Resume

Contact: grahamhodge213@gmail.com

Creative marketing and communications specialist with 4 years of progressive experience in delivering a brand’s product or story through a broad range of media outlets. Proven ability in bringing creativity, leadership, vision, and project management to support successful work efforts.

Work Experience 

Freelance Photographer

July  2013 – Current 2015 | grahamhodgephoto.com

Clients include:

Poler Stuff, Vasque Footwear, Luwazo, Scout, Granola Products, Rumpl, Dr. Squatch Soap, Fayettechill, Bellhops, Mophie Iphone Cases, Rock Creek, and Vosges Haut

Journalistic Photography for Rock and Ice Magazine

Sales Associate & Social Media Marketing Specialist

August 2015 – April 2016 | Rock Creek | Chattanooga, TN

  • Provided excellent customer service

  • Merchandised the sales floor

  • Helped guide customers towards any products they may have needed

  • Curated and produced daily content for Rock Creek’s marketing team

  • Gained Rock Creek 2,500k+ followers in 2 months of Instagram responsibility

Customer Enthusiast & Social Media Marketing Specialist

  • January 2015 – July 2015 | Bellhops | Chattanooga, TN

  • Assisted customers with any product or service related questions

  • Sold services to moving customers

  • communicate with the team quickly and efficiently

  • Captured and posted photos daily that reflected Bellhop’s brand voice

  • Worked on influential marketing strategies

  • Wrote blog posts and created content to use on all social media platforms

Ambassador Work

2012-Current | Vasque Footwear, Osprey Packs, Nemo Equipment, and Granola

  • Take product photos

  • Represent the brands daily

  • Help come up with social media marketing strategies and implement them

Job Shadow

November 2015 | Mark Gilliland Photographer | Chattanooga, TN

  • Learned about studio strobe photography

  • Shadowed three assignments, two of those were food photography at restaurants

  • Learned about and photographed events

Education 

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

2012- Present | Communications: Public Relations with Biology Minor

Awards

2012-2014 Dean’s List

2015  Instagram Suggested User (Grew followership to 45k+)

2016 Thru-Hike Syndicate Ambassador on the Pacific Crest Trail

Proficiencies

Photographer, Photoshop, Lightroom, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, PowerPoint, Google Slides, Interoffice Communication Software, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr