David Abed

Freelance Social Marketer & Public Relation Freelancer

Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Website: http://www.socialmediabydave.com
2 Skills
David Abed
Phone (734) 417-6898 • E-mail daveabed@gmail.com

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 09/2002 – 04/2006
-Bachelors of Fine Arts-
• University Honor

Work Experience

Social Media by Dave; Los Angeles, CA
Freelance Social Media Manager, September 2012 - Present
• Manage the social media presence for local businesses such as Barney's Beanery and GreenBliss EcoSpa

DocStoc; Santa Monica, CA
Social Media Instructor, July/Auguest 2012 (contract position)
• Created and recorded instructional videos which teach small business owners how to develop marketing strategies for Facebook, Twitter and Yelp

Crier Communications; Beverly Hills, CA
Social Media Director, June 2009 – May 2012
• Developed social media strategy for multiple brands
• Implemented strategy on multiple social platforms
• Developed and implemented online contests, sweepstakes and promotions
• Created and aggregated original content
• Commented on blogs in order to raise SEO
• Acted as a customer service liaison through social platforms
• Interacted directly with CEOs and other company officials
• Wrote advertising copy
• Wrote proposals
• Managed interns
• Met with prospective clients

Richmark Entertainment; Los Angeles, CA
House Manager, December 2006 – July 2012
• Managed the front of house for the Wadsworth and Brentwood Theatres

Ink Foundry Public Relations; Los Angeles, CA
Account Manager, December 2007 – June 2009
• Specialized in social media marketing, reaching out to target demographics throughout Los Angeles, including moms, restaurant and theatre goers
• Managed social media pages including Facebook, Twitter, Forums, YouTube, and Deal Sites
• Wrote press releases for new products, events, and research. I have been published in the Washington Times, Forbes.com, Dallas Film Festival, and Harper’s Magazine among others
• Managed client affairs for Feld Entertainment, Zodiac Vodka, LocalGetaways.com, and Tiger Beer among others
• Built relationships with news organizations and bloggers throughout Southern California
• Coordinated and managed live events and media mornings

Social media development Interpersonal
Improv MS Office,
Photoshop Adobe Premier
Copywriter Humor