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Stephen Nixey - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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Stephen Nixey Personal details Address Wimbledon, London SW19 Telephone 07535555071 (mobile) Email snixey.scoot@virgin.net Profile Over 17 years publishing experience in producing commercial publications for institutions and associations in the voluntary sector; with an MSc in European politics. An intelligent motivated editor, who works positively in a team environment. A meticulous organiser with creative flair; always looking to deliver results who relishes new challenges. Key transferable skills • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and liaise verbally and visually with staff and clients at all levels. • Ability to analytically evaluate, process information critically to a corporate house style, and on budget and to deadline. • Instinctively creative to page layouts and complementary imaging. • Meticulous eye for accuracy and attention to detail, capable of solving problems through negotiation and persuasion. • Proven project management and organisational skills, self-management, prioritising workloads and ownership of decisions. IT skills • Microsoft Office Suite, • Apple Mackintosh (OS systems) • Adobe In Design (Creative Suite) 2 • Adobe Professional • Internet, intranet, Access databases, FTP • Basic XML Professional history Production Editor 2001 – 2010 Thomas Telford Publishing, the Institution of Civil Engineers, London E14 Responsibilities • Initial material appraisal, produced manufacturing costs/budget for projects, created three, six and nine month schedules. • Commissioned, briefed and liaised externally throughout the lifetime of a project with authors, project managers, copyeditors, proofreaders, typesetters, illustrators, cover designers, indexers and printers to keep within budget and on schedule. • Liaised internally throughout the lifetime of each project with commissioning editors, marketing executives, internal specialist departments and line manager(s). • Carried out quality control checks (copyediting/proofreading) on text, illustrations, design and typesetting to maintain corporate standards. Wrote cover blurb for book jackets. • Ensured that all titles were produced within specified timeframes and manufacturing costs as internally agreed with the publisher. • Implemented reprint and print on demand (POD) programmes. Key achievements • Received ‘gold’ award for best edited book (in its class) from European construction body for the title ‘Stadium Engineering’. • Produced over 180 high quality four-colour and mono illustrated technical manuals, monographs and contracts. • Produced as part of a production team the New Engineering Contract (NEC) – a suite of 24 contracts adopted by the civil engineering industry to modernise contractual relationships. Marketing and Production Co-ordinator 2000 - 2001 DTZ Debenham Tie Leung, London WC1 Responsibilities • Print management – obtained quotes and arranged print runs, generated production schedules, managed relationships with suppliers in meeting project requirements. • Project management – briefed, planned and prioritised contact with design and print suppliers. • Monitored compliance of all literature to corporate guidelines, scheduled distribution of publications and display material, and monitored stock holdings. Assistant Editor - publications 1993 – 2000 The Scout Association, Baden Powell House, London SW7 Responsibilities • Commissioned and originated work. • Liaised with and managed authors, designers, illustrators, photographers, internal and external agencies. • Wrote, copy-edited and proofread new and existing copy. • Instigated print runs and managed amendments to reprints. • Produced budgets for printing and manufacturing and tracked projects’ ‘life’ costs. • Processed copyright requests and general publishing enquiries, undertook office administration. Key achievements • Proficiently utilised dtp software to produce a range of high quality fully illustrated publications to fit corporate image within deadlines, one of which has received multiple awards. • Joint fundraising project with UNICEF UK – producing publications on AIDS awareness affecting Ugandan children for British readership. • Researched and written historical, creative and technological freelance features for children’s Christmas annuals. Qualifications Birkbeck College, University of London: MSc European Politics 1997 – 1999 North East London Polytechnic: BA (Hons.) Cultural Studies 1985 – 1988 South Devon Technical College: Introductory Business Studies 1980 – 1981 South Devon Technical College: GCE ‘O’ levels 1978 – 1979 Audley Park Secondary Modern School: GCE ‘O’ levels 1973 – 1978 Training Editing for scientific, medical and technical texts 2001 Time management 2002 Adobe CS 2; Quark Xpress 6.1 2007 Project Management 2008 Assertiveness training 2008 Report writing 2009 Interests and leisure time Photography; reading – history, travel, politics, crime and fiction; cinema, visiting exhibitions and travel Referees Details of referees can be supplied upon request and may be approached during or after the interview process.
London, London, United Kingdom
Leena Patel - Freelance Ghostwriting & Article Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$60
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Being creative in any given project whether it is art or writing requires an eye for detail, research where appropriate, producing the highest quality of work that is coherant, concise, verifiable and facilitates appropriately, in terms of meeting the objectives of the client and being able to provide that extra support. If you are searching for these qualities for whatever size your project is, then perhaps I can be of assistance...
London, London, United Kingdom
Mary Jean White - Freelance Annual Report Writing, Grant Writing, Proposal Writing, Business Plan Writing, & Auditing
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$60
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Ms. White has over twenty years of experience in grants program management, grant writing, strategic planning, project management, compliance monitoring and program remediation for public sector, non-profit and commercial clients, and has successfully guided clients through auditing and monitoring of A-87, A-122 and A-133 circular requirements as they relate to grant funding and projects, putting systems in place to ensure successful results. As a grants manager in Florida, Ms. White obtained and managed millions of dollars in local, state and federal formula, disaster recovery, and competitive grant funding for Florida communities, including developing and managing strategic and action plans, establishing policies and procedures, physical inventory and capital expenditure management for government, social service agencies and non-profits for federal and state funding sources, including grants federal grants through HUD, DOJ, DOT, HHS and DHS. Additionally, Ms. White has earned the Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS) certification through the National Grants Management Association (NGMA), demonstrating a master-level knowledge and specialty practice in the field of full lifecycle grants management. Ms. White has a proven ability to adapt knowledge, research and program management capabilities to all types of program and project management, and has spent much of her career building relationships between federal, state, local and business stakeholders to promote positive community change. Professional Accomplishments Owner/Consultant, MJ White Consulting August 2014 – Present Ms. White provides project management, grants management, grant writing, community development and grantee technical assistance services. Currently working on Technical Assistance projects as a sub-contractor for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and serving as an advisor and consultant for several non-profit and for-profit entities. Enterprise Risk Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Arlington, VA January 2011-July 31, 2014 As part of the Public Sector Practice with a Grants Management Specialization, Ms. White has worked on the following projects: State of Nevada SLIGP Program Grant Writer/Manager – as part of a pro-bono effort to assist the State of Nevada obtain the State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP) funding, Ms. White managed the effort and was the main writer of the funded $1.9 million application (SLIGP is a formula-based, matching grant program administered by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), designed to assist regional, state, local, and tribal government entities as they plan for a nationwide public safety broadband network). New Markets Tax Credit Applications, Manager, Application Process and Review - worked with various community development entities on development of applications for the New Markets Tax Credit program, The New Markets Tax Credit spurs investment of private sector capital into distressed communities by providing a tax credit to corporate or individual taxpayers who make qualified equity investments in designated Community Development Entities (CDEs). The CDEs, in turn, invest the capital raised into projects and businesses in low- income communities. Project management responsibilities included development and management of the work plan and writing, review and oversight of the application process for five to seven entity applicants. Advanced Energy Credit for Manufacturers (IRC 48C) Applications, Manager, Application Writing and Review – Managed team charged with writing and review of applications for various clients to the 48C Tax Credit program, checking applications for consistency with applicable code and regulations and ensuring that applications covered all critical areas identified within the application guidance to maximize points for applicant organizations. Funding Program Manager - worked with the Deloitte Team to develop Sources & Uses Summary for a development of a new facility for a large public library in Michigan. The current library location is a dilapidated facility requiring extensive capital investments and upgrades to meet current technology standards. The governing board of this non-profit entity is considering relocation which requires determining the cost of purchasing and remodeling a replacement structure and identification of funding sources. Ms. White and the Deloitte Team prepared a document that included identification of potential tax credits, government and other public incentives, and grant funding sources, along with evaluation of the effort and cost required to pursue identified funding and incentive programs and quantification of sources, when applicable. Notice of Funding Availability General Section Revision - worked with a federal agency to review, revise and streamline the General Section of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) document, which guides grantees on the requirements, terms and conditions of agency grant funding. Ms. White collaborated with the client to eliminate redundancies, simplify the guidance, and streamline the instructions to improve the grant application and funding process for grantees. Monitoring Report Review and Control Manager - managed the review and refinement of financial sampling and monitoring reports and procedures for USAID END in Africa (End Tropical Diseases in Africa) grant program, advising the team and client on methodology and report structures for a project designed to evaluate the integrity of the use of grant funds, including review and sampling of expenditures, review of general ledgers, grant agreements, contracts and other supporting documentation. Field Review Manager - supervised a Deloitte Field Review Team, performing Quality Assurance Monitoring reviews at housing agencies across the country, assessing obligations, capital expenditures, physical inventory control, compliance with program and cross –cutting policies and compliance with laws and regulations for competitive and stimulus grants funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as well as regular HUD program funding in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-133, Compliance Supplement Addendum #1, and other governing agency regulations and guidance. Field reviews included assessment of allowable and unallowable activities, funds substitution, administrative fees, and ARRA and program- specific compliance reviews. Grants Improvement Program Implementation Manager - worked with College Summit, a national education non-profit, as part of Deloitte’s National Pro-bono program to implement grants management processes, procedures and best practices, developing training materials and providing technical assistance to staff on federal grant rules and administration, including guidance on all applicable OMB circulars, funding agency regulations, audit readiness, recipient and sub-recipient responsibilities and sub-recipient monitoring. A-133 Grants Program Improvement Initiative and Audit Remediation Manager - assisted a medical school to remediate and improve their grants processes and systems based on findings and material weaknesses uncovered during the annual A-133 audit. Improvements and recommendations included a complete review of contracting and sub-grantee agreement procedures, and provided recommendations for amendments to existing contracts and grant agreements to bring them into compliance with statutory and administrative requirements as well as established internal procurement and R&D procedures. Worked with school leadership, Principal Investigators (PIs), the medical school legal counsel, finance director and staff to review and improve their knowledge and understanding of grant and cooperative agreement requirements. Other improvements include assistance with general ledger reconciliation, grant management office policies and procedures implementation, recommendations for improvement of performance measurement and metrics tracking, and identifying areas of concern for future A-133 audits. The final deliverable included a complete report of the medical schools as-is processes and a roadmap for future improvements to bring their programs into compliance with funding agency rules, uniform administrative and A-133 requirements. Worked with Deloitte team and school leadership to answer identified findings and areas of concern and implement corrective action plans. Internal Project – Healthcare Account (Grants) – Managed the marketing, sales and RFP efforts of the Deloitte & Touche LLP Healthcare Grants Management effort. Responsibilities included driving RFP efforts, producing marketing collateral for internal leadership and federal partners, and ensuring that the Grants Healthcare Team was aware and kept abreast of changes in HHS, OMB and other regulations governing healthcare grant programs. Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Cash Remediation Work Stream Manager - to bring a banking client into compliance with various consent orders, Ms. White worked with a Deloitte team to correct significant data integrity errors on over 25,000 mortgage loans with serious cash application deficiencies. The client faced increased OCC, DOJ, HUD, CFPB and Treasury oversight and mandatory directives to deploy in aggressive timeframes. As these changes included a moratorium for Motion for Relief, Ms. White provided support for assessment, triage and restart of operations, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy process and procedures development and implementation, along with integration of settlement agreement-enforced new mortgage servicing standards. Ms. White coordinated with other work streams to ensure that the solutions did not have negative downstream effects on other remediation efforts or produce borrower harm. Ms. White and her team worked with the client to modify existing technology systems to accommodate the variety of loan products in accordance with new standards, execute major organizational restructuring and implement a control culture. Grants Manager/Program Director, Neighborhood Development Solutions, Inc., Coral Springs, FL February 2006 – January 2011 As President of a private consulting firm serving local government agencies in S. Florida, wrote and submitted grant applications and managed federal and state formula funding, including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG, CDBG-NSP, CDBG-DR and ARRA funding) and Homeless Continuum of Care participation (HOPWA, SHOP, Shelter-Plus-Care). Wrote, submitted and managed HHS, HUD and other grant programs for the local senior center and elder care programs. For CDBG-DR, managed program and project activities for local governments resulting from the 2005 Hurricane Wilma and Rita weather events, providing administrative guidance and project management for housing, infrastructure rebuilding and homebuyer activities. Also wrote grant applications and managed funding for the Energy and Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program, Edward J. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grants (JAG and ARRA-JAG), Community Oriented Policing grants (COPS and COPS Secure Our Schools), FEMA Assistance to Firefighters and Firefighters Safety Grants, FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and FEMA debris removal funding coordination after disaster declarations, FHWA Transportation Enhancement Program funding, as well as grant and funding sources for all municipal departments in client agencies, including public works projects, building and road construction, drainage projects and park construction projects, and physical inventory control of grant funded equipment. Worked with municipal finance departments to ensure general ledger entries were accurate and sufficient for grant requirements. Assisted grantee efforts to maintain compliance with federal requirements, including allowable costs and cost principles, Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards compliance, relocation regulations, federal procurement standards, oversight and maintenance of data collection and reporting systems, reporting and grant close-out requirements, and meeting timeliness goals and ratios. Developed and provided grant training workshops for governments and non-profits at various local and statewide conferences and meetings. Grants Manager/Administrator, City of Margate, FL October, 2000 – February 2006 Worked with the City to establish the Grants Management office, need to accommodate the City of Margate’s increase in grant funding. Worked with the City’s finance department to correct and refine general ledger grant accounts to comply with grant administrative requirements, and managed all grant program and project activities for City departments, including the yearly and disaster Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, HOME funding and Homeless Continuum of Care participation (HOPWA, SHOP, Shelter-Plus-Care). Wrote, submitted and managed HHS, HUD and other grant programs for the local senior center and elder care programs. Also wrote grant applications and managed funding for the Energy and Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program, Edward J. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance grants (JAG and ARRA-JAG), Community Oriented Policing grants (COPS and COPS Secure Our Schools), FEMA Assistance to Firefighters and Firefighters Safety Grants, FEMA debris removal, FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funding. Managed financial and grant programmatic aspects of public works projects, building and road construction, drainage projects and park construction projects, and physical inventory control of grant funded equipment. Maintained compliance with federal requirements, including allowable costs and cost principles, Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards compliance, relocation regulations, federal procurement standards, oversight and maintenance of data collection and reporting systems, reporting and grant close-out requirements, and meeting timeliness goals and ratios. Federal Tariff Publisher and Compliance Specialist, Lalandia, Inc., Boca Raton, FL April 1994 – June 2005 Performed Ocean Tariff publishing, Automated Manifest System filing and compliance monitoring for Lalandia, Inc., ensuring that vessel operating and non-vessel operating common carriers comply with all the applicable Code of Federal Regulations guiding ocean shipping and service contracts as governed by the Federal Maritime Commission and Customs and Border Protection. Education Masters Coursework, Urban and Regional Planning Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 2001 Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 2000 Certifications and Training • Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS) • Grants Management Certificate Program – Federal Track, Management Concepts, Inc. • Certificate Program – Florida International University Development Manager Training Program • Specialized financial management training for federal and state housing development and housing finance programs • Environmental Compliance Training • Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards Training • Uniform Relocation Act training • Grant training in programs for Departments of Energy, HHS, HUD, Transportation, Justice, USDA, Homeland Security/FEMA, and various state-level programs References available upon request
Miami, Florida, United States
Kinsley Spencer - Freelance Photo Editing & Wedding Photography
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4.0
2 Skills
$50
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Motivated, professional photographer with excellent photo editing skills. Has over seven years of experience in the field. We would love to have the opportunity to work with you. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us to find out more about our customize packages. Recommendations: "Kinsley shot our family pictures and was not only a delight to work with but captured our best family picture yet." -Kelly T. "I thought finding an awesome wedding photographer was going to be a pain. When I was referred to Kinsley, I was skeptical as this was to be my most special day yet so I was not about to trust just anyone. She did an amazing job and we could not be more grateful to of found her!" -Ali S. "My daughter's senior pictures came out absolutely stunning. Thank you so much Kinsley for doing such a great job!" - Kate D. "After having our first baby, we were frantic to find a last minuet photographer to take newborn pictures of our sweet boy. Kinsley was a natural with him and we will treasure our photos for years to come. Thank you!!!" -Denise S.
Allen, Texas, United States
Catherine Leroux - Freelance Editing & French Translation
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5.0
2 Skills
$50
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CATHERINE LEROUX 304 Fourth Street East Cornwall, Ontario K6H 2J4 Mobile: (613) 363-9351 catherine.leroux@lerouxeditorial.ca CAREER PROFILE • French-language native (Quebec, Canada), specialized in proofreading, writing and project management of pharmaceutical-industry projects, with 20 years’ experience; • Efficient, great attention to details, dedicated and reliable, I can manage numerous projects at once and have a lot of experience in printed production. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Catherine Leroux Editorial Services / Services éditoriaux 2010 to date President / Owner • Proofreading, editing, writing, translation, PowerPoint presentations, cross-referencing / comparison proofing between French and English documents, transcriptions, project management and bilingual voiceover recording Hc3 Communications (Health Care Communication Concepts) 2000 to 2010 Multimedia Production Manager • Manage the production of multimedia projects (web and various other supports) for different clients from the pharmaceutical industry; • Supervise, on a daily basis, the different suppliers involved in the production of multimedia projects (writers, proofreaders, translators, programmers, graphic designers, cameramen, multimedia producers); • Ensure quality control on all projects before their delivery. MedPlan 1998 to 2000 Publications Manager • Manage production of various projects (writers, graphic designers and printed production); • Supervise all company employees (meeting planners, graphic designers, proofreaders); • Manage, on a daily basis, the planning of Continuing Medical Education (CME) projects and be the clients’ contact within the company. STA Communications 1994 to 1998 Editor / Writer / Proofreader / Translation coordinator • Write articles based on transcriptions from medical conferences; • Proofread French translations of documents published by the company and originally written in English; • Coordinate translation of all English-language documents; • Organise CME events; • Create PowerPoint presentations for CME events; • Overview the implementation of an email system in the company for the first time, as well as the installation of the internet. EDUCATION & COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE EDUCATION UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL 1997 • Certificate – Medico-pharmaceutical translation UNIVERSITÉ DE SHERBROOKE 1994 • Bachelor’s Degree – Rédaction française et communications CÉGÈP LIONEL-GROULX 1991 • Diploma of College Studies – Human sciences EXTERNAT SACRÉ-COEUR DE ROSEMÈRE 1989 • High-school Diploma COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE • Microsoft Office Suite, QuarkXPress • Mac environment
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Alexandro Cameron - Freelance Illustration & Book Illustration
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2 Skills
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I'm currently a student of Illustration and Design at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCADU) I work in a variety of mediums ranging in both traditional and digital; Illustrator to gouache and everything in between. http://twitter.com/#!/XandroStudio
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jason Lemons - Freelance Technical Writing & Manual Writing
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13+ years conveying complex technical concepts to personnel with varying technical understanding. Proven record of solving complex problems relying on a broad scope of technical experience, focused research, and maintaining professional relationships. Currently function as the knowledge manager of an engineering team, providing technical and administrative support in the design, development, configuration, and fielding of rapidly deployable flyaway systems in support of government customer requirements. Chief responsibilities include development of installation and operation procedures, creation and management of databases, archiving engineering efforts and test results, and assisting an integration team in fabrication and fielding of systems to target assets.
RSD, California, United States
Gwynne Sigel - Freelance Article Writing & Editing
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SUMMARY: Twenty-five years of progressively responsible experience writing, performing, teaching, conducting research, creating, and implementing innovative humanities, arts, educational, and public health programs. Background also includes program evaluation, editing, and grant writing and reviewing. Demonstrated effectiveness in developing, directing, and administering complex projects and in delivering high quality programs. WORK EXPERIENCE: Pursuit Magazine Philadelphia Writer 1/2011-present Write a bi-monthly column about Philadelphia’s social history, drawing from stories I collect for PJOHPas well as other stories about philadelphia’s unsung heroes. Pusuit is a new online magazine which launched in January of 2011. Philadelphia Jewish Oral History Project Director 8/2005-present Direct a multi-year oral history project of the Sholom Aleichem Club, one of the last surviving organizations within Philadelphia’s old Jewish left community. The project goals include: 1) providing a starting point for an more extensive inquiry into and documentation of Philadelphia’s Jewish and left-wing history, thus filling the gap in existing scholarship about Philadelphia’s progressive Jewish history, 2) educating future generations of progressive Jews about the Club’s legacy and supporting their continuing efforts for social and political change. PJOHP evolved out of my decision to create something of lasting historical value by telling the stories of the Club founders, a pioneering group of Philadelphia Jewish activists, who had been leaders in important efforts for local democratic change and in creating and transmitting a vibrant and progressive Jewish culture to future generations of Philadelphia Jews. Responsibilities include: · Conducting interviews with surviving founders, family members of deceased founders, and early members of the Sholom Aleichem Club; · Creating a series of solo-theater performances, which will draw from the interviews I conduct and which will interweave Club members personal stories with dramatizations of historical events that influenced the political context of these stories; · Writing op-ed pieces, conducting radio interviews and developing other promotional materials about the performance series. · Developing a writing course for Jewish youth which will teach participants how to use folklore, and oral history interviews to document and perform stories of community and social change; · Writing a book that documents all phases of PJOHP the Club’s oral history, the solo performance work, and my work with youth.. SCRIBEINK Philadelphia, PA 4/97-present Freelance writing and research consulting business providing a variety of writing, editing, writ qualitative research services to businesses and and universities and community organizations in and around Philadelphia. Write articles and reports and develop promotional materials for national publications on a variety of topics including: community development, urban school reform, American social history, and AIDS. Teach writing to children and adults. Edit book chapters, reports, newsletters, academic theses, and other manuscripts as requested. Responsibilities included: · Writing report about Philadelphia neighborhoods and articles about the role of community development organizations in fostering urban education reform as a consultant to the Pennsylvania Association of Community Development Corporations; · Edited other papers as assigned, Pennsylvania Association of Community Development Corporations ·Creating and performing a series of narratives based on interviews with subjects from THIS IS OUR LIFE —a folk history of Detroit’s Jewish immigrant-left during the 1930’s, the subject of my undergraduate thesis. · Developing Train-the-Trainer Curriculum for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America which was used nationally in mentoring workshops; Co-edited ethnographies of urban school reform projects Edited, THE ADVENTURES OF TIA MIA -- a children's book TEACHING ARTIST Ann Arbor, MI., St Paul-Minneapolis, MN 1986-1990 Various cities in New Jersey and Connecticut 1996-2000 Responsibilities included: Conducting storytelling, theatre, music, and writing workshops for children and adolescents University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 11/92-9/96 Project Coordinator, Educators Learning about Children with HIV and Drug Exposure: Developed and managed efforts of a national federally-funded project to prepare public school personnel to prepare their colleagues to work with children affected by HIV and/or Drug Exposure. More than 6,000 public school personnel throughout the United States were trained through this program. Responsibilities included: · Developed and implemented 11 4-day Training Of Trainers workshops in 10 U.S. cities. · Worked closely with staff from 100 public school district offices to promote and publicize the trainings · Developed, researched, and compiled accompanying 350-page training resource and curriculum guide which contained sample teaching modules, articles, case studies, teaching activities, and other support materials. · Taught components of the curriculum as well as facilitated discussions and activities which supported participants’ learning throughout the four-day workshop... · In response to project participants’ requests, planned, and facilitated one day School AIDS Policy Working Conference for school personnel from participating districts throughout Pennsylvania. · Assisted in developing project and workshop evaluation instruments to ensure that the stated workshop goals were being met. · Edited The Connection, ELCHADE’s nationally distributed newsletter. · Wrote Op-Ed and other articles about AIDS and the project for newspapers and national educational and other social science journals. EDUCATION: · University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. M.S. Ed. with concentration in Social Foundations, History, and Philosophy of Education; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Spring 1999. Masters Thesis: Transforming American Education for Democracy: Community Building for School Reform. · University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI BA with highest Honors, Major: Folklore Studies; Minor: Music. May 1984. Thesis: These Are Our Lives: A folk History of Detroit’s Jewish Left Community during the 1930’s.
Richboro, Pennsylvania, United States
Akshita - Freelance Business Development & Business Card Design
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2 Skills
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Akshita Lomesh Shah 938 Kingwood drive E-mail: aksaston@gmail.com Apt #423 Mobile: 281-608-0061 Kingwood, TX - 77339 ________________________________________ Carrier Objective/ Growth Objective: To seek a career in the field of Marketing Management and utilize my knowledge & skills in the best interest of the organization and achieve personal growth. Education: Master of Commerce in Management May 2008 University of Mumbai, India GPA 3.5 Diploma of Business Management June 2008 Welingkars Institute of Management and Research GPA 3.9 Bachelor of Commerce May 2006 University of Mumbai, India GPA 3.4 Interest & Hobbies: • Making innovative articles from waste material. • Writing- Articles, Poems, Jingles. • Photography, Astrology, Teaching Meditation, Cooking. • Designing cards, posters, tattoos, albums & dresses. • Painting- Modern art, Glass painting, Fabric painting,Charcoal painting. • Interior designing, Event planning & organizing. * Public Speaking. Personality: • Independent, responsible and self-driven, customer focused, and proactive in solving problems. • Ability to work under pressure & extended work schedules. • Ability to handle multiple tasks. • Believe in achieving results with systematic and quality conscious approach Relevant Experience: Metro Communication Ltd July 2009 –May 2010 Designation: Branch Manager (Family Business) • Managed all aspects of the branch for small retail company • Oversaw procurement, sales, marketing and services for the branch • Responsible for managing the bottom line • Improved profit margins by 50% for the branch by using multiple schemes, brand marketing and advertising tools. Softcell Technologies Ltd Designation: Sales Corporate Account Manager (for Software as well as Hardware products.) June 2008- June 2009 • Managed 25 Major Enterprise accounts and ensured customer retention by reducing cycle time for product and service delivery to less than 50% • Achieved annual sales targets of $1 million and beyond. • Communicated with clients on a regular basis for additional cross selling opportunities which helped increase revenues by 30%. • Resolved customer queries related to multiple product portfolios, reducing customer wait time and improving customer satisfaction • Conducted presentation and seminars of new product to develop business potential through product awareness. • Reduced the outstanding to 2% by constant follow ups. S.E.S Technologies Co. Ltd Designation: Sr. Product Executive & Asst. Marketing Head September 2006- Feb 2008 • Managed sales of more than 15 product lines for 4 major listed companies. • Created marketing strategies for new product launch. • Generated sales reports on periodic basis for senior management. • Managed price protection claims from vendors during price drops. Claiming backend rebate on the basis of reporting sales out. • Coordinated with vendors for product support, logistic related issues and short approved claims. India Info line Co. Ltd April 2006 - September 2006 Designation: Customer Relationship Manager • Perform customer acquisition using CRM tool which helped identify potential leads to be converted to customers. • Act as a point of contact for all customer queries to manage customer relationships. • Client Portfolio Management. • Maintain a share roll-over of 30% or higher which ensures higher commissions for the company. Skill Summary: • Competent professional with more than two years experience in business development, marketing & sales operations. • Experienced in building customer relationships, critical problem solving, assessing opportunities & implementing creative performance strategies. Related areas of expertise are: Client Serving, Database Management, and Reporting & Analysis. Technical Skills: • Expert in MS-Excel, Macros, Pivot Table • Experience in implementing and managing various different processes. • Programming Languages: C • Operating Systems/Databases: DOS, Windows 98/XP/Vista/7, MS Access • Packages: MS Office (including Word, Excel, Power-Point). • Operate Trading Terminals and Client Portfolio Management. • JD Edward – Procurement and Sales module. Curricular Achievements: • Training in Classical Singing and State level certification from Mumbai, Maharashtra. • Certification in NCFM Capital Market. • Certification in ICFAI Alpha. • Certificate in Intermediate Drawing Examination from Government of Maharashtra, India. • Certification in Inter College Badminton championship. Projects: • Conducted Projects on ‘Strategic Management’, ‘Marketing Management’ ,’Materials Management’ and ‘Human Resource Management’ during Diploma in Business Management, Welingkars Institute of Management & Research.
Humble, Texas, United States
Nick Enquist - Freelance Copywriting & Comedy Writing
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Education DePaul University, Chicago, IL Bachelor of Arts in English and Journalism Received June 2012 With a Concentration in Creative Writing 3.0 New Trier High School, Winnetka IL. High School Diploma Received June 2008 3.4 Experience Medjaden Bioscience Limited Chicago, IL May 2012-Present Assistant Editor • Sentence Editing. • Structural Editing. EGen Chicago, IL March 2012-April 2012 Writer • Wrote monologue jokes • Wrote longer desk bits • Read and studied the news. Spirit of Space Chicago, IL 2011-Present Video Editor, Script Editor, Writer • Video editing. • Edited press releases and articles. • Wrote articles, and scripted out interviews. Activities • Wrote for DePaulia (DePaul Newspaper) March 2012-June 2012 • Stand Up comedy. 2008-Present • Martial arts. 2006-Present • In school tutoring. 2005-2006 Skills • Proficient with Microsoft Office. • Ability to work in high stress situations. • Proficient with personal communication. • Grammar and punctuation editing. • Video editing. • Over 10 years of self defense training. Awards • DePaul’s Dean’s List 2012 • New Trier Honor’s Society 2008
Chicago, Illinois, United States