College Graduate Communications Resume


Job Objective:

Seeking an Editorial position with Time Inc. to make the most of my creative thinking, team-working skills along with the editing software and techniques proficiency in reviewing and editing materials for accuracy and readability as well as developing creative content ideas for writers.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite applications, web publishing, content and social media management systems

  • Strong writing, researching, proofreading, and copy-editing skills as well as the knowledge of style guidelines, grammar and punctuation rules

  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to work cohesively as a part of a team

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks or assignments simultaneously

  • Active listening skills to fully understand multiple projects as well as ability to follow instructions from seniors

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and adapt to fast-paced and dynamic work environment

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as well as high standards in contents

  • Ability to efficiently work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

  • Excellent critical thinking skills to fix or solve various problems

Work Experience:

Assistant Editor

J&J Editorial Groups, New York, NY

November 2017 – Present

  • Attending weekly editorial team meetings and assisting creative and marketing teams in brainstorming and pitching thoughtful angles on a wide range of topics, including marketing, business and technology

  • Writing various articles on different topics and performing basic proofreading and formatting before forwarding to editors

  • Reviewing content for completeness and comprehensibility and bringing attention to redundancy or contradiction issues as well as ensuring to meet deadlines and overall quality of assigned work

  • Assisted editors with reviewing and interpreting paperwork as well as communicating accurate and timely information when necessary

  • Interviewing thought leaders and producing effective editorial content

  • Helping in organizing editorial board meetings and teleconferences with external editorial offices

  • Sitting-in on interviews for editorial purposes as well as researching, and presenting background information documents for interviews

  • Assisting the editor in making changes to the edits based on internal or client feedback

  • Assisting in the creation, testing and deployment of email campaigns.

Assistant Editor (part-time)

Red Ventures Group, New York, NY

July 2016 – October 2017

  • Worked closely with editorial staff and brainstormed creative content ideas as well as researched trending topics to inspire the ideas

  • Worked with marketing team to promote and optimize delivery of content, update existing content, and increased audience engagement by using social media and other digital platforms

  • Proofread, fact-checked, and copyedited content in both print and digital platforms

  • Research for royalty-free images and wrote photo captions as needed by editors

  • Created, logged, and tracked project backups as well as managed on and off site inventory of hard drives

  • Wrote and edited search engine optimized articles relevant to the project as well as kept current on developments, and industry trends

  • Maintained proper file structure and approach allowing for future edits

Internship:

Editorial Intern

Bustle Inc., New York, NY

December 2015 – June 2016

  • Worked closely with organization’s Content Director and Editors to assist in various editorial ad hoc projects while tracking project deadlines

  • Assisted Editors in fact checking, proofreading and editing articles, and other content for grammatical and spelling errors

  • Managed and operated social media platforms to promote articles, and stayed updated with the latest industry trends

  • Regularly researched trending and most popular topics for the writers

  • Took responsibility of an article from start to finish and created well-written content in a timely and consistent manner

  • Proofread both hard and electronic files as well as copy-edited various proposals, protocols, and reports

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

    New York University, New York, NY

    2015

Reference:

On request.

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