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Jim Urquhart

Freelance Writer & Photographer

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Location:Somerset, Wisconsin, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jimurquhart
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$45
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James Urquhart
www.linkedin.com/pub/jim-urquhart/16/956/ba0/

Media and Communications Professional
Creative media and communications professional experienced in producing product-focused content for a wide range of markets and clients. Demonstrated track record of team leadership and project management. Consistently produces media that stands out and delivers an impactful message.

Core competencies include:
Project Management • Social Media Management • Print Media • Editorial Strategy • Team Building • Team Leadership • Photography • Video • Editorial • Marketing Strategy • Website Content • Media Relations • Event Planning • Promotions • Go To Market Strategy • Newsletters

Professional Experience
Lubrication Technologies, Inc., Golden Valley, MN • 2013-Present
A privately-held, global lubricants producer and distributor with over $500-million in annual revenue, Lubrication Technologies, Inc. (Lube-Tech) is a world leader in 2-stroke and 4-stroke lubricant development. Lube-Tech offers in-house marketing services to all of its clients, taking ownership of their oil and lubricants category sales and marketing.

Marketing/Communications Professional
Key responsibilities include ensuring client branding stayed consistent, producing internal and customer-facing company newsletters, producing product-oriented content including video, written and digital.

Key Achievements:
Oversaw buildout and launch of Custom Brands business website.
Managed redesign and re-launch of company newsletter
Created editorial direction for series of distribution publications

Past Experience
Private, for-hire media service specializing in editorial direction and production, photography, creative direction, media relations and event organization.

Owner/Principal
Key responsibilities included financial management, budget, new business acquisition, client management, media production, proposal generation, editorial production, photography and creative direction.

SNO-X Magazine, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN • 2002-2009
International, industry-leading snowmobile enthusiast publication.
Editor
Key responsibilities included team leading, freelance employee management, event coordination, editorial direction and editorial production, photography.

Education
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature University of Minnesota • Twin Cities • 1995

Technical Skills
Microsoft: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
Mac: Pages, iMail, iCloud


References and work samples available upon request
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Writing
Photography