Resume

SASH SRIDHAR

I am a writer with two moods - "Why didn't I think of that?" and "I can do better than that."

DePaul University, Chicago, IL                                           2019
MA in Public Relations and Advertising, 4.0/4.0

Research, Data and Insights, Creative Processes, Account Management, International Advertising, Communication Ethics and Law, Personal Branding, Leadership.


Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India                                 2015

BA in Social Sciences, 3.7/4.0

Political Science, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Economics, Psychology, Gender Studies.

 

Junior Copywriter                                      Oct 2019 - April 2020

Maclyn, Naperville, IL

 

Created social posts for Dunkin' Midwest Region and McAlister's Deli. Developed video scripts for B-to-B trade shows. Learned all about catch basins and patent litigation to write web copy for a paving company and a law firm. Wrote blog posts and LinkedIn articles to boost clients' PR efforts. 


Creative Copywriter Intern                          April 2019 - Sept 2019

Slack and Company,Chicago, IL    

Converted highly technical information into simple, taut copy for B-to-B audiences at different stages of the buyer journey. Proofread corporate decks to follow AP style and brand guidelines. Created Google Ads and social media posts. Wrote copy for microsites and agency internal communication initiatives. 


Graduate Assistant                                     Sept 2018 - June 2019

DePaul University,Chicago, IL    

Helped the Public Relations and Advertising program become a finalist for the PRWeek Awards by drafting a strong application with video content. Organized an event for over 150 industry leaders and professionals in Chicago for the program's portfolio showcase.   

 


Communications Assistant                        Sept 2017 - March 2019 
DePaul University, Chicago, IL 

Edited newsletters, emails, brochures and other communication materials shared with faculty, alumni and professional partners, to increase enrollment and visibility in the community. 


Social Media Intern                                    June 2018 - Dec 2018

ALX Creatives, Chicago, IL

Developed brand voice and wrote website copy for a home decor brand that works with women in the Maasai tribe of Africa. Created social media calendars and curated content for newsletters covering popular industry trends and insights. Built strategy decks and moodboards for new business. 
 

Copywriter                                         August 2015 - March 2017

VenChars Media Communication, Hyderabad, India 

Changed the language and messaging of health communication initiatives with fresh ideas and strategy. Wrote a manifesto for the 100-year-old Taj Mahal Hotel group of Hyderabad. 

 

EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE

TALENTS



Research
Strategy
Creative Briefs

Copywriting

Advertising

Social Media

Websites

Proofreading

AP Style Editing

Event Planning

TECH
 

Google Ads

MailChimp

HubSpot

InDesign

Hootsuite

Buffer

Eventbrite

Wix

Qualtrics 

Google and Microsoft Office

PASSIONS


Writing

Podcasts
Breakfast 

Pinterest
Product packaging copy

Children's books
Shredding paper

A-hed articles in The WSJ

Chatting with Uber drivers

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