Bazaarvoice, Austin, TX, February 2015 to present
Attention to detail is key in this position where I analyze/moderate user-generated text for client websites. I enjoy this marketing-based endeavor, exceeding all accuracy and speed goals within the first quarter of my employment.
Nextwave Advocacy, Arlington, VA, Jan 2013 to May 2016
Grassroots Campaign Writing and Editing Team Leader
Here I create unique letters and help manage writing/editing teams for campaigns that compel action from public officials. Writing and editing for numerous campaigns, often at once, requires a thorough understanding of the facts, outstanding multitasking skills, and attention to detail.
- Maintain excellent editor reviews on each campaign
- Assist management in implementing multi-million dollar contracts
- Provide suggestions and implement improvements in all aspects of operation
Demand Media, Verblio, and Various Other Online Media Firms, 2009 to present
- “You’re excellent at writing in an authoritative voice on a wide range of topics…cover a lot of ground, in an expert way, yet you maintain a conversational tone that keeps readers interested in the material.”–In-house Editor, Demand Studios
Graduate Laboratory Teacher 2009 to 2011
Here I taught laboratory courses in Water Resources, Natural Resources 101 and Air Quality for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science. Teaching included organizing lecture plans and leading several student field trips throughout each semester. Used written correspondence and presence at various professional and community events to promote the department, obtain grants and communicate with potential donors.
- Earned outstanding reviews from both students and faculty
- Awarded with continuing graduate teaching assistantship
- Assisted in increasing departmental enrollment by 20 percent
Education, Training, and Awards
- Bachelor of Meteorology and Climatology–Ball State University
- Fidler Scholarship for Excellence in Meteorology and Climatology 2001 & 2002
- Earned Life and Disability Insurance Licenses
- Environmental Science piece recognized as “Best of” Yahoo Voices
- Habitat for Humanity Volunteer