ADRIENNE MARIE POLLOCK
Redmond, WA | t: 425-281-1284; e: firstname.lastname@example.org; w: adriennemariepollock.com
Over 3 years of creative, business, and journalism writing and editing experience.
Best known for leadership, extreme attention to detail, and a command of the English language.
Freelance writing, editing, and coaching 2012 — present
Adriennemariepollock.com, dreamsfromseattle.com, fromhissongs.com, reachingnotoriety.com.
-Wrote, edited, and maintained content and posts for several blogs, including interviews and reviews
-Delivered services offered through adriennemariepollock.com, including resume and job coaching and editing
Business Administrator II April 2013 — October 2013
Microsoft – Skype (Redmond, WA)
-Managed and planned logistics and space for storage and vendor moves for the Skype Redmond org relocation in June
-Coordinated and planned various events
-Planned and edited the monthly SRS Times newsletter
-Supported the SRS team with various administrative tasks (HeadTrax, travel, expense, calendar, supplies)
Lead Editor & Trainer
Editor / Content Specialist 2011 — 2013
Microsoft – Logic20/20 (Seattle, WA) is a business and technology consulting firm focused on simplicity.
-Wrote, edited, and reviewed sales and delivery IP for the seven priority areas within Microsoft Consulting Services, specifically Client Solutions (Windows) and Cloud Vantage Services (Microsoft Office 365)
-Lead content management and business planning
-Managed work streams for three editors, including project management of 2 to 6 editing projects per month
-Drove several initiatives, such as: end-to-end project management of a Content Audit (five-phase project); end-to-end project management of a Template Vetting project (project plan, gap analysis, requirements gathering)
-Created and maintained team editorial resources (style sheets, checklists, processes) based on Microsoft Manual of Style
-Created and implemented training program and materials
-Managed the SharePoint content repository
Support Group & Programs Assistant 2010 — 2011
Alzheimer’s Association (Seattle, WA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to eliminating Alzheimer’s disease through advanced research, enhanced care and support, and reduced risk of dementia.
-Wrote, edited, and designed flyers, letters, manuals, and press releases
-Proofread marketing and event materials for the Development team
-Managed the volunteer program
-General: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook), Microsoft SharePoint
-Technology: novice XML and HTML
-Manuals of Style: Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications (MSTP), Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), Associated Press Stylebook (AP)
-Languages: basic French and Hebrew
Bachelor’s of Arts in Creative Writing, minor in Professional Writing
Seattle Pacific University (Seattle, WA)
Graduated 2011, *** laude