Amsterdam, New York (PRWEB) September 27, 2013
The St Jude Retreats an alternative to executive and treatment centers is pleased to announce a new Social Media Coordinator position in the Marketing Division. As of today, Annie Kochneva will be the new Social Media Coordinator, responsible for the development and growth of the multifaceted channels of communication within the Saint Jude Retreats organization. Her position will continue to develop relationships between existing and prospective guests and their families, through social media.
The Saint Jude Retreats marketing division uses social media as an avenue to educate others are what the program does and the substantial difference it can make in helping someone overcome substance use.
Annie Kochneva originally from Bulgaria, moved to the United States in 2004. She recently graduated with her Master’s degree in Library Information Science and has an extensive background in commerce, hospitality management, marketing and public relations. In addition to marketing, Kochneva has her own Etsy store and has published her own children’s book entitled, “Woolly.”
Kochneva is extremely excited to start her position at Saint Jude Retreats. She adds, “I am very happy to become a part of the Saint Jude Retreats team. Not only am I looking forward to all of the opportunities and challenges this position will provide for me personally, but I am mostly excited to join the organization, for the cause behind it. I really believe in the organization’s method of helping those who are struggling with substance use, as I grew up in an environment where such help was not available. I am thrilled to be focusing my efforts on making a difference in others lives.”
Senior Marketing Director, Daniel Hidalgo adds, “We are proud to announce that Annie Kochneva will be joining the St Jude Retreats team. Annie brings a wide range of skills to the table but most importantly a genuine desire to make an impact on people’s lives. When I interviewed Annie I knew she will make a great addition to the team, I was impressed by her education, experience, but more importantly by her mind set. I am excited to see how she relays the Saint Jude Retreats’ message through our social platforms.”
The Saint Jude Retreats is a non-disease, non-treatment based drug and alcohol program implementing proprietary methodology called Cognitive Behavioral Education (CBE). The program is the only effective alternative to alcohol rehab and drug treatment centers and is currently 85% more effective than treatment. The program is endorsed by internationally acclaimed professionals and addiction research authors such as Prof. Emeritus David Hanson, PhD; Prof. David Rudy, PhD; Dr. Joy Browne and the late Joseph Vacca, PhD, among others.