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Amanda Foley

Average rate
$40/hour
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  • Joined April 2015

Community manager, marketing strategist, copywriter & content strategist w/ interactive design background. I like sparkles & user research.

  • London, United Kingdom
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Amanda Foley
London, United Kingdom

Worked with

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Services

Categories

Copywriting Content Community Strategy Social Media

Experience

Summary

I studied Interactive Design, which taught me UX basics & user research methods. I applied that tech-savvy background to social media & communication, and I've worked with tech companies, nonprofits & agencies in various content and community roles.

Work history

Community Experience Lead
It was my day-to-day responsibility to manage & grow our social channels, curate and create content based on our strategic community strategy, build authentic relationships with brand advocates and work with the product team to integrate social insights.
Community Manager
Community Management and Digital Engagement for GOV.UK (The UK's main government website) and all related government digital services. This role gave me a great understanding of community crisis management, real-time support & product launches.
Community Marketing Associate
Working with high growth tech startups based in London & NYC, helping them to grow their audience with a tailored strategy, events, content marketing, community management and more.
Community Marketing Associate
During my contract with this London-based social enterprise, I aided in developing a community management and content marketing strategy to be applied across all areas of their business.
UK Community Manager
This role involved event planning + offline community engagement, copywriting, social media strategy, content curation and on-platform community management.
Social Media Consultant
I contracted at Amnesty International's London office and helped them to review all social media strategy, audit the team processes and create an internal social media strategy and engagement playbook for their digital team.
Associate
Enthusiastic digital marketing generalist at Monfort.io doing community management, copywriting and social strategy. Working with clients such as the United Nation's PRI (unpri.org), https://www.theengineroom.org/, http://marshallelearning.com/ & others.

Portfolio

Amnesty International Social Media Playbook

Lead the strategy to create a 30-page internal social media playbook for the digital team at Amnesty International UK. This user guide was to assist them with creating the right processes for maximum audience engagement and growth.

Social Media Video Guide

Led the strategy and helped to create this social media video guide with my small team at Montfort.io

Article about Inclusive Leadership

This is an example my content marketing writing, a piece I wrote for a client on the important subject of Inclusive Leadership tactics in the modern workplace.

5 Tips for Community Guidelines

This piece is from my time working with the UK Government, in which I outline some of my tips for creating community guidelines.

10 ways to get the most out of Facebook Video

In this blog post, I explain how a brand can use Facebook Video to their advantage.

Education

Accreditations

Capilano University
Interactive Design Certificate

Skills

Languages

French

Limited working proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

community management content marketing content creation copywriting email content strategy newsletters digital marketing product strategy writing

Tools

Asana Basecamp Canva Facebook Advertising Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Ad Network Mailchimp Slack SocialBro Sprout Social Wordpress Squarespace Kickstarter Google Analytics

Interests

Industries I love

Kids & Parenting Philanthropy Photography Social Enterprise Tech Travel

What I read

Other than tech + social media reading, I am very inspired by political nonfiction, biographies, cultural commentary & self-help books. Also loving the OnBeing.org podcast with Krista Tippett!

Side projects

Outside of my work life, I am involved in LGBTQ & human rights activism and I am a budding portrait and business photographer.

Ideal team

I've worked with teams of all shapes and sizes, from internal consulting at massive global organisations, right down to 2-person startups. I am also now an experienced freelancer and remote worker. If I am passionate about the project, I am flexible. :)