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Matthew Schwarz | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 16, 2015

Matthew Schwarz

Connecting the dots between ideas
   United States
  |   Minneapolis, MN
  |  2:01 pm Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $30

Connecting the Dots between Ideas to Create Opportunity for Business

As a 15+ year public relations, communication and marketing specialist, I am passionate about helping people and organizations stand out among the competition. I am known for:

Making the complicated simple and compelling with
Active listening and tireless observation
Copious reading and thorough research
Creatively connecting businesses with audiences that matter

Offering pragmatic strategy by
Finding the incremental path of progress to achieve goals
Obsessing...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Photoshop
PowerPoint
Illustrator
InDesign
Writing
Press Releases
Messaging
Media Relations
Social Media
meter data management

Service Description

Integrated Marketing Communications Strategy
Public Relations Strategy
Analyst Engagement
Business Development

Proficient with:
Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Visio
iWork Studio
SPSS Predictive Analytics Software
Google Documents
Hootsuite and Tweet Deck

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Employment

Irving Consulting Group
Managing Director
2014 - Present
Irving Consulting Group is a public relations, communications and marketing consultancy. My specialties and responsibilities include: Collaboration partner & communications counsel Marketing,...
Landis+Gyr
Director, Marketing Communication, MDM Solutions
2012 - 2014
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management products tailored to energy company needs and unique in its ability to deliver true end-to-end advanced metering solutions....
Ecologic Analytics, A Landis+Gyr Company
Director, Marketing Communications
2007 - 2012
Ecologic Analytics was acquired by Landis+Gyr in January 2012. My responsibilities and accomplishments included: Establishing the communication policies and strategies for the company. This led...
Fleishman Hillard
Managing Supervisor
2003 - 2007
Fleishman Hillard is the world’s most complete communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. Fleishman Hillard...
GCI Group
Account Executive
2002 - 2003
My responsibilities and accomplishments included: Placing stories by using clearly written pitch letters and relevant research for corporate accounts such as Dell Computers and Visa International...
Wilson McHenry Company
Account Executive
2000 - 2002
My responsibilities and accomplishments included: Representing clients in the following industries: content delivery networks, e-business infrastructure software, enterprise software, fiber...

Education

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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South Dakota State University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
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media relations
public relations
writing
blogging
sales collateral
pitching
business-to-business
technology
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