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Sep 2009Present


"The Shop" of the American Cancer Society

"The Shop" of the American Cancer Society is a non-profit organization working to raise money and awareness for cancer research through the sale of high quality, gently used, donated merchandise. My position at the organization is to extend awareness and make others aware that they can make a difference.

My specific duties include:

Edit, rewrite and proofread all pages for publication.

Assist with copywriting and advertising layout.

Event planning and promotion.

Sales and customer contact.

Solicit donations from businesses in the community.

I have professional experience in fast-paced environments demanding strong organizational, technical, and interpersonal skills. Trustworthy, ethical, and discreet; committed to superior customer service. Confident and poised in interactions with individuals at all levels. Detail-oriented and resourceful in completing projects; able to multi-task effectively.

Experienced in writing feature articles, short stories, biographies, essays,

editorial pieces, press releases, research reports and creative print/radio ad copy.

Well versed in copyediting, transcription/editing of interviews and proofreading.

Competent researcher, interviewer and reporter.


Aug 2005Dec 2009


California State University, Chico

Related course work: intro to public relations, writing for mass media, writing for PR, PR strategy, ethical problems in mass media, magazine writing, photojournalism, advertising/copywriting, economics, small group communications.

Aug 2000Jun 2005

High School Diploma

Soquel High School


To work for an organization where I can utilize the expertise and active experience in this field for adding value to the reputation and profit of the company. I would like to expand the new horizons and take the company to the next milestone through diligence, innovative ideas and novel approach.

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