Writer, Editor, Content Development Specialist Resume
|Desired Industry: Publishing
|Desired Job Location: New Egypt, New Jersey
||Date Posted: 8/14/2017
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
|Desired Wage: 65000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
Owner, Well Done Writing, Plumsted Township, NJ 2014–Present
Specializing in boutique writing and editing services to community and nonprofit organizations that focus on fundraising and capital campaign communications and public relations.
Created branding and promotional materials for a local cover band; also created a promotional social media campaign.
Current projects include creating a social media campaign, overseeing direct mail fundraising, and coordinating a fundraising event for a local historical society with declining membership in order to increase donations and attract new members.
Web Writer & Editor, MJH Associates, Inc., Cranbury, NJ 2017
Covered medical meetings and daily healthcare news as a beat reporter for rheumatology, endocrinology, and psychiatry specialties for www.mdmag.com; wrote 2 to 3 SEO articles per day (70+ web bylines to date).
Spearheaded content creation for an associated print journal, MD Magazine; this included setting the editorial calendar and managing the production process for two combined thematic issues in cardiology/metabolic health and neurology/psychiatry, from initial editing to final signoff.
Managing Editor, AEGIS Communications, LLC, Newtown, PA 2016–2017
Managed the entire internal editorial process of Inside Dentistry, the company’s 100+-page flagship, peer-reviewed, continuing education dental and oral healthcare print journal, as well as its related digital channels.
Delegated editorial tasks to freelancers and on-staff junior editors; provided traffic coordination; managed the peer-review process; interfaced with authors; and organized content and editorial calendar scheduling.
Sourced content for electronic marketing initiatives, such as e-newsletters.
Senior Content Development Specialist, Dental Learning Systems, LLC | AEGIS Communications, LLC, Newtown, PA 2014–2016
Curated the on-demand global library of 500+ CE courses, while creating new, timely, and relevant content in alignment with members’ educational needs and in compliance with the American Dental Association (ADA) Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE).
Promoted courses using different marketing channels to inform members of new and featured courses on the site, with approximately 16 new courses added each month.
Managing Editor, Engage Healthcare Communications, Cranbury, NJ 2013–2014
Handled all editorial aspects of Oncology Practice Management, Rheumatology Practice Management, and Urology Practice Management magazines, including covering meeting proceedings with process- and policy-related editorial content for medical practice managers, payers, policy makers, and healthcare providers.
Coordinated freelance medical writers and editorial advisory boards for articles; drafted additional content as required.
Senior Editor, AEGIS Communications, LLC, Newtown, PA 2005–2012
Facilitated the training of staff comprised of junior editors while in charge of enforcing standard editorial operating procedures and internal house style.
Approved all editorial content and editorial and advertising galleys during the pre-press stage; and signed off on electronic bluelines during the final approval stage for the company’s flagship journal, Inside Dentistry.
Earlier Positions Held:
Associate Projects Editor | Senior Associate Projects Editor
Ascend Media (formerly Medical World Communications), Jamesburg, NJ
Proofreader & Editor, Kepner-Tregoe, Inc., Princeton, NJ
Supervisor, Proofreading Department, Caliper Human Strategies, Inc., Princeton, NJ
Advertising Assistant, Trent-Jones, Inc., Princeton, NJ
Editorial Assistant, K-III Directory, Hightstown, NJ
Research Editor, Peterson’s Guides, Princeton, NJ
Station Editor, TV Guide, Radnor, PA
Public Affairs Associate, Nancy Becker Associates, Trenton, NJ
Special Events Coordinator, Association for Advancement of Mental Health, Princeton, NJ
Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications, Graduated cum laude
Cabrini College, Radnor, PA
Association of Health Care Journalists
Editorial Freelancers Association
Areas of Expertise
Content Strategy and Development
Writing and Editing
Proofreading and Copyediting
Journalism and Publishing
Marketing and Advertising
Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, and Project) | Publisher Pro
Corel WordPerfect Office Suite | Adobe Acrobat | Google Chrome | Internet Explorer | Firefox | Safari
Executive Board Member, The GiveBack Foundation
Co-founder, Drums to the Rescue
Available upon request.
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