Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube)
Content Management Systems (Wordpress, Drupal)
Multi-tasking, highly-organized, and detail-oriented
06/2016 to 05/2017
Marketing ManagerThe Wehner Group － Scottsdale, AZ
Oversee the business-wide marketing strategy for The Wehner Group, a top real estate team in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Manage all aspects of marketing including brochures, direct mail, newsletters, advertising, social media management, and websites.
Manage the client touch program and special events.
Manage all photography and video for listings.
Upload listings to MLS, write listing descriptions, and coordinate prospective client materials.
Manage all office supplies, marketing materials, and gifts for clients.
02/2014 to 03/2014
Publisher/Editorial DirectorNorth Phoenix Family Magazine － Phoenix, AZ
Created a monthly online magazine for families in the North Valley and surrounding communities Develop marketing partnerships with local businesses, non-profits, organizations, and PR firms Write articles and calendar of events Edit all submitted articles prior to publishing Manage advertising, promotions, giveaways, and resource directories Oversee all editorial content, and supervise team of contributing writers and photographers Create informative media kit, and bi-monthly e-Newletter Manage photo shoots, and all social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube).
Communications consultant managing communications strategies including public relations, strategic marketing, social media management, advertising, and event planning for small to mid-sized companies, membership organizations, and homeowner's associations.
Wide-range of projects include resident communications, membership outreach, media exposure, website and newsletter development, blogging, social media content, collateral development, advertising, professional writing, email marketing, and event promotion.
06/2008 to 07/2012
Communications DirectorAnthem Community Council, Inc － Anthem, AZ
Oversee all aspects of communications and marketing for the Anthem Community Council, Inc., a government organization overseeing the community of Anthem.
Serve as key media liaison to the Community Executive Officer and department management as well as the Anthem Community Council Board of Directors in communicating the community's overall communications goals, initiatives, programs and services.
Serve as the immediate supervisor of the communications department and oversee staff, department goals and objectives as well as develop and monitor the communications budget and track expenditures.
Serve as staff liaison to the Council's Economic Development and Marketing Committee Oversee the dissemination of community information including all written documents such as press releases, media alerts, articles, staff reports, presentations to the Council, internal communications, email blasts, text alerts, social media outreach, Request for Proposals (RFPs), and correspondence to respond to media and resident questions and inquiries.
Manage and coordinate a variety of promotional materials including, but not limited to, bill inserts, brochures, flyers, maps, newsletters, advertising, signage, and an annual budget-in-brief report.
Oversee the production of Anthem's community magazine, Freedom Way, and the Anthem Community Center Activity Guide as well as the community website OnlineAtAnthem.com, visitor's website ExperienceAnthem.com, and the magazine's online website FreedomWayMagazine.com, and social media outlets.
Develop and manage the implementation of communications, marketing and crisis communications plans as well as marketing campaigns (Shop Anthem and Experience Anthem).
Manage and coordinate community events such as Anthem Idol, School Supply Drive, Anthem Go Green Events, Trick or Treat for an Anthem Sweet, Treasure Hunt, and the Holiday Lighting Contest.
Review and update all contracts, policies and guidelines pertaining to the communications department.
Communicate with residents, Council staff, independent contractors, elected officials, law enforcement, business owners, graphic artists, photographers and other support professionals in order to create awareness of departmental activities and administer assigned projects.
01/2002 to 11/2006
Communications ManagerLeague of California Cities － Santa Ana, CA
Oversee all aspects of communications and marketing for the Orange County Division, League of California Cities as well as the Orange County Council of Governments by developing communication, public relations and marketing strategies.
Manage public information campaigns that support the Division's goals.
Write and edit public relations materials, including the creation and design of newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, invitations, flyers, publications and other materials.
Review and edit written material produced in-house.
Write press releases, media alerts, scripts, strategic communications plans, crisis communications plans, and business communications.
Assist in grassroots lobbying strategies involving general membership and media outreach.
Develop and plan special events, monthly membership meetings, and media training sessions.
Design and manage websites.
Manage membership services, and membership surveys.
Serve as liaison to the media; and provide information to membership in response to general and specific public relations, marketing and media strategy inquiries.
Communicate with Board of Directors, League staff, city managers, and elected officials.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Communications - Public RelationsCalifornia State University － Fullerton, CACommunications - Public Relations
Bachelor of Arts: Communications - Broadcast JournalismUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas Las － Vegas, NVCommunications - Broadcast Journalism