Ariel Becker

Freelance Editor & Personal Assistant

Location:Bronx, New York, United States
2 Skills

292 Delancey Street Apt 2D
New York, NY, 10002
(917) 559-1514

Hunter College, City University of New York
Bachelors Degree: 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Minor in Psychology

• Seven years experience in the fields of, social research, social media, marketing & advertising, and event planning
• Excellent keyboarding skills, proficient in Windows operating systems as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
• Proficient in Mac OS (iWorks) iPhone, iPad, (etc)
• Knowledgeable in the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)
• Excellent in evaluating strengths and weaknesses of different research methods (e.g., surveys, in-depth interview (etc.) for answering research questions
• Ability to succeed in high stress and physically/ mentally demanding situations

Vibe Magazine
July 2010- Present
• Assist Creative and Art Directors of magazine with special projects as assigned, maintaining confidentiality and discretion.
• Provide assistance to and accommodate artists and staff in studio throughout duration of projects
• Successfully manage event planning along with layouts of photo/ video shoots for magazine/website
• Organize and coordinate equipment arrangements for photography events
• Design event spaces for special functions
• Collaborate with promotional teams to acquire targeted demographics for specific events

Social Justice Survey Project February 2010- Present
• Collect survey responses from over 5,000 LGBT community members of color nationwide
• Input and convert data to SPSS format to create descriptive statistical tables
• Analyze and rerun/ correct all entry errors
• Efficiently develop professional interactive reports based on data collected
• Find comparative statistics to illustrate distinctions between differing demographics

Augustus Publishing
November 2005- Present
Executive Assistant
• Supervise company operations during President’s absence
• Respond timely to all inquiries from a broad range of clientele for a publishing company that’s sold over 300,000 books
• Create and manage President’s financial filing system to maintain utmost organization
• Arrange and participate in meetings for CEO and President of company
• Coordinate events for authors signed with Augustus Publishing
• Generate sales and mail samples to reviewers/ sales reps as needed
• Provide day to day office support (i.e. take phone calls, order office supplies, schedule appointments)
Skills (2) Rating
Personal Assistance