SUMMARY: A highly organized and creative marketing and public relations professional experienced in the areas of high tech, manufacturing, higher education and not-for-profit environments.
Copywriting advertisements, product catalog descriptions, packaging copy,
Manuals and collateral sales materials,
Radio and television scripts, speeches, briefings, position papers,
Newsletters, magazines, brochures, posters, flyers,
Strategic plans, annual reports, affirmative action plans,
Press releases, public service announcements,
News articles, feature articles, literary and theatrical reviews,
Summaries of public hearings, minutes of meetings,
Grants and proposals.
B.A., Speech Communications and Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park, •••••., English, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA, •••••
•••••Secondary English and Speech State Teacher Certification, •••••
••••• ••••••••••Curriculum & Instruction Associate/Assistant, Virtual High School, Maynard, MA.
Edited and re-formatted online high school courses for readability and comprehension;
Assisted in the migration of courses from Blackboard to Desire2Learn platform.
Maintained databases of information on VHS courses and instructors.
••••• ••••••••••Adjunct Instructor, Becker College, Worcester Campus and Leicester, MA.
Developmental English and English Composition,
Public Speaking and Effective Communications,
First Year Experience and Study Skills Courses.
•••••Academic Specialist in Humanities, Becker College, Leicester, MA.
Provided academic support for college students, and
Hired, trained, supervised, prepared payroll, and matched ••••• peer tutors with tutees at the Center for Academic Success,
Publicized the Center and acted a liaison with the college faculty.
••••• - ••••••••••Assistant Director of Advancement, Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, MA.
Wrote, edited, and laid out a weekly campus newsletter, quarterly alumni newsletters and magazines; press releases, public service announcements, and feature articles for regional media;
Designed and laid out advertisements for regional and national media;
Assisted in planning, participating in and photographing special events for fundraising materials that promoted the college.
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••••••••••Marketing Assistant, The Davis Companies, Marlboro, MA.
Assisted the sales and marketing teams in the creation of:
Marketing materials for mass mailings and businessto-business e-mails .
Sales presentations for regional sales managers.
Prospecting gifts for sales force.
••••••••••Reporter, Correspondent, and Proofreader, Lancaster Times, Inc., Clinton, MA.
Reported on local news,
Wrote feature stories, and
Proofread two weekly newspapers.
Word processing Microsoft Word
Graphics PageMaker, Publisher
On-line Learning Blackboard, Desire•••••Learn.
Publications, copywriting, graphic design, and production,
Meeting preparation and minutes,