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Mercedes Smith

Freelance Public Relation Freelancer & Branding Freelancer

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Location:United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mercedessmith
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CAREER EXPERIENCE

Freelance Publicist • The Imperial Media Group • October ’10 to Present
Created this company to help entrepreneurs get the right exposure through Public Relations, Branding & Event Planning.

- Manage and ensure the image of the clients and company
- Schedule meetings, interviews, and press for clients
-Created Media/Press Kits
-Write Press Releases

PR • Triple C Designs- Glam-Glam Naturale-Glam Noir • May 2011 to August 2011
Public Relations at top accessory company in Brooklyn, NY
- Managed companies social media platforms
- Set up & worked at trade shows such as Jacob Javits Center Accessory & Stationary Shows.
- Landed product placement in Bust Magazine

President & Public Relations Director • Lipstick & Labels • April 2010 to Present
Fashion Editor promoted to President and Public Relations Director of an Online Media Company.

AS PRESIDENT:
- Oversee company and operations to insure production efficiency, quality and service
- Develop strategic plans to advance the company’s mission
- Provide leadership and motivation to staff writers
AS PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR:
- Manage and ensure the image of the company
- Schedule meetings, interviews, and press
- Obtain press passes for concerts, fashion shows and other media events.
AS FASHION EDITOR:
- Research the latest in fashion, write original articles on up and coming fashion models, fashion designers, fashion bloggers and etc.

Fashion Editor • BU Now • August ’09 to May '12
Bloomsburg University Online News Publication
- Create Budgets for Fashion Writers
- Develop story ideas

President & Public Relations Director • Ladies First • January ’09 to May '12
University organization geared towards empowering women through educational and social events.

- Promoted to President, May 2010.
AS PRESIDENT:
- Maintain organization through leadership
- Schedule organization meetings
- Managing the organizations day to day operations
AS PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR:
- Create logos, posters, flyers, and stickers for promotional use and upcoming events

AS PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR:
- Create press kits and newsletters
- Arrange and schedule press interviews for clients
- Manage social network pages
- Book and schedule events
- Promote and campaign events such as album releases, product launches and showcases
- Media placements available on request

SKILLS

• Adobe Photoshop • Abode Illustrator • Excel
• Web Design/HTML • Video Editing • Blogging
• Quark Express • PowerPoint • Microsoft Office

PORTFOLIO/REFERENCE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
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