Resume

Summary

A creative and collaborative writer, editor, fact-checker, marketing assistant, and content/communications manager. 

Skills
  • Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster.com for Writing, Editing, and Proofreading
  • Fact-Checking Research, online and direct contact with writers and contributors
  • Content and Client Management: Kentico, Salesforce, FileMaker Pro, MindBody, Excel, etc
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Publisher, Illustrator, InDesign, etc) 

 


Work History


Virtuoso Travel        December 2018 – Present

Freelance Fact-Checker        Seattle, WA

  • Detailed fact-checking for catalogs, articles, glossaries, interviews, advertorials, and more
  • Online research and communicating directly with local and global contacts to confirm accuracy of written copy

 

Virtuoso Travel        July 2018 – February 2019

Marketing Assistant, Copywriter, & Content Manager        Seattle, WA

  • Edited copy using style guides which apply the Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster Dictionary
  • Copyedited two of Virtuoso’s directories, including their 706-page publication, Best of the Best
  • Wrote the Virtuoso’s Best of 2018 listings: ten travel partners featured as winners for the year
  • Content management of images, text, and index selections with Kentico, FileMaker Pro, etc

 

Purdie Rogers        November 2017 – April 2018

Customer Experience Specialist        Seattle, WA

  • Collaborated with the public relations team to write content that improves B2C relationships
  • Resolved customers’ technical questions through Salesforce, forums, and social media

 

Riot of Orange        October 2017 – January 2018

Social Media Manager        Seattle, WA

  • Created, scheduled, and boosted content on social media with Facebook and Twitter
  • Communicated with business contacts by email for events, contests, and photo content

 

Sugar Plum: The Sugaring Experts        September 2016 – September 2017

Marketing & Communications Manager        Seattle, WA

  • Email marketing, copywriting, selecting and designing images, and scheduling newsletters
  • Web content management, writing FAQ, profiles, blog articles, and general updates
  • Graphic design and digital media marketing, creating ads with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Mentored new receptionists in administrative skills, scheduling, and customer service

 

Sugar Plum: The Sugaring Experts        May 2016 – September 2016

Receptionist & Office Administrator        Seattle, WA

  • Customer relationship management, personalized interaction by phone, email, and in person
  • Scheduled customers for appointments with MindBody business management software

 

Privateer Lynx Educational Foundation        September 2014 – December 2014

Deckhand        East Coast

  • Guided guests on deck tours during day sails and assisted passenger needs during transits
  • Repair and maintenance of the ship daily, as well as during full down-rig in fall/winter

 

Trackers Earth – East Bay        June 2014 – August 2014

Lead Instructor        Berkeley, CA

  • Outdoor Educator for children ages 6-14 years old, leading overnight and day camps
  • Storytelling and curriculum creation for archery, zombie camp, and wilderness survival skills

 

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport        March 2014 – May 2014

Steward & Education Coordinator        West Coast

  • Live aboard educator and tour coordinator for walking tours, sails, and field trips
  • Ensured the safety of guests on board, entertained and educated them in maritime history
  • Coordinated the crew’s schedules for tours, daily maintenance, and cleaning duties  

 

Fresh Fitness & Dance        October 2013 – February 2014

Administrative Assistant & Content Manager        Seattle, WA

  • Digital media design and marketing with Facebook, MailChimp, Wix, and Squarespace
  • Communications support through email messages and MindBody software
  • Content development, account management, and record keeping with G-Suite

 


Writerly Projects


Fact-Checking: Virtuoso Life, Best of the Best, Symposium Magazine, and more
– Topics: international travel, hotels, culinary experiences, tours, spas and fitness activities, personal interviews, book reviews, etc
– Content types: catalogs, articles, glossaries, general publications, and advertorials

Destinations & Experiences Directory 2019: Copyedited and Content Management with a B2B focus

Best of the Best 2019: Copyedited Virtuoso Travel’s 706-page publication from start to finish

Best of 2018: Copywriting for Virtuoso Travel’s winning hotels, destinations, and experiences

Good Mourning (2018): content writing for a nonprofit art therapy festival for processing grief

Chamberlain (2017-2018): technical writing for smart home technology

Sugar Plum (2016-2017): writing, editing, proofreading, and designing blog articles, social media content, advertorials, speeches, and emails for beauty, skincare, and wellness

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport (2014): travel writing for traditional tall ship adventures

Trackers Earth (2014): storyteller and educator for a children’s wilderness camp

Fresh Fitness & Dance (2013-2014): fitness writing for social media, emails, and blogs

Rose’s Engineering (2008-2010): technical writing and communications for civil engineering

 


Education


California State University, Sacramento                       Graduated: Summer 2018

Bachelor of Arts in English: Poetry & Drama