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Marie K.

Average rate
$100/hour
  • Featured
  • Joined March 2016

Passionate PR & marketing pro for consumer tech, luxury & entertainment. 10+ years exp. w/ product launches for major brands & start-ups.

  • Washington, DC, United States
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Marie K.
Washington, DC, United States

Worked with

Services

Categories

Copywriting Marketing Public Relations Strategy Social Media

Experience

Summary

I have 10+ years working in consumer tech, lifestyle & entertainment marketing and PR. Started out at tech start-up PR firm, branched out to work multilateral traditional and digital campaigns in consumer electronics, auto, music, lifestyle, kids, ed tech

CloudPeep clients

TrademarkVision PR - EUIPO Launch
Nov 2016 to Nov 2017
Steve Coval
Oct 2016 to Nov 2016
Copywriting for Clutch
May 2016 to Jun 2016
Long-Form Biographies
May 2016 to Jul 2017
Website Copywriter - Newly Launching Site
Mar 2016 to Oct 2017

Work history

Marketing & PR Consultant
Consumer lifestyle, entertainment and tech public relations and marketing strategy and execution. Strategic plans, media relations, copywriting, social media, collateral materials development, branding.
VP Communications & Marketing
Head of strategic communications & marketing for music industry nonprofit. Led all advertising, sponsorships, conferences, planning, media relations, branding, web redesign & maintenance, event planning, blogging, content marketing, social media, video.
Public Relations Manager
Led national and international media relations for global satellite communications company. Corporate & financial communications. Product launch campaigns, content marketing, social media, branding, video and multi-faceted digital marketing campaigns.
GolinHarris
Account Group Supervisor , Marketing Brand Strategies
Core clients included consumer brands like Rosetta Stone, Games for Health & Cool Earth. Led media relations, strategic PR planning, messaging, marketing collateral development, conference strategy.
XM Sateliite Radio
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Strategic product, corporate, financial, and entertainment & lifestyle communications initiatives. Led consumer electronics, automotive, entertainment, kids and Latin PR efforts. Digital multifaceted PR and marketing campaigns, events, branding.
DBC Public Relations Experts
Senior Account Executive
Led PR activities for numerous clients including Blackboard Inc., AT&T Wireless, New Media Strategies, Microsoft, Ruckus Entertainment, and Trusted Computer Solutions.
The Sherwood-Group, Inc., Nonprofit Association Management Firm,
Marketing Manager
 Managed marketing and public relations program for technology, energy and healthcare trade associations. Developed press releases, newsletter, Web copy, speeches, member updates and reports
Alexander Ogilvy, Technology Practice of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, Wash
Account Executive

Reviews and references

Summary

Overall
Communication
Work
Knowledge

Recent reviews

Marie did a very good job for me and I expect to hire her again in the near future.

Education

Accreditations

University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.A. Political Science & Communications

Skills

Skills

media relations social media strategy brand strategy communications advertising blogger outreach content marketing corporate communications digital marketing public relations

Tools

Basecamp Bitly Facebook Advertising Twitter Advertising Cision Constant Contact Hootsuite Photoshop Powerpoint Shopify Wordpress PRWeb Slack Squarespace wix

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 15hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Consumer Products Entertainment Kids & Parenting PR & Communications Real Estate & Property Tech Travel

What I read

Mashable, TechCrunch, ReCode, Washington Post, New York Times, Huffington Post, Fast Company,Conde Nast Travel, Goop, USA Today, Red Tricycle, CNN, Today Show, Washingtonian, Wall Street Journal, DCist, Inc, Scary Mommy, Billboard, Spin

Side projects

As a freelancer under "MFK Publicity Co.," helped launch Juice Box Jams kids concerts & The Nextival music festival coming 5/21 to East Coast.

Ideal team

Work best with straight shooters in fast-paced settings. Key styles: Entrepreneurial, nimble, creative, enthusiastic, passionate, sharp, driven yet easy-going, sense of humor.