Erika Childers

Erika Childers

Student at Georgia State University, CM/Editor at Ghost Volta, Marketing at Skr'bec Tech, Social Media at ATL WEBFEST

Location
Greater Atlanta Area
Industry
Public Relations and Communications

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Erika Childers's Overview

Current
  • Social Media Marketing Coordinator at ATL WEBFEST
  • Senior Tech Editor/Community Manager/Writer at Ghost Volta
  • Marketing Manager at Skr'bec Technology, LLC
  • Fiction Editor at East Coast Ink
Past
  • Web Developer at Senior Dashboard
Education
Connections

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Erika Childers' Summary

I am a well-rounded and fast-learning female always on the prowl for the next big thing. I am resourceful, energetic, and driven to learn as much as I can whenever I can. I aim to gain experience at a variety of levels and facets of my field and contribute innovative ideas to the public relations, marketing, and related industries.

I am most skilled in social media and community management, marketing campaigns and public outreach, and developing and implementing content strategies.

Currently, I am the Senior Editor and Community Manager for GhostVolta. I am also the Social Media Marketing Coordinator at ATL WEBFEST, the Fiction Editor for East Coast Ink Magazine, and the Marketing Manager at Skr’bec Technology.

Erika Childers' Experience

Social Media Marketing Coordinator

ATL WEBFEST

Public Company; 1-10 employees; Online Media industry

April 2014Present (6 months) Greater Atlanta Area

I returned for the second year of ATL WEBFEST as the Social Media Marketing Coordinator. I am largely in charge of the festival's social presence primarily on Twitter and Facebook. This means designing and implementing promotional campaigns and working to increase visibility and audience engagement.

Senior Tech Editor/Community Manager/Writer

Ghost Volta

Public Company; 1-10 employees; Online Media industry

April 2013Present (1 year 6 months) http://www.ghostvolta.com/author/erikachill/

I manage the technology section of Ghost Volta by setting parameters for deadlines, reviews, and features, making requests for assets and review copies from PR, providing feedback to writers, and editing and publishing works. I manage the forum community of Ghost Volta as well by organizing events, gathering and assessing feedback, engaging our audience, and generally making sure things run smoothly. I also provide daily written content about a variety of topics including current events, culture news, and products.

Marketing Manager

Skr'bec Technology, LLC

December 2013Present (10 months) Greater Atlanta Area

I am the third of three employees at Skr'bec Technology, an up-and-coming tech startup in Atlanta. I work on all things marketing, public relations, content strategy, brand development and management, and much more.

Fiction Editor

East Coast Ink

October 2013Present (1 year)

East Coast Ink is a quarterly literary magazine that showcases the works of artists all along the east coast. I select and edit fiction submissions and assist the Editor-In-Chief in making final decisions on layout and branding.

Marketing Intern

Ticket Alternative

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Events Services industry

February 2014August 2014 (7 months) Greater Atlanta Area

I work primarily on event promotion through social media and I work closely with the Marketing Manager and clients to create effective marketing campaigns. I contribute to various blogs, such as Atlanta Music Guide and TALive, where I also help create and coordinate events and promotional opportunities, interview bands and musicians, and cover various shows and events.

Social Media Intern

Scoutmob

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

August 2013December 2013 (5 months) Greater Atlanta Area

I assisted in managing social media streams (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Pinterest), promoted brand awareness across many platforms, designed and implemented content strategies, wrote blog posts and editorials, maintained the established voice of the company, worked to increase audience engagement.

Partnership Associate

ATL WEBFEST

Public Company; 1-10 employees; Online Media industry

June 2013October 2013 (5 months) Greater Atlanta Area

This internship was designed to assist in branding the first and only web series festival in the Southeast. I acted as a marketing intern with a focus on public relations. This included drafting press releases, reaching out to and attracting sponsors and partners, brainstorming marketing campaigns, and helping to build the event from the ground up.

Web Developer

Senior Dashboard

May 2011July 2011 (3 months) Georgia Southern University

Senior Dashboard is a website geared toward helping senior citizens learn how to use the Internet. For a web development course, I led a small team of peers in assisting the site owner with updating website design and functionality, led focus groups, communicated directly with the website owner to satisfy wants and needs, completed the website in a timely fashion and received course credit.

Erika Childers' Skills & Expertise

  1. Creative Writing
  2. Public Relations
  3. Social Media
  4. Facebook
  5. Blogging
  6. Editing
  7. Photoshop
  8. Dreamweaver
  9. Marketing
  10. Social Media Marketing
  11. Online Marketing
  12. Social Networking
  13. WordPress
  14. HTML
  15. Social Media Measurement
  16. Journalism
  17. Community Management
  18. Editorial
  19. Copy Editing
  20. Public Speaking
  21. Website Development
  22. HTML + CSS
  23. Sony Vegas Pro
  24. Press Releases
  25. Adobe Creative Suite
  26. Copywriting
  27. Media Relations
  28. Digital Marketing
  29. Hootsuite
  30. TweetDeck
  31. Content Management
  32. Brand Management
  33. Facebook Fan Page Strategies
  34. Content Strategy
  35. Web Design
  36. Publishing
  37. Press Kits

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Erika Childers' Education

Georgia State University

B.A. Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, English

20122014

Activities and Societies: PRSSA

Georgia Southern University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Multimedia Communication

20092012

Activities and Societies: Creative Writing Club, French Table

Cass High School

20052009

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