I am seeking to apply my skills and expertise to a career in editing or writing, particularly technical writing. My prowess with words and my sharp eye for detail would be an asset to any company.
James Madison University; August 2011–May 2015 BA: Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication • Dean’s List, Fall 2014 & Spring 2012 • President’s List, Fall 2011
Publix Supermarkets; September 2015–present Cashier • coordinated baggers, cashiers, and other customer service staff • handled and took accountability for large amounts of cash • offered assistance to customers
Softronyx, LLC; October 2014–June 2015 Publication Content Specialist (intern) • proofread modernized version of Colonial-era British text • transferred margin notes from original text to MS Word as footnotes • suggested changes to style guide
Holiday Inn Express; April 2011–June 2015 Front Desk Associate • trained new employees • discerned guests’ needs and offered prompt assistance • improvised to accommodate unexpected issues
Volunteer; Summer 2014 Editor • edited stories for two amateur authors, one of whom was not a native English-speaker • worked collaboratively in Google Drive • corrected spelling and grammatical errors • suggested revisions to improve clarity and general flow
Technical Microsoft Word • Microsoft PowerPoint • Microsoft Excel • Google Drive • WordPress • iMovie • Audacity • Evernote • Opera PMS
Professional writing • editing • proofreading • visual/document design • customer service
Social effective communication • public speaking • listening • conflict resolution
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