Sunny | Social Media Specialist
September 2023 - Present

  • Shoot and edit video content and consistently get 5k-3.6m views per video on TikTok, Instagram Reels and YouTube Shorts
  • Create 10-15 pieces of video, photo and graphic content per week in alignment with brand voice to grow digital community
  • Conduct weekly trend research about target demographics to inform future content
  • Interpret social media analytics and measure monthly KPIs to inform and develop future content
  • Collaborate with team to engage with followers, promptly replying to comments and direct messages
  • Support team in managing multi-channel content calendars to schedule posts, write captions and ideate content aligned with overarching campaigns and strategy
  • Use Shopify to write and publish blog posts 1-3 times per month
  • Collaborate with teams to develop social media strategy and campaigns  
  • Act as primary face of TikTok and conduct 1-3 TikTok lives per week to acquire new customers

Alma Vintage Apparel | Social Media Manager
August 2022 - January 2023
Central Iowa

  • Managed social channels and grew Instagram following by 156% in less than 5 months
  • Created and posted 10-15 pieces of social content per week to grow digital community
  • Photographed and directed over 15 in-studio and on-location shoots for social media and promotional materials
  • Aided in planning 5 pop-up events in collaboration with a local business to expand markets
  • Stayed up-to-date with current fashion and social trends to inform content and social media strategy
  • Coordinated product loan program with an indie magazine for photoshoots to grow brand reach

Daytime | Social Media Manager
August 2022 - January 2023
Central Iowa

  • Conceptualized, executed and posted content on social channels to convert followers into in-person customers and promote brand awareness
  • Built social media strategy and guidelines aligned with brand voice and messaging
  • Created over 100 pieces of photo and video content for socials to grow brand awareness

TREND Magazine | Photography Director
January 2020 - December 2022
Central Iowa

  • Provided executive direction to a team of 250+ members to create and publish 2 print issues and online content
  • Conceptualized theme and oversaw all visual, written and administrative components
  • Aided in pitching and securing brand partnerships with over 5 local organizations 
  • Collaborated with teams to plan 5 events to foster camaraderie among internal teams and grow brand awareness

TREND Magazine | Editor-in-Chief
January 2020 - December 2022
Central Iowa

  • Led a team to execute and photograph over 30 photoshoots for a fashion, beauty and lifestyle publication
  • Shot 5 magazine covers to be published on 5 different issues
  • Collaborated and communicated with teams to conceptualize and ensure seamless operation of photoshoots
  • Edited photos tailored to specific concepts to be published for a print and online Gen-Z focused demographic
  • Converted over 60 followers to clients through Instagram organic marketing and word-of-mouth in the first four years of being in business
  • Maintained website, social media presence and client workflows to nurture existing clients and gain new ones 
  • Worked with clients and collaborated with stylists, art directors and make-up artists to conceptualize, plan and execute shoots

Freelance Photographer
July 2016 - December 2023
Central Iowa


Iowa State University
Bachelor of Science | Graduated Cum Laude May 2023
Major: Public Relations | Minors: Apparel Merchandising and Entrepreneurship
London College of Fashion
International Studies Program | Spring 2023

  • Software: Adobe Suite, Canva, InShot, Google Workspace, Miro, Loomly, Later, Planoly, Hootsuite
  • Social Media: Instagram, TikTok, Pinterest, Facebook, Threads, YouTube, Lemon8
  • Photography and Videography: Sony and Canon DSLR, iPhone Photo and Video, In-Studio Lighting
  • Style Guides: Associated Press


Claire Corbin

Claire Corbin