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Sam W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 3, 2014

Sam W.

   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

As an experienced marketer with a focus on customer service and social media, I am looking for opportunities in social media, events and marketing. I have a deeply ingrained sense of the customer experience from working with Southwest Airlines in multiple capacities. I built a loyal following to my Northwestern Sports podcast through social media engagement, and co-branded events/tailgates for Wildcat Football. My marketing experiences span from customer facing events to corporate sales to community engagement.

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Marketing
Trade Shows
Podcasting
Social Media
Public Relations
Social Media Marketing
Broadcast
Event Planning
Marketing Communications
Media Relations

Employment

Self Employed
Experiential Customer Consultant
2014 - Present
Engaging in multiple freelance ventures with the common goal of bettering the customer experience. I am managing the social media efforts of a start up restaurant review website by engaging both...
West Lot Pirates Podcast
Host and Executive Producer
2010 - Present
Host, edit and produce the foremost podcast on Northwestern University Athletics. Recorded weekly, we provide rational and reasonable analysis of the landscape of college sports with a focus on NU...
Computer Information Systems
Western Account Executive
2013 - 2014
Expanded sales territory to include the Western United States with continued focus on Texas, Colorado and Iowa.
Computer Information Systems
Texas Account Executive
2010 - 2013
Execute solution selling strategies for mission critical public safety software systems that are continually enhanced to keep current with emerging Windows Technology, NextGen911 and protect small...
Southwest Airlines
Marketing Representative
2004 - 2009
Planed and provided assistance to the Marketing Office with Promotions, Events, Corporate Outings, Summer Festivals, Public Speaking engagements and Trade Shows/Business Exchanges. Organized the...
Southwest Airlines
Customer Service/Provisioning Agent
2001 - 2004
In the busiest airport in the Southwest Airlines system, checked in customers for their flights, checked baggage, sold tickets, and provided the highest levels of customer service. Adjusted and...
KSHP-AM Radio
Sports Talk Host
2001 - 2001
Hosted a weekly, one hour High School sports show. A highlight of the show was an exclusive conversation with the coach of the State Champion Basketball team just days after their championship...
KLAS TV
Sports Intern
2000 - 2001
Wrote copy, edited video and produced stories for the KLAS Sports Department. Reported and conducted interviews for the sports segment on the nightly news.

Education

Northwestern University
Bachelor of Science (BS)
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