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Joshua Daniel Larson

908 Cleveland Avenue Loveland, CO 80537 301.335.8257 jlarson05@gmail.com

Education __________________________________________________________________________
Bachelor of Arts in English (3.6 GPA) Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 2005

Employment ________________________________________________________________________

Director of Marketing

Financial Strategies of Colorado, Loveland, CO

Sep 2011 to present

Oversaw new client acquisition, direct mail and email marketing campaigns; created marketing materials including brochures, case studies, email blasts, etc.; oversaw social media outreach (blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Directed planning activities for client events and new client outreach (seminars, referral events, etc.). Tracked marketing metrics.

Marketing Consultant

OpenLogic, Broomfield, CO

Feb 2011 to Jun 2011

Created and produced webinars -- internally and with partners; tracked website and sales metrics; created customerfacing email blasts; authored blogs and white papers; submitted nominations for awards.

Restaurant Management Consultant Marketing Manager

Elephant Hut Thai Cuisine, Boulder, CO NewsGator Technologies, Denver, CO

Jun 2010 to Jan 2011 Jan 2009 to May 2010

Led on-going social media, content authoring and brand monitoring activities, with focus on blogging, tweeting, online communities and partner co-marketing efforts for NewsGators enterprise and consumer media products. Authored case studies, whitepapers, data sheets, email blasts, and created content for, and coordinated, webinars.

Community Manager

NewsGator Technologies, Denver, CO

Apr 2008 to Dec 2008

Oversaw efforts to obtain new users and clients for products within NewsGators Media & Data services division. Maintained customer-facing blog. Developed and produced live webinars. Interacted with users and responded to their feedback, and coordinated with product support to resolve technical issues.

Director of Communications

madKast, Boulder, CO

Jun 2007 to Mar 2008

Directed efforts to acquire new users; authored madKast blog; interacted with users and responded to their

feedback; helped guide product direction and development; wrote shareholders letters; marketed the product to other companies and social networks.

Climate Analyst

NOAAs Climate Prediction Center

Jun 2005 to May 2007

Researched and forecast climate variability specifically interannual variability, ENSO, AO, hurricanes, etc.

Publications ________________________________________________________________________

Writer and producer of Financial Strategies of Colorado website and blog: http://www.fscolorado.com. (Sep 2011 to present). Writer and co-producer of NewsGators company blog: http://blogs.newsgator.com/daily. (Feb 2009 to May 2010.) Writer and co-producer of NewsGators TapLynx blog: www.taplynx.com/blog. (Mar 2009 to May 2010.) Writer and co-producer for website providing weather information for the Washington, DC area on The Washington Posts Capital Weather Gang blog: www.washingtonpost.com/capitalweathergang. (Nov 2003 to Jan 2010.) Writer and producer of NewsGators Widget blog: www.blogs.newsgator.com/newsgator_widget_blog. (Apr 2008 to Oct 2009.) Lead author of article in the Journal of Climate 2005: Characteristics of Landfalling Tropical Cyclones in the United States & Mexico: Climatology & Interannual Variability, by Joshua Larson, et al. April 15, Vol. 18, No. 8, pages 1247-1262.

Skills ______________________________________________________________________________
Superior writing, communication, and editing skills. Extensive experience executing social media, digital marketing, and direct mail marketing programs. Sound knowledge of marketing and sales principles. Strong understanding of tech and financial product marketing. Ability to thrive in a demanding, dynamic environment. Proficient in spoken and written Spanish. Type at 90wpm. Proven track record telecommuting. (Recommendations from LinkedIn can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/cu06aA)