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Justin Scott

Hi I'm Justin Scott, photographer, marketer, wine lover and new media lover.

Justin Scott is a graduate of Political Science, Fine Art Photography and Gender Studies from the University of Missouri at Columbia. Compulsive exploration and interest in the fields of social marketing and new media. I utilize my Internet presence as a form of social currency in this post-Web 2.0 world. Leverage my personal and client-side brand identity to accomplish goals out of reach by conventional networking and marketing methods. Founder of multiple Internet memes including Cake and a Movie Night and Twitter Brunch Bunch. Professional writer and product reviewer from gadgets to wine to services. My passion sits in teaching companies and organizations how to bridge the gaps of traditional marketing and public relations in the digital age and how to cultivate meaningful relationships, solve problems and increase profit margins.

Justin Scott's Background

Justin Scott's Experience

Manager of Digital Strategy at Pure

June 2010 - November 2010

Project Manager at Pure

October 2009 - June 2010

Managed social media marketing campaign. Took advantage of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, GoogleWave, Skype and other popular social and technology platforms to create a campaign and manage it almost completely remotely. Connected with potential customers of clients through social mentions, working to convert them from passive to active consumers. Campaign proved to be incredibly successful.

Photography Instructor Assistant at University of Missouri

January 2009 - May 2010

Aided professors in teaching photography. Taught both traditional darkroom photo developing as well as digital darkroom techniques using Aperture, Lightroom and Photoshop. Spent much of my time teaching beginning to advanced Photoshop CS4 and CS5 photo editing techniques. Educated students on the physics behind cameras, both film and digital, and how to choose what camera works best for them. Lectured on famous and obscure fine art photographers as well as specialized photographic styles. Managed the rental of photography tools to students and executed the printing of students projects and portfolios on Epson Style Pro 4880 and Stylus Pro 9800 printers. Maintained all equipment including projectors, computers, cameras, lighting equipment and dark room equipment making sure everything was in working order.

Hospital ER Registration at University of Missouri

November 2007 - June 2008

Register emergency room and trauma patients both from the front desk and in trauma bays. Collect and input critical patient information into IDS database and process insurance. Initiate patient transport between hospital departments and to other medical facilities.

Shift Supervisor at Starbucks Coffee Company

May 2005 - December 2007

Main duties include managing day-to-day operations from creating opening the store to processing payroll. Train new partners in Starbucks culture, procedure and best practices. Function during times of uncertainty and changing priorities with on-the-spot analysis and take-action judgement.

Mizzou After Dark Coordinator at University of Missouri

September 2004 - May 2005

Coordinated fun, alcohol-free late night activities for University of Missouri students. Represented the University of Missouri at annual National Association for Campus Activities conference. Met with and arranged contracts for celebrity and personality-based events. Through diverse programming and collaborations with other student groups, these safe on-campus events promote campus unity and foster creativity. MAD’s comprehensive programs draw a diverse group of students, breaking barriers of gender, age, race and religion, thus furthering the values set forth by the University of Missouri and the Department of Student Life.

Admin Assistant/Lab Assistant/IT and Website Management at Expo Chemical Co., Inc.

August 2002 - September 2003

Began as an administrative assistant answering phones, routing calls and managing the daily operations. My duties expanded into assisting in the laboratory preparing chemical samples for shipment, preparing MSDSs and processing orders. Designed, created and supported company website, negotiated telephone and data contracts cutting thousands in expenses and worked with contractors to maintain office equipment.

Social Marketing Consultant at The Thacker Group

January 2007

Create and execute social media and new media marketing campaigns. Utilize social web tools such as PitchEngine, Twitter and Facebook to market products and services to an audience that might otherwise be left behind with traditional marketing campaigns.

Justin Scott's Education

University of Missouri-Columbia

2003 – 2009


Blinn College

2001 – 2002

Concentration: Computer Science

Justin Scott's Interests & Activities

Justin is a fine art photographer, new media marketing consultant and gadget obsessed technophile. He writes about the events surrounding his life and travels, and the gadgets that enhance and enchant his existence. Passionate new media evangelist and graduate of the University of Missouri - Columbia.

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