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Statusphere's New Team Member Spotlight: Spring 2020

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Here at Statusphere HQ, a new year means new ideas, new launches and of course, 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 six new 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 Spring 2020 New Team Member and Intern Spotlight:

 

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Sarah El-Shafie

Sales Development Representative

Major: Finance

 

We're so happy to welcome Sarah to the sales team! She will be assisting our Influencer Marketing Specialist to help find new brands to pitch as well as developing creative approaches to driving the sales team's efforts. We know she's going to be of great help and we can't wait to see the incredible brands to come!

 

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

A: I am most excited about working in a startup/entrepreneurial environment, meeting new young creative professionals, creating new relationships, and exploring different growth potentials/opportunities.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for?

A: Haute Couture Fashion House

 

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

A: My phone

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Chocolate! Ferrero Rocher

 

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 it allows you to express yourself artistically and is a form of documenting all your pictures! I love using it to get inspo for everything fashion, beauty, trends, travel!

 

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

A: I want to use my background in international business and marketing to work in the fashion/beauty industry, specifically haute couture companies or to develop my own company/services

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about with your current position?

A: I want to learn the foundations of creating, growing, and operating a startup. I also want to learn more about digital content creating and marketing on a quantifiable scale to grow a business.

 

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

A: I have three different nationalities from three different continents! I’m American, French and Egyptian.

 

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Lena Daniels

Social Media Specialist

Major: Hospitality Management

 

We’re so excited to welcome Lena to the Statusphere Team! She will be creating content for our social media as well as helping grow the influencer network. With a background in content creation and her eye for creativity, we know she's going to be a great asset. Make sure to keep up with all our socials to see what she has in store!

 

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

A: I am so excited to bring new social media ideas to the team and help grow Statusphere’s network through social media marketing.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for?

A: Maybe open my own business someday?


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

A: My phone

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Fruit snacks

 

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, it allows you to show your creative side and build a strong community with your followers.

 

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

A: That’s a great question. I want to continue to learn more about social strategy and implement my creative side into everything I do.

 

Q: What do you want to learn more about with your current position?

A: I want to learn more about digital growth and using social media to foster a community.

 

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

A: I’m allergic to peanuts and have a peanut tattoo on my inner lip.

 

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Angela Fazio

New Business Development Coordinator

MBA: Concentrating in Marketing & Entrepreneurship

 

We’re happy to have Angela onboard our sales team! She will be assisting in the organization and execution of promotional material to support new business development practices. She will also help research fresh and interesting brands for us to pitch.  

 

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

A: I am excited to engage with new brands and learn how to execute new campaigns as well as gain new experience and knowledge with working at an influencer marketing startup.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Hopefully creating my own company one day!

 

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

A: Iced coffee and ice cream

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Skittles and Twix

 

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! I love following influencers to see the latest and greatest fashion trends, products, food recipes, and beauty.

 

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

A: I would love to become successful in my professional career and one day be a mom!

 

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

A: I am excited to learn the challenges and rewarding experience working at a startup and how the different teams work together to achieve the same goals within the company. 

 

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

A: I like to golf in my spare time so that I spend time outside disconnected from my phone and social media

 

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Tabitha Sherman

Account Management Intern

Major: Marketing

 

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

A: Learning more about account management and how I can connect my marketing knowledge to this position. 

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Maybe a clothing company like Urban Outfitters or American Eagle. I really enjoy marketing a physical product.

 

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

A: Face wash???

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Sour Patch Kids, Skittles, Ferrero Rocher

 

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; I think it’s a good combination of Facebook and SnapChat (plus memes). 

 

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

A: I’m super open to any possibility in the world of Marketing; as long as I really enjoy what I’m doing and the company I’m with.

 

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

A: I want to learn more about gathering analytics and being the “middle man” between the company and consumer (or influencer).

 

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

A: I went to regionals x3 for Pole Vault in High School

 

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Sami Gomez

Social Media Intern

Major: Advertising/Public Relations

 

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

A: Learning more than I can imagine and becoming creative in a space I am so passionate about.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: Becca Cosmetics

 

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

A: Coffee

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Anything chocolate or gummies

 

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. It is where I find ideas to be creative and personally become introduced to awesome products.

 

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

A: Creative director at a cosmetic company or run my own company.

 

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

A: The account management side and about the core of Statusphere.

 

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

A: I am also a gymnastics coach!

 

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Mollie Guerrero

Copywriting Intern

Major: Advertising/Public Relations

 

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

A: Applying the knowledge I’ve been gaining from my classes in the actual workplace. I’m also excited to strengthen my copywriting skills in a way that will “mean something” more than just freelance writing or creative writing.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: I’ll let you know when I figure it out!

 

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

A: Is my phone a boring answer? I also really can’t go through a year without going to at least one concert, so there’s that.

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Mini M&M’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: Instagram! I feel like it’s the easiest to work with and the central one everyone has, since both posting and stories are so popular. On other platforms, there’s always one feature that people don’t really use, but I feel like Instagram is very well rounded (and fun to use).

 

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

A: Have a job where I can use social media both creatively and professionally; I want every day to be different, yet still have some sort of structure.

 

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

A: I want to learn more about connecting and networking within ourselves and other companies. There’s only so much you can grasp from textbook knowledge in class, so being able to branch out and experience things hands-on is much more effective.

 

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

A: I’ve never left Florida (fingers crossed that changes this year)

 

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Hailey Lawson

Copywriting Intern

Major: Advertising/Public Relations

 

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

A: I love to write, it's one of my passions, so I'm excited to use this skill creatively in copywriting.

 

Q: What is your dream company to work for? 

A: A TV production company, or a big fashion magazine

 

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

A: Carbs or Music

 

Q: What is your favorite candy? 

A: Not a huge sweet tooth but I do like 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: Twitter because I like how instantaneous and simple it is and you can find every kind of topic there

 

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

A: Well traveled and a successful career woman

 

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

A:  I want to strengthen my creativity skills and try new things!

 

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

A: I lived in Japan for almost three years!

 

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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