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Mary J.

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  • Joined March 2016

I like to help people be successful in whatever lights their fire. I've been immersed in social media and content the past 5 years!

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
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Mary J.
San Francisco, CA, United States



Community Content Social Media Copywriting Email



All roles I've been able to serve in have been some form of 'guiding'. While some quite literal (zipline guide) others lean metaphorical. Whether it's a support role, community building or content crafting, I thrive at helping people grow and learn.

Work history

People Team Lead
-Exploring the process of moving from startup to scaleup, with a focus on Buffer culture - Learning to add process without sacrificing culture when moving from 10 to 100 - Implemented Health & Wellness stipend for the team
Community Team Lead
-Mentorship and weekly 1:1s with each member of the Buffer community team -Set down objectives and key results for the Community team, lead vision -Helped each team member grow and continue improving as Community Champions
Senior Happiness Hero
- Serve Buffer customers over Twitter, Facebook, Email, Live Chat, Video - Write and schedule social media posts based on audience feedback - Create learning resources for new team members - Help develop Buffer tone and voice
Brand Manager
- Develop social media strategy and follow through with tactics - Increased Facebook followers by 360% and Twitter followers by 115%. - Planned and, executed campaign to launch a new line of bars - Managed and crafted content for website and blog
Marketing and Public Relations Specialist
- Retold the Gonzaga experience through feature stories, news releases, digital media and targeted campaigns. - Received the Excellence Award in Electronic & Interactive Communications from the Spokane Marketing and Communications Council.
Community-Minded Enterprises
Public Relations and Marketing Volunteer
- Worked together to develop a sixth month social media campaign and media kit for their signature event, Unity in the Community


Should You Share Your Favorite Secret Spots?

It's a complicated issue. Dipping my toes into the beautiful blue water, I looked up at Eric daring him to jump in. The sun danced along the ripples I’d just created and following the rings as they extended my eyes were brought to the skyline and the ice capped mountains in the far distance.

Taking On the Laughable

On running a surprise Half Marathon in Delhi



Gonzaga University
Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, minor in Political Science
National Outdoor Leadership School
Outdoor technical skills; small group dynamics; leadership



blogging community building online community building content creation content curation social media customer support customer development email marketing lean startups


Bitly Buffer Canva Eventbrite Facebook Ghost Google Analytics Help Scout Illustrator Instagram Wordpress Twitter LinkedIn Mailchimp Pinterest


Seeking work


  • Available evenings and weekends


  • Can work 15hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months


Industries I love

Education Health & Wellness Media Philanthropy Social Enterprise Travel

What I read

Help Scout blog, Buffer blog, Harvard Business Review
All the books!

Ideal team

A small team who is eager to move quickly and have a bias toward action. Also appreciate a fair amount of autonomy.