Digital Marketing Manager (Hilton North Raleigh Midtown)

Jan 2014- April 2015

-Communications and public relations. Draft press releases, craft messaging both for internal and external uses, and conduct community outreach & business development.
-Manage and grow social media outlets to reach guests and community
-Human Resources and implementation of our corporate culture and goals
-Digital media and graphic design
-Served as full time Blue Energy Chairman, with a focus on driving culture, measuring success of culture on property, and developing incentives for staff to achieve more. I conducted the hotel's employee committees and improve the quality of their work.
-Began in Jan 2014 as an intern, being trained in Management in all departments of the hotel. I assisted the Sales office in graphic design and content and began as a Digital Marketing manager during the summer of 2014.

NC Field Director - Raleigh (Generation Opportunity)

April 2015 - September 2015

- Oversee and execute grassroots efforts in several geographic areas. Generation Opportunity is a national, nonpartisan, youth advocacy organization geared towards equipping young people with the knowledge, resources, and tools to advocate for policy solutions that expand economic opportunity.
- Develop, grow, and maintain an active volunteer network to assist with various goals and projects and to help with event planning, implementation, and turnout.
-Develop and deploy leadership and grassroots volunteer advocacy networks.

Digital Manager - D.C. (Generation Opportunity)

September 2015 - March 2017

-Develop engaging content for National and State Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts. Ensure messaging is consistent with all other marketing and communication and is in full compliance.
-Form social media coalitions with likeminded groups and network partners, as well as service our followers online by engaging, fielding noteworthy questions and represent the brand.
-Track and analyze social media activity with weekly and monthly reports showing progress towards marketing goals and organizational outcomes. Utilize reports to identify areas of opportunity or strategy shifts.
-Collaborate with Creative team to create engaging social media assets such as infographics, videos, images and more.
- Compile daily news clips into an informative morning bulletin for internal operations. 

Spokesperson & PR Manager (Young Voices)

March 2017 - present

-Act as a public spokesperson for Young Voices on radio and TV.
-Host and produce the Young Voices podcast.
-Pitch Advocates for radio and TV.
-Write Public Service Announcements (PSA's) for radio
-Advise and train Advocates on their verbal communications skills with the aim of measurable improvement. 
-Manage Young Voices website and social media, develop content strategy.
-Manage public relations efforts for Young Voices

Host (Beltway Banthas Podcast)

Fall 2015-Present

Host and producer of a weekly podcast mashing up Star Wars & politics news. Interview high profile guests from media, politics and entertainment industry on their fandom of Star Wars. Write weekly monologues and engage our audience. 

Do TV and radio hits to promote the podcast and share insights on our area of expertise. 

Contributor (Washington Examiner)

June 2017 - present

Write weekly pieces for the the Examiner on politics and entertainment news.