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Kelly F. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 7, 2010

Kelly F.

PR and Marketing Pro with 7-Plus Years Experience
   United States
Mission Viejo

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am an accomplished marketing and public relations professional with over seven years of hands-on experience. I have a proven record of professional achievement and stability, as well as considerable knowledge, experience and judgment in all aspects of public relations.

I have worked with clients in a variety of industries, both nationally and regionally in Orange County and Las Vegas. Industries include entertainment, film, restaurants, non-profit, high-end retail and consumer goods.

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May 8, 2010|Press Releases|$250|Completed
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Nov 23, 2009|Press Releases|$50|Working
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Nov 18, 2009|Public Relations Consulting|$0|Working

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Portfolio

Press release announcing the opening night and world premiere films for the 2009...
Press release announcing the opening of Rita Rudner's show at Harrah's Las Vegas
Press release announcing international illusionist Hans Klok coming to Las Vegas
I secured a hit for TAO Asian Bistro and Nightclub in Details, a national mens magazine
I secured a cover and feature story on Rita Rudner and her new book
I secured a feature story in the Las Vegas Sun, one of the major daily newspapers in...
At CineVegas, I worked with our Art and Online Director to create a media kit for the...

Service Description

I most recently served as Marketing and Public Relations Manager for the CineVegas Film Festival in Las Vegas, NV, where I was responsible for developing and implementing seasonal and year-round advertising, marketing and public relations plans for the Festival. I served as the primary contact for all media, overseeing pitching efforts, credentialing and ticketing, and was also responsible for drafting and editing all written materials, including press releases, e-mail blasts, advertisements, website and press kit information. In addition, I Identified and developed strategic partnerships and relationships with local organizations to drive traffic to the Festival and year-round events.

Prior to that, I worked for a high-profile public relations agency in Las Vegas, where my clients included Tiffany & Co., comedienne Rita Rudner, Nathan Burton Comedy Magic, Illusionist Hans Klok, Z'Tejas Restaurant and TAO Asian Bistro and Nightclub.

Before moving to Las Vegas, I worked for a boutique public relations agency in Newport Beach. I worked with a number of clients including Mikimoto, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Orange County High School of the Arts and Deutsche Bank.

I have a thorough knowledge of print and broadcast media on local, regional and national levels, having secured hits with outlets such as: Access Hollywood, Details, Extra, Los Angeles Times, People, The New York Times and US Weekly.

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Employment

CineVegas Film Festival
Marketing & PR Manager
2007 - 2009
Was responsible for all public relations, marketing and advertising efforts for CineVegas, which Variety selected as one of the top 50 film festivals in the world. I served as the main contact for...
Kirvin Doak Communications
Account Executive
2005 - 2007
In this position, I worked with a number of high-profile clients in Las Vegas, including comedienne Rita Rudner, Nathan Burton Comedy Magic, Illusionist Hans Klok, Tiffany & Co., Z'Tejas Restaurant...
M. Zuckerman Public Relations & Marketing
Account Executive
2002 - 2005
Worked on a wide range of clients, including Mikimoto, Orange County High School of the Arts, Mission San Juan Capistrano and Deutsche Bank.

Education

Pepperdine University
Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations
1998 - 2001

Keywords

Las Vegas
Orange County
film festival
independent film
entertainment
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