530: What It’s Like to Be Marketing Lead at Tech Startup Mobilize With Emily Hughes, Mobilize [Main T4C Episode]
Emily Hughes is Marketing Lead for Mobilize, the events management and volunteer recruitment platform designed to connect organizations and their supporters. She is a self-described growth marketing specialist and business strategist. Emily started her career as an Account Coordinator at PR firm Hager Sharp before moving to American Express Publishing..
“The one that I think people wouldn’t think I would credit to some of my success is that I also was part of our theater group at Villanova, and I think that has benefited me across the board.”
Best Career Advice
“If you’re unhappy at your job or even if it’s making you miserable, it’s just not worth it. That is not the right place for you. And you should trust your gut and find something different.”
“I was reporting to the CEO at the time, and I was trying to keep all of my personal life separate from work. So nobody at work knew what I was going through except the CEO who was my boss and she was not understanding about it. So if I had to leave work to go to the hospital very quickly or to the ICU to help my mom, she would not be flexible about that.”
Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Strategic Communication, Digital Marketing, Public Relations, Online Marketing, Newsletters, Writing, Editing, Journalism, Research, Facebook
Bill Gates, Gary Vaynerchuk, Oprah Winfrey, LinkedIn, McKinsey & Company, Google, Women in Revenue, The Global Leaders (TGL), B2B Marketing Excellence, Università degli Studi di Siena, Columbia University – Graduate School of Journalism, General Assembly