Founder at Slave to Social
- Austin, Texas Area
Cathy Benavides's Overview
- Founder at Slave to Social
- Principal at Austin Slave to Fashion
- Community Manager at Idea Incubator
- Office Manager/ Registration Manager at Webmaster World/Pubcon
- Logistics Manager at BlogathonATX
- Board Member - Events and Registration at Austin Social Media Club
- Shipping and Administrative Specialist at ZoloWear Inc.
- Operations Manager at Everything Neon
- AP Assistant at D&S Residential
- The University of Texas at Dallas
- Lake Travis High School- Class of 2000
Cathy Benavides' Summary
I love all things social media, and would love to take my experience with social media, event planning, blogging, and community organizing and use it to help a great company.
Social media, blogging, event planning, community organizing, outreach, partnerships.
Cathy Benavides' Experience
Austin Slave to Fashion
November 2008 – Present (5 years 11 months) Austin, Texas Area
I write the blog Austin Slave to Fashion about personal style, plus size fashion and body acceptance. I also do freelance writing for other plus size sites (Sonsi Woman) and do personal shopping with clients in Austin.
Online Media industry
April 2012 – November 2012 (8 months) Austin, TX
Community management, content creation and social media strategy for Idea Incubator and Digital Marketer.
Board Member - Events and Registration
Austin Social Media Club
January 2010 – December 2011 (2 years) Austin, Texas Area
I worked with the Austin Social Media Club for 2 years overseeing meeting registration and planning events. We held 3-4 events per year for social networking usually to benefit a non-profit in Austin. I was also in charge of getting people checked in at meetings and generally putting the "social" in social media.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Consumer Goods industry
June 2008 – December 2009 (1 year 7 months)
I manage the day to day operations for this dot com. This includes office duties as well as production (overseas and in the US) and warehouse duties.
Cathy Benavides' Skills & Expertise
- Social Media
- Event Planning
- Community Outreach
- Community Organizing
- Social Media Marketing
- Community Management
- Social Networking
- Creative Writing
- Email Marketing
- Online Advertising
- Public Relations
- Content Management
- Content Strategy
- Online Marketing
Cathy Benavides' Education
2000 – 2001
I think I did about 1.5 semesters in college before I decided that I was not terribly interested in school...
Lake Travis High School- Class of 2000
1996 – 2000
Cathy Benavides' Additional Information
FASHION- shopping, styling, and making sure that everyone knows that they have the right to look and feel good.
- Groups and Associations:
Austin Social Media Club, Austin Heritage Society
Contact Cathy for:
- job inquiries
- expertise requests
- business deals
- reference requests
- getting back in touch