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Objective

For several years now, I have envisioned myself working in the publishing industry as an editor. As a result, I have spent nearly my entire college career working to get a wide range of experiences that will help set me apart from the competition.

Campus Memberships

Sigma Tau Delta -- vice president

  • Elected head of chapter PR and fundraising
  • Helped organize annual Banned Books Reading
  • Spearheaded fundraising and volunteer committees
  • Reader at annual Banned Books Reading

Drury Ambassadors -- member

  • Maintained relationships between university alumni and current students

Drury Mortar Board -- member

  • Participated in chapter-wide book drive to collect books for Ozarks Literacy Council
  • Volunteered at chapter blood drive for Community Blood Center of the Ozarks
  • Member of chapter PR committee

The Mirror -- copy editor

  • Proofread weekly issue layouts for spelling, grammar, and factual errors
  • Assist editor-in-chief and page editors in design layout 

Work History

Jul 2007Present

Sales Support Associate

J.C. Penney
  • Supervise sales support team when supervisors are unavailable
  • Work with managers and supervisors to create presentations for associate training
  • Recognized for outstanding customer service
  • Member of United Way volunteer team for Ozarks Literacy Council
Aug 2010Present

Copy Editor

Drury University, The Mirror (student newspaper)
  • Proofread weekly issue layouts for spelling, grammar, and factual errors
  • Assist editor-in-chief and page editors in design layout

Campus Organizations

Education

Aug 2008Present

Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Studies

Drury University

Writing Portfolio

Skills

Personal Skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines Creative skills Strong attention to detail Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
Communication Skills
Familiar with both APA and MLA guidelines Public speaking Presentation design using PowerPoint
Computer Skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Familiar with Adobe InDesign and Dreamweaver