Marissa Pomerance

Location Los Angeles

Founder of The Editorialist LA

Lifestyle Blogger
0 Projects

Work History

Founder + CEO
The Editorialist LA
Dec 2014 - Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
The Editorialist LA is the one-stop shop for stylish, intelligent, and culturally-savvy young city dwellers living in L.A. -Founded my own media company in December 2014 as a local resource for Los Angeles millennials -Grew Instagram audience to almost 100k followers maintaining strong social media presence on Facebook and Pinterest -Duties include: -Operating and developing business: brand outreach, securing brand partnerships, managing finances, invoicing, hiring interns -Creative/marketing: photographing, styling, writing and editing blog and social media content. Growing digital presence through digital marketing, social media strategy, and strategic collaborations. -Advertising: Working with international fashion brands, beauty brands, food brands, lifestyle brands, and more to produce well-rounded digital campaigns that include high-res photographs, in-depth editorials, and social media content. Using social media strategy to implement and post campaigns via digital platforms and social media.
The Blogosphere LLC
Sep 2016 - Dec 2018
Greater Los Angeles Area
I co-founded The Blogosphere LLC as an events company that partnered with brands to create curated, live experiences for influencers. -Pitched ourselves to brands and clients, held pitch meetings, and secured brand partnerships with companies like Casper, Daniel Wellington, RxBar, Milk & Eggs, Zeel, Blushington, and more -Worked with brands to come up with unique, branded event concepts -Secured venues like OUE Skyspace -Planned branded events from A-Z, securing vendors, food, drinks, activities, photographers, and event staffing -Invited and coordinated appearance of influencers at events with hundreds of thousands to millions of followers, who interacted with brands at the event for social media coverage
Marketing Community Manager
Apr 2015 - Oct 2015
Greater Los Angeles Area
-Lead conceptualization, strategy, execution, and posting across all social media channels, including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. -Developed social media strategy, calendar, and tracked/reported on analytics/KPIs -Assisted Chief Marketing Officer, Public Relations Manager, E-Commerce Director, and Art Director on executing overall marketing strategy -Coordinated and planned e-commerce, social media, and lookbook photoshoots -Worked with influencers and bloggers to promote Halston brand -Developed, wrote, and uploaded blog posts -Wrote copy for Halston website, e-commerce products, e- mail blasts, and social media content
Social Media and Content Marketing Associate
LATS Brand
Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
Greater Los Angeles Area
In charge of all social media platforms and marketing strategy for up-and-coming contemporary fashion line, LATS Brand. -Update and take photos for Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest -Developed and maintained marketing strategy for social media, PR, outreach, and website -Coordinated with web programmers for website launch, as well as supplied all photo and content for new website -Main contact for PR company, and strategized with them on campaigns and outreach -Developed close relationships with many prominent bloggers, and worked with them on collaborations -E-Commerce Experience
Styling Assistant
Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
Greater Los Angeles Area
On form styling of high-end designer garments for selling online.
Editorial Intern
Clique Media / Who What Wear
Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
Greater Los Angeles Area
-Create writing clips for online fashion stories -Assist in product and photo research -Help put together fashion stories
Avenue K
Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
Create compelling product descriptions to sell high-end designer clothing.
Stylist Assistant
Jessica Paster Styling
May 2014 - Jul 2014
Greater Los Angeles Area
• Pulled clothing, shoes, and jewelry from top designers and PR companies • Assisted styling clients for events like the CMT Awards, Chelsea Lately, and photoshoots • Performed returns and managed office
Styleta, Inc.
Jan 2011 - May 2014
Washington University in St. Louis
- Worked my way up from Stylist to Creative Director to President - Planed and executed large events on campus such as runway shows, photoshoots, art shows, trunk shows, clothing drives, tutorials - Successfully launched an online publication through the Wash U Styleta Facebook page - Oversee and manage editorial teams that produce content about fashion, culture, food, beauty, lifestyle, sex, and more while leading editorial teams to create interesting and innovative content - Oversee Creative and PR comittees
VIP Intern
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
Greater Los Angeles Area
- Worked directly with publicists and stylists to assist in pulls for high profile celebrity clients and red carpet events - Managed the showroom’s designer merchandise through Fashion GPS - Set up and worked at events for such designers as Roksanda Illincic
Founder, Blogger
Style By MJ
Jun 2011 - Aug 2013
Greater Los Angeles Area
I started my own fashion blog in the summer of 2011, What began as a creative outlet morphed into a way for me to explore current trends, fashion stories, and even more. It has helped me develop my writing and photography skills, while teaching me so much about online marketing and the power of the blogosphere.
Fashion Closet Intern
Marie Claire
May 2012 - Aug 2012
New York
- Worked in the fashion closet - Managed high end designer merchandise on route from designers to the magazine and photoshoots - Assisted editors in research for articles and television segments - Assisted editors to prepare for upcoming photoshoots
Sales Associate
Sep 2011 - Jan 2012
St. Louis and Los Angeles
- Sold in the Dresses and Coats Department, often styling customers from head to toe - Built customer relationships and opened rewards accounts - Performed daily tasks including cleaning, markdowns, inventory transfer, stock work
Fashion Showroom Intern
EM Productions Showroom
May 2011 - Aug 2011
Los Angeles
- Performed general office and administrative work - Managed high end, designer merchandise from designers such as Mara Hoffman - Contacted and updated buyer contact lists - Prepared showroom for events, meetings, and assisted with sample sales
Fashion Design Intern
DDA Holdings
May 2010 - Aug 2010
Los Angeles
• Worked in one of the design rooms • Helped make sketch charts, chose colors and fabrics, photographed and photocopied garments • Participated in meetings and fittings and provided opinions to designer on line


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Washington University in St. Louis
2010 - 2014
The Buckley School
2003 - 2010