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Jim Urquhart

Freelance Writer & Photographer

Location:Somerset, Wisconsin, United States
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James Urquhart

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.

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.
Key responsibilities included team leading, freelance employee management, event coordination, editorial direction and editorial production, photography.

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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