Jessica Best

Jessica Best

Work History

Work History
Oct 2010 - Present



Efficiently review and upload appropriate Whisper Jobs and Internships onto the website. Responsible for tweeting about new Whisper Jobs and Internships in a timely manner.

Feb 2010 - Present

Clinical Research Assistant

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Collaborate with research personnel to edit and revise Institutional Review Board (IRB) documentation in order to get research projects approved. Ensure that research is in compliance with Program for the Protection of Human Subjects (PPHS) regulations. Coordinate all research for the spine surgery team, which allows for a more efficient research submission process. Organize the resident research program in order to ensure the completion of final projects. Create and edit the content for the Chair’s Report newsletter which is distributed among distinguished members of the orthopaedic community. Reach out to donors for support of Continuing Medical Education courses.

Jun 2010 - Oct 2010


CHAOS Magazine

Researched and composed blog posts and articles about current fashion and beauty trends for an independent online publication which covers fashion, art, music and culture.

Jun 2009 - Feb 2010

Sales Associate


Ensured that each customer received outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which included greeting and acknowledging every customer and maintaining solid product knowledge and an awareness of current promotions and advertisements. Answered customer inquiries regarding pricing and product availability. Executed appropriate price changes in a timely manner. Managed cashiering activities in areas of purchasing, returns, and exchanges. Assisted in display styling and merchandising to better convey brand image.

Feb 2009 - May 2009

Accessories Intern

Cosmopolitan Magazine

Checked in new samples and reconciled accompanying invoices from receipt to return, which lead to a clear account of received accessories. Assisted with organization of fashion closet to ensure greater efficiency and ease of use. Coordinated the timely return of borrowed accessories, thereby maintaining strong relationships with important industry contacts. Responsible for contact database management.

Aug 2007 - Dec 2007

Fashion Intern

Glamour Magazine

Assisted the Executive Fashion Editor at Large with preparation for Weekend Today and CBS The Early Show segments and photo shoots. Conceptualized and created mock layouts for fashion stories used by the editor in staff meetings. Accurately transcribed tapes of backstage interviews. Entrusted to manage office in the absence of the editor and assistant. Responsible for maintaining departmental records of blog entries and articles. Maintained organized press files to facilitate greater access to current materials.

May 2007 - Dec 2007

Assistant to the CEO

Pocket Change

Created and edited newsletter articles which featured luxury services in NYC and LA which were published on the website. Managed all summer interns and directed writers.Oversaw the production of all newsletters from NYC and LA. Maintained comprehensive Excel spreadsheets outlining the status of all newsletters. Acted as liaison between CEO and advertisers to maintain and facilitate mutually beneficial relationships.


Sep 2005 - May 2009


Columbia University


To obtain an entry level position in fashion publishing.