Lauren Jarvis-Gibson
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Location: Silver Spring, MD, USA
School: Towson University
Field of Study: English

Lauren Jarvis-Gibson

Lauren Jarvis-Gibson

------------ | ------------ | willing to relocate ASAP at my own expense

Education
Towson University | Bachelor of Arts: English | Concentration: Creative Writing

Experience
Marketing and Leasing Professional| Quest Management | June 2020 – Present
• Make sure occupancy for both properties is above 95% at all times
• Manages and promotes properties using social media
• Processes new tenant information
Assistant Property Manager | The Apartment House | June 2019 – June 2020
• Processes new tenant information.
• Addresses and resolves tenant issues and complaints.
• Assists in marketing the property.
• Manages the financial aspects of the business.
• Gives tours to prospect tenants.
Freelance Writer | The Financial Diet | October 2018 – Present
• Write monthly articles for my own column, ‘Happier and Healthier’
• Pitch and publish essays for numerous publications like Hello Giggles and HuffPost.
Contract Writer | Wedding Wire | April 2018 – July 2018
• Performed assigned writing tasks, as delegated by the project manager, on an ongoing basis
• Ensured tasks were completed in a timely, and efficient manner
• Showcased improvement in writing skills and ability to increase productivity over time
Staff Writer and Producer | Thought Catalog | February 2017- February 2018
• Wrote over 920 articles on culture, relationships, lifestyle and entertainment
• Responsible for writing 11.08 million page views in 2017
• Wrote and edited Thought Catalog sponsored content for EBay, Dyson, Bumble, Tito’s Vodka, the U.S Air Force and Brita
• Wrote and edited articles that were syndicated to The Huffington Post, The Mighty and Your Tango
• Rejected and approved contributing writers to ensure only high quality articles that aligned with the Thought Catalog brand were published
• Developed and maintained relationships with contributing writers in a professional manner to expand Thought Catalog’s reach and increase engagement with Thought Catalog contents
• Composed traffic generating headlines for written and produced articles
• Managed the company’s Facebook accounts: Astrology Catalog and Travel Catalog
• Published and edited articles through WordPress platform
• Expert on the digital platform ‘Slack’
• Chose images for articles - familiar with licensing and copyright laws for online editorial images
• Published personal book of poetry, "Paper Hearts”
Editorial Intern | May 2016 - February 2017
• Wrote 2-3 articles daily on culture, relationships, lifestyle and entertainment
• Rejected and approved contributing writers to ensure only high quality articles that aligned with the Thought Catalog brand were published
• Managed the company’s Facebook account: College Catalog
• Organized and scheduled social media posts on the Thought Catalog Tumblr account
• Published personal essay book, "In Regards to Forever"
Client Service Coordinator | AdvantEdge Business Center | August 2015- April 2016
• Provided administrative and technical support to over 70 full-time and virtual companies
• Increased social media virtual traffic by creating consistent content on various platforms
• Answered and directed inbound/outbound calls; greeted guests and clients
• Managed conference and client schedules
• Organized events for client and company functions ranging in size of 10-300 guests
Sales Associate | Tabletop, Washington, District of Columbia | June 2015 - August 2015
• Ensured high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service
• Assessed customers’ needs and provide assistance accordingly
Contributing Writer | Her Campus | September 2013- March 2014
• Contributed articles on love, relationships, and beauty tips
• Attended weekly meetings to improve the quality and content of ‘Her Campus’
• Participated in ‘Her Campus’ events to help spread the word about the magazine and the talented writers involved