I help B2B companies attract the right audience, convert prospects into leads, develop relationships with leads and nurture those relationships until they are ready to buy. I am a results-driven marketing professional with a proven background conceptualizing, developing, managing, executing and measuring extremely successful strategies, programs and campaigns that support achievement of business goals. I have extensive experience in strategic planning, tactical planning, budgeting and project management. I'm able to drive brand vision and direct and execute high-impact, innovative, demand generation programs. I have a proven ability to successfully manage multiple priorities, agencies, constituencies and stakeholders to achieve measurable results. One key metric includes helping a major business unit increase their market share from four to six percent over a five-year period (represents a significant increase for that particular industry). Another key accomplishment is increasing by more than 80%, web traffic to a business unit's pages.
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I have 19 years of experience in global public relations, corporate communications, media relations, marketing, marketing communications and copy editing. I have extensive experience in the financial services industry--almost my entire career. I wrote over 1,000 press releases per year while at A.M. Best, an insurance ratings company, while maintaining exceptional quality with zero margin for error. I also have experience in marketing communications, so I can be a creative copywriter as well.
Based in the Tampa, Fla. area, I am a versatile and charismatic writer, editor and publicist with 24 years of professional experience in journalism and PR/media relations. I write journalistlic-style press releases and bios, develop newsworthy story angles, generate significant media coverage, and author and maintain blog, website, Facebook and LinkedIn content. I also write magazine features and author books. With my dual experience in journalism and PR, I understand how to craft press releases and story angles that generate media attention since I worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers and magazines before embarking on my own in 2005.
Arron Neal is the owner of arPR Los Angeles. She works with businesses and nonprofit organizations to create impactful communications programs that turn influencers into advocates, journalists into collaborators, and consumers into loyal supporters. Arron has more than 11 years of experience as an agency practitioner, in-house communications manager, and independent consultant and her client experience spans the business, nonprofit, technology, lifestyle, and entertainment industries. Services include: Communications Planning Planning services begin with a review and evaluation of a client’s communications priorities and challenges. We then work with clients to develop a strategy to enhance the organization’s success and achieve outlined goals. Media Relations Strategy Every organization has a story to tell. We find and pitch the strongest angles of our client’s stories that give print, broadcast, and online media relevant news to educate, entertain, and inspire their audiences. Press Release Development A press release is a staple tactic in many public relations campaigns. To have the greatest value, they must be informative, engaging, and newsworthy. We develop press releases that capture attention and motivate target audiences to action. Message Development and Training The ability to clearly and consistently communicate an organization’s mission is paramount to their success. We help clients distill their purpose into concise language and train them to deliver it in a meaningful way. Social Media Management We help clients navigate the sea of social media platforms. From guidelines and usernames to hashtags and content, we develop and manage a strategy to maximize engagement with stakeholders online. Content Development We work with clients to author newsletters, brochures, annual reports, blogs and other materials. We also develop corporate style guides that set standards to ensure uniformity of all written communications.
I am an experienced PR and Marketing Manager, with a proven track record for managing PR, Online Marketing and Social Media campaigns and handling media relations. Services include: - Provision of PR support to companies from the EU, Russia and Ukraine, including media work, event management, social media, online marketing - Designing and coordinating integrated communications campaigns - Marketing strategy advising for companies entering European and Russian markets With over seven year’s experience, I have worked on communications campaigns in Russia and Europe. List of companies include: Volvo Car Russia, Volvo Automobile Schweiz, the European Commission, EU Delegation to Ukraine, Pirelli and many others. I am a creative thinker, organized, with strong communications, and a results-led approach to work.
I am a dynamic self starter, talented writer and team player, with a background in Communications and Marketing seeking a seeking marketing and public relations projects. For the last year, I have worked in the Real Estate group of Rubenstein Associates, where I received experience in luxury residential real estate and gained priceless experience within the public relations industry. I am looking to branch out of this niche field to apply my skills to other industries. My previous experience in private banking (three years), creative merchandising role in at Cole Haan, promotional staff trainer and manager at a beverage promotions company (2 years) and internships with Life & Style/ In Tough Magazine, Quinn & Co PR firm and NorthReal, Inc., a start-up tech company, provides me with a broad spectrum of knowledge experience to create strategic communication and marketing materials.
About me…I am a true veteran of the digital space with 18 years of digital agency experience...in project management, account management and digital / social strategy. Peruse my resume and you will see… In my role at Ogilvy I oversaw social media and content strategy for the SC Johnson business, a team comprised of 10 social strategists, content creators and community managers and across 9 brands in NA and Internationally; At Weber Shandwick I oversaw the creation of the first content marketing, social media command center, garnering nearly a dozen awards and providing the case study that would grow the content marketing practice across the entire agency; At Razorfish I led a massive digital future visioning strategy and roadmap project for State Farm, which in addition to helping to secure a record-breaking 25MM retainer for the agency, aimed to predict digital behaviors 3 years into the future to help State Farm in their goal to leapfrog the competition from a mobile/social/digital perspective; At Band Digital I successfully relocated and rebuilt the flagship Harley-Davidson business, launching the first social/digital programs for Dark Custom, Harley Women and Harlistas; and at Leo Burnett I oversaw the digital production group at Arc Worldwide, personally managing the multi-million redesign of the GoArmy.com website, increasing leads by 41% in a year. At the core I believe I can do anything. Not because I am any smarter than the next guy (gal), because I know I am not. I build teams and connect people to tools and tools to people. I will walk through fire to get the job done. I’m crafty and relentless in my process. I navigate and figure things out. I create relationships based on trust and authenticity. Boredom is my enemy. I’m driven to win and that passion comes across in everything I do – from developing digital strategies – to managing my teams – to growing business with fresh, new ideas – and everything in between, big and small.
Experienced marketing consultant specializing in strategy and engagement. I focus on highly effective techniques such as social media and email marketing, as well as public relations. I have successfully boosted engagement through social media for both large and small companies, and have ranked in the top ten for email lead conversion at one of the most well known international companies in the finance industry. I have also been a social media instructor for the SBA, as well as other local government, non-profit and corporate entities. I also have a strong public relations background resulting in thousands of dollars worth of print, online and broadcast placement. I pride myself on balancing creativity with metrics to drive growth.
I am a published fiction writer with an MA in Literary Studies and a BA in English Literature with Creative Writing. Since finishing my postgraduate degree I have been building my digital writing portfolio across the past year and have worked with Thought Catalog, Planet Ivy and Screen Robot (where I was nominated for writer of the year), as well as on my own projects. I am experienced with the digital publishing process from working on initial pitches through to design aspects and promotion across social media. I have an excellent network of connections with writers, bloggers and online journalists.
A solutions oriented, diversely qualified, and highly motivated communications professional with close to ten years of experience across agency, in-house, and entrepreneurial environments. Proficient in public relations, corporate communications, and the strategic marketing tactics, opportunities, and challenges of B2B, B2C, and nonprofit initiatives. Keen ability to articulate complex messaging; cultivate relationships with both internal & external stakeholders; create dynamic emotional and objective content; engage with and influence media, and precisely budget for short and long-term revenue maximization.