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Education

IE University, Madrid, Spain. October 2015 to July 2016 .
M.A. in Visual and Digital Media.

University Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2011 to 2014.
B.S. in Journalism, News-Editorial and B.A. in Jewish Studies.
Alpha Epsilon Pi technology chair, Hillel board member, Chabad, CU Students for Israel, Challah for Hunger’s Outreach & Greek Life Coordinator.

Nativ College Leadership Program, Israel, September 2010 to May 2011.
Gap year program with intensive Hebrew classes and volunteering.

Technical Skills

  • Social Media Skills: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google Plus, Vine  HootSuite, Buffer.
  • Certifications: Google Adwords
  • Proficient in: Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Apple: Keynote, Numbers, Pages, Final Cut Pro X. Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, Muse. Google: Calendar, Drive, Docs, Groups.

Experience

TravelToBlank.com, October 2015-Present.

Travel Guide Writer and Social Media Manager

  • Designed, created and maintain travel guide website on WordPress.
  • Wrote walking travel guides for multiple cities with tight deadlines.
  • Governed online traffic, social media, and SEO to create advertising revenue for TravelToBlank.com.
  • Grew website to 3,500+ web views per month.
  • Created and grew social media accounts to 10,000+ followers

Harbendahl DesignGuyaquil, Ecuador, September 2014 to Present.
Chief of Management and Social Media

  • Responsible for building web sites with HTML and WordPress, and creating social media content and driving relevant traffic to small business customer’s site.
  • Digital media consulting with several clients including Claro, Seguros Rocafuerte and Ciudad Celeste.

ShelfX Inc., Boulder, Colorado, May 2013 to July 2014.
Executive Assistant

  • Handled office, sales calls and customer service operations for automated vending refrigerator startup.
  • Streamlined order fulfillment time from one week to one day, creating a fulfillment checklist. Wrote technical installation guide and FAQ’s for automated shelving units.
  • Worked on projects in production, including soldering and assembling electronic components.

Boulder Weekly, Boulder, Colorado, May 2014 to July 2014.
Environmental Reporting Intern

  • Pitched, reported and wrote environmental related articles and news briefs weekly for newspaper read by 25,000 people per week.
  • Found, contacted and interviewed multiple leads for articles.
  • Had an article featured on cover of quarterly environmental magazine.

OyVey Information Technologies, Boulder, Colorado, 2013 to July 2014
Technology Consultant

  • Provided on-site technology support and training for individuals and small businesses.

Menu Sherpa, Boulder, Colorado, August 2012 to August 2013
Social Media Guru

  • In charge of the social media, guerrilla marketing, band development and awareness, along with web site traffic growth.

Boulder Jewish News, Boulder, Colorado, September 2011 to May 2012
CU Intern

  • Wrote weekly articles about events on CU campus.
  • Promoted and maintained the BJN Mitzvah Directory.
  • Maintained twitter account @CUJewishBuffs.

 

Additional Information

  • Honors: Finalist for BN Student award at the 2014 Shorty Awards.
  • Professional Affiliations: Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.
  • Volunteered: Linking Hearts (2011-2012), Hot Plate Soup Kitchen (2011), Akim Israel (2011).