Skills

Skills

A highly resourceful and tech-savvy writer and editor with three years of progressive experience writing and editing the editorial and marketing content for, as well as managing various website operations of, a digital marketing publication and event producer. Areas of strength include: AP Stylebook, Chicago Manual of Style, Brand Copy, Copy Editing, Proofreading, Data Analysis, Digital Marketing, Editorial Content, Google Analytics, CMS, EMS, HTML, Interviewing, Microsoft Office Suite, Newsletters, Press Releases, Project Management, Public Speaking, Presentations, Research, SEO, Social Media Communications

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Dec 2014

Contributing Editor

iMedia Communications, Inc
  • Write cover stories or lead articles that publish in iMedia's daily newsletter (55,000+ subscribers) as well as on the company's website (250,000+ readers).
  • Copy edit and proofread multiple articles per week via Microsoft Word in accordance with iMedia's proprietary style guide, as well as input and update website content using a content management system.
  • Recruit writers for iMedia Connection, iMedia Communications' online publication and network of senior marketers.
  • Work with freelancers to coordinate their submissions and interview industry experts to compose editorial content.
  • Research and analyze industry trends and monitor competing publications to inform the creation and dissemination of internal efforts.
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams from idea to execution on a number of editorial projects while continuously meeting rigid deadlines.
Sep 2012 - Dec 2013

Associate Editor

iMedia Communications, Inc
  • Wrote, edited, and recruited marketing articles and blog posts.
  • Produced and scheduled daily newsletter without error using a CMS and EMS.
  • Compiled website metrics reports which included culling data from Google Analytics and Bluehornet EMS, inputting data into Excel documents, and presenting the data in weekly staff meetings using PowerPoint.
  • Attended marketing conferences to provide editorial coverage of events through timely articles and blog posts while developing relationships with marketing professionals.
  • Participated in weekly brainstorm, pitch, and scheduling meetings and developed story topics.
  • Managed publication's social media efforts through Twitter and Facebook, engaging roughly 10,000 fans and 30,000 followers, respectively.
  • Assisted in the creation of promotional materials for iMedia Summits, iMedia Communications' event division.
  • Helped develop and edit iMedia Communications' press kit as well as update iMedia Connection's content style guide.
Nov 2011 - Sep 2012

Editorial Assistant 

iMedia Communications, Inc
  • Developed, edited, and wrote marketing articles and blog posts in adherence to iMedia's proprietary style guide in accordance with AP style.
  • Developed contacts and fostered relationships with respected marketing professionals, PR firms, and other digital publications.
  • Updated and published website content daily using a content management system.
  • Managed iMedia's social media presence on sites including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Conducted email and telephone outreach and correspondence with industry writers and freelancers while providing general support to the editorial staff.
Jan 2009 - Jan 2012

Substitute Teacher

Modesto City Schools
  • Implemented instruction for absent teacher for grades K-12 while maintaining order of classroom to foster a safe, productive environment.
  • Modeled non-discriminatory practices and demonstrated behavioral norms.
  • Maintained progress notes for use upon teacher's return.
  • Followed various policies and procedures as detailed by school administration.

Education

Education
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011

M.A. in English

California State University Stanislaus
Sep 2004 - Sep 2008

B.A. in English

San Diego State University