|Desired Industry: Publishing
|Desired Job Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
||Date Posted: 9/7/2011
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: New Grad/Entry Level
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained:
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
To secure a position within the publishing industry.
University of Scranton Office of Alumni Affairs,University of Scranton Phonathon
December 2009-May 2011
Responsibilities: Promoting alumni relations through telephone correspondence; providing school and special event information for alumni via telephone conversations;telephone fundraising from a variety of groups affiliated with the university; specialized computer program data entry.
Generated skills necessary for interacting with others, particularly diffusing difficult situations and generating enthusiasm for participation and support;
Worked with various members of the university community to develop skills necessary for working with large groups;
Dealt with personal and financial records with a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism;
Effectively generated support and financial donations for the university;
Provided a voice for the organization
that would stand up to the high standards guaranteed by the university’s mission.
Bachelor of Arts
University of Scranton
Awards/Honors: Four-year academic merit scholarship; Dean’s List (2011)
Extensive coursework involving the analysis and interpretation of literature and writing, encompassing various forms of prose including novels, stories, and articles, both classic and modern.
Worked within the university’s Jesuit curriculum, which emphasized liberal arts, community involvement, and altruistic learning.
Development of research skills using both hard-copy and internet resources to compliment and advance understanding of written works.
Instruction in business and technical writing, generating a mastery of necessary writing skills and techniques required for on-the-job work.
Extensive work with editing and revising, for both personal work and the work of others, through conferences, workshops, and peer-to-peer meetings.
Specialized instruction on the theory and implementation of social media devices, particularly the rhetorical implications of an organization or individual’s web presence.
Familiarity with contemporary writing venues and up-and-coming genres, including “creative non-fiction.”
--Girl Scouts of America
East Rutherford, NJ/Scranton, PA
Positions Held: Senior troop member; office experience, including behind-the-scenes fundraising/event set-up and clerical work; troop leader; event coordinator.
Received the Silver Award after 40+ hours of work on a specific project;
Worked closely with the members of two communities;
Participated in various service projects.
--Cat’s Eye View, Becton Regional High School student newspaper
East Rutherford, NJ
Positions Held: editor-in-chief; four-year staff writer, front page features correspondent, lay-out editor.
Solely responsible for ensuring regular publication.
Utilized computer programs to create lay-out.
Line- and copy-edited entire publication.
Provided news, feature, and editorial pieces for four years.
--Aquinas, University of Scranton student newspaper
Position Held: staff writer
Adept in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher programs;
Familiar with HTML and web-based programs, as well as the creation and maintenance of a .com web presence;
Proficient in Internet research, particularly online journals and databases;
Excels in writing, both technically and creatively;
Effectively works with others, and enjoys dealing with the public;
Exhibits enthusiasm for literature, especially romantic fiction
Available upon request.
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