Diane Belback

Freelance Children's Book Writer & Manual Writer

1556
Location:Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
Phone: 603-523-4444
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/dianebelback
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
Motivated, personable business professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a successful 12-year track record of profitable small business ownership. Talent for writing, editing, and quickly mastering technology. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Accustomed to multi tasking while paying close attention to detail. Demonstrated history of producing instructional materials for both corporate and elementary education settings.
Flexible and versatile – strengths include editing, writing, and instructional design. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily morph between the corporate setting and a first grade classroom. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building skills.

Skills Summary
Instructional Design
Report Preparation
Writing
Editing
Computer Savvy (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
Software Quality Assurance Testing
General Office Skills
Accounting/Bookkeeping
Course design and programming

Professional Experience
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER
Prepare instructional design proposals for presentation to clients.
Author
Design, write, and code corporate courses
Rapidly learn and master varied computer programs

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Website design and maintenance
Oversee inventory
Bookkeeping
Event planning
Develop advertising posters, ads, website
Writing and editing

RENTAL HOUSE MANAGEMENT
Write advertising to acquire tenants
Interview tenants
Maintain rental house records and bookkeeping
Manage tenant concerns
Acquire needed tradesmen/contractors for rental property, as needed
Manage maintenance and upkeep

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Designed interactive instruction for elementary aged children.
Designed and directed enrichment programs for elementary students
o Science Enrichment Days
Directed children in garden club activities.
Director and instructor of the Canaan Elementary School Cross Country Ski Program.
Directed children in garden maintenance and planting

Employment History
HEIGHT OF LAND TECHNOLOGY – GRAFTON, NH
Office Administrator 2000-Present
CANAAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Volunteer 1994-Present
Director of the Cross Country Ski Program 2000-Present
NATIONAL EDUCATION CORPORATION
Instructional Designer 1988-1992
SPECTRUM INTERACTIVE CORPORATION – LYNNFIELD, MA
Software Quality Assurance Testing 1986-1988
Education
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration 1986

Concentration in Management Information Systems

Interests
Hiking, kayaking, writing children’s books, cross country skiing, RV travel, and cooking with family and friends