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Deborah M Harquail - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Event Planning
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DEBORAH M. HARQUAIL SKILLS & EXPOSURE • Small Business Management Diploma • Social work studies at St-Thomas University (35 credits) • Researching / Writing skills • Liaison and communicating with various government and non-government organizations • Planning, coordinating / organizing annual assemblies, meetings, workshops and events • Computer skills: MS Word and PowerPoint, Acc...
Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada

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William Gallagher - Freelance Fashion Illustration & Animal Illustration
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I have an Associates Degree in Fashion Figure Illustration. I worked for over 20 years in the jewelry industry as a jewelrydesigner and technical illustrator. I have always had a flare for fashion illustration and hardlines. Some of the mediums I prefer to work in are, inkwash, Prismacolor pencil, watercolors, Staedtler pencils, and markers.
Greenville, Rhode Island, United States
Shakeel Haider - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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Shakeel Haider 191 D’YOUVILLE DRIVE PEMBROKE,ONTARIO K8A 8R5 (613) 735-7499 Shakeel_haider986@yahoo.com Objective: Looking for a very challenging and responsible role of a journalist. Summary of Qualification: • Experience of 4 years in journalism and professional writing. • Very fluent in speaking and writing English. • Expert in writing the article related to the society, crime and psychology. • Devoted, responsible and self-motivated personnel. • Ability to take new topics, news and responsibilities. • Sound knowledge and awareness of the things happening in the surroundings. • Exceptionally great communication skills both written and verbal. • In-depth knowledge of the respective subject and research for the given or new topic. • Profound skills of computers such as word, power point, excel, access etc. Work Experience: OUT STATION REPORTER(MIANWALI,PAKISTAN) 2007-present DAWN NEWS TV CHANNEL (PAKISTAN) Collecting and providing true, factual, interesting, balanced and accurate News, stories, documentaries and features, Keeping eye on Pakistan's politics(Local, domestic, international) and preparing instant reports, Understanding economic, & social issues and informing the assignment desk of any important incidents , Performing duty as a communication bridge between Government and Public, Understanding the importance of media and using it to increase national integrity, Investigating, writing and sending news, Delivering live news on TV when required. Keeping updates and follow ups of News Part Time Writter/PROGRAMME ORGANIZER/RESOURCE PERSON 2005-PRESENT RADIO PAKISTAN MIANWALI Delivering Political, educational, social analytical programs on local radio station Mianwali, Writing articles and debates for program producers, speaking live on any important and current issue that can be of audiences’ interest. Arranging special program regarding Pakistan‘s national history and traditional festivals, Discussing and analyzing current affairs in a program called “Aaj Ki Baat” Worked as a History Lecturer in Govt. Degree College Chobara, Layyah Aug’02 – April’05 Taught Indian, Islamic History and Pakistan studies to Intermediate & Graduating students, Gave out Lectures and notes, Kept and maintained good relationship with students, colleagues and the administration, Was always available in odd or personal timings when required by the college or students, Kept myself in control and productive during work pressures or challenges, Tried to keep my knowledge up to date, Encouraged students in every respect. Worked Voluntarily as History Teacher in Govt. Degree College Mianwali Sep’2000 – Jul’02 Taught History of sub-continent and Pakistani studies, Using my Degree subjects as a resource taught students about the ancient civilizations of Indus River and other parallel civilizations which helped students learn the geographical and political changes of the region right from the beginning. Education: 1998-2000 M.A History (Archaeology) with first division from the University of The Punjab, Lhr 1996-1998 B.A History & Political Science with first division from Govt. College Mianwali 1994-1996 F.Sc Bio, Chemistry, Physics with second division from Govt. College Mianwali Skills: Computer Skills- MS Office & Internet (Web Browsing) Writing - Critical & analytical articles, report writing, summaries Languages – English (IELTS 6.5 Band), Urdu, Punjabi, Saraeki, Pushto
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Alix Spurlock - Freelance Narration & Voiceovers
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Co-Host Newsprint Today, Reading Radio. WUFT-FM 89.1. Gainesville, Florida Studied Theater, Psychology, and Elementary Education at University of South Alabama and University of South Florida Acting and Character Development Workshops - Chief Theater, Chiefland Florida Improv Comedy Workshops and Performances with- Insomniac Theater Improvniacs VO Training - Terry Daniel Stage Performances Including: Into The Woods (Musical) - The Witch (Lead) A Midsummer Night's Dream - Helena (Lead) Romeo and Juliet - Nurse
Ocala, Florida, United States
Mitali Banerjee - Freelance Promotions & International Marketing
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EDUCATION: 09/2009- 06/2011 M.F.A in LUXURY AND FASHION MARKETING Savannah, GA, USA Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), GPA-4.0 06/2005- 05/2009 B.F.A FASHION DESIGN Mumbai, INDIA National Institute of Fashion Technology, GPA- 3.8 EXPERIENCE: 08/2011- Present Michael Kors Executive Intern, International Licensing and Buying New York City, NY 09/2010 - 12/2010 Misha Nicole New York City, NY Intern, Marketing assistant • PR- created and managed press & guest database, wrote press release, strategized & arranged press kit • Event management- created and distributed invitations, pre-planning and post-follow up with press • Digital media marketing- strategized social media marketing initiatives (facebook, blog, email marketing) • E-commerce- assisted in wireframe development in collaboration with web developer ,planned E-commerce layout, supported search engine optimization strategy development • Store set-up- attended interior design presentations, assisted in signage development • Merchandising- logged PO, assisted in buyer presentations, assisted in assortment planning 12/2009 - 12/2010 Evergreen Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd. (Stasuals) Mumbai, INDIA Part-time, Marketing contractor • Branding - shaped brand identity, look book, catalogue and other communication collaterals, assisted in photo-shoot • Social media marketing- strategized and executed facebook content, handled twitter feeds and bit-links • Business development- analyzed cost and revenue generation for target market- young mens segment 03/2010- 06/2010 Eva Danielle Miami, FL Intern, Social media marketing and international expansion • Event marketing- planned trunk show, strategized communication strategy for events • Social media marketing- initiated social media (Twitter and facebook) marketing strategy- increasing fan base • International expansion- assessed emerging potential international markets 03/2010-06/2010 Benetton Collaboration Savannah, GA Collaboration project at SCAD, Marketing specialist • Store set-up- strategized flagship store opening in Savannah – architecture, interiors, visual merchandising • Branding & communication- strategized media plan, digital media strategy based on augmented reality • Collaborated with Architects, Interior designers, Service designers, Advertisers & Graphic Designers PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: fashion design, styling, fashion journalism, new store set-up planning and promotions, branding (creative direction, strategy, copy writing), consumer behavior studies, analytical research, scenario planning COMPUTER SKILLS: Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Pagemaker, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Express), database entry using Constant Contact AWARDS: Outstanding Achievement Award (SCAD 2011), International Tutor Program Certification (SCAD 2011), Scholarship- National Merit Student (INDIA 2005) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES: Jon Harari (Employer, Misha Nicole) - (p) 3013320004, (e) jon@mishanicole.com Robert Fee (Professor, SCAD) - (p) 9127131530, (e) rfee@scad.edu
Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
Juan - Freelance Mural Painting & Music Production
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i am from argentina and music its my life i would love to mc for livin' , so when i watched this i smell my shot to go for more!!! i have some experience on stage and i have a demo. i also have my skills right here baby!!! so.. hope ya'll call me!
Zárate, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Flora Lloyd - Freelance Blog Writing & Song Writing
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Works writing music for Lynn Verlaynne Studios Brooklyn, New York (Via distance) Musical Theatre Degree Speech and Drama Trinity Teachers Diploma Has sold pieces of music to Porirua City Council in Wellington, NZ
Beckenham, Bromley, United Kingdom
mark Conner - Freelance Photo Editing & Portrait Photography
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I have had businesses in 17 malls, owned a coffee shop, and a sports apparel store, kiosk for souvenirs, jewelry, and clothing carts. Because of this endeavor I had to take short courses and thoroughly learn most of the Microsoft programs, including the following computer programs: Photoshop Dream Weaver/HTML Fireworks Flash PC software and hardware maintenance/repair InDesign Illustrator Acrobat 9 Pro Extended, I have made warranty, cards, and edited catalogs in .pdf with this program. I have studied and used Photoshop for many years, and can do any task needed with this program.
Spring, Texas, United States
Denise DiMarzo - Freelance Office Management & Admin Support
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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/SPECIAL SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE Office of Naval Intelligence Detachment, U.S. Navy, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02840 Dates Employed: 1/5/2009 to 10/23/2010 •Was the Office Manager to the Officer in Charge and Executive Officer. •Prepared correspondence that is neat in appearance, property formatted, contains required information and has minimal spelling or grammatical errors within reasonable timeliness. •Routed incoming correspondence directly to the appropriate recipient, on a daily basis. •Prepared and mailed out Welcome Aboard packages for new personnel. •Handled and safeguarded correspondence commensurate with the classification, privacy, and sensitivity requirements. •Tracked all Detachment tasks and correspondence and develops logs, reports, queries, and metrics as required by Official Navy Regulations and as directed to ensure all suspense’s were met. •Developed and updated tailored policies and implementation guidance on administrative matters. •Maintained official command calendar and manages OIC calendar, ensured appointments and other entries are updated on average within one day of notification. •Executed OIC travel requirements, including orders, travel and lodging within Defense Travel System (DTS). Facilitated any last minute changes. Ensured all travel arrangements prepared within required timelines and per Government guidelines. •Took minutes at meetings. •Acted as Primary Action Officer for all official external visits/visitors and reviews, to include Special Security and Inspector General Assessments. •Ensured office supplies are maintained at the appropriate level and ordered all office supplies, furniture, toner cartridges and anything else that was required by the office. •Managed the development of the annual budget and ensures accurate completion and submission within established deadlines. •Tracked budget expenditures and prepared accurate periodic reports and updated the supervisor and within established deadlines. •Served as Defense Travel System and Government Credit Card Point of Contact and Subject Matter Expert . •Served as the Detachment Security Manager and Special Security Representative. •Ensured security clearances for all Detachment personnel are current and manages periodic reinvestigation notification, completion, submission and follow-up ahead of deadlines. •Managed visit request procedures and processes including clearance certification and verification. •As required, maintained an accurate and up-to-date inventory of classified material. •Stayed apprised of current security regulations, conducts SCIF and security program self-assessments and ensures Detachment compliance with all relevant security regulations. SECRETARY/ ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT U.S.C.G. Civil Engineering Unit Providence, Department of Homeland Security, 300 Metro Center Blvd. Warwick RI 02886 Dates Employed: 4/18/2004 to 6/7/2008. •Was the Secretary to the Commanding Officer and the Executive Officer. •Integrated several types of software, such as spreadsheets, database, word processing, desktop publishing and graphics applications, to generate specific working documents and forms. •Worked with Excel and Access creating reports, spreadsheets, tables •Outlook calendar – scheduled meetings, appointments, booked conference rooms •Created presentations periodically in PowerPoint •Prepared engineering specifications, correspondence, messages, reports and engineering data. •Provided advice, guidance, and assistance to staff on various issues, including personnel and pay procedures. Evaluated the office needs of the immediate work area and participates in work groups documenting the requirements for developing a specialized application or procedure. •Performed technical work that was demanding in terms of knowledge and skills required to adequately accomplish assigned tasks. Handled independent assignments requiring use of specialized techniques. Exercised initiative in developing solutions to common technical and procedural problems. •Served as the organization’s focal point for providing office management services for an organization with subordinate units and/or customer units. •Provided assistance and technical guidance to staff on various issues including personnel and pay procedures, security issues, retirement, and workman’s compensation. Acted as liaison between CEU Providence and Civilian Personnel Representatives. •Assisted new employees with completing all personnel papers (i.e. I-9’s verifying documentation, TSP paperwork, Health benefits paperwork, Retirement paperwork, beneficiary paperwork etc.). •Maintained all personnel files for 60 civilian employees. •Prepared and mailed out Welcome Aboard packages for new personnel. •Acted as Assistant Building Manager responsible for monitoring daily services provided by the Building Owner. •Acted as a member of the Command Security Team and Held a Secret Clearance. •Arranged meeting details such as location, schedule, agenda, and attendance list for special events. •Performed full range of procedural work of the office. Assisted Supervisor’s subordinates in procedural aspects of expediting the work of the office, including redistributing assignments to take care of fluctuating workloads. •Justified and requested office equipment replacement. •Screened visitors and telephone calls in accordance with appropriate security procedures. •Served as Time and Attendance Administrator and researched and compiled reports in the required computer program. Prepared materials for the Supervisors approval by reviewing and researching time and attendance records and logs, compiling information on such items as salary costs, hours worked, leave and full time equivalencies, tracks personnel actions for assigned personnel, ensuring the principal and other assigned supervisory personnel are aware of all suspense’s for personnel actions, within-in grades, etc. •Performed wide variety of mail and file procedures. Provided information to operating elements of the organization by routing all materials received and by prompt processing of outgoing materials. •Was the Unit Travel System Approving Official •Was the Manager for DHL Account •Was the Assistant Manager for Mail Account •Acted as Health Benefits Coordinator for entire office ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT U.S.C.G. Civil Engineering Unit Providence, Department of Homeland Security, 300 Metro Center Blvd. Warwick, RI 02886 Dates Employed: 10/7/1991 to 4/17/2004 Promoted Due to Increase of Duties to Secretary/Administrative Assistant Position •Prepared engineering specifications, correspondence, messages, reports and engineering data. •Assembled, typed, reviewed and finalized complex engineering specifications. I reviewed for proper format, spelling, grammar, clarity and presence of required paragraphs. I ensured that all required information was provided, included in the correct location. •Performed training to the technical staff on specifications editing procedures. •Maintained Civil Engineering Data System (CEDS) and Oracle databases which identified and tracked the units project backlog, shore facilities inventory, Coast Guard Real Property and Personal Property and other management information and works closely with the Facility Asset Manager Coordinators (FAMS). •Received incoming calls, distributed incoming mail, greeted visitors and allowed access to visitors per security procedures. •Integrated several types of software such as spreadsheets, databases, word processing, desktop publishing, engineering applications, payroll, and graphic applications to generate specific working documents and forms. •Converted all engineering/contracting documents to PDF files for electronic solicitations. •Provided assistance and technical guidance to staff on various issues including personnel and pay procedures, security issues, retirement, and workman’s compensation. Acted as liaison between CEU Providence and Civilian Personnel Representatives. •Maintained all personnel files for 60 civilian employees. •Acted as liaison between CEU Providence and the Building Manager. Insured lease obligations between the landlord and tenant are met. Worked very closely with GSA Representatives regarding the lease, i.e. cleaning, painting, upgrading office spaces and other types of maintenance which are required. Worked very closely with the Federal Protective Service regarding the security for our office which is required through GSA and because we are a Government Agency. •Managed and maintained publications, phone directories, manuals and directives. •Was the Unit Travel System Approving Official •Was the Manager for DHL Account •Was the Assistant Manager for Mail Account •Acted as Health Benefits Coordinator for entire office •Served as Time and Attendance Administrator and researched and compiled reports in the required computer program. Prepared materials for the Supervisors approval by reviewing and researching time and attendance records and logs, compiling information on such items as salary costs, hours worked, leave and full time equivalencies, tracked personnel actions for assigned personnel, ensuring the principal and other assigned supervisory personnel are aware of all suspense’s for personnel actions, within-in grades, etc. •Served as the principal administrative person in the organizational unit and assists other staff members, subordinate units, and customer units. Managed office operations for an organization with a mission that affects a wide range of agency activities and/or customer units. •Arranged meeting details such as location, schedule, agenda and attendance list for special events. •Point of contact for the maintenance and upkeep of office equipment such as copiers and fax machines. •Maintained files, typed narratives and statistical material from rough drafts. Reviewed letters for format and accuracy and prepares in final form for Commanding Officer’s signature. •I was a member of the Command Security Team and also held a Secret Clearance. Freight Rate Assistant U.S. Naval Construction Battalion Center, Davisville, Rhode Island 02854-1161 Dates Employed: 10/3/1989-10/4/1991 Reason for Leaving: Involved in RIF and Base Closure •Was responsible for adapting procedures, methods and practices used in arrangements for shipments and delivery of outgoing cargo to carriers, preparing bills of lading and other transportation control movement documents, all special handling and accessorial services, interpret transportation rules, regulations, tariffs, tenders, etc. •I assisted other tenant commands, other departments, in providing the following information and advice in connection with the transportation of material/equipment to various geographical locations: changes in rates, new routes available or transit arrangements (taking into account changes in transportation costs); transit and final destination points; savings resulting from transit privileges when taken within the time limits; safety factors to consider; and diversion of shipments from vendors directly to the consignee or another port of embarkation to expedite delivery for urgent priority requirements or to reduce transportation charges. •I was responsible for initiating and scheduling shipping actions. This included selecting type of carrier, notifying carrier dispatch office, securing necessary routing authorization, and preparation and distribution of pertinent shipping documents. •Shipments were also made to other parts of the country and involved different transportation modes such as: rail, truck, air, railway express, freight forwarders, air express, and parcel post. •I exerted economies on handling material by proper selections of carrier; accurate commercial descriptions of goods, grouping lots to increase overall weight and gain reduced freight rates; combined shipments to decrease cost of documentation. Supply Clerk/Procurement Assistant U.S. Naval Construction Battalion Center, Davisville, Rhode Island 02854-1161 Dates Employed: 7/1/1989-10/2/1989 Reason for Leaving: Was involved in Reduction In Force and was reassigned to another position •Was responsible for the accurate preparation of orders for Supplies and Services. The data was transcribed from handwritten telephonic quotations compiled by purchasing agents and the requisition documents. I correctly transcribed descriptions, quantities, unit prices, totals, and all terms and conditions agreed upon between the purchasing agent and the supplier •Special clauses were required when applicable, such as transportation clauses, pick-up instructions, returnable drum clauses, subscription clauses, (priorities and allocation designators) warranty clauses, special invoicing instructions, special shipping instructions, and contractual clauses. Navy Priority designators and accounting data. I was required to insure that all clauses were included when and if required and they were typed in the proper place on the purchase order. •I initiated and prepared Requests for Quotations from groups of requisitions with several names or prospective suppliers. •I researched for correct addresses, compiled data from many separate request documents working with Military Specifications, Stock Nomenclature Cards, written descriptions and excerpts and printed material obtained from commercial brochures. •Typed repair orders, modifications/amendments to orders and cancellations, prepared annual requisitions (electricity, water, gas); prepared annual purchase requisitions, prepared annual service requisitions/contracts (maintenance of office equipment, scales, etc.), prepared annual Blanket Purchase Agreements. Maintained a log of request documents received in the Branch indicating current status and final actions thereon. Answered inquiries from customers on status, maintained files on all purchases made and maintained publications in an up to date state NAVSUP Manuals, Vols. 1 & 2. Procurement Assistant Officer in Charge, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Contracts Office, Naval Construction Battalion Center, Davisville,Rhode Island 02854 Dates Employed: 6/15/87 through 7/1/89 Reason for Leaving: Contracting Branch transferred to CA and I was involved in a Reduction in Force In-House and was downgraded due to RIF Procedures to position listed above. •Was Assistant to a Contract Specialist providing relief on many contract administration details. •Maintained follow-up actions required, initiated and typed in final form letters of award, delegate letters to DCAS elements and initiated requests for pricing proposals involving contract changes. •I obtained technical and pricing evaluations and negotiated appropriate modifications under the guidance and in consultation with the Supervisor or Contract Specialist or in situations involving highly complex issues assisted the Specialist by researching and assembling case-related data and information. •Prepared in final form negotiation memoranda and contract documentation utilizing information personally developed from guidelines available or as provided by the negotiator, depending on the particular situation. •Attended bid openings and recorded bid results, prepared Abstract of Bids, recorded and transcribed minutes at negotiation conferences, independently initiated per-award surveys, maintained contract files and administered contracts through to physical completion and final payment. •Updated status reports. Set up tickler files for negotiations. •Administered a series of selected fixed price contracts of average complexity responsible for accomplishing all required actions to insure the Government’s interests were always protected. EDUCATION: Mt. Pleasant High School, Providence, Rhode Island, High School Diploma JOB-RELATED HONORS, AWARDS, MEMBERSHIPS, ETC.: Board of Directors –The 100 Club of Rhode Island – A charitable organization granting death benefits to slain officers and firemen, and scholarships and bonds to their children. Executive Secretary – Armed Forces Civilian Council – A mix of retired and active members of the military of all grades who function as a group, blending and resolving wishes of the community and military. Notary Public – State of Rhode Island Mentor at Randall Holden Elementary School, Warwick, RI I was the Coordinator for Partnership in Education Was on the Advisory Committee, Board of Directors for High School Work Program Was a member on the Quality Management Board (QMB) at CEU Providence Was a member on the Employee Quality Forum (EQF) at CEU Providence Serves at voting member on the Morale Committee at CEU Providence QSI on 5 September 1982 Letter of Appreciation from Atlantic Division, Norfolk, VA on 7 September 1983 Special Act Award on 18 October 1985 Sustained Superior Performance Award on 21 May 1986 Performance and Cash Awards Received every year from June 1991 through June 2008 Citation for Unit Commendation Award on 12 July 1993 On the Spot Cash Award 30 Sept 1993 Special Act Award 15 September 1994 Federal Employee of the Year Award through the RI Federal Executive Council in June 1998 Employee Recognition Award 12 May 2004 Employee Recognition Award October 2006 Excellence in Mentoring Award Partnership Award 18 January 2007 JOB-RELATED TRAINING COURSES: Support Staff in Today’s Environment – 8/19/83 NETC, Newport, RI Supply Ashore Correspondence Course – 5/8/84 Defense Small Purchase Course – 5/9/86 Fleet Material Support Office Training; Principles of Navy Retail and Financial Management – 11/3/86-11/7/86 ****** Harassment Course – 3/31/87, 8/29/88 Mandatory Course Principles For Communicating Effectively – 10/1/87 Management of Defense Acquisition Contracts (Basic) Correspondence Course – 6/19/89 Governmental Bookkeeping & Accounting Correspondence Course – 10/22/93 Word 97 Intermediate, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Business Writing For Results – 7/25/94 Incident Command System National Training Curriculum 10/24/94 How to Identify and Fix Pesky PC Problems Powerful Communications Skills CMS Custodian Security Training – 2/99 Group Woods Hole, MA How to Deal With Difficult People – Fred Pryor Seminar Shore Asset Management System Report Portal (SAM’s) Training April 2005 Ethics Training Training for the Exceptional Assistant 31 August 2005 Leadership for Non-Supervisors Training 8 and 9 December 2005 Certificate of Attendance for The Women’s Conference 24 January 2006 Women’s Conference February 2006 Mistake-Free Grammar & Proofreading Course 2007 DoD Information Assurance Awareness 7 January 2009 SCI Administration 5 February 2009 SSO Administration 6 February 2009 SSO/SSR Security Professional 21 February 2009 Basic SCI Systems User Refresher Course 1 April 2009 Security Manager’s Course May 2009
West Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
Ashley Marshall - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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Ashley Marshall EDUCATION San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA Bachelor of Arts, English Creative Writing graduated May 2012 GPA 3.6 Typing speed: 65 WPM Relevant Course Work: Transfer Literary Magazine, Poetry Workshop, Fiction Workshop, Logic and Critical Reasoning. WORK EXPERIENCE Assistant Manager, Small Frys San Francisco, CA • Assist owner in organizing orders and keeping inventory February 2011-present • Work on the floor to achieve daily projects and sales goals • Receive and restock merchandise daily. Intern, City Lights Publishers San Francisco, CA Publicity Intern and Editorial Assistant January 2012-April 2012 • Worked on City Lights’ website to update events and news about touring authors. • Read and evaluated book proposals for future publication by City Lights. • Assisted editors in promoting City Lights authors as well as working with InDesign to finalize manuscripts. • Contacted authors and Bay Area as well as national publications and media to promote author tours around the U.S. Transfer Literary Magazine Staff, San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA Student Editor January 2011 – May 2011 • Read and provided analysis that allowed students to improve their fiction, nonfiction, and screenplay submissions. • Worked with fellow editors to narrow down submissions for Transfer based on origninality, clarity, and craft through group discussions and written responses. • Assisted Editor in Chief in organizing, reviewing, and distributing Transfer 101 magazine. Volunteer, 826 Valencia San Francisco, CA Tutor and Field Trip Support March 2011– June 2011 • Assisted staff in teaching elementary school students the basics of setting, plot, and character in short fiction. • Assisted elementary school students on field trips to the tutoring center to create individual conclusions to creative projects. • Tutored disabled high school students in a “found” poetry workshop that focused on expression through creativity.
San Francisco, California, United States