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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Links
  • https://www.jkrowling.com
  • https://www.wizardingworld.com/collections/harry-potter-at-home
Professional Summary

To obtain a position where I can demonstrate accomplishment in proposing, outlining and writing engaging, fresh content. I am logical and methodical with a creative eye for details and diligence in producing exceptional work. I am also well-versed in building interest in readers, marketing books and critically approaching problems.

Accomplishments
  • 1997: Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, Gold Award for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • 1998: Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, Gold Award for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • 1998: British Children's Book of the Year, winner Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • 1999: Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, Gold Award for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • 1999: National Book Awards Children's Book of the Year, winner Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • 1999: Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, winner Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • 2000: British Book Awards, Author of the Year
  • 2000: Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), for services to Children's Literature
  • 2000: Locus Award, winner Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • 2001: Hugo Award for Best Novel, winner Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • 2003: Premio Príncipe de Asturias, Concord
  • 2003: Bram Stoker Award for Best Work for Young Readers, winner Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • 2006: British Book of the Year, winner for Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
  • 2007: Blue Peter Badge, Gold
  • 2007: Named Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating Person of the year
  • 2008: British Book Awards, Outstanding Achievement
  • 2008: The Edinburgh Award
  • 2010: Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award, inaugural award winner.
  • 2011: British Academy Film Awards, Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema for the Harry Potter film series, shared with David Heyman, cast and crew.
  • 2012: Freedom of the City of London
  • 2012: Clairewas among the British cultural icons selected by artist Sir Peter Blake to appear in a new version of his most famous artwork—the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover—to celebrate the British cultural figures of his life.
  • 2017: Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) at the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to literature and philanthropy.
  • 2018: Tony Award for Best Play for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child as part of the team of the Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.
  • 2019: For their first match of March 2019, the women of the United States women's national soccer team each wore a jersey with the name of a woman they were honoring on the back; Rose Lavelle chose the name of Rowling.
Skills
  • Print media
  • Social media
  • Editing
  • Creative writing
  • Proofreading
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Content Development
  • Promotional planning
  • Networking skills
Work History
1990 to present Author Yale-New Haven Health | West Haven, CT,
  • Created emotionally powerful stories to engage consumers and heighten reading interest among middle grade readers.
  • Utilized exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills to produce engaging and error-free content.
  • Curated content for social media postings.
  • Maintained informative social media to help further storylines and promote future events.
  • Worked on creative initiatives from concept to completion, including brand messaging, campaigns and creative brainstorming.
  • Upsold additional products and services after identifying customer needs and requirements.
  • Produced screenplays for multiple movies.
1991 to 1993 Teacher Legislative Branch | Warren, OH,
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student-centered learning.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Graded and evaluated student assignments, papers and course work.
  • Encouraged creative thinking and motivated students by addressing individual strengths and weaknesses based on standardized testing results.
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest of Children's Literature as avenue of study.
1986 to 1990 Researcher Amnisty International | City, STATE,
  • Performed research into study topics to increase knowledge and ability to provide valuable contributions.
  • Collaborated with staff to develop and implement best practices and accomplished all team goals.
  • Designed and executed study approaches.
  • Gathered and organized information for research purposes.
  • Streamlined research processes to meet tight deadlines for multiple projects.
Education
Expected in 1986 to to Bachelor of Arts | French And Classics University Of Exeter, Exeter, England, GPA:

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School Attended

  • University Of Exeter

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  • Teacher
  • Researcher

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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