Resume

Summary:

A results-driven manager with over 14 years of professional experience efficiently achieving business goals, both large and small. I am an innovative and motivated self-starter with eight years of direct management experience, overseeing teams of up to 25 team members in deadline driven and budget-conscious settings.

Functional Expertise:

  • Personnel Management, Team Building and Mentoring
  • Innovative Problem Solving and Strategic Planning
  • Project Management Practices and Software
  • Marketing/Creative Writing and Editing
  • Public Speaking and Business Communication
  • Multi-Channel Marketing

Volunteer/Nonprofit Experience:

Summit Learning (part of TLP Education) – Creative Director

Acted as head of the Creative Marketing and Content team for the nationwide non-profit organization focused on ensuring that every student is prepared for life beyond the classroom.

International Rescue Committee – Local Volunteer, Seattle Chapter

Served as a local volunteer for the international organization focused on responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helping those whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster.

Court Appointed Special Advocates – Volunteer (Fundraising Campaigns)

Executed several fundraising campaigns for the national organization that supports and promotes court-appointed advocates for abused and neglected children.

AdCouncil – Volunteer (Marketing)

Developed and implemented an informational campaign for a new content management system intended to further the organization’s efforts to bring together creative minds to change lives.

Work History:

Marketing Consultant: Freelance (dba Tiltshift); Feb 2015 – Current

Worked with clients to solve their creative and business needs, executing digital, print, content and direct campaigns.

Notable accomplishments:

  • Developed marketing teams for clients from the ground up, including finding, hiring and training of complete teams.
  • Launched new campaigns for clients, some of which resulted in 400%+ ROI
Creative Director: Summit Learning Program; Sep 2018 – Jan 2020

Managed a team of 5 team members to produce measurable outcomes geared towards shaping the future of education in the United States, while ensuring effective communication with all internal and external partners.

Notable accomplishments:

  • Brought marketing and creative teams under one point of leadership for first time
  • Successfully launched multi-media content channels for Summit, which resulted in extensive positive brand recognition across the space
Head of Copy (North and South America): FEED Communications; Mar 2017 – Mar 2018

Directed top-quality Copy creation for all of the Americas, while managing, training and developing a team of 3 individuals.

Notable accomplishments:

  • Executed extensive testing programs across the 170 million person eBay CRM audience, resulting in significantly higher Opens and CTRs
  • Launched very first content campaign for eBay Advertising, the sellers arm of the company
Senior Marketing Copywriter: Getty Images; May 2015 – Aug 2016

Helped lead the Marketing team of 4 team members to expand our media footprint, redefine the company brand and constantly push marketing efforts to new standards.

Notable accomplishments:

  • Launched the Internal Marketing team, and was offered a full-time role as a result of the quality of my work.
  • Researched, created and launched a new, global brand for the company
Associate Creative Director: Hacker Agency (FCB/IPG); May 2011 – Feb 2015

Directly managed a team of 3 creatives, overseeing the second largest vertical at the agency, healthcare marketing. Led creative development for pitches, overseeing up to 25.

Notable accomplishments:

  • Led several RFP responses that successfully resulted in new agency billings of over $19M.
  • Promoted to Associate Creative Director from Copywriter as a result of my performance.
Copywriter: GSM Mercury; May 2010 – Jan 2011

 Took on several aspects of creative development for the government and public affairs agency, including print writing, digital/social media management and scripting.

Notable accomplishments:

  • Successfully managed and grew social media channels for series of external clients.
  • Utilized expansive and versatile skill set to earn  the nickname “The Swiss Army Knife” from the CEO.

Additional experience available upon request.

Education:

BA in Journalism; Minor in Communication Studies; University of Oregon 2006

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office – [Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access] (Advanced), Google Suite (Advanced), Adobe Creative Cloud (Advanced), Project Management Software – [Asana, Basecamp] (Intermediate), HTML Email Software – [Pardot, MailChimp] (Advanced), CMS – [Wordpress, Squarespace, DotNetNuke] (Intermediate)