Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Exceptional communications skills both written and spoken. Diverse writing experience including advertorials, marketing collateral, business, technical, human interest, and copy writing. Highly skilled in editing, proofreading, research, fact checking and other facets related to producing exceptional communications. Detail oriented and cognizant of the importance of meeting deadlines. Knowledge of AP Style, MS Office Suite, Outlook and customized email blasts. Ability to take a concept and communicate it in a way that is understandable to all levels of internal personnel and the public if applicable. Experience in the production of a publication from concept to the published book. Self-motivated and understand the importance of deadlines, accuracy and integrity when producing written pieces.

  • Experienced writer and editor
  • Print and electronic media
  • Marketing communications
  • Technical writing
  • Deadline-driven
  • Copy writing
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • AP Style
Marketing Copywriter, 08/2014 to Current
ImpervaDetroit, MI,
  • In this role, I work closely with the vice president of marketing, marketing staff, graphic artists and other team members relevant to creating specific marketing collateral.
  • My duties include writing and editing various marketing communications projects such as press releases, advertisements, presentations, industry-specific articles, website content, and branding concepts.
  • I also negotiate and coordinate advertising opportunities with industry-related publications.
  • Within the first four months, I conceived of and proposed three branding ideas, which were accepted and launched.
  • I created a proposal for a marketing communications program that is currently being integrated into the marketing department functions.
  • I am spearheading the redesign of the corporate website by collaborating with a team that includes IT, graphic artist lead, the vice president of marketing and the president of the company.

Edited and revised all marketing content to guarantee the highest quality of writing.Developed and managed company’s first formal employee communications system to distribute company news and critical information.Secured media placement in top trade publications such as [Publication 1] and [Publication 2] in advance of company acquisition.Wrote newsletter marketing copy and presentation materials for special projects.Wrote and edited company whitepapers, emails, newsletters and web content.Wrote [Number] press releases and media advisories per week.Evaluated advertising and promotion programs for compatibility with public relations efforts.Wrote and designed effective sales communications collateral.Wrote and published human resources documents and employee guidelines.Managed internal communications, including production and management of print and electronic newsletters.

Managing Editor Independent Contractor, 09/2013 to 04/2014
Autodesk Inc.Louisiana, MO,
  • Procured, created and edited content for three publications serving affluent Denver communities.
  • Liaison between clients and corporate design team to facilitate the creation and placement of advertisements in the monthly publications.
  • Met with residents within the readership scope of the publications to gather information for content, as well as feedback on how to improve the publication.
  • Worked closely and kept open communication lines with the Area Director, who oversees the publications, to ensure the format follows the N2 corporate model and is of the highest quality.
  • Successfully met monthly concurrent editorial and advertisement deadlines for the three publications.
Freelance Writer, 06/2012 to 08/2014
Howmet AerospaceBarberton, OH,
  • After relocating from Florida, I maintained my writing skills and professional portfolio as a freelance writer in the Denver area.
Staff Writer/Office Manager, 12/2010 to 07/2012
Kearney PublishingCity, STATE,
  • Wrote and published articles that were previously assigned to freelance writers.
  • Compiled advertorial promotions.
  • Edited, fact checked and finalized articles before publication.
  • Covered community events, local corporate functions, grand openings, etc.
  • as a representative for Kearney Publishing.
Freelance writer, 04/2002 to 11/2010
IndependentCity, STATE,
  • Conducted interviews, researched and wrote an array of articles, both assigned and conceived.
  • Created and published business profiles that detailed the nature, scope, and services and products offered.
  • Created and published anecdotal pieces -- humorous in nature--written in the first person.
  • Conducted personal interviews with a range of individuals including business professionals, celebrities, political officials, professional athletes, and others in preparation for publication.
  • Published in Orlando Business Journal, Orlando magazine, Southwest Orlando Bulletin, Alaska Airlines, Orlando Sentinel, and Orlando Arts.
  • Articles picked up by a variety of online media sites.
Editorial Assistant/Columnist, 01/2003 to 01/2005
Kearney PublishingCity, STATE,
  • Edited copy for biweekly community paper.
  • Compiled and wrote sports and entertainment section.
  • Covered community events, local corporate functions, grand openings, etc., as they relate to sports and the entertainment industry.
Senior Benefits Analyst, 09/1988 to 01/1995
Arthur Andersen & CoCity, STATE,
  • Created, edited and negotiated all healthcare contracts between AA & Co.
  • and the insurance carriers for coverage of employees and partners countrywide.
  • Maintained healthcare compliance with both state and federal regulations.
  • Trained benefits employees in administration of plans.
  • Worked directly with all levels of management including senior partners.
  • Immediate supervisor was an attorney.
Human Resources Generalist, 06/1986 to 09/1988
Eureka X-Ray Tube/LittonCity, STATE,
  • Processed employment applications for new employees.
  • Administered benefit plans.
  • Aided in compliance with OSHA and EEOC regulations.
  • Planned various company-sponsored employee activities and functions.
Activities Coordinator/Writer/Editor, 05/1985 to 06/1986
David C. Cook PublishingCity, STATE,
  • Coordinated company-sponsored employee activities and functions.
  • Wrote, edited and published monthly newsletter.
  • Performed various human resources duties as required.
College Intern/Writer, 06/1984 to 08/1984
Mead World HeadquartersCity, STATE,
  • Internship in the corporate communications department.
  • Traveled throughout the United States to various company locations including manufacturing sites and administrative offices to interview employees and write articles published in the quarterly companywide publication.
Bachelor's Degree: Communications, Expected in
Judson University - Elgin, IL

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