Kate Schlicher

Freelance Article Writer & Public Relation Freelancer

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Location:Carlsbad, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kateschlicher
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Kate Schlicher
222 Florita Street, Encinitas, CA 92024 (925)818-8110 kschlicher@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE
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.

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

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
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

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
• 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