Hey there! I'm Rosie Taylor, Internet Nerd, Writer, and Graduate Student.
Rosie Taylor's Bio:
For her day job, Rosie works in Communications for Annual Fund and Alumni Relations at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. She loves her job. She works with a dynamic, hard working but fun-loving team. Creating mass emails, manage web pages, social media and plenty of graphic design for print and digital pieces. She writes a little copy now and then for work, but her real passion is writing fiction, blogging and teaching. Rosie is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Composition, Rhetoric and Digital Media at NSU. She will graduate in 2018. Afterwards she plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric. Somewhere in between Rosie hopes to be teaching college students and writing more novels.
Specialties: WordPress development, social media, public relations, public affairs, writing, news release writing, copywriting, editing, web content, graphic design, policy, communication planning & strategy
Rosie Taylor's Experience:
Assistant Director, Alumni and Annual Fund Communications at Nova Southeastern UniversityApril 2016 - Present | Fort Lauderdale
Develop and execute strategic communication campaigns to drive alumni relations and annual fund engagement at Nova Southeastern University. Responsible for the creation, coordination and implementation of all alumni communications including electronic media, email marketing, print collateral for Annual Fund solicitations, event invitations, and maintaining the Alumni Association's web and social and media pages. Deliver statistical metrics on all campaigns, presentations and proposals. Develop and implement strategies based on individual campaign goals.
Marketing Communications Coordinator at Nova Southeastern UniversityAugust 2015 - April 2016 | Davie, FL
Support and develop integrated marketing and communication strategies and activities for Shepard Broad College of Law from digital to print including social media, website and email marketing. Also managing SEO, PPC campaigns, and paid online advertising. Responsible for creating written content for social media, website, email marketing and print publications. Create visual content for internal TV broadcast, social media, print materials, signage and website.Coordinate photography and videography for events. Provide regular reporting on marketing metrics. Oversee student employee.
Chief Strategist & WordPress Consultant at RosiemediaJuly 2011 - December 2015 | Davie, FL
As an experienced web developer and WordPress Consultant, Rosie Taylor takes the resources available as a Certified Duct Tape Marketing Consultant, to create websites and inbound marketing for small businesses as a foundation to building a Total Online Presence. Rosie Taylor loves to teach and volunteers regularly for Broward SCORE and speaks as a Local Expert for Constant Contact. She helps our clients develop a total web strategy that combines the best of website design mixed with the latest inbound marketing techniques. Rosie has over 20 years of experience in web development and eight years in public affairs. She is a self-professed nerd who is fascinated with web technology and marketing. Her affiliation with Duct Tape Marketing gives her a proven framework to put marketing DNA into every web project we work on.
Communications Chair at NAWBO Fort Lauderdale Broward County ChapterJune 2013 - May 2014 | Fort Lauderdale, FL
Rosie heads up the Communications Committee for NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) where she is responsible for maintaining the Chapter Website, Email campaigns, and social media presence. She also coordinates the printing of the annual directory and monthly programs.
Webmaster/Communications Specialist at City of AventuraJanuary 2004 - July 2011
Manage City communications functions for web, print, television and radio. Write and edit articles and features for online and print publications including newsletter, guides and Annual Report. Design print materials including brochures, advertisements, flyers and posters for external and internal audiences. Manage three external websites and the City Intranet. Selected Accomplishments: Implemented and maintain social media communications. Created and implemented the use of templates for more consistent communications. Created City Intranet portal to centralize information for staff and serve as a portal to internal online systems for policy documents and facility work orders. Redesigned main City web site including a web site search and online interactive forms. Successfully launched online version of activities catalog for Community Services programs. Developed and presented training to entire City staff relevant to changes in computing policies. Created c.a.r.e. program to regularly train staff in computer related issues such as security.; Web Development and Training for Prototype Department
Web/Technology Chair at FGCASeptember 2005 - March 2011
Built and maintained membership based website including online event management and membership fees. I also assisted with online surveys and other technical needs for communicating to the members.
Member at NAGW2004 - 2009
National Association of Government Webmasters
Area Administator at MotorolaFebruary 1996 - January 2004
Provide support to regional manager, as well as engineers, programmers and area supervisors in the Physical Prototyping and Tooling Center. Handle web development and data management for group. Provide technical computer support. Develop and deliver training. Selected Accomplishments: Served as a member of software development team for web-based internal application. Communicate technological advances to internal customers via intranet website. Managed area of online document repository used to interface with staff globally. Heavy Internet research to source engineering materials for group.
Rosie Taylor's Education:
Nova Southeastern University2016 – 2018Masters of ArtConcentration: Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media
University of Massachusetts, Amherst2008 – 2011Certificate ProgramConcentration: Journalism
University of Phoenix1998 – 2002Bachelor of ScienceConcentration: Business & Information Systems l
MIAMI LAKES TECHNICAL CENTERConcentration: Commercial Art Program; Business & Information Systems l
Rosie Taylor's Interests & Activities:
Internet Technology, writing, reading, motorcycling, video games and sporadic attempts at learning to play the violin.