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Emily Sandelands

Community Builder

Emily is an (almost) life-long Ann Arborite. She spent the first few years of life in New Jersey and a did a brief stint at “that other public university” down the road in East Lansing, Michigan… (Go Green!)

While Emily is one of the rare ZingTrain employees that didn’t work for another Zingerman’s business before beginning her tenure at ZingTrain, her Ann Arbor upbringing immersed her in all of the magic that the Zingerman’s Community of Businesses had to offer from a very young age.

After many years of working in retail and at completing a few awesome internships at interior design firms during her summers, Emily graduated with her B.S. in Global Retailing and Marketing from Michigan State University in 2009. Since then, she has worked hard marketing various retail goods, business consulting and medical imaging equipment before finding her place as ZingTrain’s Community Builder in 2017. (A job she snagged after writing her very own vision of success a year prior to getting hired!)

As ZingTrain’s resident marketer, Emily loves finding ways to infuse her love of creative and compelling communication with helping organizations develop their people and processes in ways that benefit their bottom lines. A few of her proudest moments include infusing the inbound marketing methodology into many of ZingTrain’s marketing processes, starting ZingTrain’s blog and she’s excited to have co-led the redesign of ZingTrain’s website, which you’re cruising as we speak!

The technical, marketing-y type of stuff Emily really enjoys: copywriting, inbound marketing, content creation and optimization across multiple platforms, social media strategy, email marketing, search engine optimization (SEO). She’s skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, HubSpot, WordPress, Blogger, Google Analytics, Salesforce and Zoho CRM.

Emily looks forward to connecting with you over email – feel free to reach out anytime at [email protected]!