PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

With 15+ years of marketing experience, I have an extensive background that spans brand development, content strategy, community building, copywriting, and process development.

PRINCIPAL

SLK Studio | 10/19 - Present

  • Apply extensive knowledge of leading creative teams, scaling  processes & implementing brand strategies to support clients' needs.

  • Depending on business needs, provide support through marketing strategy development, content plan builds, process improvement recommendations & copy and brand execution.

  • Clients have included Walmart, God & Beauty, 11 Honore, among others. 

EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

Dia&Co | 8/17 - 9/19

  • Approved copy, content & contextual commerce strategy for fashion brand dedicated to women who wear sizes 14-32.

  • Managed seven writers, strategists, photo editors & stylists.

  • Implemented content strategy that resulted in 1,000% YOY increase in search impressions.

  • Identified & established metrics to track back to business KPIs, reported on trends & made recommendations to executive team.

  • Collaborated on priority business initiatives including launch of e-commerce shopping, brand partnerships & influencer campaigns.

  • Pitched & executed creative campaign concepts, including development of national commercials, digital and print campaigns, event activations & experiential brand moments.

  • Managed annual creative team budget.

SR. DIRECTOR, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Chloe+Isabel | 2/14 - 8/18

  • Led team of four & guided creation of multimedia curriculum across a wide range of topics, including product knowledge, marketing, merchandising & sales.

  • Supported cross-functional planning of meet-ups, monthly product launches, promotional calendar & technology enhancements.

  • Developed curriculum & presented sessions at in-person training events attended by up to 300 sales representatives.

  • Users who interacted with online content sold up to 107% more than their counterparts who didn't.

EDITORIAL MANAGER & FASHION WRITER

ModCloth | 9/09 - 11/13

  • Set storytelling & lifestyle brand strategy for retail site visited by 4+ million monthly users.

  • Led & mentored both an on-site & remote team of 12 editors, writers & videographers.

  • Collaborated with brand partners on customer contests, mobile app launch, and other cross-functional marketing initiatives.

  • Established guidelines for renowned copywriting practices.

PUBLICIST

Shreve Williams Public Relations | 9/06 - 8/13

  • Coordinated efforts for publishing clients by executing media campaigns.

  • Built relationships with media and authors, set up promotion for author tours, organized events, and crafted press materials.

  • Initiated company’s social media efforts on Facebook and Twitter.

 

TEAM TESTIMONIALS

"SK is the go-to, the guru, the greatest when it comes to being calm, cool, collected, AND super communicative. She's also as wise as she is funny, which means she's pretty much the perfect Cruise Director whether the skies are clear or the seas are stormy."


—Casey D., Senior Copywriter

"Having Sarah as a boss has been one of the greatest privileges of my career. Her sharp editing skills and supremely organized brain are only surpassed by her amazing advocacy as a manager and support as a mentor. I wish I could take her with me to every job I have."

—Sarah D., Content Strategist

"A great boss is one that encourages you and pushes you out of your comfort zone. Sarah has turned me into a regular runner and is always making my writing better. With her guidance, I feel like I could really do anything!" 

—Ashby, Editorial Specialist

 

©2019 by Sarah Klenakis.