author resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
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  • Flora)
Professional Summary

Versatile Content Writer proficient in researching, writing and editing diverse content. Works with minimal input to produce engaging, authoritative and error-free work.

Meticulous Copy Writer offering 10 year background preparing well-structured drafts, editing posts and conducting keyword research. Collaborative team player possessing impeccable grammar and in-depth comprehension of Microsoft Word and Office. Familiar with SEO practices.

Hardworking Freelance Writer offering experience creating fantasy/romance content. Writes quickly with focus on quality and adherence to client requirements.

  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Collaborated with team of five in the development of book publishing.
  • Supervised team of 10 staff members.
  • Achieved multiple collaborative publishing by completing creative, editorial and distribution process accurately and efficiently.
  • Achieved final artwork through effectively engaging with photoart process.
  • Journalism
  • Press releases
  • Editing
  • Content Development
  • Creative writing
  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • Research
  • Technical Writing
  • Copyediting
  • Grammar usage
  • Project Management
  • Broadcast media
  • Proofreading
  • Copywriting
  • Print media
  • Social media
  • Formatting abilities
  • Editing proficiency
  • Self-publishing experience
  • Marketing communications expertise
  • Articulate communications
  • Networking skills
  • Marketing and advertising strategies
  • Brand messaging
  • Editing and review
  • Team contribution
  • Promotional planning
  • Unique content creation
Work History
01/2011 to Current Author Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. | Visalia, CA,
  • Worked on creative brand messaging, campaigns and creative brainstorming.
  • Maintained informative social media to help further storylines and promote future events.
  • Proofread copy written by colleagues to correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Utilized exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills to produce engaging and error-free content.
10/1999 to 06/2015 Nail Salon and Spa Owner. Walt Disney Co. | Lake Buena Vista, FL,
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Scheduled employees to maintain adequate coverage during business hours.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
01/2011 to 06/2013 Private Caregiver Victoria (client) | City, STATE,
  • Transported individuals to events and activities, medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Monitored client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
03/1992 to 10/2008 Manicurist and Pedicurist Salon 21 | City, STATE,
  • Maintained master appointment calendar covering all customer visits, employee schedules and special events.
  • Responded to customer requests and concerns about gel application and nail art designs.
  • Provided training and mentoring to new staff to maximize performance.
Expected in 03/1996 | Massage Therapy/ Craniotomy Sacral Therapy/reflexo Healing Hands Institute For Massage Therapy, Escondido, Ca, GPA:
Expected in 06/1974 | Business Management. North Harris County College , Houston, TX, GPA:
Expected in 06/1970 High School Diploma. | Art Education Arlington High School, Arlington Heights, Illinois. , GPA:
Expected in 10/1969 | Art William Howard Taft High School, WInnetka Ave, Woodlan Hills, California , GPA:
Additional Information

I hold my copyrights for all my work.

I am relaunching a new website to better access consumers.

I have worked with clients proofreading and ghostwriting through Thumbtack and other writers sites.

I am working presently on a fourth book, about to publish with a new company in a couple of months.

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School Attended

  • Healing Hands Institute For Massage Therapy
  • North Harris County College
  • Arlington High School
  • William Howard Taft High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Author
  • Nail Salon and Spa Owner.
  • Private Caregiver
  • Manicurist and Pedicurist


  • High School Diploma.

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