Steven LaFond

 
Professional ​
info​​

I've 8 years experience in creating and managing eye-catching content in order to build an maintain audiences for non-profits, higher education, the arts, and business. I'm seeking to grow with an employer who is looking for innovative ways to communicate.

Work​
experience​
Digital Communications Manager.
National Brain Tumor Society

​2014 - present

 

​Responsible for driving community interaction across multiple platforms, messaging, and strategy. Works with medical, research, and community members to raise the awareness of brain tumor research and treatments. Executes campaigns to assist policy advocates across all digital channels. Conceives, shoots, edits and produces videos for all aspects of the business. Directs Adwords campaigns and manages SEO/PPC vendors.

 

 

Community Manager.
Wellesley Information Services

​2012 - 2014

 

Managed an online community of over 24000 members (websphereusergroup.org). Networked with industry professionals to bring expert-level training and content tocommunity members. Organized and moderated local and virtual user group meetings. Blogged and wrote feature articles about innovation and technological trends. Grew and maintained a robust social media presence.

Social Media Strategist and Writer.
Freelance

​2009 - present

 

Created and currently maintain the social media presence for the Belt It Out Reading Series. Chief consultant for Agni Literary Magazine and Mythical Journeys' social media branding. Past projects include Rooms Down the Hallway, Fairleigh Dickinson University Writing Program, and the AFTDA community.  Writes essays and articles for The Good Men Project, Worcester Mag, Derbylife.com, and AIVF.org.

Communications Writer
First Marblehead

2004 - 2008

 Created concise, easy-to-read instruction manuals and online training materials. Wrote daily newsletters, event notices, and informative articles on specific departments within First Marblehead.

Skills

Digital Content Strategy

Social Media Marketing

SEO/SEM

Online Marketing

Brand Management

Video Editing

Adobe Creative Cloud

Featured Articles

Newsletters

Community Outreach

Editing, Press Releases

Apple

Microsoft

CMS

HTML

WordPress

Google Analytics

AdWords

Public Speaking

Project Management

Sprout Social

Advocacy

Public Policy

Salesforce

Mail Chimp

Education
Masters in Fine Arts
Bennington College

2011

 

 

Bachelor of Arts
Emerson College

​2008

 

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