Facebook alum turned startup Jill of all trades at The Hunt, an early stage startup in the social shopping space. I'm a strategic executer and thrive in environments when I'm building and creating something from nothing. Experience in launching apps across both iOS and Android, user acquisition and growth, driving meaningful results from press, positioning, marketing, app
Facebook alum turned startup Jill of all trades at The Hunt, an early stage startup in the social shopping space. I'm a strategic executer and thrive in environments when I'm building and creating something from nothing. Experience in launching apps across both iOS and Android, user acquisition and growth, driving meaningful results from press, positioning, marketing, app store optimization, identifying strategic partnerships and building lasting relationships, and raising capital.
Head of Marketing and Business Development @ The Hunt is changing the way that people shop online. Our fast-growing and altruistic community of over 4 million stylish people helps each other find the products they see on Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest and out in the real world.
Google Editor's Choice
#1 Lifestyle App by Apple
2015 Gartner Cool Vendor in Retail
I'm focused on user growth, marketing, press relations, communications, strategic partnerships, product strategy and monetization at The Hunt.
Notable projects include:
-Developed and executed iOS app launch strategy, topping the lifestyle charts and fueling company growth
-Crafted Google Play app launch strategy, earning Editor's Choice and an Android Developer Story feature video
-Built company brand and narrative, landing 3-5 significant articles per month including USA Today, Forbes, Fast Company, The Today Show, Glamour and secured a SXSW panel in 2014
-Closed first brand partner, Pacific Sunwear and completed custom brand awareness campaign resulting in over 75,000 engagements with their products in one week
-Established community and marketing programs to bolster retention and user acquisition
-Part of leadership team; attending board meetings and fundraising, successfully closing Series B with Khosla and Javelin Venture Partners From August 2013 to Present (2 years 5 months) san francisco bay areaGames Partner Manager @ Managed gaming partners of all sizes in North America. Key focus on optimizing monetization and leveraging Facebook channels to help games grow. Part of the team who launched app center and open graph. Helped scale the team from 3 members to 36 globally who represented a significant share of Facebook's bottom line. From April 2011 to August 2013 (2 years 5 months) Platform Operations Associate @ I worked on a small team that built out Facebook's payment platform and brought it to market with gaming companies of all sizes. From February 2010 to April 2011 (1 year 3 months) Marketing Communications Manager (Contract) @ Corporate Marketing responsibilities, including project management and marketing consulting for internal customers. Contract position. From October 2009 to February 2010 (5 months) Partner Services Manager @ Account Manager for over 65 international partner agencies. Acted as project manager on various projects to open new sales channels and increase program breadth. Oversaw daily operations and managed operational team to comply with United States Department of State regulations. Developed new program and increased existing program by over 400% in three years. Assisted Sales and Marketing teams. From November 2005 to October 2008 (3 years) Press Assistant @ From January 2002 to August 2004 (2 years 8 months)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), International/Global Studies @ American University From 2001 to 2005 Sara Brooks is skilled in: Business Development, Project Management, Leadership, Marketing Communications, Marketing, Management, Event Planning, Sales, Strategy, Product Management, Research, Social Networking, Public Speaking, Business Process, Public Relations
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