Ann Gorman

Freelance Content Writer & Researcher

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Location:Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/anngorman
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Ann M. Gorman
3 Wood Street
Woburn, MA 01801
781-281-8028
e-mail: amgor863@gmail.com

A position utilizing my administrative and writing skills.

Doctornet, New York, NY 2004-2011
Marketing Assistant

-Provided assistance to busy medical marketing company.
-Researched marketing information via medical journals, internet and print publications.
-Categorized and entered information into an extensive database utilizing MS Excel and company created DOS program.
-Assistance with the maintenance of database and mailing lists.
-Edited and proofread company letters, publications and ads.
-Maintained CME (continuing medical education) website, edited content, coordinated listings with clients.
-Sales assistant, provided information about services, contacted clients via phone and email regarding initial contact follow up.
-Clients include The American Heart Association, major hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and The Australian Government.

Getty Images (Archive Photos-creative division), New York, NY 1999-2004
Production Assistant

-Responsible for captioning, processing and shipping of stock photos.
-Researched, edited and wrote captions for contemporary and historic photographs.
-Entered information into computer database. Identified file categories, prepared materials for mailing. Coordinated messenger, FedEx, DHL and UPS deliveries. All work was done under tight deadlines, in a fast-paced environment.
-Clients included all major domestic and international publications, broadcast media and advertising agencies. Company also produced A&E’s Biography, for which I researched photographic materials.

Martinelli Publications, Yonkers, NY 1992-99
Production Assistant

-Assisted with the layout and production of eight weekly newspapers.
-Responsibilities included proofreading, typesetting (pagemaker), copyediting, photo captioning and headline writing/design.
-Edited and updated calendar of events for eight communities.
-Assisted managing editor with research and copy editing on an as needed basis.

Big Brothers-Big Sisters Of America /AmeriCorps*VISTA, Yonkers, NY 1990-92
Public Relations Assistant

-Responsible for the promotion of the agency through the generation of media and public awareness.
-Coordinated fund-raising, client activities, volunteer recruitment and special events.
-Managed major fund-raiser Bowl for Kids Sake. Obtained donations from local businesses, coordinated volunteers for month-long local bowl-a-thons, leading to a celebrity bowling event. Raised 65k.
-Updated media and volunteer contact lists. Designed and wrote newsletters, flyers, a journal, feature articles, public information materials and an office handbook.
-On a weekly basis, worked with a social work team in a teen parenting program. Created and published a monthly newsletter. Managed activities and assisted with providing social services.

OTHER PROJECTS

In 2001, created a website focusing on the work of a performing artist. Responsibilities include updating the site’s content, writing reviews/essays, promotion and maintenance.

Currently in the process of obtaining freelance writing opportunities.

EDUCATION

MERCY COLLEGE, Dobbs Ferry, NY June, 1990
Bachelor Of Science, Magna *** Laude, Journalism, GPA 3.8
Journalism Club, 1988-90
Student newspaper, Arts writer/reviewer

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, NY Summer, 1992
Information Technology:
Introduction to Word Processing/Desktop Publishing

Typing (60 WPM), MS Office, Filemaker Pro, Raisers Edge, Excel, WordPerfect, Power Point, Pagemaker 5.0, internet research, copy-editing, proofreading, data entry and sales.
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Content Writing
Research