Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Career Focus
Dedicated and versatile performing arts professional with excellent written communication skills and 5+ years experience as an editor and proofreader in multiple languages as well as 7+ years as a performing artist. Experience in sales, advertising, and arts administration, with skills in data management, web publishing, and deadline-driven media.
Summary of Skills
● Extensive knowledge of music history and arts administration. ● Exceptional proofreading, writing, editing, and interviewing skills. ● Computer literacy includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, and Photoshop; Trados; Drupal; Gimp; and Wordpress. Experience as a symphony musician, as well as in marketing and sales. ● Fluency in German and basic literacy in French.
Dean's List
Professional Experience
01/2014 to 03/2015
Artist-in-Residence, South County Schools Youth Music Monterey City, STATE,
● Organized performances and created publications and flyers to send to parents and administration. ● Piloted strings programs at three rural schools that did not previously have them. Maintained strings instruction schedules at four schools. ● Coordinated mailings that went out to parents and students and facilitated contact between the organization's headquarters and its satellite schools.
07/2012 to 01/2014
Proofreader/Editor/German specialist Geotext Translations City, STATE,
● Collaborated with translators and project managers to ensure timely delivery of documents and adherence to legal and style guidelines. ● Managed an in-house database containing metadata for thousands of documents. Added information to the database as necessary and checked for accuracy. ● Proofread documents and ensured adherence to company style guidelines using Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and Trados programs. Updated the style guide as necessary. ● Assisted other proofreaders and editors as necessary with documents translated into and from German.
01/1 to 01/1
Administrative and Archival Intern Kelly Stuart Music City, STATE,
● Wrote programs for concerts for both older and contemporary works. Included musicological as well as composer/songwriter biographical information. ● Updated musician websites with biographical and concert data to keep listeners informed of current events. ● Organized studio classes and recitals. Scheduled events and managed multiple simultaneous projects. ● Continually researched new music to showcase and acted as a liaison with other artists and the public. Cellist ● Collaborated with singers, directors, and dancers on musical theatre productions including Finian's Rainbow, Putnam County Spelling Bee, Guys and Dolls, and Promises, Promises. ● Performed a wide variety of repertoire in various styles. Cellist ● Was called in as a substitute for a regular player and invited to remain for the following season on an ongoing basis. ● Performed a wide variety of repertoire at various events with the ensemble. ● Maintained our library of submitted works categorized by author/artist, title, genre, and publication status. ● Spearheaded the transition from hard copy submissions to electronic submissions, which are more easily searchable. ● Selected work for publication, being sensitive to the established style and needs of the magazine. Assisted with page layout using Adobe software. ● Increased the magazine's web presence through advertising platforms and social media. ● Curated and approved nonfiction content for publication. Managed and collaborated with a team of four nonfiction editors. Proofread and edited accepted work for errors. ● Piloted Silicon Valley Voices, Reed's online offshoot, and contributed two profiles for its launch. Interviewed diverse members of the Silicon Valley community for the project. ● Co-wrote a grant to send members of staff to the American Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Chicago. ● Maintained a database of electronic submissions through Drupal. Updated the database as necessary. ● Increased Reed's marketing collateral and online web presence to raise readership numbers. ● Produced databases and flyers for use by the department. ● Utilized Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe in data entry, as well as Aeries software. ● Greeted visitors and fielded phone calls to the department. ● Maintained and added to the electronic archives of the orchestra, which recorded data about concerts, recordings, tours, and collaborations. ● Organized and catalogued, in both hard copy and electronic formats, press clippings and critiques about the orchestra. Utilized Microsoft Office Suite and fluency in German and French. ● Greeted guest artists and visitors to the orchestra offices.
Expected in
Master of Fine Arts: Creative Writing
University of Southern Maine - Portland, ME
Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME
Expected in
Bachelor of Music: Musicology
Boston University - Boston, MA
Bachelor of Music, Musicology Boston University, Boston, MA Dean's List
Professional Affiliations
Clerical Volunteer
Proofreader/Editor/German specialist
Excellent Multitasker, Liaison, Program Manager, San, Simultaneous, Storage Area Network, Basis, Database, Proofread, Microsoft Office, Ms Office, Its, Administrative Assistant, Biomedical, Data Entry, Databases, Engineering Department, Advertising, Acrobat, Adobe Acrobat, Metadata, Proofread Documents, Proofreader, Trados, Translated, Marketing, Marketing Collateral, Writing Programs, And Sales, Clerical, Data Management, Excel, Excellent Written, Exchange, Filing, Foreign Exchange, In Sales, Indesign, Interviewing, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Proofreading, Publishing, Sales, Web Publishing, Word, Creative Writing

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School Attended

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Boston University

Job Titles Held:

  • Artist-in-Residence, South County Schools
  • Proofreader/Editor/German specialist
  • Administrative and Archival Intern


  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Music

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