Employment History

MaxCDN • Content Marketer • November 2014 – present

I help generate leads by producing content that serves customers in the awareness, consideration, and decision phase of the CDN buying process. I do this by working with data, colleagues, and current customers to determine what information the market desires.

Responsibilities: Lead Generation, Content Management, Content Creation, Content Distribution, Social Media Management, Email Drip Campaigns, Copywriting, HubSpot Management

Webimax • Senior Content Writer • April 2014 – June 2014

After a year at Webimax, I was promoted to a senior position. In my senior role, I completed the tasks I did in my previous position as well as additional tasks specific to the new position.

Responsibilities: Assisting Sales Team, Press Release Scheduling, Media Pitch Scheduling, Internal Content Development

Webimax • Senior Content Writer • April 2013 – April 2014

At Webimax, I collaborated with SEO project managers and graphic designers to create compelling web content and copy for Webimax’s eclectic group of clients. Every kind of business – from clothing-optional cruise companies to international accounting federations – receives the very best of my writing skills to help them gain online exposure, new business, and a more faithful following.

Responsibilities: Web Copywriting, Web Content Writing, Infographic Creation, Press Release Writing, Media Pitch Writing, Media Outreach, Whitepaper Research and Writing, Website Auditing, WordPress Content Management, Content Marketing, Pay-Per-Click Management, SEO

Upwork • Freelance Writer • December 2011 – November 2014

After graduating from college in 2011, I started writing on a freelance basis for small businesses and individuals across the globe. In the United States, South America, Australia, Greece, and many other places.

These businesses and individuals needed copy and content for their website, and by writing almost exclusively for websites, I quickly discovered that I loved the world of Internet marketing as much as copywriting. So I merged the two together and began writing solely for the web.

Responsibilities: Web Copywriting, Web Content Writing, Infographic Creation, WordPress Content Management, WordPress Website Creation (start to finish), Branding and Marketing Consulting, SEO

Helix MotorsportsMarketing Assistant • September 2012 – April 2013

At Helix Motorsports, I produced new content for the company’s website, expanded the company’s online presence, and helped maintain relationships with vendors, customers, and affiliates. I also worked side-by-side with a web designer (http://vagabond-creative.com/) to redesign the company’s website. After the website was redesigned successfully (helix13.com), I started crafting new copy to make products more transparent, increase conversions, and drive organic search engine traffic to the website’s individual product pages.

Responsibilities: Web Copywriting, Product Description Writing, Web Content Writing, Social Media Management (200 to 2,000+ FB Likes), Forum Management, Website Enhancement, SEO

Verizon Information Services • Grassroots Team Member • April 2012 – July 2012

As a member of Verizon’s Pittsburgh marketing team, I helped advertise for sales events. Through various forms of marketing – flyering, incentive promotion & local sales events – I contributed to Verizon FiOs’s success in the greater Pittsburgh area.

Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing • Event Coordinator • March 2012 – July 2012

As part of Mid-Atlantic’s Lead Flow Marketing Team, I represented the company at home shows and other events in the surrounding areas of Pittsburgh. I marketed their waterproofing services, informed potential customers about the company’s history and areas of specialty, and signed event attendees up for free inspections and estimates. Mid-Atlantic operates in five states along the East Coast, is accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and was ranked #16 on the Qualified Remodeler Top 500 list in 2008

University of PittsburghStudent Worker • April 2009 – December 2011

During my junior and senior year in college, I helped the university’s property management team maintain on-campus housing and university medical facilities. The experience I had working with this team of unique individuals was one of the highlights of my time at the University of Pittsburgh.

Allegheny County Library Association • Writing Intern • May 2011 – August 2011

During my final semester at the University of Pittsburgh, I was hired as a writing intern by Dr. Joel Fishman, assistant director for lawyer services at Duquesne University. I was responsible for researching Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices and writing short biographies for a new edition of Dr. Fishman’s publication.

Learning Research and Development Center • Student Worker • January 2009 – April 2009

My time at the LRDC taught me how to communicate effectively with fellow workers in an office space. My co-workers were incredibly organized and perfected the art of creating a healthy and pleasant work environment. Diligence and kindness were contagious. I worked at the LRDC during the latter half of my sophomore year.

Jim Jenkins Lawn and Garden CenterAssociate • December 2007 – June 2008

This job gave me a new appreciation for plant life.  I learned how to care for anything with roots   During the winter, I assisted customers with Christmas trees and, during the summer, I helped customers find the plants to improve the look of their yard and yield of their garden.

Bethel Park Retirement CommunityServer • July 2006 – February 2007

This was my second job working in the food/restaurant industry.  This time, I was on the other side of the swinging door.  I served split-pea soup, chicken a la king and peanut-butter and jelly sandwiches to the friendly senior citizens in the retirement home’s dining room.  Working as a server for the friendly old folks was my last tour of duty in the food business.

Piccolina’s Italian RestaurantDishwasher • October 2005 – February 2006

My first official job – washing pots and dishes.  I can’t say that it inspired me to make a life for myself in the kitchen, but it offered a steady paycheck.  This was the first time I was nearly guaranteed to get paid for my work.  I was used to being stood up by my lawn service customers.  My job as a dishwasher made me appreciate payment in the form of a paycheck with tax deductions and perforated folds.

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