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Statusphere's New Team Member Spotlight: Fall 2020

Statusphere New Hire Spotlight Fall 2020

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 Although we're still keeping things virtual for now in light of COVID, Statusphere "HQ" has never been bustling with so many new team members and interns! We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the support of our amazing team. That’s why we’re so excited to welcome eight new (and returning) members and interns, each one bringing unique talents and experience from all over. We can’t wait to see the incredible value they bring to the company to help maximize the experience for both brands and influencers alike. Read on for our Fall 2020 New Team Member Spotlight:

 

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Sofi Shirey

Sales Development Representative

We're so happy to welcome back our summer intern, Sofi! She will be joining the sales team and tasked with finding new brands to pitch so our StatusBox is always stocked with the latest and greatest products for our influencers. We can't wait to see the incredible brands to come!

 

Q: What are you most excited about for your new role?

A: To make new friends & learn more about influencer marketing!

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for?

A: Anthropologie, I love their clothing brand!   

 

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without?

A: My record player, as I’m obsessed with all of my records from my parents & grandparents!

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Kit Kat’s

 

Q: Describe what you want to experience in the next year, only using emojis:

A: 🤓🕺✍️🕶🌞🏄‍♀️

 

Q: What’s your favorite social media platform, and why?

A: Twitter, hands down the.best.content.

 

Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? ;)

A: I’d love to be a Brand/Creative Director one day!

 

Q: What do you want to learn more from in your new role?

A: The importance of sales and brand relations within a company.

 

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people might not know?

A: So far I’ve binge-watched 5 seasons of GOT in 2 weeks

 

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Rayna van Beuzekom

Sales Development Representative

We're also happy to welcome back Rayna as an SDR! She will be tasked with finding new brands to pitch so our StatusBox is always stocked with the latest and greatest products for our influencers. 

 

Q: What are you most excited about for your new role?

A: Learning strategy and understanding analytics

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Agency- Golin, Brand- Vans

 

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without? 

A: Going outside

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Dark chocolate

 

Q: Describe what you want to experience in the next year, only using emojis: 

A: ✈️🚲🏖🗻🌄🛹

 

Q: What’s your favorite social media platform, and why? 

A: Instagram because I love to edit photos and practice matching it to my feed. I also think the type of content you can post is very versatile. For instance, the content can be images, videos or even gifs. 

 

Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? ;) 

A: I would love to work in corporate PR and eventually earn a c-suite position. 

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about in your role? 

A: I want to learn more about communications with clients and how to create stronger relationships that result in retention. This includes how we gather and present information as well as the way we speak about Statusphere.

 

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people might not know? 

A: I was an “influencer” from 8th-10th grade for goalkeeper equipment with over 25,000 followers. I had products sent to me almost every week to test, review and create content for. My main selling point was being a female in a predominantly male market.  I honestly had no idea what I was doing but it was the beginning of my interest in social media and working with brands. 

 Andrea Laubscher

Andrea Laubscher

Sales Development Representative

We’re happy to have Andrea on board our sales team! She will also help research fresh and interesting brands for us to pitch. Sales team is running full speed ahead!  

 

Q: What are you most excited about for your new role?

A: I am most excited about (hopefully) growing into an anchor in this role while discovering new brands that I may not have known about otherwise.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: I’m really open to any company with a strong work ethic while maintaining a comfortable and positive culture.

 

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without? 

A: My children and husband!

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Hoffman’s Assorted Chocolates

 

Q: Describe what you want to experience in the next year, only using emojis: 

A: 🛫💸🏡

 

Q: What’s your favorite social media platform, and why? 

A: Instagram, because there is a wide range of utility, social and otherwise.

 

Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? ;) 

A: I never want to grow up! But also, retire early and travel almost non-stop.

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about in your new role? 

A: I would love to branch out further into other departments once I have my role in this one totally locked down.

 

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people might not know? 

A: I play Dungeons and Dragons twice a week with my husband and a group of friends.

 

 Alyssa

Alyssa Rossman-Rorman

Account Manager

Alyssa is joining the team as our newest account manager! She will help manage brands throughout gifting campaigns and make sure they have the best experience possible while working with us!  

 

Q: What are you most excited about for your new role?

A: In addition to being a part of a growing, female-founded company, I’m looking forward to connecting with and discovering new brands, all while helping them to create incredible campaigns that drive mayjah business!

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Ooooo… STATUSPHERE, duh. 

 

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without? 

A: Pizza. Period. Well, pizza and kindness. If you don’t experience and share plenty of both then what’s the point of living?!

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Sour Patch Kids

 

Q: Describe what you want to experience in the next year, only using emojis: 

A: 🇧🇷🗽💌🍕🇲🇪✨

 

Q: What’s your favorite social media platform, and why? 

A: I love the inspiration that I find from the incredibly talented creators, designers and comedians I follow on IG, but I can’t get enough of the laughs that TikTok provides. TikTok holes are real and I find myself in them way more than I care to admit.

 

Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? ;) 

A: I’m not sure yet, but whatever it is, I always want to find a way to make people laugh.

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about at your new role? 

A: How the backend tech is developed, allowing us to more genuinely connect with brands and ensure that their experience with Stausphere is unlike anything they’ve put their marketing dollars toward in the past.

 

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people might not know? 

A: I produced and hosted a show in New York City for several years that was voted by TimeOut as the #3 ‘Best Thing To Do’ on the weekends right behind Smorgasburg!!

 

Leanza - Social Media

Leanza Mallari

Social Media Intern

Major: Advertising/Public Relations

 

Q: What are you most excited about for your internship?

A: To utilize my creativity and content creation in a professional setting.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Any company in fashion.

 

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without? 

A: The California burrito from Border Grill Fresh Mex

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Spicy Mexican candy

 

Q: Describe what you want to experience in the next year, only using emojis: 

A:✈️🗾🇩🇰🇵🇭

 

Q: What’s your favorite social media platform, and why? 

A: Instagram because you can see fashion trends and aesthetics from around the world.

 

Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? ;) 

A: Travel!!!

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about at your internship? 

A: I’d like to learn more about creating fresh and new content consistently.

 

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people might not know? 

A: I was on the front cover of a local newspaper in elementary school.

 

Emily Hall - Copywriting

Emily Hall

Copywriting Intern

Major: English

 

Q: What are you most excited about for your internship?

A: I’m super excited to dive deeper into how important detailed copywriting is for connecting to brands.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Universal Creative

 

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without? 

A: Pasta

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Reese's 

 

Q: Describe what you want to experience in the next year, only using emojis: 

A:✨🍀✌🏻💕

 

Q: What’s your favorite social media platform, and why? 

A: TikTok, it’s always good when you need a laugh.

 

Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? ;) 

A: Design and construct theme park queue-lines

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about at your internship? 

A: I’d really love to learn more about the inner workings of a company like Statusphere and how the different roles balance each other.

 

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people might not know? 

A: I play the bass trombone and several other instruments.

 

Emily Radford - Influencer Relations

Emily Radford

Influencer Relations Intern

Major: Advertising/Public Relations

 

Q: What are you most excited about for your internship?

A: I’m excited to experience working with a small team and being able to exercise my creativity through my work.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Disney

 

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without? 

A: Harry Styles

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Sour Gummy Worms

 

Q: Describe what you want to experience in the next year, only using emojis: 

A: 😊🍣🌿🌸

 

Q: What’s your favorite social media platform, and why? 

A: TikTok because the content is so personalized to your interests

 

Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? ;) 

A: I would love to one day work at Yellow Shoes which is Disney’s in-house advertising agency or to work in their merchandising department.

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about at your internship? 

A: I want to learn more about the process of figuring out how to recruit influencers that fit the brands that we work with.

 

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people might not know? 

A: I am a former theatre kid and the first time I ever sang in public was as Maria in the Sound of Music in front of a huge crowd of people. (Not intimidating at all)

 

Genesis - AM

Genesis Margolis

Account Management Intern

Major: Advertising/Public Relations

 

Q: What are you most excited about for your internship?

A: To learn from my peers, meet new people and try out a product or two!

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Disney or for a singer/actor.

 

Q: What is one thing you can’t live without? 

A: My homemade chocolate chip cookies.

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups!!

 

Q: Describe what you want to experience in the next year, only using emojis: 

A: 🤩💃🍳🎤

 

Q: What’s your favorite social media platform, and why? 

A: Instagram because I can interact with my friends through DM’s, close friends stories and feed posts!

 

Q: What do you want to do when you grow up? ;) 

A: Work as a public relations professional :)

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about at your internship? 

A: How to communicate properly and effectively with brands.

 

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people might not know? 

A: I almost went into a musical theatre career!

 

Each member of our team brings something unique to Statusphere and we can’t wait to share their work with all of you! Be sure to keep up with the team’s stories on Instagram and say hello!

 

Interested in working for Statusphere? Email your resume to hello@joinstatus.com.

 

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