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Lindsay B.

Average rate
$35/hour
  • Joined April 2020

Hi, I'm Lindsay! I help business owners and travel bloggers focus on growth by handling administrative tasks and managing social media.

  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
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Lindsay B.
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Services

Categories

Content Admin Social Media Copywriting Design

Experience

Summary

I have personally & professionally:
✓ managed 3 travel blogs
✓ published 100+ blog articles
✓ designed 600+ content graphics across 6 social media platforms
✓ managed customer service for 500+ donors
✓ provided email and calendar management for a CEO

Work history

Stakeholder Relations Officer
I designed, proofread, formatted, and published content for the organization's website, social media, newsletters, and other external distributions, and actively increased social media community awareness ​by 20%.
Community Health Educator
I effectively implemented 3 community development projects in cooperation with local partners, composed grant proposals and program budgets, as well as complied evaluations for highly detailed government and donor reports.
Student Consultant
I was the primary program contact, responding to student and parent inquiries in a time-sensitive manner. I coordinated orientation, distributed a packing list, organized meetings, and issued an email series on cultural integration.
Domestic Victim/Witness Liaison
I transcribed victim/witness statements for attorneys and legal assistants. I also carried out victim interviews, information management, and advocacy, as well as designed and completed a victim/witness waiting room project.

Portfolio

6 Tips for the Solo Introvert Traveler

As introverts, we are not shy and socially awkward (although I am sure some may be). We generally enjoy social interactions and find them rewarding and intuitive. I enjoy many aspects of solo travel, but sometimes it can be stressful. Check out these 6 tips I swear by while traveling solo.

Step 1: How to Move Abroad and What to Do While Abroad

So, you want to move abroad!? You’ve made an incredible decision, and even though not much has changed yet, being committed to taking your life overseas is definitely a huge first step. Providing guidance on how to plan and prepare, check out the first issue of a 6-part series on How to Move Abroad.

7 Things to Expect for A Weekend Trip to the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal, located in the city of Agra and built entirely of white marble in 1932, has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. This Wonder of the World is definitely a stunning site to see. Check out these 7 tips for an easy hassle-free visit to India's stunning Taj Mahal.

21 Items I Can't Go Without During Those Long-Haul Flights

​Whether you’ve been on so many long-haul flights that you’ve lost count, or you’re preparing for your first one, here are 21 items that I never regret placing in my personal carry-on bag before I begin chasing the sun on my next overseas adventure.

Education

Accreditations

MA International Studies and Diplomacy
BA Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance

Skills

Languages

Hindi

Elementary proficiency

Spanish

Limited working proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Khmer

Professional working proficiency

Skills

social media management online community building newsletters graphic design content creation blogging email customer support copywriting communications

Tools

Canva Facebook Hootsuite Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest Powerpoint Trello Twitter YouTube

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours only

Commitment

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

Interests

Industries I love

Professional Services Travel Health & Wellness Consumer Products Fashion Social Enterprise

What I read

Book and blogs on travel, fashion, lifestyle, and personal development

Side projects

I have worked with foreign non-profits to create logo designs and social media graphics, as well as create travel content for blogs.

Ideal team

I thrive in teams of ideallly five people or less, but I also find independent work rewarding. My ideal clients are the small business owner or travel blogger who lives a location independent hands-off lifestyle and pursues this in their management style.