Professional Resume

Kamryn Clarke

kamryn.clarke@gmail.com

Friendly word ninja with exemplary writing and communication skills, a good sense of humor, and a motivated work attitude.

Qualifications

 

  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Expert knowledge of grammar, syntax, and punctuation
  • Proficient in Mac OSX and Windows including MS Word, FileMaker, InfusionSoft, Outlook, PowerPoint, iCal, iMovie, with basic knowledge of Excel, InDesign, Dreamweaver
  • Expanding knowledge of social media including Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, and Myspace
  • Quick to learn new computer programs and office equipment
  • Constant friendly disposition, optimistic realist, hardworking problem solver
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and etiquette in person, via email, or over the phone
  • Works well independently and as a member of a team
  • Maintains professionalism, but knows how and when to have a good time

 

Professional History

 

08/010-Present: Editor/Content Producer, Krisrael lifestyle blog, San Jose

 

            -Manage (including scheduling and editing) a team of seven contributors

-Edit for content, grammar, voice, and punctuation           

-Produce tone-heavy, dynamic editorial content

-Follow production deadlines

-Ensure signature “tone” of blog

-Encourage site growth through various social media

-Maintain open communication with site founder

06-09-Present: Educator/Executive Assistant, Society of Young Inklings, San Jose

 

            -Instruct after-school classes and summer camps in creative writing for up to 16 elementary-aged students

-Mentor students on a one-on-one basis focusing on students’ relative areas of interest/weakness

-Spearhead new business campaigns through email, public presentations, and educational workshops

-Manage team of six interns from interview through end of project

-Administer FileMaker database of past and current students

-Stand as point of contact for all inquiries from parents, schools officials, interns, etc.

 

03/09-05/10:            Writing Specialist, SJSU Writing Center, San Jose

-Mentored students to encourage knowledge and retention of rules of the English language

-Edited papers by students with various educational and demographic backgrounds

-Conducted workshops including PowerPoint presentations for up to 15 students and faculty members

-Maintained strict appointment/meeting schedule

-Created succinct but detailed summaries of each mentoring session

-Composed professional, diplomatic, engaging emails to students and professors, one of which was published in the

employee handbook

Additional Learning Opportunities

-Attended Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference, Chicago, 2009

-Attended InfusionSoft sales and marketing conference, Las Vegas, 2010

Education

2007-2010  San Jose State University

B.A. in creative arts, minor in creative writing, San Jose, Ca

 

10/04-12/04    Academia Eureka, Madrid, Spain

Certificate of completion of intensive Spanish language course

Accolades

-Dean’s Scholar, SJSU, 2008-09

-Cum Laude graduation standing, SJSU, 2010

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