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Larkin Grant | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 29, 2012

Larkin Grant

Social Media Marketing
   United States
  |   Huntsville, AL
  |  6:28 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am marketing professional who is passionate about all things social media. Most hours of the day you can find me tweeting, blogging, pinning, updating statuses, for personal and professional use. I am constantly exploring new ways to leverage technology for business and social good.

I have experience developing and executing long term social media campaigns for branding and awareness as well as developing short term social media campaigns for promotions, such as events. My social media campaigns always tie in to the organizations overall...

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Portfolio

Blog designed for local event website. Content provided by local blogger. I created the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/looking-hot/
Guest blog post for the website Marketing Mel about the views of millennials and...
http://www.marketingmel.com/2012/02/20/checking-in-with-todays-privacy/
Live tweeting from backstage at the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra's concert of the...
http://storify.com/larkin/live-from-hso-s-an-epic-evening
Blog post written for local event website. Original content provided. Also designed the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/ready-to-play/
Blog post written for local event website. Original content provided. Also created the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/the-dark-knight-rises-directors-cut/
Guest blog post for u30pro: Love on My Time
http://u30pro.com/love-my-time/
Live tweeting at the Broadway Theatre League lunch announcing their 2012-13 season of...
http://storify.com/larkin/live-tweeting-btl-s-2012-13-season
Blog post for the website Millennial Chat explaining the different types of social...
http://www.themillennialchat.com/?p=661
Blog post written for local event website. Original content provided. Also created the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/love-your-library/
Post from my personal blog examining an ad campaign from DoSomeingthing.org
http://www.larkinexplainsitall.com/2012/01/27/hey-girl/
Post from my personal blog about Dr. Seuss and life lessons
http://www.larkinexplainsitall.com/2012/03/02/dr-seuss-taught-me/
Weekly email marketing newsletter for local young professionals' organization.
http://www.gethyp.net
Blog designed written for local event website. Content provided by local blogger. I...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/a-chat-with-cristina-lynn-concerts-in-park-headliner/
Blog designed for local event website. Content provided by local blogger. I created the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/oliver-consider-yourself-invited/
Blog post written for local event website. Original content provided. Also created the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/lunch-with-an-astronaut/
Blog designed for local event website. Content provided by local blogger. I created the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/indoor-climbing/
Email marketing newsletter for local young professionals' organization.
http://www.gethyp.net
Blog post written for local event website. Original content provided. Also created the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/tour-the-jack-daniels-distillery/
Email marketing newsletter for local young professionals' organization.
http://www.gethyp.net
Facebook contest for local homebuilder
Blog post written for local event website. Original content provided. Also created the...
http://www.ourvalleyevents.com/best-patios-raise-your-glass-edition/
Sponsorship package for annual tour of kitchens event
Website copy for Huntsville Young Professionals' website
http://www.gethyp.net
Flyer written for local nonprofit organization about their various services offered.
Sponsorship level sheet created for local nonprofit. Provided copy and graphic work
http://www.gethyp.net

Skills (6)

Tested
Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
My Score
avg
Internet Marketing
English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
My Score
avg
Passed
Creative Writing
Constant Contact

Service Description

Skills:
-Social media planning
-Social media strategy
-Web content creation
-Newsletter development writing and management
-Blog writing
-Blog management-
-Promotional/sales content development
-Media and press kit development
-Media strategy development and management
-Grant writing
-Volunteer Recruitment
-Branding



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Employment

Our Valley Events
Community Manager
2011 - Present
•Create cross channel social media campaigns, incorporating community events •Act as the voice of Our Valley Events across social media communities •Oversee community of bloggers: creating blogging...
Jeff Benton Homes
Marketing Administrator
2011 - 2011
•Maintain the company brand across all media channels and ensure a consistent message across all departments and channels •Design and implement social media campaigns that incorporate all community...
CASA of Madison County
Communications and Outreach Coordinator
2008 - 2011
•Design & implement social media campaigns to enhance agency visibility, target new audiences •Increased new volunteer recruitment by 50% through new media use and a refined follow-up strategy...
Rialto Center for the Performing Arts
Public Relations Intern
2007 - 2008
•Organized & hosted fundraising events, pre/post-show events to enhance the performing arts season •Wrote press releases, e-newsletters, public service announcements, commercial spots, marquees...
Urbanite
Staff Writer
2006 - 2007
•Wrote and edited feature articles and op-ed pieces on a bi-monthly basis •Interview subjects included: Christian Bale (Batman Begins), local bands, activists, etc.

Education

Georgia State University
Bachelors of Arts in Communications
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Keywords

Blogging
e-newsletter
Facebook
social media
nonprofit
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