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Colleen Larkin

Freelance Brochure Designer, Flyer Designer, & More

18997
Location:Lewiston, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/colleenlarkin
1
Kudos
3.5
12 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
Professional Experience

Freelance Editor for ESL Editing Service (6 months experience)

Highlights:
Thoroughly edit documents, theses, term papers, professional journal submissions, reports, cover letters, resumes, and other written material created by English as a Second Language authors, primarily located in Asia, as well as translated material. Format as needed to meet submission guidelines. 100% deadline compliance record, with outstanding quality rating.

Report Coordinator for Non-for-Profit (4 years experience)

Highlights:
Project managed various aspects of 400 page end-of-phase reports submitted to state organization including:
• Writing select sections
• Editing of submitted content
• Report organization (chapter/content flow)
• Layout and formatting
• Coordination with key team members

Managing Editor for Technical Publication for ERP Education Provider (7 years experience)
Marketing Coordinator for ERP Education Provider (7 years experience)

Highlights:
• Solicited and coordinated content for six issues per year, ensuring a balance in topic areas
• Set and managed deadline schedule from contacting authors to final posting of issue
• Edited each article for readability, flow, content, grammar, spelling, etc.
• Wordsmithed wherever necessary to improve content clarity while preserving authors’ voice
• Commented wherever necessary to extract more knowledge/depth from the author
• Worked with many ESL authors
• Worked with technical editors to ensure that the content provided was of interest to readers, demonstrated advance knowledge, and was technically accurate
• Coordinated all revision rounds between author, Director of Publications, associate editors, and publisher so that publication deadlines were met
• Worked with graphic designer and coordinated all revisions of PDF version, thoroughly proof-reading each draft until final
• Lead copy writer for email marketing efforts
• Graphic designer for various projects
• Publicist: Created and submitted press releases, as well as coordinated social media postings


Report Coordinator for Graduate Program (1 year experience)

Highlights:
Project managed various aspects of final report submitted by the MBA Small Business Team including:
• Editing of submitted content
• Report organization (chapter/content flow)
• Layout and formatting
• Coordination with key team members


Managing Editor of In-House Corporate Newsletter for a Manufacturing Company

Highlights:
As Managing Editor:
• Coordinated each issue of newsletter from start to finish, including article solicitation, working with a cross-departmental editorial team, graphic artist, and free-lance writer
• Wrote many of the articles, especially any that focused on company goals, policies, and accomplishments