Social Media Resume

AMANDA WILLIAMS
adangerousbusiness@gmail.com
330-881-6083

Address
9973 Darrow Park Dr., Apt 106C
Twinsburg, OH 44087

SKILLS

  • Experience with various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, and Snapchat.
  • Knowledge of using social media automation tools to ensure consistent posting, including Buffer, Hootsuite, and Edgar.
  • Firm understanding of using WordPress to build and run a blog.
  • Experience writing, editing and designing for publications and marketing material, as well as for blogs and social media.
  • Firm technical command of the English language, spelling, and grammar.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills; used to working on deadlines.
  • Comfortable working as part of team, or as an individual.

SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERIENCE

A Dangerous Business, February 2010-present
Travel Blogger 

  • Run a popular travel blog online that includes stories, photos, and videos from my travels all over the world.
  • Handle all the social media for said blog, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, etc.
    • Built social followings to more than 10,000 on three major networks.
  • Have helped host and coordinate Twitter chats in the past.

Edgar, May 2014-November 2015
Customer Outreach Specialist

  • Worked as part of both the customer service and marketing teams for a social media SaaS startup.
  • Helped monitor/build social media profiles (especially Twitter), participated in Twitter chats, and ran Edgar HQ Facebook group.
  • Created and presented educational webinars on a range of social media-related topics (such as creating Facebook content, getting more followers, finding the best times to post, etc.).

WEB MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

GoSeeWrite.com, December 2013-October 2015
Managing Editor

  • Coordinated with contributing authors to set up the site's posting schedule.
  • Formated and published guest posts submitted by writers.
  • Was in charge of internal linking, backlinks, etc.

WEB WRITING EXPERIENCE

RoamRight, June 2013-December 2015
Contributing Blogger

  • Contributed 2-3 posts per month to the RoamRight Travel Insurance blog.

Various websites, January 2012-present
Freelance Travel Writer

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Courier (Findlay, Ohio), November 2009-August 2011
Copy Editor 

  • Designed inside and front pages for this local newspaper, pulled and edited wire and local stories, edited video footage, and even wrote stories and put together special sections when necessary.

Ohio Northern Office of Communications and Marketing (Ada, Ohio), December 2008-February 2009
Intern 

  • Assisted with editing Ohio Northern University publications and online content.
  • Was in charge of the “Student News” section of the ONU website.

AWARDS/HONORS

Ottawa Tourism Travel Writing Award
Winner, 2013

  • Won with a blog post I wrote about my experience sleeping in an old jail that has been converted into a hostel.

EDUCATION

Kent State University
Master of Science
Graduation: August, 2013
Major: Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Master's thesis was a project to create a webinar/workshop on social media best practices in the travel industry.

Ohio Northern University
Bachelor of Arts
Graduation: March, 2009
Major: Journalism
Minor: German

Massey University
Wellington, New Zealand
Study abroad, July-November, 2008

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