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Larry C.

Average rate
$50–65/hour
  • Joined July 2018

Versatile marketing, communications and public relations professional, a writer, editor and content creator

  • New York, NY, USA
Profile photo of Larry Closs
Larry C.
New York, NY, USA

Experience

Summary

Journalist turned marketing, communications and public relations pro. The best compliment I ever received from a manager was: You get things done. And I do, with diplomacy and dexterity.

Work history

Director of Marketing
For a creative marketing and video production agency, I created and executed marketing, branding, communications, public relations, editorial and content-creation strategy to raise awareness, promote company projects and people, engage potential customers
Napoleon
Marketing Manager
For a leading video content creator, I crafted and executed a strategy that emphasized the company’s singular value through marketing, PR, press releases, email campaigns, blog articles, social media and events.
Director of Communications
For a nonprofit that rescues trafficked children, I oversee advocacy, fundraising, press releases, newsletters, email campaigns, brochures, videos, website, social media, events, board meetings and annual report.
Director of Production
At a technology solutions company, I produced Nickelodeon’s Parents Connect social networking site.
Accoona
Senior Content Strategist
I directed marketing for a global internet firm dedicated to search, social media, e-commerce and lead-generation in the U.S., Europe and China.
Gesso
Director of Marketing & Co-Founder
For a communication design studio I co-founded, I directed strategy, branding, presentations, proposals, contracts, website, vendors, press releases, media relations and trade shows.
Time Warner
Director of Programming
At Time Warner’s high-speed online service, I directed the content production team in the creation of original video features for news, entertainment, health, travel, business, tech, sports and shopping.
Editor-in-Chief
I developed the web version of the iconic entertainment magazine.

Portfolio

Meet Trivago Guy Tim Williams

No belt? No problem! An unlikely spokesperson is now a hotel heartthrob.

I Love NY: Six Things You Didn't Know

There’s more to Milton Glaser’s iconic logo than meets the eye.

Meet Captain Obvious Brandon Moynihan

Why do we love him? He makes us laugh. Obviously.

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Tony the Tiger, Mr. Clean, the Gerber Baby and More!

Revealed: Secrets, trivia and origins of your favorite brand mascots.

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

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