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motivated, quality-oriented editor eager to contribute expertise as well as dynamic management, detail orientation and interpersonal relation skills toward actively supporting a progressive organization in optimizing performance.
ø offer approximately 9 years progressive experience in editing and writing, with comprehensive management background.
ø extensive experience working on print/web publications, as well as marketing and advertising projects.
ø effectively define, develop and implement targeted action plans to maximize operational productivity, efficiency and profitability.
ø proactive leader who successfully recruits, develops, mentors and leads top-performing teams and creates a collaborative environment conducive to achieving high levels of employee retention and job satisfaction.
ø exceptional ability to research and evaluate industry trends and competitor products and use findings toward designing and executing innovative strategies to boost company leveraging.
ø dynamic communication, presentation, relationship building and problem-solving abilities.
ø excel at interacting with broad and diverse populations, with experience living and working in japan and studying spanish abroad.
ø knowledge of chicago style and ap style.
ø honors thesis selected for publication by psychology today magazine.
timepros, los angeles s green personal assistant service - los angeles, ca 2007-2008
contributed dynamic leadership skills in managing all levels of employees and all aspects of daily operations.
recruited, motivated and led staff, playing an instrumental role in the development of top performing team members.
innovatively designed, developed and launched print and online marketing strategies to boost performance; managed social networks and time management blog.
strategically planned and coordinated schedules to maximize use of resources while controlling costs and meeting customer needs.
built and established key relationships and liaised effectively with clients, staff and vendors to ensure loyalty and retention.
beauty news la, online fashion and beauty magazine - los angeles, ca 2006-2007
editor & freelance writer
applied strong detail orientation and organizational skills toward editing articles on pets, fashion and fitness.
relied upon to lend expertise in authoring features articles on spas, fashion, beauty, and nightlife.
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current analysis, online consumer electronics magazine - san diego, ca 2004-2006
spearheaded diverse managerial activities including pioneering editorial presence at company, defining house style guidelines and recruiting new talent, demonstrating exceptional prioritizing and multitasking abilities in achieving goals and timelines.
directly oversaw editorial team, with strong focus on optimizing productivity, efficiency and quality of work.
wordsmart corporation - san diego, ca 2003-2004
supervised r&d and marketing teams and ensured staff members are properly educated on all training programs and company policies/procedures.
exhibited solid analytical and written communication skills in authoring copy for web site, packaging, manuals, and software materials.
effectively arranged, coordinated, wrote and produced monthly company newsletter.
additional writing/editing experience
san diego home/garden lifestyles magazine, san diego, ca 2002-present
dining out magazine, san diego, ca 2006-2007
marie claire magazine, new york, ny 2001-2002
assistant to the editor in chief
psychology today magazine, san diego, ca 2000
real woman magazine, san diego, ca 1999-2000
bachelor of arts in communication & literature-writing - university of california, san diego (san diego, ca), 2001; graduated cum laude & high honors in communication
copyediting courses - media bistro and education to go
business certificate - uc san diego extension
microsoft office suite, adobe cs3, dreamweaver, quark, photoshop and illustrator
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i am currently exploring new opportunities, and am interested in joining your team. to acquaint you with my qualifications, i m submitting my resume for your review. in advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
from leading high performance editorial teams and facilitating superior employee development to streamlining operations and executing proactive editing processes/procedures, i have continually excelled in maximizing performance as a dynamic leader. i excel in identifying and resolving inefficiencies, introducing solutions instrumental to boosting performance and strategically utilizing resources to generate optimal results. as illustrated by the accompanying resume, i have continually advanced in the field of editing, assuming increasing levels of responsibility. among my accomplishments, i successfully built, developed and sold a personal-assistant-by-the-hour business. to complement my experience, i offer a bachelor of arts in communication and literature-writing, graduating cum laude & high honors in communication. also, my honors thesis was selected for publication by psychology today magazine.
as a member of your team, i will consistently exhibit a strong commitment to quality and a dedication to playing a large role in achieving and surpassing goals. i am eager to meet with you to discuss how my qualifications support your current and prospective needs, and welcome the opportunity to interview at your earliest convenience.
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