding skills and working closely with IT professionals to provide quality assurance testing and apply a customer focus to the continual improvement of the face of the organization.

A broad background in multimedia assists me in providing interesting...

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Skills (6)

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Social Media Marketing
Project Management
Event Planning
Operations Management
Performing
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Employment

Fox Event Design
Principal Consultant and Wedding Officiant
2011 - Present
Having received a business certification from the US Small Business Administration, I enjoy providing personal event management for weddings, b'nai mitzvot, and celebrations from small to behemoth.
Blueish - The Band
Lead Singer
2010 - Present
Lead singer and co-conspirator in Blueish, a home-grown band from Evanston, Illinois that plays blues, rock, R&B, soul, and anything else that moves our spirits and moves your feet.
Discourse LLC
Consultant
2009 - Present
Production and communications consultant with responsibilities including: - Writing and editing video scripts, press releases and marketing materials - Creating, editing, and coding web site...
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Guest Lecturer
2011 - 2011
Guest speaker for MBA program's course on social media. Evaluated students' presentations on the best ways to utilize social media to market a non-profit healthcare organization.
Richard For District 65
Political Campaign Manager
2010 - 2011
Managing campaigns for two terrific candidates for the District 65 School Board.
Eileen For District 65
Political Campaign Manager
2010 - 2011
Managing two campaigns for District 65 School Board candidates Eileen Budde and Richard Rykhus.
Evanston Public Service Challenge
Board Member, Evanston Public Service Challenge
2010 - 2010
Representing the PTAs of Evanston and Skokie, I am bringing to the Evanston Public Service Challenge board my experience with virtual communications, social media and public relations. Working with...
Crate & Barrel
Systems Analyst
2003 - 2006
Responsible for thorough, efficient retail software and systems testing, with a primary emphasis on the furniture business and point-of-sale system development. Duties included the creation of...
Crate & Barrel
Customer Service/Management Program
2001 - 2003
Selected to participate in management training program for leading US housewares retailer. Managed internal and external customer service for flagship home furnishings operations. Trained new...
Sherwood International LLC
Director, Sales & Marketing
1999 - 2001
[Sherwood purchased ISS Re Systems, Inc. in 1999] Multiple responsibilities for this position included U.S. marketing and sales support operations, user group management and event planning....
ZDTV / TechTV
Community Moderator
1998 - 2000
Moderated chat rooms and bulletin boards for the Ziff-Davis Television community (which became TechTV and eventually G4). Worked on communities for shows such as "Call For Help" and "The...
ISS Re Systems, Inc.
Director, Client Services
1998 - 1999
Managed all aspects of software installation for major insurance companies, from pre-sales to post-install support. Designed and managed internal and external help desks. Developed online...
CNA Insurance Companies
Account Executive
1995 - 1998
Performed financial analysis of insurance and reinsurance companies in order to provide business recommendations for ceding reinsurance. Designed financial reporting framework for relational...
JT Studio
Principal/Corporate Communications Consultant
1994 - 1995
Freelance communications consultant to various area companies and organizations. - Designed brochures, newsletters, manuals, and marketing materials. - Developed image branding for several small...
The LaPorte Herald-Argus
Reporter
1992 - 1992
Researched and wrote stories for area daily newspaper, covering education, crime, and county board beats

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Postgrad Certificate
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA
1988 - 1992

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