Sim LeCompte

Location New York
Bio

Writer at Amazon. Istanbul made me. NYC pays me.

Writer Screenwriter Copywriter
Projects
3 Projects

Work History

Copywriter
Amazon
Sep 2019 – Present
New York, New York
I come up with innovative ways brands can advertise across the Amazon universe. - Working across teams at Amazon (Prime Video, Devices, Studios, Music, and more) to come up with the most unique and unexpected ways we can partner with brands. - Solving customer problems with third-party data and research for brands - Partnering with CPG and entertainment clients. - Working to build capabilities for larger campaign work at a non-traditional internal creative team setting. - Clients include: Lay’s, Under Armour, New Balance, Cheez-It, Microsoft, Universal Studios
Copywriter
Ogilvy
Sep 2018 – Aug 2019
Greater New York City Area
Transferred to the NYC office. Clients: San Pellegrino, Acqua Panna, American Express, The Washington Post, Vaseline
Copywriter
Ogilvy
Mar 2017 – Sep 2018
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Clients: Glenmorangie Whisky, Medela Breast Pumps, Martell Cognac, Five Guys, Peace Corps - Coming up with campaigns and creating and strategizing content for luxury liquor brands, other food and beverage brands. - Participating in creative concept development with art directors to come up with award-winning campaign platforms and brand positioning projects - Presenting creative copy and campaign ideas directly to clients
Junior Copywriter
Ogilvy
Jun 2015 – Mar 2017
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Clients: Hennessy Cognac, Five Guys, Peace Corps
Emerging Media Specialist
Bolin Marketing
Mar 2015 – May 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
- Engaging with consumers through social media platforms on behalf of client, Honeywell, to provide excellent customer support. - Preparing daily social media reports for the client. - Attending client meetings and helping out with crisis communications.
Digital Media Assistant
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Sep 2014 – May 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
- Main responsibility is to migrate the School of Journalism & Mass Communication website from static Adobe Dreamweaver to a dynamic Drupal CMS System. - Assist with events preparation. - Managing and preparing digital content for the website and the blog. - Executing website strategy through developing site maps and pages. - Creating weekly social media reports through Google Analytics and conducting social strategy accordingly.
Copywriting & Editing Intern
Dakota Jazz Club
Sep 2014 – Mar 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
- Assisted with in-house advertising and publicity of upcoming concerts. - Wrote copy for weekly ads that appearead in Star Tribune, City Pages, VitaMN, as well as brochures and posters. - Prepared weekly e-newsletter content. - Wrote content for monthly calendars about all upcoming concerts.
Marketing Resources Intern
Dakota Jazz Club
Sep 2014 – Dec 2014
- Pitched concerts and events to the media to receive coverage. - Compiled media contacts for each genre, contacted them accordingly. - Took part in weekly marketing meetings to come up with the best strategies to market and advertise various artists. - Drafted outreach emails and press releases. - Wrote copy for ads, was offered the Copywriting & Editing Internship position after. … see more
TV & Web Productions Intern, Turkish Service
Voice of America
May 2014 – Jul 2014
Washington DC-Baltimore Area
My responsibilities included assisting in studio, editing sound and video packages for the daily live news show, writing and translating news articles for the website, and doing interviews. I was also responsible for day-to-day communications efforts: I prepared engaging website content, did social media monitoring and analytics and conducted social media strategies accordingly.
Corporate Relations, Development and Gala Intern
Minnesota International Center
Sep 2013 – May 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Assisted with development and corporate communications efforts and did event planning for yearlong preparation of the upscale Gala fundraiser. Prepared fact sheets, media pitches, and other PR material. Wrote donation request letters, corporate sponsorship asks, as well as articles for the MIC newsletter, Communiqué. Was responsible for coordinating with the media in order to receive sponsorships for MIC events. Biggest duty was to assist with Gala efforts- from researching auction items, designing auction item displays to being present at monthly Gala committee meetings.
Student Library Assistant
Minitex
Sep 2012 – Sep 2013
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Worked with multiple complex software to send scholarly books and articles all over the world.
Broadcasting Intern
Sera Film Services
May 2012 – Jun 2012
Istanbul, Turkey
Worked as an intern. Worked as a studio assistant, wrote short facts, jokes, and questions for a game show aired on national television, Channel Turk. Made phone calls, arranged meetings with potential competitors, participated in crisis management, and was responsible for customer service.

Education

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 – 2015
Study Abroad
Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier III
2012 – 2012
High School Diploma
Arnavutköy Korkmaz Yiğit Anadolu Lisesi
2007 – 2011

Skills