Ijeoma N.

  • Joined May 2015

A proud 80s baby who loves travel, books, service, good convos & the occasional 20-minute nap. I'm the definition of Gladwell's connector.

  • Washington, D.C., DC, United States
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Ijeoma N.
Washington, D.C., DC, United States



Social Media Copywriting Content Community Strategy



Post-college, I completed a service year via Americorps and then I worked at a national association managing communications + events for chapter presidents. I've worked at a startup as a marketing + community manager in NY. I'm a freelance consultant now.

Work history

Senior Community Manager
Responsible for managing social media content and calendar for highest paid clients that fit within overall integrated digital strategy. Drove traffic and social engagement, monitored activity, support contests and synthesize analytics.
Startup Institute New York
Marketing Manager
First hire for this role as part of small, growing startup team. Recruited and screened highest number of applicants (200+) to New York market and assisted in development of program processes. Spearheaded community management and engagement.



George Mason University
Public Administration



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Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Ecommerce Media PR & Communications Social Enterprise Tech

What I read

blogs: too many to name!

books: (mostly autobiographies and non-fiction)

magazines: FastCompany, Money, The Atlantic, Essence, Black Enterprise, Marie Claire

newspaper: both print and paper (The Washington Post, NYT, WSJ)

Side projects

- podcasting for DC Young Entrepreneurs in 2016
- serving as a cohost for Our Family Dinner in 2016
- ongoing community service with groups like Food and Friends

Ideal team

smart, nimble, diverse teams with clients who are fun, willing to learn and are open to ideas. i like honesty with clear directions and goals.