Senior Writer Resume Sample


Profile:

Writer and communications strategist with substantive, in-depth experience with print, web, and video production processes. Solid corporate communications and marketing skills and an ability to work well with customers, clients and creative, production, and marketing departments.

Skill sets include:

  • Writing
  • Content strategy
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Social media

Work Experience

Content Marketer/Senior Writer

Compuware - Detroit, MI

October 2013 to Present

  • Responsible for identifying content needs for brand marketing, thought leadership, and social media;
  • Developing creative concepts and defining content marketing tactics; and creating a wide variety of content deliverables.

Senior Writer

Compuware  - Detroit, MI

August 2010 to October 2013

  • Write and edit content for use by sales force, internal communications, thought leadership, and external marketing.
  • Responsible for communications and editorial strategy;
  • Developing creative concepts;
  • Working with clients and internal project managers, graphic artists,
  • Video production personnel;
  • Assisting in the timely and on-budget delivery of projects to clients.

Digital Content Strategist

Campbell-Ewald - Warren, MI

February 2010 to August 2010

Responsible for planning for and creating content across the entire digital project life cycle:

  • Including web writing,
  • Content management,
  • Style guides,
  • Editorial work flows,
  • Content audits,
  • Gap analyses,
  • Taxonomies,
  • Meta data frameworks.

Senior Content Specialist

Big Communications - Ferndale, MI

March 2007 to March 2009

  • Responsible for researching and writing interactive and print deliverables for clients in the health care, medical, and insurance industries, including internal communications, branded presentations, training materials, and video and animation scripts;
  • Developing content strategies;
  • Creating thematic and creative concepts;
  • Working closely with clients and internal project managers, graphic artists, video production personnel, and other parties;
  • Assisting in the timely and on-budget delivery of projects to clients.

Communications and Marketing Associate

EDS - Detroit, MI

December 2005 to March 2007

  • Responsible for managing corporate communications projects;
  • Writing and editing print and Web-based communications (including announcements, features, and administrative materials) for clients and internal and external parties;
  • Coordinating town hall meetings and other corporate events;
  • Managing content for several corporate intranet sites.
  • Proposal Editor/Writer, Project Manager
EDS

January 2005 to December 2005

  • Responsible for editing content of multi-million-dollar "mega-deal" proposals and managing those proposals through the writing, editing, revision, and production processes.
  • Work with product teams, subject matter experts, sales and marketing,
  • Management to create written and graphic content for RFP responses.
  • Check proposals for proper grammar, punctuation, and style.

Web Content Manager/Writer

Girl Scouts USA - New York, NY

September 2003 to October 2004

  • Assisted in managing internal and external communications processes;
  • Solved internal and external client issues;
  • Conducted research;
  • Wrote and edited administrative, marketing, and publicity communications for distribution via Web and print materials;
  • Managed content for organization-wide intranet;
  • Edited and managed internal and external communications projects.

Production Coordinator, Editor, Copywriter

Kaplan Inc - New York, NY

August 2001 to September 2003

  • Edited, proofread, and coded college courses for on line publication;
  • Input and managed courses throughout academic term via the Web and content management system.
  • Performed copywriting duties on Kaplan College's course catalog and promotional material in both print and on line formats.

Editor, Project Manager

Visible Ink Press - Detroit, MI

August 1996 to August 2003

  • Managed publication of entertainment, science, and history books from manuscript to bound book, including hiring and managing staff;
  • Manuscript copy editing;
  • Contributing to marketing strategies;
  • Writing copy.

Copy Editor, Copywriter

About.com - New York, NY

July 2000 to January 2001

  • Wrote marketing and advertising material, news headlines and captions, and a weekly newsletter;
  • Managed all copy editors;
  • Copy edited and managed weekly flow of e-newsletters.

Proofreader/Editor

iVillage - New York, NY

March 2000 to August 2000

  • Proofread, wrote, and managed e-newsletters for iVillage's website.
  • Prepared newsletters with HTML.

Education

B.A. in English

Oakland University - Rochester, MI

1992