L. S.

Digital Community Manager

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Experience: 5 Years
Location: Vancouver, BC

Overview

Service-oriented, results-driven digital marketing strategist, with a passion for helping brands share their unique stories with their customers. Experienced in managing digital and editorial content in various sectors including technology, hospitality, and venture capital. Featured on Techvibes, Vancity Buzz, 24 Hours, and Vancouver Weekly.

Experience

Digital Community Manager, Victory Square (October 2015 - Present)
Currently managing digital marketing and content strategy for Victory Square, a venture-build studio for early-stage startups in the entertainment, health, and sports technology sector.
Program Manager, VEC Startup Alley (July - September 2015)
Organized the Startup Alley, hosted by the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC), which connected 100 of Vancouver's top startups with local and international investors and influencers from across Western Canada during the Vancouver Startup Week (September 21-24, 2015).
Community Manager, Vancouver Startup Weekend (June - November 2015)
Managed online communications (social media + blogging) for #SWVan, organized #SWVan pre-competition workshops focused on Lean Canvas, MVP development, brand identity, team organization, and press/media outreach to tech publications including Techvibes, BetaKit, 24Hours, etc.
Community & Operations Manager, GrowLab (Now, HIGHLINE) (May 2014 - June 2015)
Managed day-to-day operations in accelerator programming (alumni relations, digital content creation, social media management, and program intake from 600+ global applicants).
Brought in over $400K worth of service perks through local and national partnerships to help support portfolio companies.

Agencies I've Worked For

Clique & Co. Communications
Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC)
GrowLab Ventures (now HIGHLINE)

Education / Qualifications

BA Communications, Print & Digital Publishing - Simon Fraser UniversityStrategic Online Marketing, BCIT (Distance Ed)

Skills

Adobe IllustratorAdobe InDesignAdobe PhotoshopBlog WritingBrand ConsultingContent Writing
CopywritingE-mail marketingFacebook MarketingGhostwritingHootSuitemailchimp
Marketing strategyNewsletter WritingSocial Media MarketingSquareSpaceTwitter MarketingContent Strategy

Awards

Social Media (Nominee), Notable Awards Capital One Financial Literacy Finalist, SIFE Nationals ExpositionCapital One Financial Literacy Regional BC Champion, SIFE Regional Exposition

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