Nora Jean Stone says, "One can never have too large an electronic foot print."
Nora Jean Stone's Bio:
Nora Jean Stone is best known as an Online Teacher of Polymer Clay. Since 1999 she has hosted a polymer clay Yahoo Group, CITY-o-Clay, which now has over 2K subscribers. Through her website http://www.norajean.com , she has offered free polymer clay and general art theory tutorials to the public since 2000.
In 2009, Nora Jean Stone began her astrology service, starting with an online section on her website. 2010 she joined the San Francisco Astrological Society as a member. 2011 she volunteered with the San Francisco Astrological Society as their Director of Publicity and Outreach. Nora Jean Stone's background in public relations started in 1986 with the EPA in the office of External Affairs. Later with E. Bruce Harrison, an environmental public relations firm of long standing. Nora Jean Stone's BA in English Literature and her love of writing enabled her to ghost write for a blog on a non-profit website that focused on world poverty, where she honed her skills in Social Media Marketing.
Outside of Nora Jean Stone's volunteer activities with CITY-o-Clay and the San Francisco Astrological Society, she is continuing on her path as an artist, writer, blogger, all around social media maven, and a grandmother of 5 wonderful young humans.
Nora Jean Stone's Experience:
Director of Publicity and Outreach at San Francisco Astrological SocietyMarch 2011
Mission: To increase the online exposure of SFAS via Social Media Marketing campaign, utilizing Facebook, Twitter, MailChimp, and HootSuite. Oversee mailing of a monthly news letter, special events, and class schedules to subscribers. To inform the list of journalists of SFASâs events. Instruct the Steering Committee on how these sites work to increase SFAS's online exposure, showing the cost effectiveness of free SMM sites, the benefit of browser based interface vs. downloaded software, and to emphasize the importance of a âdouble opt inâ for new subscribers. Create original content for the daily "Tweets" based on astrological transits for the day, scheduled in HootSuite on a weekly basis. Create a new SFAS FaceBook fan page to replace the group page, to be incorporated into HootSuite's social network broadcasting. Create original for the FaceBook presence. Edit the website banner logo for use in Twitter and MailChimp, using PhotoShop. Coordinate with SFAS-SC log-in information regarding all the new sites and the registration information for the SFAS. Initiated a âBuddy Systemâ for this information to be shared with the SFAS President. Create a new email address âpublicity@sfastrologicalsociety.comâ via the Cpanel and clean out old folders of stored spam from previous volunteers in this position. Instruct the SFAS-SC how to utilize the Yahoo!Group effectively for team communication.
Writer at 2Hats Consulting2010 - 2010
I was a ghost writer for a non-profit blog that focused on international poverty issues. I also posted the blog posts via social networks.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Contract Employee) at Wells Fargo Bank, Internet Services Group, Platform EngineeringSeptember 2003 - January 2004
Provide support for a Vice President and a 27-person department â¢ Created new Admin Station for Department â¢ Organized a recruitment drive: bringing onboard three full time employees: One full time new hire, two contract to hire conversions. Coordinated two interdepartmental transfers: one full time employee and one contractor. â¢ Facilities: Responsible for arranging set up or discontinuation of data and phone lines, wireless and remote access. Order or remove equipment, initiate server access, secure seating, and orient new team members on Well Fargo Bank HR policies. â¢ Procurement and Services: organized and was single point of contact for the purchase all laptops, desktops, peripherals and software for upgrade and getting new team members established.
Administrative Assistant at AOL New TechnologiesNovember 1995 - April 1999
AOL Networks, New Technologies: AOL Host Technology, IP Delivery, Web Development and Information Retrieval. Support: Technical Director and the department that was on both coasts. Day to day support of the New Technologies Department, split between CA/VA: ï§ Aid HR: Review resumes, screen and track candidates for interview coordinate new hire paperwork between CA and VA. Train CA New Technologies team on corporate policies. ï§ Arrange and prepare materials for meetings and videoconferences. ï§ Responsible for day to day administration for the NT LAN, Sun Sparc Server, Airline Ticket Apollo Printer, travel profiles update ï§ Provide support for West Coast remote workers in Interactive Marketing and Enterprise groups. ï§ Liaison with vendors and service reps and Corporate Head Quarters. Purchase hardware, software, service agreements, maintenance, inventory and process check requests on invoices and expense reports.
Office Manager at E. Bruce HarrisonJanuary 1993 - October 1994
OFFICE MANAGER Provided sole support for EVP while opening new branch office, interfacing with 3 branch offices nationally and one in Brussels on his behalf. ï§ Marketing: aid EVP in proposal research and preparation for new business development. Special duties included mass mailings and new product media launch. ï§ Moved 11-month-old office to temporary suites awaiting build-out of permanent suites and found tenants to take 5-year lease when the office closed down. ï§ Support for one SVP and GM, 3 consultants, 1 asst. acct. exec, and a host of independent contractors. All office duties, including phone (8 incoming lines), incoming and outgoing mail and courier travel, expense report. Process all invoices for trade and service providers. Inventory of office supplies: ordering supplies, furniture, publications and stationery, liaison with vendors and service reps.
Office Manager at Futurtek Ltd1987 - 1989
Answered phones, typed correspondence, did beta testing and due diligence on software, procured hardware, introduced the owners to high tech innovations, helped with reverse take over office moves.
Nora Jean Stone's Education:
Women's Initiative: Simple Steps2008 – 2008
San Francisco State University1980 – 1984BAConcentration: English Literature
Nora Jean Stone's Interests & Activities:
Astrology, polymer clay,social media marketing, blogging, Japanese culture, SciFi, CyberPunk, literature, film making, end user computer tech