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Marketing Assistant and Content Developer

New York, New York, United States
October 02, 2016

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Sharanika Akter

Brooklyn, NY ***** ● 347-***-**** ●


BA in Japanese Language and Diplomacy with five years’ experience in entrepreneurships, events, fundraising, data entry, web development, e-marketing, and blogging. Highly articulate, with excellent writing skills. Proficient in social media and ecommerce for promoting brands and marketing to international clientele. Skilled in MS Office, WordPress, and Adobe Photoshop. Experience teaching in Japan. Conversational in Japanese. Fluent in Bangla.


Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Scholar’s Program, Class of 2016

GPA: 3.7/4.0; Dean’s List 2012-2016

Kansai Gaidai University: Fall 2015


MediaCombo Inc., Brooklyn, NY March 2016 – Present

Assistant/Content Writer, Researcher, and Developer

General Assistant to Principals of MediaCombo Inc. and MediaCombo Productions. Create content for company projects including Google Expeditions and virtual reality film.

Write Content for 3 Google Expeditions: Lake Baikal, Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, and Russia Today.

Research scientific and historical facts to create content for Google Expeditions.

Utilize Photoshop and Adobe Premiere to prepare video clips for virtual reality and create visuals for company website and ads.

Create social media posts for company principals to market projects to followers and business links.

Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan September – December 2015

Writing Tutor

Worked as a part-time Writing Tutor at the Writing Center at Kansai Gaidai University.

Taught up to 8 Japanese students a day during 45-minute tutoring sessions.

Revised and edited student essays, assisted with personal statements, performed mock interviews, advised on research papers, and engaged in group tutoring sessions.

Translated from Japanese to English and vice versa.

Brooklyn College Study Abroad in China, Nanjing, China January 2015 & 2016

Assistant Program Coordinator

Coordinated the Study Abroad in China Program in Beijing, Xi’an, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenzen, and Hong Kong over the course of 3 weeks and prior to the start of the program.

Managed 75 students with navigating all aspects of life in China and supervised side trips to Shenzen and Hong Kong.

Collected and organized payments and organized student meetings. Coordinated, organized, and hosted a Farewell banquet.

Promoted program by visiting and presenting at different CUNY campuses and established a network of alumni.

Ajax Union, Brooklyn, NY April – June 2014

Marketing Intern

Completed learning intensive and hands on internship at this Digital Marketing Agency.

Wrote Social Media plans for clients to increase engagement on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and Pinterest.

Wrote blog posts for clients and wrote PR responses for CEO. Was published on Market New York Expo blog.

Learned and implemented Digital Marketing Strategy, Web Analytics, Search Engine Optimization, Direct Email Marketing, Competitive Analysis, and Case Studies. Completed intensive sales project and generated 30 qualifying leads.

Brooklyn College Library Cafe, Brooklyn, NY February 2014 – Present

College Assistant

To allocate lab usage and manage approximately 200 patrons a day.

Assist patrons with various technical issues ranging from Microsoft Office, Printing, Web Services and Wi-Fi connectivity on portable devices.

Assist in teaching Microsoft PowerPoint workshops


Sharanika Akter

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Sharanika’s Flowers, New York, NY 2012 – 2013

Self Employed Entrepreneur

Created unique artful line of hair accessories and jewelry catering to tastes of South Asian women using modern trends from traditional Japanese art called tsumami kanzashi. Researched and combined designing skills with kanzashi makers’ individual styles to make one-of-a-kind hair pieces and jewelry.

Communicated with clients and kanzashi makers via email to build custom orders.

Sold over 100 basic flowers and 20 custom large ensembles since January 2013.

Market via private mailing list and social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Mark Time Corp., New York, NY 2011 – 2013

Data Entry Associate

Performed maintenance of company website with periodical updates and loading of information onto company data base. Responded to customer inquiries, and communicated with clients to provide guidance and information on company inventory.

Added 30-50 new webpages for watches per day.

Proven knowledge of Photoshop, Excel, HTML, and CoreCommerce.

Researched prices, mechanics, and trends of every particular watch to build every webpage.

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