Ryan Roe

210-380-2066 | Georgetown, TX | RyanRoeMail@Gmail.com | RyanRoeOnline.com

A creative, conscientious worker with research & analysis skills and attention to detail, seeking opportunities to make good use of ingenuity and eclectic experience.

 

Summary of Qualifications

Recognized for:

  • Using the written word clearly and effectively to express a wide variety of concepts

  • Listening to the needs of the client/audience and making them a reality

  • Managing projects at all stages and seeing them through from conception to completion
     

Creative & Writing Experience

Content Writer & Editor | Toughpigs.com | January 2007-Present

  • Co-own and operate website targeted at adult fans of the Muppets and Jim Henson with 30,000+ monthly pageviews

  • Create written content for website, including 1,100+ articles, reviews, commentary, interviews, and news

  • Edit, proofread, and publish content created by website contributors

  • Create video content for website, including reviews, interviews, and entertaining edited videos

  • Regularly create, curate, and post social media content of interest to Tough Pigs readers

  • Produce, co-host, and edit 125+ episodes of a weekly podcast

  • Co-host live fan events and comic con panels

  • Serve as a Muppet & Henson expert for various media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, BBC America, and BBC World Service
     

Freelance Writer | Comic Book Resources | December 2019-July 2020

  • Wrote feature articles for website aimed at fans of comic books and genre entertainment
     

Writer/Puppeteer | Pennydog Puppet Productions | Spring 2013

  • Co-wrote and performed in Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater, a humorous and heartwarming musical puppet production about academic integrity, honesty, and friendship

  • Cheater, Cheater, Pumpkin Eater was one of three selections chosen to be performed off-Broadway in the 2013 New York Children’s Theater Festival
     

Social Media Experience

Social Media Manager | Lolly Lardpop | June 2017-Present

  • Work with puppeteer Leslie Carrara-Rudolph (Sesame Street’s “Abby Cadabby” performer) on engaging with her fans and maintaining an online presence for herself and her original characters

  • Coordinate, write, and publish social media posts

  • Edit and publish podcast episodes and YouTube videos

  • Conceptualized the “Fun with Leslie & Lolly” email newsletter campaign; create, edit, and send newsletter to 450+ followers

 

Administrative Experience

Administrative Assistant | Concerning Learning | July 2019-present

  • Schedule appointments for director of company and organize materials for meetings

  • Serve as communication conduit between director and independent contractors

  • Maintain timesheets and process payroll for contractors

  • Coordinate correspondence with contractors and 12+ clients

  • Maintain company records on online portal and internal spreadsheets

  • Assist with website design and content
     

Administrative Coordinator | Minerva Audio Visual | June 2008-July 2019

  • Reported directly to owner/president of company with 20+ employees and contractors

  • Served as communication conduit between company and 100s of clients

  • Created, edited, and sent quotes, proposals, and invoices

  • Developed, maintained, and supervised project tracking procedures

  • Coordinated and scheduled 200+ live events, service calls, and equipment rentals per year

  • Created, maintained, and distributed company policy and logistical documents

  • Took notes in meetings and delivered written summaries

  • Trained new employees in office procedures as needed
     

Field Associate | Forrest Solutions | July 2020-March 2021; 2006-2008

  • Serve in various in-person and remote positions for New York City companies including Prime Clerk, Re:Sources, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, ALM Media, and Columbia Artists Management

  • Responsibilities have included administrative support, data entry, financial controls support, and quality control
     

Education

Bachelor of Arts | Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

  • Major: Communication
     

Skills & Abilities

  • Software: Microsoft Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Zoom, Teams, Google Suite, Canva, Slack, MailChimp, Asana, Trello

  • Media: Video editing, audio editing, photo editing