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Jess C.

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  • Joined November 2016

Social media strategist. Creative writer. Measurement Geek. I own a social media consulting practice, training teams & building brands.

  • Portland, OR, United States
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Jess C.
Portland, OR, United States

Worked with



Social Media Community Marketing Strategy Paid Advertising



I've worked in PR, brand marketing and social media for more than a decade. Most recently, I built the social media program for a national academic health care institution. Previously, I spent many years developing digital strategies for consumer brands.

Work history

We help organizations in regulated industries elevate their social media strategies. We specialize in staff trainings on topics like integrated social storytelling, social measurement, social crisis response and customer service, & recruitment.
Social Media Manager
Built institutional social media center of excellence, developing governance and social media policies, staff training curriculum, and social content strategy. Led a team of strategists, who managed channels for pediatrics, oncology and neuroscience.
Digital Strategist
Developed digital and social engagement strategies and advertising campaigns for consumer brands in food, beverage, travel, tourism, and non-profit sectors. Trained in-house community managers and established the agency's measurement best practices.



San Diego State University
Masters of Arts, Digital Journalism
University of Puget Sound
Bachelor of Arts, Creative Writing



content marketing community management advertising social media marketing social media management social media strategy


Basecamp Bitly Eventbrite Facebook Facebook Advertising Facebook Insights Facebook Power Editor Twitter Twitter Advertising LinkedIn LinkedIn Ad Network Cision Hootsuite Google Analytics Instagram


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year


Industries I love

Consumer Products Education Health & Wellness