Resume

Stephanie Bird

Email stephaniekbird@gmail.com
Phone 530-LOOK-887
Northern California

 

References available upon request.

Professional info​
My Story

​My skills include developing content through writing, photography, communications, and event planning. Other job skills include grant writing, front-end web management, email newsletters, and photography. 

I've worked in a few different industries to get their message out, from nonprofit to solar to software, and enjoy most the opportunities that afford me the ability to learn about the unique communities served. 

I also have a strong background in nutrition science, and am experienced as a health educator, leading biometric screenings in corporate environments. ​

Writing

Copywriting

Executive writing

Grant writing

Technical writing

Blogs

Social media

Feature articles

Reviews

Columns

Photography

Work experience
Communications Consultant. Community Initiatives.

​12/2019 - Current

 

  • External Communications Consultant for a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor with 100+ fiscally sponsored projects across the country, with a majority based in California.

  • Collaboration with executive staff to develop communications strategy. 

  • Development of CEO and other executive communications. 

  • Development of marketing and communications content, such as blogs, articles, website, and social media.

  • Deep knowledge of client needs, and generation of new techniques to make communications more effective.

  • Support and promotion of fiscally sponsored projects.

Marketing Content Specialist. Alternative Energy Systems Inc.

​1/2017 - 9/2019

 

  • Developing content for marketing and company use, including copywriting, photography, videography, and print materials. 

  • Email marketing. 

  • Social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, Yelp  

  • Blog development for website. 

  • Website management (UI/UX). 

  • Event coordination, both internal and public-facing. 

  • Print materials for events and publication.

  • Favorite new skill: marketing drone pilot!​

 

Team Lead, Health Educator, Biometric Screener. Interactive Health, Health Solutions, Wellness Corporate Solutions.

​1/2014 - 2/2017

  • Led biometric screening events at various corporate locations, transported equipment, supervised setup and breakdown, communicated with and led the team, and worked various stations as needed to manage flow.

  • Data, paperwork, and coaching met HIPAA and PHI.

  • Conducted initial anthropometric exams on participants, including measuring blood pressure, body composition, height, weight, and waist circumference as well as calculating BMI for point of reference in annual screenings and to help identify potential health conditions relevant to their individual results.

  • Educated participants at events about conditions custom to results, including blood glucose, cholesterol, and other biometric data.

Content Developer, Copywriter. ImprovementDirect.com (Build.com).

2/2007 - 3/2009

 

  • Exceeded the goal of online publication of a dozen articles weekly to build our content database, producing both technical and marketing content, such as how-to articles, buyers guides, offer disclosures, legal information, technical writing, and project proposals.

  • Grew the content team from one to five people including two staff copywriters and two college interns.

  • Built content database to promote higher page rankings using informed placement of SEO and rewriting brand-produced verbiage.

  • Initiated “eco” category; defining the eco parameters and working directly with WaterSense and Energy Star.

  • Produced the first three Eco Home Improvement webisode series.

Marketing & Promotions Specialist. York Publishing.

2/2002 - 10/2005

 

Marketing and Promotions Specialist for Videomaker and Smart TV & Sound magazines:

  • Developed marketing copy and content for web and print.

  • Created email campaigns, including writing HTML/CSS, design elements, deployment, tracking, list management, and managed mail-merges including multiple-piece mailers.

  • Coordinated events, including semi-annual Expo trade shows and a week-long cruise workshop in the Caribbean for videographers.

  • Designed marketing materials.

Marketing Coordinator. CyberEd Inc., a PLATO Learning company.

4/2000 - 10/2001

 

Marketing Coordinator for educational software company:

  • Developed print campaigns for an educational software company producing interactive biology and chemistry software for high school students.

  • Supervision of a graphic designer.

  • Event coordinator to promote company trade show presence.

  • Technical writing to accompany product (educational software).

Skills

HTML/CSS

Word Press

Adobe Creative Cloud

Premiere Pro

Google Suite

Microsoft Office

AirTable

MailChimp

BirdEye

JotForm

Custom CRM

DSLR

DJI Spark drone

Time lapse

Projects
Freelance Writing and Content.

​1/1998 - Present

Columnist, reviewer, feature writer, and photographer.

 

Content developer (copywriting and editing) for web marketing and front/middle-end web design and programming (HTML/CSS).

Some publications include:​​

Some clients include:

  • Butte Humane Society

  • United Way of Butte & Glenn Counties

  • Auctiva

  • Gary Bess Associates

  • Moon Publications

  • Devanie Angel

Education​
California State University, Chico.

1/2011 - 5/2013

 

Bachelors of Science, Nutrition and Food Science - Dietetics

  • Externship at PASSAGES.

  • Internship at Center of Nutrition and Activities Promotion.

  • Qualitative research regarding those impacted by food allergies.

  • Researched nutritional supplement, curcumin,.

  • Conducted a diet-based case study.

  • Developed a theory-based motivational nutrition intervention.

  • Developed recipe for and market-tested of a gluten-free pretzel.

  • Created rotating production and customer menus.

Butte Community College, Oroville.

6/2010 - 12/2010, and other dates

 

Photography and Science Courses

  • Physiology and Organic Chemistry for Nutrition prerequisites

  • Photography classes

  • Employed in the main campus library (spring 1996)

  • Employed at the main campus and Glenn County Center bookstores (2000, 2002)

© 2020 by Stephanie Bird.

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