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Richard D.

Average rate
$40/hour
  • Joined August 2016

Social media strategist, graphic designer, magazine editor, blog writer; all with a focus on customer engagement and business development.

  • Urbandale, IA, United States
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Richard D.
Urbandale, IA, United States

Services

Categories

Social Media Strategy Paid Advertising Marketing Content

Experience

Summary

With over ten years of marketing experience in non-profits and private companies, I am an entrepreneurial, relationship-driven marketing professional who works to build marketing programs to develop brands and drive the sales purchase funnel forward.

Work history

Hubbell Realty
Marketing Manager
Manage the marketing of a full slate of real estate products in a B2C fashion and also B2B. This position included leading the transition to new technologies, creating social media crisis plans, and customer engagement paths.
Register Media
Client Strategy Manager
Lead the team in building comprehensive advertising solutions for clients large and small. These proposals had all media elements including social media, paid print, paid digital, and online strategy.
Shoptology
Account Executive
Manage client relationships, serve as project manager, build long-term client strategies, and assist with business development efforts on behalf of the agency. This included social strategy, corporate blog writing, and crisis planning.
US Open Tennis Championships
Social Media Consultant
Consulted with the US Open staff on fan engagement , content creation, and crisis communications during the three-week grand slam in New York City.

Portfolio

Client work for Space Simply

Assist Space Simply with their social content and blog creation.

AARP Articles

Write articles for AARP on the art of marketing to Boomers.

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Breaking News Tweets

While working for the US Open, Andy Roddick announced his retirement. We have two hours to plan our management of the news.

Education

Accreditations

University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations

Skills

Skills

advertising blogging community management content creation content marketing social media marketing photo editing paid advertising digital marketing email marketing

Tools

Basecamp Contently Eventbrite Facebook Twitter Facebook Advertising Keynote Mailchimp InDesign Illustrator Google AdWords Instagram Snapchat Photoshop Powerpoint

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available evenings and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 4hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Banking & Finance Events Philanthropy Sports Travel

What I read

Gary Vaynerchuk, History books, The Economist

Side projects

Author of two books, contributor to another book, assisted with video production, and media events

Ideal team

I love working with clients who want to try new things, who are unsure of the potential of content marketing, who need advice on crisis communications, and who love their products.