Whether it's website text, blog posts, or social media content, I'm all about crafting emotion, instilling visuals, and giving the reader an awareness of your brand and story. I want to know your narrative and understand what you, the client, are hoping to bring the world. I'm all about coordinating copy with your tone, absorbing your voice, and creating something beautiful that tells your tale.
Olive & Company
Olive & Company is a full-service marketing agency in Minneapolis offering strategy, brand design, website development, digital marketing and more. As a Contributing Writer, I write blog posts that connect audiences to emerging trends and the cutting edge of marketing. By discovering creative ways to solve problems for brands, I assist in connecting with clients who want to effectively reach customers in an ever-changing world of constant connection.
As a Contributing Writer, I compose student-focused articles that help current and potential college students choose their path to achieve the education goals they set. By creating helpful and encouraging content for college blogs, I assist past, present, and prospective learners and give insight into a variety of majors and careers.
GATHER TABLE CO.
As Social Media Manager, I oversaw all of Gather Table Co.'s social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. By partnering with the owner, I wrote about and promoted Gather's limited-edition tables and advocated for the company's mission, which is to encourage hospitality, generosity, and togetherness. I investigated and conceptualized fresh and innovative ways to increase Gather's following and marketed the company through creative wording and modern strategy through April 2016.
New life academy
As a Contributing Writer and the Director of Communications, I managed New Life Academy's marketing and advertising, charted and directed school communications, oversaw the school's social media and the NLA website, monitored brand management, generated creative approaches to publicity and sales, and created collateral for Admissions, Development, and other departments at the school. Through collaboration, I partnered with the directors of these areas to increase enrollment and increase the annual giving campaign at the school. I also managed several Communications Interns and created a series of professional brochures for the Academy.
slate and main
As a Contributing Writer, I worked with Slate and Main's former Creative Director, Christopher Behnen, to compose scripts for a series of commercials for a client. Each individual script is unique, yet all are bound together by a singular thread encouraging viewers to pursue their goals and fight for their aspirations. These scripts straddle the line between poetic imagery and grounded description, creating an overall tasteful and artistic connection with the viewer.
edina chamber of commerce
As Communications Coordinator, I manage the brand and reputation of the Edina Chamber of Commerce through our formal and informal communications, and I inform and engage members and prospective members of the Chamber by publicizing information, activities, and events through email, the Chamber website, and social media channels. My responsibilities include developing and compiling news and information from Chamber staff and community resources, updating the Chamber website on a weekly basis using SmartCMS and ChamberMaster software program, generating and updating current Chamber marketing and communications pieces using InDesign and Illustrator software, managing the Emerging Leaders networking group, and promoting Chamber activities, news, and opportunities.
As a Contributing Writer, I wrote lifestyle and advice articles for brightpeak financial's blog, which exists to help young families experience life's journey with strength and generosity. I covered topics on everything from budgets and giving to planning ahead for Christmas and shopping smart.
the christian connector
As a Contributing Writer and Social Media Manager, I post content to The Christian Connector's Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages in order to promote free Christian college resources, scholarships, and tips and tricks for managing life while in school. I also write student-centric articles detailing the specifics of certain majors, as well as creative how-to's for college life.