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Imani Pope-Johns

Average rate
$35/hour
  • Joined December 2015

PR maven with a plan! Clients have been featured in Conde Nast Traveler, BuzzFeed, FOX 5, NBC, Black Enterprise, TheRoot.com and more!

  • Silver Spring, MD, United States
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Imani Pope-Johns
Silver Spring, MD, United States

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Services

Categories

Content Public Relations Marketing Community Social Media

Experience

Summary

I've worked with clients in music, tech, finance, fitness, beauty and more as a freelancer for eight years. Clients have been in Forbes, Yahoo!, Conde Nast Traveler, Black Enterprise, Huffington Post, BET.com and many more!

Work history

PR Manager x Freelancer
With overlapping client projects, I secured media placements in 1000 media outlets such as Fox 5 DC, NBC, Conde Nast Traveler, Thrillist, Budget Travel, Huffington Post, Yahoo!, Baltimore Sun, BET, Black Enterprise, TheRoot.com, blogs and more.
Freelance PR Coordinator
Secured over 100 media placements for four seasonal celebrity digital magazine covers (Marsha Ambrosius, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Dawn Richards, Que Mosley). Pitched and secured 30+ media outlets for their Barnes & Noble Issue Release Event in New York City
PR Manager
Managed press outreach, event marketing and assisted with social media for 6 months. Client earned press placements in over 30+ media outlets and was recently a contestant on Centric TV "Queen Boss" startup pitch show.

Portfolio

Airfordable featured in media outlets for "layaway for airfare"

I secured media placements and partnerships for past client Airfordable, a fintech startup, which launched a platform to help travelers secure layaway for airfare.

Sole Savers Shoes in Baltimore Sun with national newspaper syndication

Past client, Sole Savers Shoes, was interviewed by The Baltimore Sun and the interview was syndicated in national newspapers.

Education

Accreditations

University of Maryland, University College
Marketing Management
Howard University
Public Relations

Skills

Skills

brand strategy community ambassador programs digital marketing media relations beauty influencer outreach social media management community management public relations

Tools

Bitly Facebook Advertising Instagram Storify Twitter CoSchedule Canva Wordpress Eventbrite Slack

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Consumer Products Health & Wellness PR & Communications Tech

What I read

I like to ready anything that can be informative about my career, politics, tech, small businesses, beauty and books about female leaders, refugees/wars or biographies.

Ideal team

I appeal to more of the creative, communicative and flexible teams.