Eric S.

  • Joined June 2016

I'm a social media professional. I have experience in community management, content curation/management, writing, analytics & paid/organic.

  • Seattle, WA, United States
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Eric S.
Seattle, WA, United States

Services

Categories

Community Social Media Copywriting Marketing Paid Advertising

Experience

Summary

I've spent the last several years in social media. I've done community management for video game clients & Microsoft, and social media management for tech clients (Acer, Amazon Digital Publishing), content writing/mgmt, social analytics, paid/organic.

Work history

Subject Matter Expert
Contracted through Aquent / Vitamin T to handle social media management for various clients as part of Microsoft's Go To Market program, focusing on paid media campaigns on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Social Media Marketing Specialist
• 2016: Three-month contract through Redtech to assess & make recommendations for social media for the online operations team. • 2013: Three-month contract through JeffreyM, managing FB/Twitter communities for Microsoft's MVP program.
Community Manager
Contracted to assist in planning social strategy around virtual independent games festival event, Orbyt Play, building a social media plan and editorial calendar, regular posting to event accounts, including 10-hour day-of-event.
Social Media Manager
Clients include Rightside and eNom (top-level domain industry) for organic and paid social media campaigns. Curating and mining content, both domain industry news as well as original content.
Social Marketing Coordinator
Clients include extensive work for Acer, Amazon Direct Publishing (Kindle Most Wanted & Kindle Love Stories). Created and managed extensive content calendars for clients, with organic and ad-promoted content. Delivered regular weekly & monthly reports.
Junior Project Manager
Tracked and analyzed social media (Facebook, Twitter, forums), scheduling posts via Hootsuite. Served as community manager for video game company clients.

Portfolio

Social Media Portfolio

This is a portfolio of social media work I've done. It's more representative of my work up to 2013.

Orbyt Play

I developed this Twitter community for a virtual video game streaming festival from scratch, and built up a million impressions, mostly event-driven.

Education

Accreditations

BA in Theatre, minor in music
Certificate in Social Media Implementation

Skills

Skills

community management content curation content creation digital marketing content community building writing social media marketing social media management social media

Tools

Basecamp BuzzSumo Facebook Advertising Facebook Facebook Power Editor Facebook Insights Hootsuite LinkedIn Ad Network LinkedIn Powerpoint Pinterest Slack Sprout Social Twitter Advertising Twitter

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours only

Commitment

  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Entertainment Gaming Health & Wellness Music Tech

What I read

Mashable, CNET, Polygon, SF/fantasy

Side projects

I'm one of the founders of Queer Geek, a large Seattle-based LGBTQ networking/social group & online community (over 1500 members).

Ideal team

It's great to have a mix of collaboration and working independently, avoiding too much churn. I've worked effectively in both small and large operations.