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Michel S.

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  • Joined May 2016

Over 15 years of experience in communications, advancement, celebrity relations, strategy, events and partnerships.

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Michel S.
Los Angeles, CA, United States



Public Relations Strategy Copywriting Marketing



My career has not been a traditional linear journey. It includes time at two of the leading public relations agencies in Los Angeles as well as working as a with a variety of companies providing communication and philanthropic guidance.

Work history

ICEF Public Schools
Senior Director of Communications
Responsible for all communications and development activities for this charter school district serving 10 schools and 4,000 students in South Los Angeles and Inglewood.
Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF), Taco Bell Foundation for Teens, etc.
Communications & Development Consultant
Built a successful consulting practice, providing communications and development counsel and support to some of Los Angeles' leading industry and community non-profits.
Clothes Off Our Back Foundation
Executive Director
Led the growth of Clothes Off Our Back from an idea at actor Jane Kaczmarek (“Malcolm In the Middle”) and Bradley Whitford’s (“The West Wing”) kitchen table to become a viable global brand that raised money for children’s charities around the world.
Edelman Public Relations Worldwide
Senior Account Executive & Marketing Manager
Led and managed domestic and international multi-office accounts for various clients in sectors ranging from entertainment, consumer brands, technology, corporate reputation management and non-profit.
Rogers & Associates
Account Executive
Account management, media relations for environmental, political and government-related companies.



UC Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts



brand strategy communications content strategy corporate communications event management marketing strategy public relations website audits writing event organization


Basecamp Bitly Canva Constant Contact Cision Eventbrite Facebook Hootsuite Instagram LinkedIn Mailchimp Powerpoint Photoshop Twitter


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 10hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Consumer Products Ecommerce Education Entertainment Events Fashion PR & Communications Philanthropy Social Enterprise

What I read

I read hard copies of the LA Times and electronic copies of the NY Times and WSJ. I watch a lot of talk shows as well as read a variety of blogs daily.

Ideal team

I am open to all teams - on-site or remote; large or small; experienced or new to the world of working with freelancers.