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Samantha L. Heflin

Experience Writer with Communication Expertise

Seach Plan Profile

To obtain a career within the field of writing, rhetoric, and technical communication, focusing on technical and scientific communication

Recent Positions

Mar 2015Present

Staff Writer

The Breeze
  • Learn to balance a journalistic writing style with a creative writing style
  • Demonstrate expertise in proofreading, editing, and newspaper formatting
  • Conduct proficient and professional interviews with article sources 
Jun 2015Nov 2015

Server

Chili's Bar and Grill
  • Demonstrate genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests
  • Guide guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages, and ingredients
  • Proactively prepare for large parties and reservations, anticipating planning and staffing needs
May 2015Aug 2015

Webwork Intern

Cat's Cradle
  • Managed and maintained Cat's Cradle's 3 main websites
  • Gained customer service experience through working with guests in person, over the phone, and via email.
  • Proficiently and creatively use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Google+ in ways that are beneficial to the organization

Education

20122016

James Madison University

Bachelor of Arts

Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication major

Concentration in Technical and Scientific Communication

Spanish minor

Target Markets

Richmond, VA, Northern, VA/Washington D.C

large or small companies with a need for technical communicators or journalistic writers, and offers advancement opportunities