Summary

Project manager for a small website development company in Lafayette, Louisiana. Previous experience in writing content suitable for the web as well as press releases, promotional material, news articles and blogs.

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Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Freelance Writer/Content Developer

Self-Employed

Specializing in:

  • Press Releases
  • Blogs
  • News Articles
  • Promotional and Marketing Materials
  • Web Copy
  • Copy Editing and Proofreading
  • Brochure Creation and Design
May 2012 - Present

Project Manager

Wide Web Marketing

Managing website projects from start to finish! I take part in the planning process and make sure that website projects stay on track through programming, content gathering and testing. I also work with clients to walk them through the process, keep them updated on website progress, encourage feedback and troubleshoot any problems that may occur before or after a site is completed.

Sep 2009 - May 2012

Website Content Manager

Alien Marketing
  • Client competitor analysis
  • Keyword research and writing pay-per-click ads
  • Site-map planning and development
  • Content analysis and requirements
  • Content population utilizing a content management system
  • Send out email campaigns including newsletters, ads, etc.
Jan 2006 - Feb 2009

Web Content Developer/Manager

Cambridge Who's Who
  • Managed, developed and monitored email campaigns including the company newsletter, member notifications and special offers using Constant Contact.
  • Utilized Wordpress, Blogger and Wetpaint to create and manage company blog sites.
  • Monitored and approved members and content on Cambridge Who’s Who Connect – a social networking platform hosted by Ning.com.
  • Worked closely with the web developer and director of product development to create a user-friendly web environment in regards to content and design.
  • Wrote, edited and uploaded text, pictures and other content to the company website, blogs and social networking platform.
  • Edited, updated and maintained event, business and classified listings.
  • Created email templates, press releases, announcements and other promotional materials.

Editorial Assistant, January 2006 - August 2007

  • Created new merge documents to increase efficiency and accuracy in creating member materials.
  • Started a daily order log to track membership orders that had not yet been entered into the computer system.
  • Implemented the use of organizational charts to keep employees updated on the pricing and benefits of several membership programs.
  • Assisted in creating a company style guide designed to increase accuracy and consistency within the publication.
1998 - 2005

Office Manager, Website Manager

http://www.gmpseminars.com
  • Utilized a content management system to update course offerings and descriptions on the company website.
  • Redesigned the company brochures about every three years.
  • Proofread course notes, PowerPoint slides, brochures and edits to training contracts.
  • Managed all aspects of registration for seminars including payments and hotel reservations.
  • Organized files including contact information, course documents, company expenses, registrant information and on-site training contracts.
Sep 2004 - Jan 2004

Editorial Intern, Choices Magazine

http://www.scholastic.com
  • Wrote short news summaries for “Teen News” section and monthly “10 Tips” column, and picked student responses for “Sticky Situation.”
  • Interviewed sources for various articles.
  • Edited and rewrote previous interns’ work for publication.
  • Edited drafts of feature articles and layouts for grammar, style and readability.

Education

Education
Sep 2001 - May 2005

Bachelor of Arts

New York University

Minor in Sociology, Concentration in Public Relations in Electronic Media and Design.

Skills

Skills

Administrative Skills

Basic office skills including reception with multi-line phone systems, filing, typing skills at 65 WPM, data-base entry, and filing. Knowledge of the use of basic office equipment including, copiers, scanners, printers, fax machines and postage machines.

Additional Programs

Familiar with Microsoft Access and Money, Quickbooks Pro and Quicken.

Web Design

Familiar with HTML and CSS.

PC and Macintosh Platforms

Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Adobe PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, Peopleware Pro, TransAct It, and the Microsoft Office Suite.