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Lia Gurin

Freelance Writer & Salesperson

Location:United States
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Lia Gurin

17 Ridgeway Terrace, Needham, MA, 02492 • 617-462-5778 •


University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA Bachelor of Arts June 2010
Majors: English and Psychology

Needham High School Needham, MA June 2005

Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, SPSS, PowerPoint, WordPress, HTML, Final Cut Pro, Salesforce, social media, research databases, SEO, copywriting


Social Media Sales Associate Main Street Hub, New York, NY (2013)
• Researched businesses, cold called, sent marketing emails, and drove sales.
• Presented persuasive online demonstrations to small business owners.
• Improved social media presence and enhanced Yelp reviews for small businesses.

Personal Care Assistant Cerebral Palsy of MA, Quincy, MA (2006-2012)
• Served handicapped people throughout Massachusetts with various daily tasks.
• Placed phone calls, filled out paper work, and scheduled doctor’s appointments.
• Assisted immigrants with English language and prepared them for citizenship exams.

Account Coordinator Best Print Buy, Norwood, MA (2011-2012)
• Used SEO knowledge to create content and perform copywriting for website.
• Increased company sales by initiating effective digital marketing campaigns.
• Made 60+ daily marketing phone calls, attended trade shows, and sold products.

Content Writer and Editor The Daily Collegian, Amherst, MA (2008-2010)
• Proofread, reviewed, and organized newspaper articles before they went to press.
• Conducted topical research and performed interviews to gather information.
• Wrote editorials 8-10 times a month while adhering to very strict newspaper deadlines.

Publicity Intern WMUA 91.1FM, Amherst, MA (2007-2009)
• Wrote radio spots and press releases for station and developed marketing strategies.
• Updated blogs, social media accounts, and media lists with station news and updates.
• Organized year long concert and event series to increase radio station's recognition.


• Brand Ambassador for L’Oreal, Pantene, Starbucks, Comcast, Propel Zero, and Axe
• Enumerator for the United States Census Bureau
• Ran a private editing, proofreading, and tutoring business
• Research Assistant for Data Collection and Memory Project at Umass Amherst
• Trained Radio Disc Jockey with over two years of on air experience
• Writing samples are located on my personal blog:
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