John Bean



University of Missouri – Columbia, Mo., United States

August 2010-May 2015

Bachelor of Journalism, Business Minor

Marketing & Communications Experience


Dec. 2015 – Present

  • Building and launching email campaigns in InfusionSoft
  • Writing copy for bookstore banner advertisements and new web pages
  • Creating compelling content for eBooks2go’s blog and social media channels
  • Providing marketing consultation for clients
  • Developing a content strategy for eBooks2go’s 2017 promotional efforts
  • Coordinating and overseeing brochure and catalog projects for trade shows

Zurich Insurance (Via Randstad)

May 2015 – October 2015

  • Pitched and placed personnel announcements in various media outlets
  • Wrote press releases and other pieces to help promote and and spread Zurich’s Master Message
  • Created a half-year report to measure the effectiveness of the department’s communications strategy
  • Developed and presented PowerPoint slides for the department’s Skill Share Summit presentation

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Jan. 2015 – April 2015

  • Wrote and edited newsletters for the chapter, and Regatta and School & Youth campaigns
  • Analyzed and recorded email analytics from ExactTarget
  • Created slideshow presentations with Slidely
  • Developed social media posts for chapter’s Facebook and Twitter accounts through Hootsuite
  • Wrote recruitment blog posts for Team In Training and Light the Night campaigns
  • Edited chapter web page with Web Content Manager
  • Researched new social media and demographic trends
  • Created a recruitment video for the chapter

Launch Digital Marketing

Jan. 2015 – March 2015

  • Wrote blog posts, product pages, and company descriptions for various clients in the automotive industry

Journalism Experience


Aug. 2014-Dec. 2014

  • Edited video content with Final Cut Pro
  • Created motion graphic templates in Apple Motion
  • Assisted with content strategy development

Chicago News Media Group

July 2014 – Aug. 2014

  • Wrote articles for the Chicago News weekly paper
  • Wrote news briefs for the Chicago News website
  • Edited articles for grammar and AP Style
  • Posted content on the publication’s Facebook page
  • Assisted with designing newspaper pages using InDesign

Missouri Business Alert

Oct. 2013-Dec. 2013

  •  Worked shifts through convergence editing course
  •  Curated articles for the website
  •  Assisted with video editing of “One on One” pieces
  •  Assisted with video editing of the “Weekly Wrap”


Nov. 2012, Aug. 2013-Oct. 2013

  • Worked shifts through convergence reporting and editing courses
  • Edited videos with Final Cut Pro X
  • Performed edits on the site’s admin page
  • Assisted with gathering articles and b-roll, and with the writing process

The Urban Twist                                                                        

May 2013-Aug. 2013

  • Summer Blogging Internship
  • Researched and wrote news articles daily on various topics


  • Intermediate Proficiency with video editing in Final Cut Pro
  • Intermediate Proficiency of WordPress
  • Intermediate Proficiency of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Intermediate Proficiency with editing images in Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Intermediate Knowledge of AP Style
  • Basic Knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Basic Knowledge of Hootsuite
  • Basic Knowledge of ExactTarget and Infusionsoft
  • Basic Knowledge of Salesforce
  • Basic Knowledge of Vocus
  • Basic Knowledge of Illustrator

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