Highly skilled Managing Editor with nine years of progressive experience managing print and online publications. Repeated success in developing and improving production processes for daily, weekly, and monthly publications. Energetic self-starter able to navigate seamlessly between numerous departments, publications and priorities. HIGHLIGHTS Process improvement Attention to detail Work flow planning Freelance recruitment and Budget maintenance management Priority management Contract processing
Manage hundreds of in-house and freelance assignments per month, ensuring timely and profitable delivery of quality resumes and cover letters to customers.
Oversee in-house staff and freelancers, with daily resource planning for writers.
Administer strict deadlines/timelines without compromising quality, and delivering orders within a 24-48 hour turnaround time.
Report on work orders and results daily, weekly, monthly.
Operate within and train new writers to use proprietary software.
Provide editorial direction and feedback to writers to improve work quality.
Oversee editorial processes, adjusting to ensure efficiency and clear lines of communication between staff, writers, and customers.
Develop and execute launch plan for writing services in the UK.
Mediander.comNew York, NYManaging Editor
Developed and enforced production schedules for editorial content and layout design for site launch.
Commissioned and managed stable of freelance writers, researchers and copy editors.
Hired and supervised art department, including designers and photo editors.
Set weekly and monthly priorities for editorial and art teams, coordinated workflows into a cohesive end product.
Pitched and reviewed article and homepage content in weekly and monthly editorial meetings.
Maintained schedule of freelance invoicing, working with accounts payable to ensure timely payment.
DailyWorth.comNew York, NYManaging Editor
Oversaw scheduling, assignments and copy flow for DailyWorth, MoreWorth, and CreateWorth for an email list of over 300,000 subscribers.
Regularly contributed editorial content for email distribution.
Contributed to 50% subscriber increase over six months.
Managed several reader contributor series annually, each requiring: Setting series production schedule; reviewing several hundred applications; selecting and coordinating with finalists and expert consultants; setting and maintaining reader deadlines; designing, populating and updating series landing pages.
Copy edited all editorial and advertising emails for publication.
Built daily emails and posts for publication using SailThru and CMS.
Budget TravelNew York, NYManaging Editor
Managed monthly closing of Budget Travel and BudgetTravel.com.
Coordinated print and online production schedules to ensure an even and reasonable editorial work flow.
Created monthly schedule for building print articles in CMS for online publication.
Implemented new editorial calendar to ensure better copy flow and more fluid closes.
Hired and managed new copy and research departments.
Oversaw budgets for BT edit, art and online.
Processed all invoices and contracts.
Reconciled issue costs with EIC and CFO on a monthly basis.
ELLE MagazineNew York, NYAssistant Managing Editor
Created and maintained monthly closing schedule with managing editor.
Led semiweekly editorial meetings ensuring timely delivery of art and editorial content.
Set daily priorities and goals for editorial and art staff.
Liaised between art, photo, copy, research, fashion, beauty, features and production departments.
Managed art production including: Enforced photo shoot deadlines, tracked incoming film and retouching; elicited timely photo requests from editors; assigned and monitored layout production; conducted weekly art meetings; tracked art submission to color correction; placed color corrected art received from pre-press.
Implemented cover schedule setting due dates for image selection, cover lines, testing, retouching and shipment.
World Wrestling EntertainmentStamford, CTAssistant Managing Editor
Managed production schedule routed layouts between departments, maintained lineups, maps and ad placement.
Approved final versions of each page for printer before issue went to press.
Designed and implemented tracking process for layouts through production.
Reviewed all layouts, requested corrections from international publishers, verified changes applied accurately and in keeping with the WWE brand and magazine standards.
Martha Stewart LivingNew York, NYEditorial Production Assistant
Liaised with editorial department to ensure design and copy correlate with production schedule.
Devised and implemented new production calendar for Art, Editorial and Production departments.
Managed travel arrangements and budgets for photo shoots with crews of more than a dozen people.
Implemented cover selection system used by Ms.
Stewart and her executive team to select magazine covers.
Designed template and database for photo shoot call sheets, creating a standardized document for crews and reference tool for entire magazine.
University of DenverDenver, COProfessional Certificate: Publishing
University of CaliforniaSanta Barbara, CABachelor of Arts: EnglishEnglish