Freelance Presentation Designer & Book Designer

Location:Ramona, California, United States
2 Skills
Tara Beckham
San Diego, CA
763 688 4109/ 760 789 5223

Position as writer. Use strong communication and analytical skills to assess objectives and implement solutions for program success.
· Extensive experience in team building and negotiation. Able to motivate and move a group toward a consensus. Excel at leadership and training.

· Research analyst. Able to interpret and conceptualize document requirements. Capable of learning and enhancing efficient procedures.

· Project coordinator and grant writer. Able to interpret detailed specifications from government program documentation. Perform complex intellectual analyses.

· Great grammatical skills. Ability to write efficient, complete, and informative copy.

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B.A., English, 2004
Minor, biological sciences
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
M.A., Education, 2007
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Skills (2) Rating
Presentation Design
Book Design