Juliet Barney

210 Elmer Ave..  • Schenectady, NY 12308 • (518) 524-0243 • julietbarney@gmail.com



Creative and passionate writer dedicated to fostering the concepts of writing through online mediums. Committed to working with a team to produce the most effective products.



The College of Saint Rose

MFA in Creative Writing                                                             May 2015  

BA in English, Cum Laude                                                          December 2011      

Accomplishments: Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society President • Editor in Chief of Sphere Magazine  


Professional Experience

Digital Marketing Specialist                                                                

September 2016 – Present

Capital District YMCA  Albany, NY                                                                                                          

  • Maintain website presence with timely updates, managing design, brand and content to position the site high in SEO standings
  • Develop and manage timely, relevant, and engaging posts on social media channels
  • Implement and utilize Google Analytics, AdWords, and remarketing accounts. Maximize Google Grants.
  • Utilize Facebook ads to capture new member sales.
  • Create email communications including content, list management, and targeting
  • Assist with digital communications trainings for branches
  • Assist in creation of digital media plan for fundraising
  • Develop and publish videos that increase membership and member connections
  • Use Photoshop, Illustrator and other software tools to create digital graphics
  • Research and develop new social media approaches and activities that will improve our message placement and reach.
  • Participate in establishing digital communications procedures
  • Measure, track and report on all digital platforms
  • Align digital content with marketing and communications strategies
  • Support other areas of the marketing and communications department as needed


Social Media Coordinator                                                                        

 March 2016 – Present

Erik LaChance State Farm, Remote                                                                                                

  • Coordinating promotions and events with local businesses.
  • Building a social media following on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Working under corporate management to create a social media presence that complies with the company’s values while maintaining a personal sense of community.


Social Media Manager                  

March 2016 – March 2017

PongCaddie Remote

  • Building a lifestyle blog from scratch that targets specific audiences surrounding a new product.
  • Generating daily SEO inspired content and promoting the site through social media.
  • Working closely with the CEO to create management rules and regulations for a unified site.


Senior Editor                                                                           

August 2013 – May 2015

Pine Hills ReviewAlbany, NY

  • Read through numerous fiction and non-fiction submissions through Submittable.
  • Formulated a flow chart and implementing hierarchy structures through the various levels of staff.
  • Booked events with featured readers throughout the Capital Region and marketing each event through local businesses and social media.
  • Edited each accepted submissions, in all genres, and formatting each piece for the website.
  • Worked closely with authors through the editing process in order to maintain the author’s aesthetic while upholding the standards of the magazine.


Poetry Workshop Leader                                                           

September 2013 – May 2014

Equinox Youth Shelter, Albany, NY

  • Designed and taught weekly introductory poetry class to high school students.
  • Worked with a diverse group of students, including lower class and homeless teenagers, and developed specialized strategies for teaching various levels of learning.
  • Encouraged students to develop personal writing goals and tailor each lesson to meet the agreed upon goals.
  • Evaluated student writing with an emphasis on basic skills that were transferable to other classes and contexts.
  • Coordinated internal and external readings to bolster enthusiasm for writing and expand their views and conceptions of the spoken word.
  • Conducted one-on-one conferences that fostered student writing outside the classroom.


Graduate Assistant, English Department                                

August 2013-December 2015

The College of Saint RoseAlbany, NY

  • Assisted professors in the classroom setting, including leading creative writing workshops and delivering presentations on the craft of writing.
  • Served as substitute for professors in creative writing and English literature courses.
  • Worked as assistant to the Frequency North reading series and created close relationships with visiting authors.
  • Developed social media strategies to promote the English Department as well as the reading series.


Social Media and Marketing Intern                              

August 2013-August 2014

American Association of University Presses, New York, NY

  • Solicited potential candidates for the “Digital Digest” blog and edited weekly posts.
  • Conducted social media research strategies in order to benefit member presses.
  • Worked closely with a publicist to effectively market major events in New York, London, and Germany.
  • Compiled information from member presses and implemented changes to the company website.


Graduate Assistant, Graduate Admissions                             

August 2012-May 2013

The College of Saint RoseAlbany, NY


  • Served as knowledgeable resources for potential graduate students, addressing their questions and giving them the material and contacts they needed.
  • Creating weekly, informational, online posts for current and prospective students.
  • Attending campus events in order to promote the college and its facilities, such as the Writing Center and Career Center.



Assistant Editor                                                             

July 2010 – June 2011

The Free GeorgeLake George, NY

  • Created a bi-weekly literature column that included interviews with local authors, book reviews, and commentary on literary readings throughout the Capital Region and the Adirondacks.
  • Solicited press releases and researched upcoming events and created promotional materials on local events.



Barney, Juliet. “If It Wasn’t For Winston, I Wouldn’t Smoke.” Drunk Monkeys. (2015)

Barney, Juliet. “In Observance.” War, Literature, and the Arts. Vol. 27 (Upcoming 2015).

Barney, Juliet. “RIP Bennifer: Why We’re So Obsessed With Celebrity Relationships.” Elite Daily. (2015).

Barney, Juliet. “Choose Your Own Adventure: Acquisitions and Marketing in the Modern University Press.” The Association of American University Presses. (2014).