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Cara Kuhlman

Average rate
$30/hour
  • Joined September 2015

Hiya! I am a Seattle-based writer, editor, sailor, and organizer of things with experience in non-profit marketing.

  • Seattle, WA, United States
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Cara Kuhlman
Seattle, WA, United States

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available evenings and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 10hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months

Experience

Summary

I have always been a very proactive employee and a strong communicator. Whether I am at a growing non-profit, established local business, or freelancing I am attuned to the organizations' needs and pursue each project to completion.

Work history

Editor
• Wrote articles on local topics and compiled upcoming event information. • Edited outside contributions, reviewed reader and business submitted news tips. • Promoted articles and engaged readers through social media.
Marketing/Outreach Coordinator
Managed all marketing and social media, updated website content, promotional materials, and edited the program catalog.

Portfolio

2015 calendar cover

Sail Sand Point 2015 Calendar

With Sail Sand Point, I developed a sustainable marketing strategy incorporating a combination of print announcements, updated website content, and targeted social media. All the content and designs were kept simple and reflected the casual, community feeling of Sail Sand Point.

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Sail Sand Point Open Boating Brochure

This organization relied on maintaining print materials for curious passerby and community members. This brochure had to concisely convey a large quantity of information about the unique, site specific boat rental program.

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Fremont Chamber of Commerce Friday Blast

The Fremont Chamber of Commerce supports businesses and community members with a weekly e-newsletter covering all events in the neighborhood. I served as the guest editor for several weeks compiling event information, engaging business members, and promoting Chamber events.

Articles for 48° North Magazine

A popular Northwest sailing publication, 48° North is a monthly magazine that I have contributed to for several years. My articles cover recent regattas, concerns of beginning sailors, profiles, and a first hand account of sailing across the Pacific Ocean.

Fremont Universe Neighborhood Blog

As editor of the Fremont Universe website I introduced a cohesive design to all social media pages and created a flyer for increased visibility in the community. From March 2014 to March 2015 site visits increased by 25% overall.

Education

Accreditations

University of Washington
Certificate in Nonfiction Writing
University of Oregon
B.A. International Studies, Minor- Communication Studies