Melissa Groeling

Freelance Creative Writer & Proofreader

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Location:Perkasie, Pennsylvania, United States
Website: http://www.melissagroeling.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/melissagroeling
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Melissa Groeling
(215)393-5364
melissagroeling@hotmail.com
www.melissagroeling.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE:
- To work in an environment conducive to utilizing my editorial and organizational skills

EDUCATION
- Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Bachelor’s Degree: English, December 2001

WORK EXPERIENCE
- Freelancer, July 2010-Present

- Yellow Book USA, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, March 2004-July 2010
Listings Procurement Coordinator
- Handle simultaneous market deadlines and reports to be handed off to
management
- Edit multiple customer listings for completeness and accuracy
- Post completed grids on company website.
- Track directory tapes to be loaded into company database
- Determine scope of book for every market worked
- Contact marketing department for any discrepancies on the scoping grids
- Confirm that white and yellow page grids are in accordance with the
information on the scoping grids
Account Review and Validation Specialist
- Proofread contracts submitted by sales representatives
- Edit copysheets for clear and concise instructions for ad placement and layout
- Work with the art department to investigate problematic ad layouts and
direction
- Coordinate changes on ad proofs for the graphic department
- Examine quality artwork for clarity and user-ability
- Complete financial check for monetary discrepancies

- Asher’s Chocolates, Souderton, Pennsylvania, October 2003-March 2004
Production Worker
- Package merchandise
- Assist in product shipment

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
- Institute for Children’s Literature
Correspondent
- Participated in the writing program that allowed me to write stories that were
critiqued
- Helped me tone my writing and grammar skills efficiently
- Facilitated me to deal with criticism effectively and objectively



- Bloomsburg University English Undergraduate Conference
Participant
- Assembled a mandatory conference that required an oral presentation based
on gender issues using the basic foundations of works by Anne Sexton

PUBLICATIONS
- James A. Rock & Co., Publishers
- My first novel, Beauty Marks, was released in July 2008

- The 21st Century
- The 21st Century is a nationwide magazine that published a short story I wrote
called The Race

SPECIAL SKILLS
Abode Reader
Internet Explorer
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Office
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Proofreading