Elisa Richardson

Elisa Richardson

PR & Communications at Code & Theory
United States

Summary

Communications strategist, specializing in telling unique stories and working with key press to do so. Experience both in-house and on the agency-side with a diverse background in startups, technology, consumer goods, hospitality, fashion, crisis comms, M&A and IPOs. Enjoys executing profile raising initiatives for senior level executives and planning killer supper club events. Also an avid travel writer. Recent press placements: https://flipboard.com/@ElisaRich

Positions

PR & Communications
March 2017 - Present (10 months)
Public Relations
New York, United States
March 2017 - Present (10 months)
I oversee all communications, including public relations and social media, for leading digital agency, Code and Theory.
Senior Publicist
VSCO®
United States
August 2015 - July 2017 (1 year 11 months)
Lead PR & Communications for VSCO, an award-winning photography app.

Stories I've worked on include: https://flipboard.com/@elisarich/vsco-stories-94vuqabcy
Public Relations & Communications Consultant
Freelance
United States
May 2014 - October 2015 (1 year 5 months)
Public Relations and Communications consultant with expertise in press relations, leadership profile raising, crisis communications, social media strategy & management, copywriting, email marketing and event planning.
PR & Communications Manager
Shapeways
United States
August 2012 - August 2014 (2 years)
Lead press relations and communications for Shapeways as well as managed all company social media channels.

-Managed all media relations across consumer, tech, business, fashion/design, broadcast and online media
- Managed CEO speaking calendar & key spokespeople media briefings
-Lead communications task force of copywriters/branding experts across Shapeways.com, SEO experience
-PR & social media campaign planning, developing and implementation
-PR agency briefing, management and evaluation
-Managed all company event planning ranging from media announcements to conferences and internal events
Executive
Brunswick Group
United States
2007 - 2012 (5 years)
Account Executive based in San Francisco, CA. Supporting clients within a wide variety of sectors, ranging from startups to e-commerce and telecom. Mainly focused on crisis management, mergers and acquisitions, and IPOs. A selection of previous clients include: Facebook, AT&T, Skype, AirBNB, Gap, Broadcom, Got Milk!.

Education

BA in Philosophy, Communications and Interpersonal Rhetoric

DePauw University
2006 - 2010 (4 years)
Activities and Societies: Italian Teacher, Service Plunge Leader, Delta Gamma

Other professional activities

Co-Founder & Head of Communications

Eddie
January 2017 - Present (1 year)
Eddie is a creative collective born in Downtown New York. We are designers, marketers, producers & publicists who are tired of what the design, marketing, production and PR industries tell us we have to be. We’re in the game of creating moments, connections and ultimately, impacting how people feel. We don’t put ourselves in a box and we want to take you out of yours. weareeddie.co instagram.com/weareeddie

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