I'm Trevor Elwell, Concierge Program Manager at BrandYourself
Trevor Elwell's Bio:
Trevor Elwell: Concierge Program Manager at BrandYourself.com
BrandYourself is a NYC-based startup that helps control individual online reputations. Trevor joined the company soon after he interned for them in Syracuse, NY, where the company was founded. His journey with BrandYourself has been a very interesting one, and he has had numerous roles at the company. At the beginning Trevor was in charge of the BrandYourself blog and their social media presence. From there the position evolved to include all customer service as well. From there, Trevor helped build the BrandYourself Concierge Program from the ground up and now manages the department.
Outside of work, Trevor is a self-proclaimed nerd who enjoys coding, reading, playing guitar, and learning in general (MIT opencourseware and EDX.org are two of his favorite sites). Trevor is a graduate from Syracuse University (class of 2011) with two Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Music Business.
Trevor Elwell's Experience:
Concierge Program Manager at BrandYourself.comMay 2011 - Present | NYC
BrandYourself specializes in personal online reputation management (aka what shows up when your name is typed in on Google and other search engines). My responsibilities consist of managing BrandYourself's Twitter and Facebook networks as well as managing our blog, which receives about 50K viewers a month. Along with this, I am the customer happiness manager. It is my job to ensure that every customer has a positive experience with BrandYourself and to respond quickly and effectively to any problems that a user might have.
Brand Manager/Technical Advisor at Broodr Inc.September 2010 - July 2011
Broodr is a startup company based in Syracuse NY who's aim is to connect inventors with an audience. I am the brand manager/technical advisor of the company and am in charge of creating a brand for the company as well as running marketing efforts. I am also charged with maintaining the website and web presence.
Intern at Sony/ATV Music PublishingMay 2009 - July 2010
Sony/ATV is a key player in the world of music publishing. As an intern here I was able to learn about the world of publishing from the legal, financial, managerial, marketing, and artist and repertoire sides of the business. I had the opportunity to use Nielson Soundscan and Mediabase to gather A&R reports for contacts, as well as attend marketing and A&R meetings to see how the work I was doing was put in action.
PR Intern at LD CommunicationsJanuary 2010 - March 2010
LD Communications is one of the largest Public Relations firms in the UK. They deal mostly with PR for the music industry, working for large events such as the BRIT Awards. As an intern I received an international perspective on the PR and music industries, while sharpening my skills in a close-knit office environment.
Trevor Elwell's Education:
Syracuse University2007 – 2011B.S. Bandier Program | B.A. Psychology
Whitesboro High School