Amanda Johnson, who says “I like my marketing like I like my coffee: bold, ethically sourced, and invigorating,” grew up just down the hill from Idyllwild, spending weekends and holiday breaks volunteering with Soroptimist International for philanthropic events. Her service has helped her appreciate the value of belonging to a small community.
That love of community engagement is part of what makes her a perfect fit as Social Media & Production Manager for the Idyllwild Arts Marketing team. Amanda is a seasoned, award-winning graphic designer with marketing experience in graphics, social media, content creation, website design, project coordination, and management. She earned her B.A. in Graphic Design and Digital Media and her M.A. in Public Relations from California Baptist University. She has received Certificates from Twitter Flight School, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Yext, and Sprout Social.
Amanda’s previous position was with Arkside Marketing in Riverside, California, where she managed multiple social media accounts on all major networks for multiple clients, created custom content, designed social media graphics and social media ads, and filmed and edited videos for social media outlets.
At Idyllwild Arts, her work of content creation for the institution’s social media includes photographing for, curating, and managing social for all campus events.