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Work experience


Assistant Editor, Executive Personal Assistant

Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, The Hal Leonard Company

•    Executive Personal Assistant to Ben Hodges, then-Associate Editor (now Editor in Chief, Theatre World Publications) of Theatre World, Volume 60 and Executive Producer of 61st Annual Theatre World Awards and 17th Annual Lambda Literary Awards.

•    Hired and managed event staff, coordinated Theatre World Awards after party.

•    Wrote copy, edited, fact-checked and researched Theatre World, Volume 60. •    Transcribe Mark David's presentation for Producing for the Commercial Theatre, develop The Learning Theatre and documentary Forbidden Acts.•    Coordinate meetings between Hal Leonard and Theatre World staff.


Retail Sales: Women's Shoes


•    Exceed individual and Macy's sales goals.

•    Selected to participate in associate focus group that developed the MAGIC training program for our 100,000+ associates. •    Requested to supervise department activities while manager was on vacation.

•    Assigned to mentor and engage with new hires, especially as they shadowed me on their first days of employment.

•    Identify and communicate best sellers, merchandise requirements and loss prevention issues.


Nightlife Editor

The L Magazine

With a bi-weekly circulation of 107,000 copies, this pocket guide to arts and culture is New York City's largest independent magazine.

•    Research, write and edit Nightlife section features and listings about nightlife personalities, events and clubs throughout the New York City. Contribute copy to special issues: Nightlife, Fashion, Throwback, etc.

•    Produce annual (2007 and 2008) L Magazine Nightlife Awards ceremony with awards presented by nightlife legends in Music, Personality, Parties and Clubs categories.

•    Researched, selected and credited photographs.

•    Participate in re-launch of, blog at and post event listings to

•    Created a network of PR representatives, venue owners, DJs, promoters, hosts, performers, photographers and door staff.


Freelance Copywriter

AbiGrl/Of Substance

This jewelry company has appeared in Teen Vogue, NYLON, Italian Marie Claire and both American and British Elle.

•    Wrote marketing copy for Street Honey collection and introduction to brand's designer Abigail Seligsohn.



Bachelor of Arts in English Creative Writing

Activities and Societies: ACRN, Feminist Coalition, Lost Flamingo Company, Positive Action


Skills Summary
•    Writing and Editing •    Marketing •    Selling •    Problem Solving •    Team Building •    Event Producing •    Visual Merchandising •    Customer Service


Scott Stedman