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Mar 2010Present


Frank's at the Old Mill

Frank's at the Old Mill is an upscale Mediterranean and Italian restaurant with a server staff of 15 located in Fayetteville, Georgia. I consistently out sell my peers and increase the sales of the restaurant by writing and using sales scripts that transform the menu items into vivid pictures that convert the food needs of the customer into sales.

My responsibilities include the following:

*Ensuring a smooth work-flow process so that our customers get their food in a timely manner

May 2009Jan 2010

Assistant Manager; Simon's Steaks and Seafood

Restaurant Management Group

Simon's Steak and Seafood is a steak and seafood restaurant located in Atlanta, Georgia with a server staff of ten. I was the evening shift manager where I managed seven servers each night.

Responsibilities included the following:

*Motivated and coached server staff*Greeted customers within 30 seconds*Diplomatically resolving any problems that occurred*Prepared food for upcoming shift

Oct 2007Apr 2009

Key Server; Giovanna's Italian Kitchen

Restaurant Management Group

Giovanna's Italian Kitchen is a casual Italian restaurant with a server staff of ten located in Atlanta, Georgia. I was appointed key server because of my proficient use of direct-response marketing skills to increase the sales and profits of the restaurant.

My responsibilities included the following:

*Ensured a seamless work flow in regards to getting food to customers in an efficient manner

*Used listening skills to anticipate needs of customers

*Applied bookkeeping skills to reconcile daily, weekly, and monthly sales reports

Jul 2007Jun 2008

Site Coordinator

LITE House Partners, Inc

LITE House Partners, Inc has locations in various metro Atlanta areas. It provides a free of charge recreational and educational after school program for children 5 years of age through 18 years of age. While working for LITE House Partners, Inc., I wrote and implemented curriculum that catered to each child's learning level.

My responsibilities included the following:

*Completed monthly reports that complied with state regulations*Managed a staff of two*Created a safe and secure environment for approximately 30 students between the ages of 5 and 13

Mar 2006Jun 2007

ESL Paraprofessional

Flint Community Schools

Flint Community Schools is an urban public school system with approximately 10,000 students and 26 campuses located in Flint, Michigan.

I worked in the “English Plus”/Bilingual Program,, where I provided special academic support services for English Language Learners in various Flint Community Schools.

My responsibilities included the following:

*Bilingual support in French

*Academic support in core academic subjects such as reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies

Apr 2001Jun 2004

Administrative Assistant

Willoughby Law Firm, LLC

The Willoughby Law Firm is a law firm in Denver, Colorado that focuses exclusively on family law matters, assisted reproductive technology, non-traditional family issues, bankruptcy, and estate planning. While working for the Willoughby Law Firm, LLC, I performed various office and administrative functions.

My responsibilities included the following:

*Wrote client correspondence*Filed and mailed court documents*Greeted clients*Reviewed documentation

May 1998Jan 2000

Sales Representative

Signal Graphics

Signal Graphics provides full-color digital printing, graphic design services and promotional products and is owned by Franchise Services, Inc. I worked for Signal Graphics in Denver, Colorado. It employed a sales staff of three. While working at Signal Graphics, I provided print-media consultation to business owners in the Denver metro area that helped them create a clear and concise message consistent with their product.

My responsibilities included the following:

*Copywriting*Coordinated successfull work-flow process from prepress to press to finishing and binding *Various copying*Marketing consultation

Oct 1996Apr 1998

Associate Publisher

INsider Magazine

INsider Magazine was a free college magazine that was inserted into college newspapers around the United States. Its editorial content focused mostly on entertainment, travel, and culture of the day. In its heyday, the magazine had a circulation of 1 million readers. The magazine was a great starting point for many writers. Wrters who have wrote for INsider magazine have gone on to publish books, write for major journals, and newspapers.  Mark Jansen, the publisher and creator, has passed away. His unfortunate passing came in 2010. Remnants of the magazine can be found at as well as at While employed at INsider magazine, I managed and coordinated all phases of the production of the magazine.

My responsibilities included the following:*Approved editorial submissions*Wrote music reviews under the pen name-Eddie Black*Developed and implemented economic and human interest content. *Wrote cover-lines and head-lines.*Created layout guide for printer.*Coordinated logistics for distribution of magazine.*Managed staff of three graphic designers.


Jan 2000Dec 2002

BA: English Literature

University of Colorado

While earning my Bachelors of Arts degree in English Literature, I was President of the Paideuma Literary Group.


A disciplined, detail oriented, and ambitious copywriter who writes copy that increases sales at the lowest possible cost. Background encompasses publishing copy, writing poetry, essays, music reviews, sales letters, print advertising, and web content, search engine optimization, print-media consultation, and prepress to press work-flow processes. Possesses proven ability to work effectively both independently and as an integral part of a team effort to achieve goals. A strong copywriter with a degree of responsibility in creating copy that is consistent with the overall strategic concept of the client's product.

Copy That Sells


To write copy that increases sales at the lowest possible cost.


Key Word and Phrase Search
Direct-Response Marketing
Strategic Planning
Content Development
Workflow management
SEO copywriting
Conceptualizing ideas