nicholas santalucia

writer and camera

Work History

Work History

Executive Assistant and Content Manager

Dec 2014 - Present
taembe.com

worked directly under CEO and founder of largest baby e-retailer in Vietnam

drafted press releases to build company profile and SEO results

wrote interview responses and recommendation letters for CEO

maintained contact lists of investors and journalists

assisted in day to day operations

Freelance Writer

Apr 2015 - Present
bylines: Munchies, Saigoneer, Oi

researched current and exciting stories in Southeast Asia

wrote stories appropriate in substance and tone for intended outlet

photographed subjects for compelling presentation of content

optimized copy for SEO through research and native links

Content Writer

2011 - 2013
Temple University College of Liberal Arts

wrote feature stories for biannual college publication with development focus

reported on college events for social media and the web

researched and reached out to alumni to cultivate giving

EFL Teacher

2014 - Present
Ho Chi Minh City

Awarded ILA Center 10 Teacher of the Quarter for professionalism and teaching ability

Create engaging, interactive lessons for students of all ages and skill levels

Taught children, teens, adults, and business English at beginning to advanced levels

Volunteer once a week at house for college students from poor backgrounds 

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude

2013
Temple University

Classics, with a minor in Arabic

Intensive Arabic Program, Intermediate

Aug 2012
ALIF; Fez, Morocco

6 weeks

CELTA

Nov 2013
Teaching House, as certified by Cambridge English Language Assessment