Work Experience

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SPECIFIC SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

WRITING SKILLS

– Extensive experience with copy and line editing
-Assumes responsibility
-Understands use of copy editing symbols
-Extensive knowledge of grammar and spelling
-Notices punctuation errors when others don’t
-Thinks quickly and creatively
-Loves editing
-Notices the small things
-Picks up on new tasks quickly
-Types at 62 wpm
-Knows Chicago and AP Style Guidelines
-Loves writing
-Interested in learning new things

WRITING AWARDS

May 2012
1st place in CONduit XXII’s Iron Writer Challenge
2nd place in CONduit XXII’s Micro Fiction contest
2nd place in CONduit XXII’s Haiku contest

March 2012
Chosen to write a story for the Utah Cultural Celebration Center’s“Renewal” exhibit

April 2010
1st place in the Mormon Battalion Association Essay Contest

SERVICES OFFERED
-Individual Tutoring in the English language. Can be for those learning English as a first or second language. Works with any age to improve skills in reading, writing, grammar, speaking and pronunciation.
-Marketing consultations
-Blog writing, ghost writing, fiction writing, poetry writing, idea generation
-Business, Marketing and Social Media Plans tailored to each client’s needs and audience

WORK EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE CONSULTANT: OCTOBER 2014-PRESENT
-Networks with clients and other freelance workers alike
-Constantly on the look out for short term projects
-Works with a variety of clients
-Advises on issues concerning marketing and branding for each client
-Loves life

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH: ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE TUTOR
SEPTEMBER 2011-OCTOBER 2014
-Assists foreign students with learning grammar, listening and speaking, spelling and writing in the English language

LOGIQUE:MARKETING ASSOCIATE
NOVEMBER 2013-OCTOBER 2014
-Implemented marketing campaigns to reach the company’s primary audience A Created and tracked innovative strategies to expand reach A Researched marketing trends and works to implement those relevant to the company
-Worked as the marketing liaison for the rest of the company

ENTRANCED PUBLISHING: MARKETING INTERN
MARCH 2012-FEBRUARY 2013
-Read manuscripts and gives input to executive editor
-Line edited manuscripts for later publication
-Updated social media sites

VALLEY JOURNALS: EDUCATION WRITER
MARCH 2012-JUNE 2012
-Interviewed Teachers and District Supervisors concerning current events
-Wrote and edited articles to appear in the monthly paper

ELLIPSIS: POETRY EDITOR/STAFF
MAGAZINE-AUG 2010-DECEMBER 2011
-Read submissions from all over the country
-Sorted through older magazines and put in a pile for donation to the prison
-Copy-editing versions of the magazine before sending to the printers
-Make final decisions on poetry pieces and discuss with Editor in Chief
-Help with transition from paper to online submissions

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE-GIOVALE LIBRARY: CIRCULATION ASSISTANT
SEPT 2010-AUGUST 2011
-Assisted patrons with locating and using books
-Wrote an article for the school newspaper to help fundraise a service trip to India
-Kept inventory on books to ensure they were properly located
-Maintained the main collection of books, removed books that were not used or old

RUNES LITERARY MAGAZINE: STAFF
JAN 2010-MAY 2010 AND JAN 2009-MAY 2009
-Solicited art and literary submissions from students
-Moderated submissions in order to prevent preferential treatment
-Brainstormed and approved ideas for themes and magazine design
-Advertised for the magazine in making flyers and talking to classes

WHITMORE LIBRARY: VOLUNTEER
AUG 2009- NOV 2009
-Aided in the Children’s Summer Art Program
-Prepared props and visual aides for weekly children’s story time
-Maintained and kept the children’s section of the library

EDUCATION

Westminster College: Bachelor of Arts in Communication with Honors Degree Graduated May 2014

ACHIEVEMENTS:
-Worked with various clients during my coursework with projects as wide in scope as a
marketing plan complete with deliverables, to as small as a brochure. Other projects include a computer users guide for residents of a nursing home, compiling an infographic for
incoming Westminster students, and working with a team to provide web marketing materials to a startup.
-Wrote, edited and designed a professional report with a group of five on Westminster College’s writing requirements.
-Assembled brochure for refugees about emergency vehicle procedures.
-Went to an Honors Regional Conference and led a discussion about service within the Honors Program.

SELECTED COURSEWORK INCLUDES:
-Multimedia Image Production
-Electronic Design
-Business and Professional Communication
-College Newspaper
-Public Relations Principles
-Launching Freelance Business
-Technical Writing
-Writing for the Mass Media

Brighton High School: GRADUATED JUNE 2010
-Creative writing classes for three years
-Passed the AP English Literature and AP U.S. History test
-Staff member of the Runes Magazine for two years
-Graduated with Enhanced Diploma in Academics and English

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