Resume

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a creative or technical writing position that will utilize my leadership, project management, knowledge of the English language, communications, teamwork, editorial and writing skills. Ideally, this position will be for an online publication, blog platform, print magazine, marketing and public relations company or newspaper.

EDUCATION

English and Communications, Philadelphia, PA; May 2013, Cumulative GPA: 3.89

QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATES

Technical Skills: Writing: Academic, copy, grant writing, creative, blog, info-graphics, social media marketing, and article writing

Software Applications & OS: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Windows 7, 8, and 8.1, Remedy, Vision, Watchtower, Scout, Einstein, Cafe 360, Workbench, Share Point, and EROne Tool

Relevant Skills: High level communication, problem solving, technical, analytical and trouble-shooting skills.  Proficient in the use of MS Word, Photoshop, MS Excel, WordPress, SEO, Google Docs, and MS PowerPoint
Key Qualities: Able to manage multiple responsibilities and remain productive within time-sensitive and fast paced environment, detail oriented, organized and focused.  Very approachable with great communication and public speaking skills.

EXPERIENCE

Creator/Featured Blogger and Editor
The Poetry Corner: Words.Live.Here, Virtual 06/11 – present

  • Built and manage the web layout for the site using WordPress; garnered high-traffic content with social media platforms and SEO experience

  • Daily responsibilities include  creating, editing, and publishing  personal and peer content such as: poetry, articles, short stories, & photos.

Editorial Staff Writer
SCORE Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 06/15 – 8/15

  • Interviewed successful clientele, staff, and participants according to the guidelines stated by the national organization

  • Wrote original and creative blog posts in order to secure funds and grants for the SCORE Philadelphia chapter

Research Assistant and Communications Manager

USA 250, Philadelphia, PA 03/15 – 05/15

  • Wrote interesting blog posts based on factual occurrences and handled administrative assignments

  • Researched historical documents, articles, and narratives related to the 1876 Centennial in Philadelphia

Article and Web Content Writer
Rant Lifestyle Magazine, Virtual 05/14 – 04/15

  • Composed web content, including slideshows, photos, and prose published within the magazine using WordPress

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