Kate Schlicher

Freelance Article Writer & Public Relation Freelancer

Location:Carlsbad, California, United States
2 Skills
Kate Schlicher
222 Florita Street, Encinitas, CA 92024 (925)818-8110 kschlicher@gmail.com

Obtain a position at a strong marketing company as a team player where I can maximize my customer service and marketing experience while achieving corporate and personal goals.

B.S., Journalism California Polytechnic State University
Concentration in Public Relations San Luis Obispo, CA

Consultant/ Freelance Writer 09/10- current
The Examiner- Travel Writer
• Create original articles for the San Diego “City Guide” Travel page of
the national online publication
• Conduct interviews and research to enhance and strengthen 400 word articles

Consultant/ Freelance Writer 03/10-current
Clipper Windpower, Carpinteria, CA
• Compose focus stories, employee spotlight and leadership perspective stories for the
alternative energy company’s intranet
• Conduct phone interviews and diligently prepare 500 word stories

Child Care/ Nanny 10/09- current
Carlsbad, CA
• Care for and organize daily activities for 3 children, ages 1, 3, and 4

Front Desk- Customer Service 02/09-10/09
The Cheesecake Factory, Walnut Creek, CA
• Delegated tasks to the front desk team and assisted and trained new members
• Helped fill and keep the restaurant at full capacity, about 450 guests, in each 6 hour shift
• Helped problem solve and create a positive atmosphere for unhappy or dissatisfied guests
• Answered phones, copy, fax and assist in all areas of customer service

Home Entertainment Media Contact Research 07/08-08/08
Bender/Helper Impact, Los Angeles, CA
• Generated a complete list of on-line writers and bloggers of national newspaper publications
and their current contact information
• Compiled media contacts in excel worksheets according to circulation market to better
organize names and contact information for future marketing material for clients

Creative/ Marketing Intern 03/08- 06/08
Walden Media, Los Angeles, CA
• Organized and participated in script pitch meetings weekly involved between 5 and 10 people.
• Evaluated scripts for possible movie ideas and pitched ideas to the Creative Executives
• Assisted in office tasks such as scanning, copying, faxing and filing
• Sent out educational movie material such as posters, lesson plans and bookmarks to schools
around the world as part of Walden Media’s Teacher outreach program

• Strong interpersonal skills, goal oriented, and very creative
• Motivated self-starter with the ability to work in demanding environments
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• PC Proficient: Windows 98/2000 Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Mac Proficient: Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop
• Ability to juggle concurrent responsibilities in a fast-paced office, while meeting critical deadlines
• Work experience with assertiveness, organizational tasks, analytical tasks, problem solving, communication, and decision-making
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Public Relations