Susan Goen

Writing, Editing, Media Relations; [email protected]

United States

Susan is a professional writer, editor and media relations specialist with 20+ years of experience working in all areas of communications.

Creative, dynamic, organized, passionate and flexible, Susan can make your organization shine by using the written word to tell your best stories.

Susan has a journalism degree and professional experience writing all forms of communications, including direct marketing pieces, brochures, websites, social media, blogs, ads, radio spots, annual reports and press releases. She also has extensive editing experience, with an eye for substance, style, consistency and ease of use, and expert knowledge of AP and AMA style.

In addition, Susan has invaluable experience as an instructor and a profitable entrepreneur. Smart, tenacious and a team player who can self-manage heavy workloads with minimal supervision, she can hit the ground running and help you successfully engage your audience.

Email [email protected] to contact Susan and see how she can help improve the visibility and image of your organization.

Susan Goen

Skills, Experience, Education

Direct Marketing Pieces

Direct Mail piece
2017 MDX Launch

Direct mail piece sent to sell the 2017 MDX

Direct Mail piece
Honda Civic Launch

Mailer sent to announce the launch of the 2016 Civic

2016 ILX campaign FollowUp email
ILX FollowUp email

Reminder email sent as part of ILX Premium Campaign

ILX Premium Campaign
Email companion

Companion email for ILX Premium campaign

Direct Mail piece
Odyssey Selldown

Direct mail piece to sell the Honda Odyssey

Included in end-of-year tax mailing
Fact Sheet


Brochures, reports, etc.

Designing Our Future
2013 Annual Report

Wrote the main messages, including the information for the architectural drawings, edited messages

St. Louis Business Journal
Giving Guide

Jewish Federation's entry for Biz Journal's annual Giving Guide



Offering seniors a path to maintain independence

He also appreciates the work St. Louis NORC volunteers have done around his house-raking leaves, fixing a leak, getting his sliding doors back on track. "It takes a big load off me," says Kaufman. "Physically, I couldn't rake leaves; if I bent down, I couldn't get up.

St. Louis to celebrate birthday with cake, lots of it!

ST. LOUIS - The City of St. Louis will celebrate its 250th birthday, starting this weekend. One part of the festivities includes 250 birthday cakes spread throughout the region, but due to the weather, about 40 of those are still not set up.

'Super volunteer' honored at Brodsky Library

ST. LOUIS - When you think of libraries of course good old fashioned, hard covered books come to mind. At the Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library much of the work is being done on computers, and by a very special young man. On Thursday Sam Lyss was honored as the library's "super volunteer."

Rubin Israel Experience gathering applicants for cost-free trip to Israel

The Jewish Federation of St. Louis will be holding information, sessions on March 11 and April 2 for it's seventh Rubin Israel Experience trip ( The trip, which runs from Sept. 7-17, gives 10 local people between the ages of 27-45 a chance to travel cost-free to Israel and see the country in a more in-depth way than a tourist would.

Local Holocaust survivor's story told through live performance

When Suzanne Tanner met St. Louisan Rachel Goldman Miller, both women embarked on what Tanner calls a "destined" journey. One stop along the way: the St. Louis performance of "Beyond Me: A Song Cycle in the Key of Survival," which celebrates Miller's life through a musical theater piece created and performed by Tanner.

Lindbergh High Parent Group slates 38th annual Holiday House Tour

For more than 30 years, Lindbergh Schools resident Lois Decker has started her holiday season the same way: She and a group of friends tour some of the area's most beautiful homes on the LHSMC Parent Group Holiday House Tour. "It's a great way to get you in the holiday spirit," she stated in a district news release.

New Traditions For 2013 LHS Holiday House Tour

Gather a group of friends and head to the LHSMC Parent Group's Holiday Shopping Boutique, Sunday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Concord Elementary School, 10305 Concord School Road. More than 40 vendors and a variety of food trucks will be on hand to satisfy any appetite or shopping list.

Jewish Federation takes on unique role in community

Regarding your obituary of William Kahn (June 30): We are proud to have had Mr. Kahn, one of the most respected, admired and loved members of the St. Louis Jewish Community, as our leader at Jewish Federation of St. Louis. At this difficult time, we are united in sadness, sympathy and support for the Kahn family.

Jewish Federation to host luncheon

Professional staff members from the Jewish community will be honored at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis' annual JProStL Recognition Luncheon Thursday, Jan. 31. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Arts & Education Building at the Staenberg Family Jewish Community Center, 2 Millstone Campus Drive, in the Creve Coeur area.

News | Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Jewish Federation of St. Louis invites area adults aged 22 to 45 years to participate in the 2014 National Young Leadership (NYL) Summer Trip to Israel.

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How We Help | Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Orli Pinsberg feels strongly about the tenet of Tikkum Olam, repairing the world, so she engages in it by volunteering through the Karen Solomon Young Adult Service Initiative, a project of Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

Here's Why I Give | Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Evelyn Kleiman says she is proud and happy to acknowledge that she has used the services of Jewish Federation of St. Louis. "I look at it like a triangle," she says. "I have benefitted from Jewish Family and Children Services, the Jewish Community Center and Covenant House-and in the middle is Jewish Federation, spreading its wings out toward me and toward my life for the last 40 years."

Board Member Spotlight: Mike Kinman

Mike Kinman believes that God has guided the necessary people to Magdalene St. Louis every step of the way. For the current Magdalene St. Louis board president and dean of Christ Church Cathedral, it began in 1998. Kinman was helping put together a conference for young clergy, and part of his job was receiving workshop proposals.