S.A.Talbot

Freelance Writer & Speech Writer

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Location:Miami, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/satalbot
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S. ALEXANDRA TALBOT
ATalbot.Alex@gmail.com
EXPERIENCE
5/03 – 3/08 ROLAND E.ARNALL, U.S.AMBASSADOR TO THENETHERLANDS Hague, NL
Speech Writer and Special Projects Writer
? Produced speeches for use in formal introductions of notable individuals for
political, diplomatic, and everyday events
? Produced speeches for fundraisers and dedication ceremonies.
? Produced speeches for business agendas , board meetings, seminars, and
workshops in connection with the Ambassador’s private company.
? Prepared important correspondence for the Ambassador.
? Writing also included editing, rewriting, and polishing existing written
works.
10/03 – 5/04 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY (AFTAU) Palm Beach, FL
Project Coordinator (part-time)
? Coordinated publicity for TAU lecture seminars, special events with local
news media
? Assembled publicity albums for PR use
? Wrote event press-type releases for TAU newsletter, & other
miscellaneous materials
11/99 – 12/00 SIERRAMANAGEMENT CORP. New York, NY
Executive Assistant to Company President, Office Manager
? Administer daily operations for commercial real estate holdings.
? Manage business and confidential matters.
? Group administrator for health benefits.
? Daily office management.
1/94 – 8/99 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY (AFTAU) New York, NY
Director, New Leadership Development and Special Projects
? Developed/implemented activities of the New Leadership Division for
young professionals.
? Restructured division. Established new Board of Directors.
? Assisted in developing and running special programs, conferences, and
major events addressing issues of common interest.
? Worked with AFTAU's Board of Directors in planning such events.
? Researched potential foundation funding.
? Produced printed materials for special projects and events.
? Collaborated with American Desk of Tel Aviv University, in Israel, in
connection with U.S. based University affairs, annual Board of Governors
meetings, faculty sabbaticals.
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5/93 – 12/93 AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE CAMERI THEATRE OF TEL AVIV New York, NY
National Director
? Established American representation for the Society.
? Developed cooperative programs with organizations and tour operators.
? Created promotional materials to enhance the visibility of Tel Aviv’s Cameri
Theatre.
? Identified individuals for prospective board membership and database
expansion.
? Organized and ran Society’s first gala fund-raising event.
? Wrote/distributed press releases.
? Designed/developed written material for organizational identity and fundraising
events.
? Established networking through previous associations; cultivated new
associations for potential support.
? Established procedures for maintaining office.
9/91 – 12/92 THEGIVATHAVIVA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION New York, NY
Director of Regional Development
? Coordinated/developed all strategies for children’s North American Art
exhibit.
? Accompanied exhibit/speakers on promotional U.S. tour.
? Promoted community involvement for creating local support chapters.
5/87 – 10/90 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF HEBREWUNIVERSITY (AFHU) New York, NY
Assistant National Director of Campaign Services, Department Supervisor
Associate Director, Authority for Research & Development, Dept. Supervisor
? Managed/supervised daily affairs of Campaign Services Department.
? Department responsibilities: donor recognition; faculty speaking
engagements for University/non-University related events; regional fundraising
related activities; administering requests, activities/ special visits
between the University and regional offices; regional involvement in annual
Board of Governors meetings.
? Oversaw U.S. funding operations.
? Researched/maintained relations with federal and state agencies, and
foundations as funding sources.
? Coordinated/participated in meetings with Washington-based federal and
state agency representatives, congressional legislative aides, and other
relevant government officials.
? Maintained relations with University officials, academicians, and Israeli
Embassy staff.
? Edited funding proposals.
? Assisted Washington office in organizing speaking engagements for
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professional, academic and political figures.
? Supervised donor recognition-related requests.
? Collaborated with U.S. resources in organizing conferences to increase
visibility and further the mission of the Authority for Research &
Development.
6/81 – 5/87 ECCELSTON PROPERTIES, LTD. New York, NY
Executive Assistant to the President
? Administered daily operations with brokers, dealers, investors, and
financial advisors for this real estate syndication company.
? Managed business and personal matters.
8/77 – 7/79 RICK BERNSTEIN ENTERPRISES Los Angeles, CA
Executive Assistant, Office Manager
? Developed/coordinated tours with promoters, travel agents, public relations
firms for entertainment personalities.
? Established/maintained business and personal communications and
arrangements for clients.
? Managed office.
9/76 – 6/77 MILES J. LOURIE New York, NY
Assistant to President
? Initiated/coordinated promotional tours and publicity for Barry Manilow.
? Established/developed foreign distribution and communication of artist’s
materials with record companies, booking agents, public relations firms.
? Managed office.
EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OFMIAMI Coral Gables, FL
? Bachelor of Arts Degree
? Major: English Literature
? Minor: French (Psychology)
FREELANCE WRITING
? Text of published brochure for artist’s work, marketing letters, and web site
material for artists.
? Marketing letters for artists
? Descriptive text concerning destinations for Airline Offering Memorandum
Skills (2) Rating
Writing
Speech Writing