Lucy Halse

Freelance Content Writer & Blog Marketer

Location:Rutland, Vermont, United States
2 Skills
Key Skills
• Editing/Proofreading
• Nonfiction Writing
• Legal Training
• Policy analysis
• Research
• Raiser’s Edge

Work Experience
08/01/13-Present Triple Curve, LLC Virtual
This job consists of writing content articles on numerous subjects, including travel, healthcare, automobiles, collectible items, and historical places. Submissions are generally 800-1,000 words in length. Spelling, grammar, and quality of information are critical.

09/01/12-Present Vermont Law School South Royalton, VT
Managing Editor
I am currently enrolled in Vermont Law School’s Master of Environmental Law and Policy program. I am also managing editor of The Forum, which is the school’s official newspaper. Primary duties include content editing, assisting the Editor-in-Chief with management tasks, and writing articles for the newspaper’s renewable energy column.

09/01/12-Present Vermont Law School South Royalton, VT
Alumni Office Assistant
My primary job responsibilities at the Vermont Law School’s Alumni Office include writing and editing for Loquitur, Vermont Law School’s alumni magazine, performing data entry and research on Raiser’s Edge, and assisting with grant-maker research and grant request writing.

10/09- 04/12 Vanguard Energy Partners Branchburg, NJ
Sales, marketing assistant, project/office administration
Job responsibilities included researching and cold-calling potential leads, searching online lead databases to find projects for Vanguard to bid on, and researching incentives and political climate in potential key solar markets outside of New Jersey to provide management with the knowledge needed to pursue work in those markets. Attended industry meetings throughout New Jersey to keep management informed of legislative and regulatory changes affecting the state’s solar industry. Assisted with bid and proposal preparation. Marketing assistance included writing and editing new material and providing suggestions for future marketing methods. Project management duties included submitting project applications to register projects with New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities and appropriate utility company; time management and prioritization were essential, as state and utility administrative (receiving) offices have strict deadlines. Office administration tasks included answering inbound phone calls and appointment scheduling.

09/08-05/09 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY Interlibrary Loan Worker
Helped process books to send out to customers, retrieved books from shelves to send out to schools, sent articles online to patrons, and assisted walk-in customers.

10/07 – 05/08 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
Student Athletic Trainer
Attended school athletic practices and games, assisted athletes as needed (medication, ice, taping, etc.), and learned to diagnose and treat various sports injuries.

07/07-08/07 ANJEC (Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions) Mendham, NJ
Researched information on various environmental issues and wrote about them. Two of my articles (the environmental impact of paper vs. plastic bags, and recycling fluorescent bulbs) were published in the 2007 autumn and winter annual ANJEC reports.

08/06-08/07 N. Cartusciello, Esq. Mendham, NJ
General office work for Mr. Cartusciello’s environmental law practice, including faxing, taking phone messages, and scanning documents.

Summer 2003 Democratic National Committee Morristown, NJ
Door-to-door fundraising for Senator John Kerry’s campaign. Also encouraged non-registered voters to register.

Vermont Law School South Royalton, VT
Candidate for Master’s in Environmental Law and Policy, GPA 3.2

2007- 2009
Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
B.A. English, GPA 3.2, Awards: Dean’s List Honors, Jan. 2009

Goucher College Towson, MD
GPA: 3.62, Awards: Dean’s List Honors, 2005-2007

West Morris Mendham High School Mendham, NJ
GPA: 3.2
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing
Blog Marketing