Commissioning Editor Editor In Chief resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Executive Summary

Driven and multilingual Editor/Editor-in-Chief with 13 years of experience collaborating with others to produce quality articles and Reference books. Expert at correcting sentence structure, grammar, spelling and punctuation by rewriting, editing and proofreading. Clear communicator who provides constructive feedback and specific suggestions to dramatically improve writing of staff. Highly skilled at identifying and implementing process improvements to drive efficiency and productivity. Great success leading cross-functional teams in an international context. Author of 42 Reference books and Book Series Editor for Advances in Psychology, Mental Health and Behavioral Studies and Advances in Digital Crime, Forensics, and Cyber Terrorism.

Core Competencies
  • Author Relations
  • Cross-functional Team Building & Leadership
  • Editing Team Supervision
  • Maintaining Standards
  • Fact Checking
  • Project Management
  • Publication Content Planning
  • Deadline Attainment
  • Research & Writing
  • Problem Resolution
  • Proofreading Submissions
  • Chinese, Japanese, Spanish
Professional Background
Commissioning Editor / Editor-in-Chief, 07/2010 - Current
Coherent Corp Monrovia, CA,
  • Enlisted high-quality and diverse Open Access journal article manuscripts for submission
  • Collaborated with article and book chapter authors to establish relevant content for publication
  • Determined appropriate page budgets and layouts to guide word count parameters, optimize use of images and graphics as well as maximize impact within allotted space
  • Decided whether articles and book chapters were ready for publication and approved final versions
  • Reviewed and edited copy ahead of final evaluation, verifying content conformed to style and tone guidelines
  • Developed Editorial Boards and coordinated all double-blind peer reviews for books and professional journals
  • Mentored six non-native English speaking university professors and six graduate students on publication projects in different fields all of which became Scopus- or Web of Science-indexed
President / Founder, 09/2004 - 03/2021
  • Responsible for all Profit-and-Loss activities of own management consulting firm for middle-sized clients in various industries worldwide
  • Collaborated with company partners to develop and actualize strategic plans to advance company's mission and objectives and promote revenue, profitability and sustainable growth
  • Spearheaded initiatives to keep business sustainable and scalable during changes in early-growth, mature, and declining industries
President / Founder, 08/1997 - 06/2004
  • Responsible for all Profit-and-Loss activities of own management consulting firm
  • Formulated and launched marketing campaigns to maximize sustainable profits
  • Determined revenue and profit impacts of market strategies and led business direction toward profitable channels
  • Built and deepened relationships with industry partners, driving substantial improvements in revenue numbers for clients while expanding operations into new areas for diversification
  • Monitored business trend forecasts and adjusted budgets and operational plans to maximize growth and opportunities
  • Consistently exceeded sales goals through up-selling and cross-selling within existing client base, as well as strategically attracting new business
Senior Inside Sales Representative, 04/1995 - 07/1997
  • Conducted B2B telephone sales with a US$2 million annual quota
  • Educated customers about product features and technical details to highlight benefits and shorten learning curves
  • Contacted new and existing customers to discuss how to accomplish needs with specific products and services
  • Gathered information on sales and service issues to provide effective resolutions
  • Acted as liaison between outside sales representatives and various industry specialists for over 800 accounts
  • Collaborated with the IBM Consulting Group at on-site visits by interpreting and translating English and Japanese at Japanese transplant manufacturing firms in the eastern USA
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM): , Expected in 12/2023
Project Management Institute (PMI) - Newtown Square, PA,
Master of Business Administration: General Business (GPA of 4.0), Expected in 03/2003
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN,
Bachelor of Science: Marketing, Expected in 11/1996
University of The State of New York - Albany, NY,

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School Attended

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Capella University
  • University of The State of New York

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  • Commissioning Editor / Editor-in-Chief
  • President / Founder
  • President / Founder
  • Senior Inside Sales Representative


  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science

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