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Dan Wade

I am an experienced communications and marketing professional with a strong track record of helping organizations share their stories effectively, driving both audience and revenue growth. Using best practices and innovative tools, I build efficient campaigns that create deep brand affinity.

[email protected]
(612) 222-0343


Digital Media Manager, Medical Alley Association, June 2017 - Present

  • Developed and executed company paid and organic digital media plan
  • Analyzed campaign results and refined digital methods
  • Wrote and edited copy for print, digital, social, and public presentations
  • Created and executed company social media strategy 
  • Collaborated with partner organizations to promote community-oriented events
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Director of Communications, Life Floor, Feb 2015 - Feb 2017

  • Wrote and edited copy for print, social, email, website, and trade show assets
  • Overhauled marketing strategy leading to six-figure growth in ARR
  • Built and executed an influencer marketing program for industry leaders
  • Collaborated with design team on annual publications and key product launches
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Director of Activation, LockerDome, June 2013 - Feb 2015

  • Pitched, executed, and analyzed digital media campaigns for over 200 brand and media clients
  • Created and refined client retention strategy with an initial success rate over 75%
  • Hired, trained, and provided strategic leadership for the activation team
  • Built editorial calendar for sales and activation staff 


Researcher For Will Carroll, Sports Illustrated, Feb 2011 - June 2013

  • Researched and wrote column introductions on medical developments in Major League Baseball
  • Consulted with Major League Baseball front offices on medical issues and player acquisitions
  • Presented proprietary research at medical conferences
  • Built and queried a finely detailed sports injury database for research purposes


Writer and Editor, Freelance, June 2008 - Present

  • Wrote and edited content at outlets like Baseball Prospectus, Forbes, and NBC Sports/Rotoworld
  • Matched credited author’s voice and style to avoid detection when ghostwriting
  • Fact-checked and copyedited client content to improve readability and accuracy of their material

Education and Skills


University of Chicago, A.B., Political Science, 2009

Northwestern University, M.S.J., Journalism


AP Style, Buffer, Content Marketing, Chicago Style, Google Analytics, Fan Engagement, Media Relations, Microsoft Office, Multiple CMS, Public Speaking, Slack, Social Media, Wordpress   

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