Personal Info Engages with a client-focused mentality and keen anticipation. Skilled at completing and delegating projects prior to deadline, leads efficiently under pressure. Excellent written and oral skills. Recognized for producing quick results and dramtically decreasing workload. Possesses the ability to apply those skills effectively, to adapt quickly, and learn new skills while identifying weaknesses to hedge risk. Stellar background in the military.
Education BA Literary Studies criticism theory, publishing, marketing, sound engineering, and FinalCut film production Paralegal Studies legal writing, legal research, procedural law, grants, and corporate articles
Creative Director/ Managing Editor Nov. 2011-present Wordpress + Social Media + Campaign Mgmt. + Project Mgmt. Founding member of a veterans media group, creating content, managing media campaigns, social media coordinator, journalist, interviewing prominent figures, sound engineering, podcasting, creating promotional videos, analytics, and metrics. 30,000+ unique visitors a month, 2,500+ following on Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Tumbler, and Twitter combined. Organized email campaigns to contemporary veterans groups and garnered the support of The New School and New York University.
Copy Editor/ Technical Writer- Confidential July 2008-present Copy + Profiles + Publishing + Policy + Project Mgmt. Creating content and implementation plans for micro games for Dr. Pepper using brand standards. Producing website copy for Tatum Interactive LLP. Writing corporate profiles for CFO, CTO, and CEO. Creating a Policy Procedure Manual for Bowe Contractors, Inc. Familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle and Agile System Development Cycle.
Youth Technician- Confidential, LLP Nov. 2007-June 2008 Public Speaking + Speech Writing Facilitating character development seminars. Writing speeches for school aged children and administrators (2,000+ audiences).
Executive Assistant/ Paralegal- Confidential. Aug. 2006- Apr. 2007 Legal Writing + Facilities Mgmt. + Contracts Managing grants. Processing a million dollars in donations. Developing standard operating procedures, producing a monthly newsletter, writing memorandum, facilities management, payroll, and human resources. Acting as intermediary between clients and attorneys, vendors and office managers. Filing court documents, briefs, and appeals.
United States Navy Veteran- Confidential, Apr.2002- Apr. 2006 IT Aquisition + Logistics + Policy + Project Mgmt. + Contracts In support of The War on Terrorism and Operation Iraqi Freedom: Assisted Leading Petty Officer. Supervising thirty Navy staff daily. Writing standard operating procedure for navigation watch standing and team evaluations. Journalist, Career Counselor, Supply Coordinator. Edited and updated navigation publications. Writing functional descriptions for watch standers. Managing 30 million dollars in IT acquisition. Stood leading navigation watch position through 5,000+ hours of details.
Awards Sailor of the Quarter, Two Letters of Commendation, Top Secret Clearance, Medals: National Defense Service, Global War on Terrorism Service, Navy Good Conduct, Honorable Discharge, Yellow Ribbon Scholarship, San Diego City College English Honors, Sperry Marine VMS Operator Certification. Languages Software Public Speaking, English, Polish (fluent speaking/reading), French (basic speaking). Microsoft Suite (Visio), Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign), Final Cut, SharePoint, FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Flare, HTML/CSS.
Project Mgmt- Excellent Contracts-Excellent Proofreading-Excellent Editing-Excellent InDesign-Moderate Wordpress-Moderate