Curriculum Vitae

MARI DAVIS

Writer, Social Media Strategist, Web Developer

Career Focus Writer, Editor, Blogger, Social Media, Web Content and Web Development for a media company, PR firm, companies with e-commerce channel
Experience Summary • Experienced in writing feature articles, blogs, essays, editorial pieces, press releases.
• Well versed in creation, maintenance and engaging the audience/followers of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram , Tumblr, Pinterest
• Strong technical command of the English language; well-versed in copyediting, editing and proofreading.
• An expert in working and maintaining WordPress.
• Competent researcher, interviewer, and reporter.
Relevant Work Experience Editor-in-Chief – FashionWindows, Dallas, TX (May 2002 – present)

• Create editorial board & calendar and develop budget for the publication.
• Develop and maintain constant contact with PR and publicists in the industry
• Work with guest writers (many of whom have no formal training in writing) to organize and refine articles.
• Creates social media strategy – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest
• Use and monitor web analytics (Google and Bing) and SEO
• Oversee overall operations of the publication and its social media channels.

Copywriter – Army Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) (July 2015 – December 2016)

• Write new product copy for the AAFES e-commerce site
• Assisted in the development of content standards and guidelines for jewelry & perfume
• Review all product details to ensure accuracy/ formatting
• Review images to match product
• Proofread and edit all provided content

Freelance Writer/Contributor: FashionReporters, Marienela, Style Coalition, Luxos Magazine (Jan 2007 – present)

• Wrote fashion reviews, fashion trends, book reviews, articles & features.
• Set up and maintain the social media sites for FashinReporters & Marienela
• Did interviews and reports for fashion week and special projects.
• Created videos and blog posts

Other Work Experience Senior Software Engineer – GlobalEnglish, San Francisco CA (Apr 2000 – Apr 2002

Senior Software Engineer – PageNet, Dallas, TX (Aug 1998 – Mar 2000)

Volunteer Work Social Media Strategist – St. Jude Chapel Downtown Dallas
Webmaster – stjudechapel.org
Designed and created St. Jude Chapel 45th Anniversary Souvenir Program
Education Digital Media Certificate (on-going), El Centro College
Bachelor of Science, University of Alaska Anchorage
BS Chemical Engineering – University of the Philippines Los Banos
Computer Skills Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, MS Publisher, WordPress
Writes PHP, CSS, HTML, MySQL

Leave a Reply