Darlene Muguiro

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

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Location:El Paso, Texas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/darlenemuguiro
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$20
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PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE AND PROFILE
I am seeking a freelance copy editing or writing position where my extensive professional experience in grant writing and proofreading may be utilized.

EDUCATION
May 2004 Master’s Degree in Public Administration
University of Texas at El Paso

July 1998 Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
University of Texas at El Paso; major in marketing, minor in English

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015 - Present Freelance Proofreader
Freelancer.com

2012 – 2015 Freelance Proofreader
The University of Texas at El Paso, PP3 Department

Proof all annual course catalogs distributed throughout El Paso

Dec. 2014 – Present Program Manager/Coordinator, College of Health Sciences
The University of Texas at El Paso

Manage daily operations of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences PhD Program

Design and implement print, web and social media student recruitment marketing strategies for all college graduate programs

Jun. 2013 – Dec. 2014 Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc.

Cultivated new foundation relationships for future solicitation to support programs at New Mexico State University

Acted as lead and supporting writer on an average of four to six grant requests per month

Copy edited and submitted all foundation requests on behalf of New Mexico State University Foundation, Inc.

Oct. 2006 – Jun. 2013 Assistant Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
The University of Texas at El Paso

Managed daily operations of Corporate and Foundation relations unit for a period of two years as interim director

Acted as lead writer on an average of 100 letters of intent and proposals annually to local, regional and national foundations

Copy edited and submitted all grant requests on behalf of the University

Sept. 2004 – Oct. 2006 Coordinator, Corporate and Foundation Relations
The University of Texas at El Paso

Acted as supporting writer on an annual average of 75 letters of intent and proposals

Performed extensive research on federal and private funding opportunities for UTEP academic and outreach programs

Assisted in coordination of special events on campus for corporate and foundation sponsors

Feb. 2003 – Sept. 2004 Grant Writer and Researcher
Center for Civic Engagement/Nonprofit Resource Center, El Paso,

Created and delivered PowerPoint lectures on grant writing and grant research, PowerPoint, public speaking, brochure development and newsletter development for area nonprofits

Acted as lead and supporting writer of letters of intent to solicit financial support for the Centers and nonprofit members

Oversaw print media campaign, including creation of a quarterly newsletter and program brochures

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Languages: Bilingual (English and Spanish): Spanish verbal fluency

Computer Skills: Working knowledge of SPSS, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook; Apple and IBM
computer systems

REFERENCES
Available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Proofreading
Editing