james Dempsey

Freelance Blog Writer & Editor

Location:New York, New York, United States
Website: http://hwstheherald.com/wordpress/author/jamesdempsey/
2 Skills
38 Creemer Road, Armonk, NY 10504
JamesDempseyV@gmail.com, 914-874-6926

Hobart College, Geneva, NY Class of 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Minor: Classics
London School of Economics, London, UK Summer 2010
New York University, New York, NY
• International Business and Finance Certificate (Summer 2008)
• U.S. Law & Methodologies Certificate (Candidate 2011)
The Kent School, Kent CT Class of 2007
Choate Rosemary Hall, Immersion Program, Beijing, China Summer 2006

Econometrics, Media Economics, Fundamentals of Individual Investing

The Writers Network, Associate Editor, May 2011- Present
• Edit articles on money and business topics before being published
• Create article topics to be assigned to writers
The Writers Network, Associate Writer, February 2011- May 2011
• Wrote articles topics such as money and business
• Gained experience in writing
The Herald, Column Author, Spring 2011-Present
• Wrote a bi-weekly column about current music and other campus happenings
• Gained experience of interviewing high profile people and writing about music
County Publishing, Intern, Armonk, NY, Summer 2009
• Answered phones and wrote e-mails; developed effective verbal and written communication skills
• Dealt with the paperwork of an office, learned the importance of organization in business operation
American Pool, Swim Instructor/Pool Manager, Armonk, NY, Summer 2010
• Worked a full-time schedule in a position of high responsibility
• Taught children how to swim, gained experience in being patient with any client, child or adult
Canyon Club, Life Guard, Armonk, NY, Summer 2009
• Gained experience in reacting to high pressure situations efficiently and quickly
• Worked directly with families and children, ensuring the safety of pool guests
Bedford Post, Back Waiter, Bedford, NY, Fall 2008
• Served high end clients at an upscale restaurant
• Developed the ability to deal with demanding clients
J.Crew, Assistant/Sales and Register, Greenwich, CT, spring 2008-Summer 2008
• Worked closely with customers in a sales driven environment
• Totaled income and gained basic, hands-on accounting
Hermitage Resort, Beach Attendant, Amagansett, NY, Summer 2007
• Learned customer service skills in order to reflect a good image on the resort

Salvation Army, Summer 2008

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint - PC or Mac
Minor Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese
Thorough knowledge of Blogger and how to promote a blog
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing