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Work experience

Oct 2014Present

Grainnet Editor

Grain Journal 
  • Compiles and edits content for posting on Grainnet, Milling Journal, and Biofuels Journal websites
  • Writes articles and profiles for bi-monthly Grain Journal magazine
  • Edits and updates content for Grain Journal and Milling Journal magazines
  • Organizes and moderates grain industry-related webinars for up to 500 attendees
  • Edits articles and headlines for weekly and monthly eNewsletters 
  • Achieves fast turnaround and meets frequent deadlines for client projects
Jul 2013Oct 2014

Marketing Communication Manager

Hagerman and Company
  • Responsible for ensuring prompt and detailed communication between departments and customers
  • Wrote and edited copy for press releases and social media
  • Managed social media accounts and campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Proofread website and email copy prior to distribution
  • Scheduled and booked travel arrangements for company with 50+ employees
  • Continuously updated search engine optimization and online advertising efforts
  • Communicated lead opportunities to sales managers in timely manner
May 2012May 2013

Writing Intern and Student Worker

Millikin University Alumni and Development
  • Wrote articles for Millikin Quarterly magazine and additional university programs
  • Edited content for magazine, advertisements, mailings, and brochures
  • Corresponded with alumni, donors, and friends of the university
  • Responsible for office and secretary duties
Aug 2011May 2013

Lead Student Editor

Bronze Man Books
  • Corresponded with authors through entirety of projects
  • Collected, read, and considered variety of manuscripts for publication
  • Worked with authors to edit acquired manuscripts to be ready for publication
  • Responsible for handling various front and back matter for books
  • Edited and designed "Let's Talk Kids: Becoming a Family," written by Claudia Quigg, BabyTALK
  • Assisted in editing and designing children's book "Am I Like My Daddy," written by Marcy Blesy
  • Used Adobe InDesign to create book layouts