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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

High-energy and motivated writer/editor bringing eight years of journalism and social media marketing to the table. Effective communicator with a talent for delivering attention-grabbing, high-quality articles.

Highlights
  • Superb editor
  • Photography background
  • Deadline-driven
  • Firm grasp of journalistic ethics
  • Non-linear editing
  • SEO writing
  • Effective interviewer
  • Technological newsgathering tools
  • Publishing tools
  • Broad knowledge of local news topics
  • Copyediting and proofreading
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Natural leader
  • Self-motivated
  • Business and marketing plans development
  • MS Office Suite
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop
  • Focused
  • Libel laws
Accomplishments

Promoted to Head SEO Writer after just one year with Rattan Outdoor Furniture.

Wrote, edited and published 1,5000 exclusively online pieces over a six months period

Experience
09/2013 to Current Head SEO Copywriter Warnermedia | KY, State,
  • Manage website blogs
  • Simplify our product descriptions to compose consumer friendly SEO articles
  • Effectively write letters and emails to clients and corresponding business partners
  • Develop format, content and layout for company profile
  • Network with various industry leaders and experts to gather multiple perspectives on trending styles and designs
  • Daily update all social media sites (including Facebook, Twitter, Houzz and Pinterest)
11/2012 to Current Editor Warnermedia | ND, State,
  • Provide constructive criticism for writings
  • Lead meetings with writers to discuss edits and the future direction of the company
  • Gather writing assignments and facilitate day-to-day activities
04/2013 to 07/2013 Editor City National Bank Of Florida | Boca Raton, FL,
  • Promote, edit, assign and write for The Daily
  • Facilitate the daily assignments of 11 interns
  • Develop the layout for The Daily in both print and online formats
  • Manage the website and blog with updated scores and game highlights
  • Determine stories and pictures to upload onto the 2013 National Senior Games blog
  • Choose stories and pictures to be features in the print form of The Daily
  • Ghost write letters submitted by The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
01/2011 to 03/2013 Reporter/Photographer Coding Dojo | Seattle, WA,
  • Upload stories and pictures to website daily
  • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation, photography and research
  • Write factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines
  • Introduce fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform readers
2010 to 08/2010 Box Office Assistant Lee Enterprises, Incorporated | Sioux City, IA,
  • Create and update ticket sales database for tracking purposes on Ticket Return and Microsoft Excel
  • Conduct Keys for Reading program by going to schools and encouraging students to read on a daily basis
  • Operate daily ticket operations and file reports using Microsoft Excel in order to keep files current
  • Maintain a liaison between the ticket sales and box office, keeping communications opened and efficient
01/2009 to 08/2009 Intern City National Bank Of Florida | Orlando, FL,
  • Manage Minor League Baseball website maintenance.
  • Assist with game promotions.
  • Organize and prepare event publicity
04/2008 to 08/2008 Videographer Lake County Captains | City, STATE,
  • Capture video of both the pitchers and batters for reviewing and recruiting purposes
  • Coordinate videos of guest major league players preparing to leave the disabled list, such as Fausto Carmona and Jake Westbrook
08/2007 to 04/2008 Sports editor The College World | City, STATE,
  • Assign, edit, and write stories and photos for the weekly paper using Quark, Microsoft Office and Adobe Illustrator as well as Photoshop
  • Organize stories for the weekly updating of The College World website with Quark and Dreamweaver
  • Capture pictures at campus events
04/2004 to 11/2007 Photography editor The College World | City, STATE,
  • Assign photographers for events
  • Organize and maintain photo archives
  • Capture and edit photos for the weekly issue
  • Redesign and restructure The College World website
07/2006 to 11/2006 Intern United States Public Interest Research Group U.S. P.I.R.G | City, STATE,
  • Write and deliver press releases
  • Prepare for press conferences by contacting local newspapers and facilitating public notices
  • Lobby to Congress on Global Warming initiatives
  • Review Conservation District hearings and note constituents' concerns that are later used for lobbying
  • Compose the research and review of Beyond Petroleum Exploration Alaska (BPXA).
Education
Expected in 2008 Bachelor of Arts degree | Journalism and Politic Science Adrian College, Adrian, MI GPA: GPA: 3.4

GPA: 3.4

Skills

Photography, Adobe Photoshop, SEO writing, Dreamweaver, editing skills, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Quark

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  • Bachelor of Arts degree

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