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Marin Wallace

Freelance Editor & Article Writer

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MARIN WALLACE

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• 10+ years of Writing Analytics & Quality Control
• Composition & Editing in Comments, Entertainment, Fashion, Finance, Health, Legal, Medical, News, Science, Sports
& Technology
• Layout Design • Print & Web Publication Formatting
• Rights & Libel Analysis & Clearing
• Canadian, British & American English Proficiency
• 50+ WPM
• Project Design, Implementation & Scaling
• Client Acquisition & Retention

RELATED EDUCATION AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Oxford Brookes University Publishing MA 2010
UofT Canadian University Press (CUP) Summer School 2005
York University English BA (Hons.) 2005


Computer Literacy: Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Drupal, CMS, CSS, Excel, Flash, GTS, HTML, InDesign, JavaScript, MS Office, Nielsen Bookscan, Outlook, Photoshop, PowerPoint, QuarkXPress, Rights Management Services, SEO, WordPerfect, WordPress, XML

Social Networking: Facebook, HootSuite, LinkedIn, LiveJournal, Reddit, Twitter

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

FREELANCE EDITOR Apr. 2004 – Present

• Clients included: Aaspirations Publishing, Advisor’s Edge, Edit My Paper, Euro Pacific Canada, Inclusion Press, Nimble Media, RealSexEdFacts.com, Re.ad Publishing & SDI Media Canada.
• Performed several levels of editing, including proofreading, formatting, line editing & structural editing.
• Determined suitability of contributions for the publications.
• Laid out pages and edited page layouts.
• Increased SEO content.
• Used solid time management principles to meet deadlines.

WOMEN’S POST MEDIA Nov. 2012 – Apr. 2014
MANAGING EDITOR & SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

• Managed staff writers and editors.
• Performed several levels of editing, including proofreading, formatting, line editing & structural editing.
• Composed articles.
• Uploaded articles & contests to website.
• Laid out e-newsletters.
• Created & managed databases.
• Conducted sales pitches.
• Increased sponsored content on website.
• Composed, acquired & retained contracts.
• Tracked & processed payments.
• Produced print issue under very tight deadline.
• Researched & sourced images.
• Used social media as a creative promotional tool.

PEARSON EDUCATION, RIGHTS/CONTRACTS DEPARTMENT Nov. 2009 – May 2010
ASSISTANT

• Composed, acquired & retained contracts.
• Handled contract and permission queries from authors, agents & other departments.
• Performed rights clearing.
• Created information spreadsheets.
• Inputted data into CATS.

LANCASTER HOUSE Nov. 2006 – Jan. 2007
FORMATTER

• Coded articles for proper display on the Lancaster House website & database.
• Updated databases.
• Registered attendees and responded to inquiries at Lancaster House conference.

EXCALIBUR NEWS Jan. 2004 – Jun. 2005
COPY EDITOR

• Edited 30-page paper for grammatical errors, content consistency & libel.
• Applied comprehensive knowledge of Canadian Press style.
• Coordinated, edited and laid out weekly postings with not-for-profit agencies & student organizations for the Bulletin Board section.
• Provided liaison services for section volunteers & Bulletin Board contributors.
• Oversaw meetings & workshops for copy editing department & participated in Ed Board meetings.

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:
SOCIAL PLANNING AND RESEARCH COUNCIL (SPRC) Jun. - Aug. 2003
RESEARCH ASSISTANT

• Researched and organized census data on minority groups in Hamilton.
• Conducted interviews for the purpose of gathering information.
• Composed full report detailing conclusions.
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