- Resume for Deirdre Corley

Deirdre Corley
Brooklyn, New York

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


FREELANCE WRITER / COPYWRITER, January 2005 – Present

- Writing for broadcast television branding projects - concepting, network brand strategy, tagline writing, broadcast promo scripts, copywriting for pitch documents and branding decks. Studios worked with include Loyal Kaspar, We Are Plus, Work Order and others

- Google - Hotel content writing for Google Maps and Hotel Finder, as well as fact checking and research for Zagat listings (Employed by Adecco)

- Advertising copywriting for clients that include Sydney Festival, Procter and Gamble, Hennessy Black, Russian Standard and others

- Co-authored “A Nice Set,” art book about designers, published by IdN Hong Kong

Editorial publications: The Hairpin, CITY Magazine, Swallow Magazine, CMJ Monthly


PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING

Traci Coulter Public Relations – Publicist, October 2010 – January 2012

- Wrote press materials for charitable organizations and philanthropic events, pitched stories to media
- Manage press at events, provide post-event follow-up to reporters
- Monitor press hits and maintain clippings database for clients
- East Coast publicist for Movember 2011, other clients included The Family Center, The Harmony Program, AMND Inc.

Brooklyn Academy of Music/BAMcinemaFEST - Press Associate, May 2009 - July 2009

- Helped to create media strategy for festival, screenings and events
- Managed press materials and pitched stories to media
- Coordinated interviews between press and participating filmmakers


FREELANCE FILM EVENT PRODUCTION AND PROGRAMMING

Scene: Brooklyn, presented by the Brooklyn Arts Council - Head Programmer/Producer, Oct 2008 – June 2011
Taste of Iceland Film Festival, presented by the Icelandic Consulate in New York - Programmer/Producer, 2006 – 2013
CMJ FilmFest - Director, 2005 and 2006
Package Deals, a touring short film and music video series - Co-Founder/Programmer, March 2006 – 2011

- Researched and curated films for local and international screening events - screenings have taken place in over fifteen countries
- Fostered partnerships with film organizations and festivals
- Coordinated film prints and other materials with filmmakers and venue managers
- Created and executed promotional and media strategies for film events
- Planned and managed festival events such as closing night parties and networking events.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts - Music Industry SUNY at Oneonta, May 2003 Awards: Dean’s List, Music Industry Department Honors, Susan Sutton Smith Award for Academic Achievement

AdHouse – Concepting Creatively, Summer and Fall 2011