L A U R E N J A R V I S - G I B S O N
A B O U T M E
A professional writer with experience in
digital content creation, office
administration, social media and digital
marketing. Recently co-founded a website
"Boldly Mental" to help fight the stigma of
mental health through empowering stories
E D U C A T I O N
2021- Present Loyola University
Certificate in Digital Marketing
2015 BA in English
Towson University 3.5 GPA
Boldly Mental: Co-Founder
Created and founded Boldly Mental, an online publication dedicated to spreading mental health awareness, self-empowerment, and advice for individuals thriving with a mental illness.
Proofread 5-10 stories weekly and gives editorial feedback to group of freelance writers.
Publish researched and personal essays to grow the brand’s editorial content. Direct social media and digital marketing strategy to promote brand building, engagement, and reputation.
Write articles for Lifestyle column, 'Happier and Healthier’ on The Financial Diet. Pitch and publish essays for numerous publications including Teen Vogue, Allure, and Huff Post.
Thought Catalog: Staff Writer and Producer
Wrote over 920 articles on love, wellness, lifestyle and mental health. Wrote and edited Thought Catalog sponsored content for numerous brands like EBay, Dyson, Bumble, Tito’s Vodka, the U.S Air Force and Brita Developed and maintained relationships with contributing writers in a professional manner to expand Thought Catalog’s reach and increase engagement with Thought Catalog contents.
Composed traffic generating headlines for written and produced articles. Managed the company’s Facebook accounts: Astrology Catalog and Travel Catalog.
Chose images for articles - familiar with licensing, copyright laws for editorial images.
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E D I T O R I A L E X P E R I E N C E
Thought Catalog: Editorial Intern
Wrote 2-3 articles daily on love, wellness, mental health and beauty. Managed the company’s Facebook account, College Catalog. Organized and scheduled social media posts on Thought Catalog’s Tumblr account.
Published personal essay book, "In Regards to Forever". Published Books
"In Regards To Forever" published in 2017 by Thought Catalog Books.
"Paper Hearts" published in 2017 by Thought Catalog Books.
"Out Of The Darkness" self-published in 2020.
Quest Management: Leasing Professional, Silver Spring MD Provided tours of property and offered valuable information regarding major features.
Promoted properties to businesses in the local area through phone calls, and marketing surveys.
Coordinated general maintenance and repairs to keep facilities operational and attractive.
Maintained high customer approval ratings as a result of excellent support and communication.
S K I L L S
Instagram and Facebook Ads
The Apartment House Inc: Assistant Property Manager, Silver Spring, MD Addressed and resolved all complaints and concerns to ensure prompt and effective customer service.
Managed both properties social media platforms on Instagram and Facebook. Conducted thorough and informative tours with prospective tenants. Oversaw daily operations maintenance and administration of both properties. Managed budgets, accounts, rent collections and tenant notices. AdvantEdge Business Centers: Client Service Coordinator, Washington, D.C Provided administrative and technical support to over 70 full-time and virtual companies.
Increased social media virtual traffic by creating consistent content on various platforms.
Answered and directed inbound/outbound calls; greeted guests and clients. Organized events for client and company functions ranging in size of 10-300 guests.
M A N A G E M E N T E X P E R I E N C E
Proficient in IT; Microsoft Office