EDUCATION
B.A. History and Political Science — University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL. December 2012.
Study Abroad Programs:
-Leeds Metropolitan University — Leeds, UK. Spring 2011.
-Florida State University London Study Centre — London, UK. Spring 2012.

EXPERIENCE
Media Coordinator — American Culinary Federation, St. Augustine, FL. December 2019 - Present
-Managing the ACF's Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram accounts, which have a combined audience of over 100,000 followers and growing.
-Collaborates with marketing team to help develop marketing strategies for ACF events and initiatives. -Assisting the editor-in-chief with production of multiple print and digital publications, the National Culinary Review, Sizzle, and We Are Chefs. This includes copy editing the work of other writers, writing articles and blog posts, and contributing ideas for content.

American Shipper/BlueWater Reporting, Jacksonville, FL. February 2017-November 2018

  • Research Project Manager, May 2018-November 2018
    -Coordinating with the Research Director and our clients to create and promote surveys, reports and webinars
    -Designing and executing email and social media marketing campaigns to promote projects and web content to an online audience of over 16,000 readers
    -Designing and executing audience development initiatives and reader engagement strategies
    -Acting as primary liaison between Sales, Editorial, Circulation, and Research departments

  • Regulatory Editor, January 2018-May 2018
    -Gathering the latest news on actions affecting US trade and writing entries for the daily Regulatory Digest
    -Copy editing charts and analyses produced by the BlueWater research team
    -Working with the researchers and editorial team on various tasks to ensure quality of published content

  • Research Analyst, February 2017-January 2018
    -Collecting and analyzing data on global maritime shipping activity
    -Tracking trends and changes in the shipping industry to keep consumers updated with the latest news
    -Creating charts and analyses to illustrate collected data

Freelance Writer — Self-employed, 2015-Present
-Staff Writer: Void Magazine
-Contributing Writer: Jacksonville.com, Culturess.com, HistoryBuff.com
-Contributing Editor: DailySlap.com

Editorial Intern — Void Media, Jacksonville Beach, FL. January 2016-December 2016
-Writing articles and other content for the monthly print edition of Void Magazine
-Proofreading/copy editing the magazine every month
-Pitching and writing weekly web posts for voidlive.com

OTHER EXPERIENCE
Receptionist/Salon Assistant — Drybar, Jacksonville, FL. October 2016-January 2017
-Checking clients in and working with Booker system to create appointments and take payments
-Ensuring the shop runs smoothly and all clients and stylists are happy and have what they need

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & INFORMATION
-Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, WordPress, Google Docs, basic HTML, managing social media, SEO, Google Analytics, Mailchimp
-Experience using various content management tools, including Hootsuite, dlvr.it, Oxcyon  
-Writing and editing with AP Style and Chicago Style
-Trained in research, fact-checking, primary source analysis
-Volunteer experience as an ESL teacher (TEFL certified)

Certifications:

120+ Hour TEFL from the University of North Florida, 2013 (Detailed transcripts available

 

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