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Jennifer Putnam

Freelance Article Writer & Proofreader

Location:Aiken, South Carolina, United States
2 Skills
Objective To secure a challenging position within a publishing corporation where I would be able to utilize my skills and knowledge while being an asset to the company.

Professional Experience

January 2011 – January 2012
Best Lawyers, LLC Aiken, South Carolina
Publications Manager
? Managed 73 third party licensed publications syndicating the Best Lawyers® content domestically and internationally
? Oversaw the editorial content for the 35 in-house Best Lawyers in America publications
? Perform responsibilities of revising articles and identify areas that need modifications or improvements
? Created, maintained, and executed production schedules
? Monitored and enforced all copyright laws and handled all minor infringements to our registered mark in print and online
? Handled all advertisement approvals submitted by law firms

March 2009 – October 2010
Explocity Middle East FZ LLC Dubai, U.A.E.
Communications Manager
? Head of the Editorial desk for the Dubai office
? Managed a team of 15 writers and designers to design, produce and translate the Official DSF Guide 2010 on behalf of the Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment
? Managed 3 writers and a designer for the Dubai Summer Surprises custom publishing project on behalf of the Dubai Shopping Festival office and Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Dubai Shopping Malls Group
? Responsible for managing, writing, uploading and QCing the content on the web site and daily newsletter, MyTime which goes out to 60,000 people daily, including event listings, retail listings, and any relevant information
? Editor and writer for all content inside the magazine Explocity Guide: Dubai with a circulation of 20,000 during the off peak season, 40,000 during peak season
? Responsible for all PR related tasks for the Dubai office such as attending press conferences, new restaurant openings, and overall basic brand awareness for Explocity in Dubai

February 2008 – January 2009
Memory Media, LLC Dubai, U.A.E.
Copy Editor
? Head of custom publishing client Legal Pinch-A printed newsletter for a prestigious law firm in Dubai, Ali Alaidarous
? Editor of the English script for Falcon Films Documentary for H. H. Sheikh Moahammed, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Dubai Municipality’s Falcon Museum located inside the Falcon Heritage Centre
? Editor for the English content on the Al Ahli Club website for H. H. Sheikh Hamdan, Crown Prince of Dubai
? Published several press releases in Gulf Today, Gulf News, Al Bayan, and Al Khaleej

July 2003 – November 2007
Gail and Rice Productions, Inc. Southfield, MI
Administrative Assistant
? Composed and edited correspondence to clients; composed and edited contracts for talent
? Telephoned and scheduled talent for various events
? Maintained large database of clients and talent
? Provided administrative/secretarial support for various departments/divisions such as answering telephones, assisting visitors and resolving a range of administrative problems and inquiries

University of Michigan
? B.A. in English – 2006

Miami – Dade College
? A.A. in English – 2003
? Phi Theta Kappa – Honors Society

Awards and Certificates

Miami – Dade College
? Honors Day: English Department
? Deans list 2001 – 2003
? Environmental Fellowship
? Phi Theta Kappa – Communications Chair
? Editor of the Arts Section for the student newspaper

University of Michigan
? Deans list 2004

References Will be furnished upon request.
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Article Writing