Ben Henry

Freelance Proofreader & Word Processing Freelancer

Location:Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Phone: 617-272-5203
2 Skills
I have over five years of experience in a laundry list of fields: copy editing/proofreading, marketing communications, art design (InDesign, Quark), media planning and buying, and copywriting. I also have extensive experience writing for and managing content within with Blogger, Wordpress, Joomla, and other Web 2.0 outfits.


Puppet Showplace Theatre Brookline, MA 09/08 – present
Marketing Director
Responsible for all marketing materials and promotions for this renowned cultural institution. Oversaw the theater’s 35th anniversary, many special events, and brand redesign, all on a shoestring budget.

Holland-Mark Boston, MA 10/08 – present
Provides a meticulous last line of defense for agency’s client roster; experience proofing with AP and Chicago styles. Has saved clients untold fortunes in reprinting costs.

Ciclismo Classico Arlington, MA 04/10 – 09/10
Freelance Proofreader
Proofread annual travel catalogue for busy international bicycle touring company, from the first pass to final comp. Seamlessly liaised with client and agency of record throughout process.

AD Lubow, LLC NY, NY 02/05 – 02/08
Production Editor
Responsible for day-to-day project management, media management, copywriting, editing and search engine optimization for a variety of boutique’s clients. Experience with printers, vendors, and planning, buying, and overseeing $1 million in yearly media.

The Baseball Card Blog 01/06 – present
Creator of influential, critically acclaimed weblog devoted to baseball cards. Featured across national media including,, and various others. Has been named a Yahoo! Pick of the Week and named by Entertainment Weekly as one of the ‘100 Greatest Websites to Bookmark Now.’

Digitas Boston, MA Summer 2004
Creative Intern
Assisted senior FedEx and General Motors creative teams in all stages of creative process, from brainstorming to copy drafts to proofreading.

University Union Cinema Board Syracuse, NY 08/98 – 05/99
Director of Advertising
Responsible for creation and coordination of advertising campaigns for major student organization. Advertised across local traditional and guerrilla media for season of 130 films. Relentless innovation and award-winning showmanship led to sharp increase in season’s attendance and revenue over previous year.

Boston University, Boston, MA
College of Communications
MS Advertising

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
SI Newhouse College of Public Communications
BS Television, Radio & Film
*** laude, 2001

MS Office • Windows • Mac
Google AdWords/AdSense • Yahoo! Search Marketing • Microsoft Adcenter
Quark Xpress • Adobe InDesign • Photoshop • Illustrator
Joomla • Vertical Response • Patronmail • Eventbrite
Social media marketing including Facebook, Twitter, SCVNGR, FourSquare, Yelp, etc.

Inclusion on “Top 100 Websites to Bookmark Now”, Entertainment Weekly, 6/06
Bronze, The Onion Spoken Word Competition, New York, 2002
Champ, Syracuse Poetry Slam, 2001
Fuji Award for Outstanding TRF Student, Syracuse University, 2001
Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Fraternity, Syracuse Chapter, 2001
Skills (2) Rating
Word Processing