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Denayja R.

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  • Joined March 2016

Denayja Reese is an Event Services freelancer working to create experiences that enable people and brands to reach their target audiences.

  • Chicago, IL, United States
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Denayja R.
Chicago, IL, United States



Marketing Strategy Content Community Admin



Having started my career as Social Media Manager for Sikara Jewelry, my early were spent learning the fascinating early lessons of branding on social media. I then left the keyboard behind for Event Production and Project Management.

Work history

Sales & Marketing Manager
-Acquired clients incl. Uber, SF Moma & Audio San Francisco via community building, networking & cold calling -Built & managed a team of 15-30 contractors to execute various campaigns -Executed street promotion & experiential marketing campaigns
Market Manager
Part-time position as Market Manager for an eight week program executing multiple activations across Chicago to drive host acquisition for Airbnb. My responsibilities included event coordination, data capturing and reporting.



Uber "U Light" Installation Activation

Activation: A fun, engaging event with a DJ playing 90’s hits, complementary Vita Coco, helpful staff of ten BA’s providing drivers with assistance & healthy snacks courtesy of Uber. Results: Drivers’ installation appts booked three months out. All installations in 5,000+ cars installed by YBR.


Airbnb "Fund Your Dreams" Campaign

Activation: Multi-sensory brand activation where I managed a 20 person BA team & distributed branded premiums while acting as ‘hosts’ of the activation. Results: Successful execution of 15 street festival activations, 12 corporate engagements & 11 beach day activations.

"Crying In Public" - Web Series

Co-wrote and co-executive produced “Crying In Public” - about a young woman coming of age in NYC Marketing efforts have produced 700+ organic plays on Vimeo Created and managed the project’s social media platforms Developed relationships with press, web series community creators and influencers



marketing strategy event planning brand strategy social media strategy blogger relations project management writing sponsorship acquistion video production content creation


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Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months