Alexis Damen                                                                                                   Aug. 2019 – Present
Freelance Writer and Editor
New York, NY

-Write and copy edit email campaigns and blog posts.
-Write, copy edit, source photos, and schedule Instagram posts.
-Source photos optimized for SEO for blog posts.

*Clients include: Alexis Damen, The Haven Detox, Love, Indie B., and Hustle Amsterdam

IPSY                                                                                                                      Sept. 2014 – Present
Customer Care Social Media & Email Support Representative
New York, NY

-Created copy for a new IPSY-created brand.
-Project manager in charge of writing and editing social media responses, email copy and FAQs in the new brand voice. Gathered a team of 8-10 stakeholders and collaborated with editorial and marketing teams.
-Co-managed a project to design and order 1K cards and supplies, while staying under budget. Organized and facilitated card-writing stations. Ensured all cards were stamped and mailed.
-Interact with 30+ members daily across social media and email.
-Create weekly internal newsletter.
-Organized and created schedule of monthly content for @IPSYcare Twitter.

Shine                                                                                                                Sept. 2017 – Jan. 2018 Editorial Intern
Brooklyn, NY

-Created Instagram Stories and posted daily content.
-Transcribed, timestamped and QA’ed 20+ scripts and audio tracks for iOS app.
-Sourced photos and wrote stories to build in Contentful CMS with basic HTML to optimize for SEO.
-Created a company promotional video.

Skills: reporting, editing, AP Style, ~90 WPM, InDesign, Photoshop, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest, YouTube, CMS, basic HTML, basic SEO, basic Excel, Hootsuite, Asana, Trello, Zendesk, WordPress, networking, communication, collaboration, detail-oriented, organization

-Interests: non-toxic beauty, sustainable living, hot vinyasa yoga, Megaformer Pilates, ballet, hand-written notes

M.A., Arts Journalism
I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
July 2015 – June 2016                                                                                                   

B.S., Magazine Journalism; Minor, Cultural Anthropology
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA
Aug. 2010 – May 2014

200-Hour Yoga Alliance Registered Vinyasa Yoga Teacher
Yoga Vida
New York, NY
April 2019