Resume

Freelance Projects/Consultancies
Present 
  • Writing, editing, copyediting, and proofreading.
  • Typing, transcription, and research.
  • Fine art, cartoon, and graphic design. 
  • Social media, marketing, and public relations.
Specific references and endorsements available upon request. 


EAT Gastropub
Social Media Manager
Present
  • Develop and manage online marketing campaigns, driving brand awareness, engagement and traffic to social media pages. 
  • Schedule and promote special events.
  • Design and create special event flyers and advertisements.
  • Continuously monitor online public relations and maintain mailing list. 

Illuminated Rose
Contributor and Web/Media Consultant 
March 2010-Present
  • Consult on matters pertaining to social media and brand management. 
  • Maintain company website, blog and Facebook; design promotional materials.
General Manager 
March 2003-March 2010
  • Wrote lecture notes, prepared class materials; assisted main lecturer and processed sales of books and other items.
  • Compiled images for slideshows and music for meditation exercises; designed PowerPoint presentations and promotional materials. 
  • Managed mailing list and events calendar.
  • Wrote and published two books on art and meditation.

Eloquent Words
Proofreader and Copyeditor (Independent Contractor) 
January 2013-December 2014
  • Proofread and copy edited translated documents for a translation and language services agency.

ESC Forever Media 
Co-Founder and Executive Editor 
November 2006-January 2014
  • Social media management, consulting and training; public relations and promotion; media monitoring.
  • Edited and contributed writing, research and art to a group of blogs.
  • Designed and created merchandise and promotional materials.
  • Supervision of interns, staff writers, and guest bloggers; sales of advertisements and advertorials.

CatalystCon
Social Media Consultant and PR Account Manager 
June 2012-October 2013
  • Consulted the organizer and staff of a sexuality conference on matters pertaining to social media and brand management.
  • Updated and managed company website, blog, and social media accounts.
  • Designed logos, banners, web badges and artwork for promotional use. 
  • Wrote and distributed press releases and online newsletter.

O'Dwyer's Public Relations News 
Editorial Assistant and Research 
March 2006-May 2013
  • Researched, updated and proofread annual directory, annual buyer's guide, and online database.
  • Proofread and copyedited a monthly magazine and weekly newsletter. 
  • Researched and wrote articles for monthly magazine and online blog. 
  • General office duties included phone communication, mail, email, research, organizing, typing and data entry.

Woods Avenue Animal Clinic 
Office Assistant 
May 2005-July 2007

Elite Medical Services 
Office Assistant and Transcriptionist 
April 2002-February 2003

“V-Day: Until the Violence Stops” at Lehman College  
Assistant to the Director (pro bono)
January 2002-February 2002

Purchase College 
Assistant to the President 
May 1998-April 2000

Abrams
Publicity Intern
June 1999-August 1999

Please contact me for details. (References available upon request.)

Volunteer Activities

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • National Organization for Women - NYC
  • New York Blood Center
  • New York State Parent Teacher Association
  • Soldiers' Angels

Education

Purchase College, State University of New York
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Women's Studies
Concentration in Creative Writing and Literature
Activities and Societies: AIDS Task Force, School Newspaper

G.W. Hewlett High School 
Regents Diploma
Advanced Placement Art
Activities and Societies: Art Club, Chorus, Dance Team, Environmental Club, Honor Roll, Peer Group Leader, Poetry Club, School Literary Magazine, School Newspaper
Awards: Creative Writing Award


Memberships and Associations 

  • Soldiers' Angels (Verified Angel)
  • International Women's Writing Guild
  • Freelancer's Union
  • New York State Parent Teacher Association

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