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WORK EXPERIENCE

Melissa Epifano

SOCIAL MEDIA LEAD - WEST ELM PORTLAND September 2017 - Present | REMOTE

I m anage Instagram and soci al med i a channels f or West Elm’s Portland branc h . I c o n duct shoots, style prod ucts, and provi d e Instagram posts at least once a d ay t o pr o mote sales, exhi bi t prod ucts, and showcase communi ty members’ i nteri o r d e sig n . I tr a c k analyti cs and customi z e the channel to pertai n to Portland ’s aud i ence.

WRITER | CREATIVE | EDITOR

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER - VANITY AFFAIR EVENTS August 2017 - Present | REMOTE

I m anage the websi te and soci al med i a platf orms f or Vani ty Affai r–a wed d i n g p lan n in g

BIO

a gency. I wri te blog posts, help couples create and mai ntai n thei r websi tes, an d a n s wer q uesti ons on everythi ng f rom regi stri es to photographers. I also plan , c o o rd i nate, and run wed d i ngs.

I am a writer and creative with a focus on wedding, lifestyle, travel, fashion, home decor and beauty.

SKILLS

CONTRIBUTOR - OBSESSEE November 2016 - July 2017| REMOTE

I w r ote on topi cs such as soci al justi ce, mental health, style, and beauty f or O b se sse e ’ s s o c ial med i a channels. I also prod uced vlogs, created photos f or Instagram st o r ie s, an d pr o vi d ed q uotes and wri ti ng f or arti cles.

EDITING

WRITING

EVENT PLANNING

BASIC CODING SOCIAL MEDIA

EDITORIAL INTERN - SUITCASE MAGAZINE August 2016 - September 2016 | LONDON

I m oved to L ond on f or a month and assi sted wi th f ashi on, travel, beauty, an d lif e st yle editori al. I ed i ted and wrote multi ple arti cles f or the SUITCASE websi te, and in tervi ewed arti sts, d esi gners, and a celebri ty D J . I upload ed stori es to the w e b sit e an d us ed Photoshop f or ed i ti ng photos.

PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, AND INDESIGN

LIFESTYLE EDITOR AND EDITORIAL INTERN - COLLEGEFASHIONISTA

FREELANCE

September 2014 - May 2017 | REMOTE

I ed i ted 20+ arti cles a week, provi d ed f eed back to wri ters, and wrote my own ar t ic le s. I c r eated posts on my soci al med i a platf orms f or CollegeFashi oni sta’s brand . L at e r , I w o rked as a li f estyle ed i tor and wrote ori gi nal arti cles and prod uced photog r ap h s f o r

SUITCASE MAGAZINE SOMA MAGAZINE

th e mai n page of the websi te.

EDITORIAL INTERN - EUGENE MAGAZINE October 2015 - May 2017 | EUGENE

I c o ntri buted arti cles to the annual wed d i ng ed i ti on rangi ng f rom Pantone’s C o lo r o f th e Y ear i nspi rati on to wed d i ng f eature arti cles about speci fi c wed d i ngs. I h av e wr it t e n a v ari ety of busi ness and entrpreneuri al profi les, as well as multi ple f ood re v ie ws. I

CONTACT

h a v e also wri tten several beauty arti cles and f actchecked resources f or the an n u al din ing gui d e and wed d i ng resource gui d e.

503-686-9906

EDUCATION

melissa.epifano@gmail.com UNIVERSITY OF OREGON @melissaepifano melissaepifano.com

September 2014 - June 2017

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN JOURNALISM

Melissa epifano resume  
Melissa epifano resume  
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