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Shareen B.

Average rate
$31–50/hour
  • Payable
  • Joined March 2018

I help entrepreneurs harness the power of Social Media, Public Relations, and Events to grow their businesses.

  • Chicago, IL, USA
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Shareen B.
Chicago, IL, USA

Worked with

Services

Categories

Admin Social Media Public Relations Marketing Content

Experience

Summary

I specialize in helping busy entrepreneurs organize, promote, and scale their businesses through social media, marketing, events, PR and administrative services.

Let me put my 17 years of experience to work for you!

Work history

Freelance Content Creator, Marketing & PR Consultant
Last Project: IOPP Developed and executed the social media and publicity campaign for the Institute’s student competition the 48-Hour Repack. Created, developed content, and managed the 48-Hour Repack’s Twitter page, followers grew over 200%
Independent Consultant
Marketing & Promotions Specialist
Executed in-store events in more than 400-stores as well as partner with retail vendors for executing brand specific in-store events to date, events have resulted in more than $200 K in sales.
Non-profit Organization
Director of Meetings & Conventions
Coordinated all aspects of 2 national conventions and 45 trade shows including, creating proposals, venue selection, insurance procurement, traveling to venue for onsite inspections, assisted in negotiating all venue and vendor contracts, and budgeting.
Real Estate Firm
Sales Consultant
Reduced marketing costs by 40% with the creation of social media and digital marketing campaigns. Negotiated and built relationships with top lenders to assist financially insolvent clients with short sales resulting in a 97% foreclosure prevention rate

Portfolio

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Nordstrom

Instagram Posts for Nordstrom

Bankable Media Collective

I create all content for company's Instagram account

Education

Accreditations

Shaw Academy, 2018-2019
AAS-SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School, Coursera, 2015
CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT- MARKETING & BRAND MANAGEMENT
Northwestern University, 2014
CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT-FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Correlations, Personal & Professional Training Development, 2013 & 2016
CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT-EVENT PLANNING
Georgia State University
BACHELOR OF ARTS-PUBLIC RELATIONS

Skills

Languages

English

Full professional proficiency

Skills

blogging content creation content strategy customer support editing event management public relations blogger relations event organization marketing

Tools

Buffer Facebook Eventbrite Instagram LinkedIn Mailchimp Powerpoint PRWeb Trello Twitter

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Entertainment Events Fashion Food Music PR & Communications Real Estate & Property Travel

What I read

Forbes, Entrepreneur, & HuffPost

Side projects

Red Cross Volunteer & Dress for Success

Ideal team

I love working with any size team.