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Jessi Stafford

Jessi Stafford

Director of Digital Content

The Century Foundation

Director of Digital Content at The Century Foundation

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The Century Foundation

Director of Digital Content

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Freelance

Writing / Social Media Strategy

Writing :: Community Management :: PR Outreach :: Social Media Strategy

Write about pop culture, human interest, art, food policy, politics and more
Provide consultations & social media recommendations for local businesses / nonprofits
Write web/SEO copy & manage communities
Manage PR outreach and booking for clients

Published work:
-225 Magazine
-Dig Magazine
-The Next Great Generation
-Vegan Mainstream
-Eat Drink Better
-Blogcritics

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STUN Design & Interactive

Marketing Coordinator

Project Management :: Copywriting :: Editing

Main point of contact between clients, designers and creative director to ensure projects completion and excellency. Proofread / edit all copy and manage administrative duties.

Clients: Louisiana State University, AARP, Cajun Industries, Cox Media, New Orleans Fashion Week, Alliance Safety Council, American Heart Association, Big Easy Blends, Baton Rouge Blues Fest, Live After Five, Baton Rouge Zoo, Ourso Beychok Political Consulting

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Elasticity

Account Executive, Digital Voice

Social Media Strategy :: Account Management :: Writing

First hire at start-up digital agency. Managed all social media communities, developed innovative strategy proposals, wrote blog content, created media monitoring reports. Aided in web/SEO copy and crisis communication.
Clients: Charter Communications, Bud Light, American Mustache Institute, Capital One Mascot Challenge, Kennelwood Pet Resorts, Shock Top, Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, FCS Financial.

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Boxcar Films

Marketing Coordinator

Marketing :: Creative Development :: PR Outreach :: Events

Developed and ran awareness campaign for film Box Elder’s national release.

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Newsy.com

Digital Community Manager

Community Management :: Online PR :: Blogging/Social Media Outreach

Promoted website launch from ground level via online channels. Developed blog and social media content. Managed team of students and supervised traffic flow.

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University Bookstore

Assistant Buyer

Brand Management :: Event Planning :: Fashion Merchandising :: Trend Analysis

Received two promotions within Mizzou system: sales associate > event coordinator > assistant buyer. Built visual merchandising for sales floor. Managed prduction flow between clients and vendors.
Clients: Nike, JanSport, Russell, Champion, Under Armor, Totes Isotoner, Columbia Fleece, YakPak.

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JanSport

Brand Ambassador

Marketing :: Event Planning :: Social Media Outreach

Executed 12 on-campus marketing events. Won award for largest Facebook fan page traffic increase (200%+). Blogged for company at SxSW 2009.

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The New School for Public Engagement

Master of Arts (MA), Media Studies

University of Missouri-Columbia

Bachelor of Journalism, Advertising