• More than five years' experience copy editing and proofreading
• Well-versed in printing and publishing arenas, editorial to production
• Adept in gleaning nonprofit organizations' development needs, funding research,
Copy Editor/Proofreader Pearl Pressman Liberty Communications Group Philadelphia, PA
4/2008 - 5/2010
Reviewed all client materials in prepress department for printing firm, checking for punctuation, grammar, style compliance, formatting and output issues; provide assurance that copy means what it says, and says what it means. Client industries represented: pharmaceutical, healthcare, financial, nonprofit.
English and Writing Tutor Los Angeles, CA/Philadelphia, PA
2000 - Present
Teach English as a second language to learners of varying cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, primarily adults.
Committed writing tutor to Philadelphia youth between the ages of seven and 17.
Typesetter/Editor/Proofreader Bowne, Inc. Los Angeles, CA
Position in composition department for financial printing firm cross-trained -- proprietary typesetting system (BITS), proofreading, copy editing. Firm specializes in US Securities & Exchange Commission filings, presently, more commonly managed and referred to as EDGAR.
Marketing Coordinator Daroff Design, Inc. Philadelphia, PA
Position supporting Director of Marketing and Principals of Architecture/Interior Design firm specializing in entertainment facilities, themed gaming and resort properties, casinos, restaurants, corporate headquarters, institutional, aviation, and healthcare projects. Coordinator's projects supported and promoted firm initiatives, via up-to-date, cutting edge portfolio, writing for press and clients.
Assistant Editor Global Trade Publishing Group Philadelphia, PA 4/1990-12/1993
Exciting, entry-level position with B2B, annuals focusing on international trade; mentored and cultivated by editorial director broadening publishing knowledge.
• 1993 Bachelor of Arts English Temple University Philadelphia, PA
• 2000 TESOL Certification Anaheim University, Anaheim, CA
Skills, Talents & Aptitudes
• Microsoft-Word, Excel, Powerpoint
• Adobe Creative Suite, Quark XPress
• Internet and html acumen
• Solution-driven troubleshooting
• APA, MLA, Chicago Styles