Kristen Martin

Freelance Creative Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Denton, Texas, United States
2 Skills
A creative and passionate marketing professional, with a strong background in the performing arts, literature, writing, and sales. A quirky and innovative individual who is not afraid to take on new tasks and challenges.

• Excellent communication, writing and social skills
• Superb work ethic and dedication to the clientele
• Extensive experience in Marketing, Sponsorship, and Fundraising for 501(C) (3) Non-profits

University of Minnesota Minneapolis/ St. Paul Campus
College of Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts: Theater Arts
BA in English (Creative Writing and Literature)

Cause Marketing Forum
Chicago, IL 2013
Cause Marketing 101 for non-profits

Work Experience:
PartnershipsInAction (Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A)
Senior Marketing Associate September 2012- Present
• Manage all aspects of marketing for both the Partnership Walk and Golf tournament
• Created new leads and contacts for potential sponsors
• Worked in gaining and creating sponsorship from corporations
• Built a marketing department from the ground up.
Cool Glow LLC
Wholesale Account Representative March 2013- Present
• Provide excellent customer service to wholesale clients
• Help place wholesale orders and assist with anything clients may need
• Build relationships with currents clients, while also seeking new sales leads.
The Soho Theatre (London, UK)
Writers Centre Intern Summer 2012
• Worked with established and emerging playwrights from the UK.
• Helped with casting and attended meetings
• Attended plays on behalf of The Soho Theatre and wrote coverage reports.
• Assisted with the readings of new scripts and script writing contests.
The Children’s Theater Company
Teacher’s assistant October 2011- January 2011
• Assisting in a joint project led by The Theater Arts Training Program at The Children’s Theater Company and The Children’s Hospital.
• Working with children of all ages helping to provide a relaxing creative environment for patients away from the stressful and sometimes scary atmosphere of being in a hospital.
The Children’s Theater Company
Theater Education Intern September 2011-December 2011
• Assisted and taught young students about creating and performing in a classroom setting.
• Working with children, ages 4 to5 years old, making them feel comfortable and inspiring them to learn and play.

University of Minnesota Theater Department – BA in Theatre
Writers Centre Intern at The Soho Theater in London UK 2012
Acting for the Camera- 2009 – Shirley Vernard
Coe College Theater Department – 2007-2008
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre – Performance Workshop 2006
Lynn Studios – Voice Lessons – 10 Years – 1996 to 2007
Lynn Studios – Piano Lessons – 2003- 2007
Studio 4 – Dance (Jazz, Tap, and Ballet) 2005 – 2006
Heartbeat Studios – Acting, Jazz, Musical Theatre – 2002-2004
High School Speech Team Lakeville & Lakeville South (Prose, Drama, Poetry) 2003-2006
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Blog Writing