Kelly McCarty

Freelance Editor & Content Writer

Location:Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2 Skills
Kelly McCarty
3050 S. Nellis Boulevard #1131
Las Vegas, NV 89121

To obtain a position as Copywriter/Editor where I can create and fine tune marketing materials and content materials.

Career Summary
Wrote a monthly fitness column for a local magazine. Ghostwriter for website content. Created and edited marketing materials for AmeriCorps and Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas. Achieved recognition and numerous awards for top sales. Developed and programmed a database saving the company thousands of dollars. Has extensive experience using various computer programs including Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, PageMaker, PowerPoint, Aphelion, Micros, Reflections, QuickBooks and Access. Has collections experience. Provided over 20 years of superior customer service.

Employment History

Las Vegas Sysco
November 2010– May 2011)
Marketing Associate Made cold calls to restaurants in order to solicit new Sysco accounts. Took orders and entered in database and ensured correct delivery. Handled all customer concerns and requests for my clients.

Fitness 19
(January 2005 – present)
Membership Sales Responsible for persuading customers to join the gym and meeting and exceeding monthly sales objectives. Chosen by editor to write a monthly column for local magazine. Recognized by managers for ability to successfully dissuade members from cancelling their memberships.

Personal Training Sales Consistently achieved top sales numbers in competitive atmosphere for multiple months over the course of three years at Fitness 19. Earned gifts and bonuses for top sales in Las Vegas on multiple occasions. Second highest in training sales in winning club in a contest between sixteen Fitness 19 clubs.

(February 2000 – January 2005)
Logistics Coordinator Responsible for setting up and tracking the routing of exhibitor freight going into and out of trade shows throughout the United States. Expedited or rerouted freight through carriers as necessary to meet time sensitive deadlines. Used Visual Basic for Applications to design a Microsoft Access Database, which the company still uses, to better account for the rapidly growing number of freight invoices in the Logistics Department saving GES thousands of dollars. Received outstanding employee reviews.

(January 1999– February 2000)
Asst Program Director Responsible for creating brochures and other public relations materials for government funded program. Assisted in creating and editing instructional content for literacy outreach programs.

Education 1989 Graduated Valley High School, Las Vegas, NV

Additional Skills Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications. 10-key by touch, types 75 wpm. Superior oral and written communication skills. Ghostwrites content for websites on and Accounting and office experience includes payroll, accounts payable, daily revenue audit, data entry, creating marketing materials, collections, preparing profit and loss reports, making bank deposits, maintaining database and files, handling petty cash, auditing z tape and preparing reports such as comp lists and tip allocation.
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing