Most Recent Career Milestones
January 2014 - Present
Awarded a blogging internship with CIEE to write weekly articles about my experiences abroad. Became a regular contributor to both Verge Magazine and Move to Cambodia during my years as an expat, writing travel content for both publications. Since starting work full-time as an SEO copywriter in 2018, I've taken on SEO blog work across the lifestyle, health & wellness, and food & beverage industries. Used my SEO skills to manage content creation for startups, email marketing for an online hospitality portal, and take on ghostwriting work for travel and mental health blogs. That, in addition to my many magazine assignments, has made up the last eight years.
June 2020 - April 2021
221 SOUTH OAK - ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
Quickly promoted from bartender to assistant manager thanks to ability to keep calm and work efficiently under enormous pressure. Was responsible for team and restaurant management, office work, and sommelier duties each night. Learned excellent time management and valuable leadership and customer service skills.
September '18 - September '21
GRASSHOPPER ADVENTURES - COPYWRITER
Learned and mastered SEO best practices. Created webpage copy, wrote and edited blogs, came up with email marketing campaigns, wrote polished content for print catalogs, and curated social media posts surrounding travel destinations in Asia. Fast-paced work environment with regular meetings and communication with marketing team.
September 2018 - January 2019
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Managed the social media profiles of four businesses for a few months. This involved creating posts and ad campaigns.
July 2016 - April 2020
RESTAURANT SERVER AND BARTENDER
Began as host manager in New England's busiest pub, worked as a server and bartender at two additional restaurants in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Telluride, Colorado. Learned customer service skills and time management in fast-paced environments.
June 2018 - September 2018
Taught English and Math to 1st-3rd graders. Learned how to plan lessons and lead classrooms in an English as a Second Language Environment.