ABOUT / CV
Hi. I'm a professional + creative writer and editor with work in digital marketing, journalism, and short fiction. I'm interested in new media, narrative structures, games, film, and everything related to space. On my own time I create litzines and cut-up collage, write scripts and stories, play games, hoard books, and bike around.
Jan. 2019 - Sep. 2019
Developed B2B outbound messaging for cold email and LinkedIn campaigns to generate meetings and conversations for businesses looking to discover message-market fit, fill their sales ToFu, and generate new revenue.
Coordinated with teams of account executives, growth managers, and ops in a scale-up environment to create and maintain client campaigns. Collaborated with a small copy team on special projects and copy quality consistency.
Worked directly with clients during onboarding periods to edit and approve copy sequences. Created and identified new value propositions, target personas, and positioning for client products and services across a range of industries.
Trained and advised the growth management team on developing new copy and ensure best copy practices were maintained.
Sep. 2016 - Jun. 2018
Developed resume packages, executive portfolios, and other key documentation for over 700 clients including many C-level Board members, entertainment professionals, industrial management, and government employees.
Managed client interviews and relationships both in person and over the phone, quickly gathering important details for documents and maintaining their confidence to secure referrals and ongoing business opportunities.
Regularly received 5-star customer reviews and praise, and was relied upon to manage executive-level clients with a high level of professionalism, industry knowledge, and attention.
Contributed to the improvement of client management practices and messaging. Acted as an event coordinator in organizing team events and food delivery for writers and sales staff.
Aug. 2015 - Dec. 2015
Oversaw copywriting and copy-editing of marketing materials, SEO, and landing pages for remote clients in retirement planning, Chicago real estate investment, and driverless car technology.
Managed scheduling and copy-editing for 2 writers, coordinating daily activities over the phone and by email. Received article drafts and rewrote copy or provided feedback and comments on larger revisions as needed.
Collaborated with client SMEs to gather requirements for best positioning of products or services. Compiled and summarized key information to emphasize keywords and features while adjusting to ongoing client feedback.
Worked remotely with account executives, marketing managers, and writers located across North America, adapting to time zone considerations while ensuring all work met client deadlines.
Wrote daily news and topic articles for publication on National Post’s website and print editions. Pitched up to 8 articles daily and performed all research, interviews, article drafting, and edits according to feedback.
Successfully secured interviews and quotes from high profile figures including writer Brian K. Vaughan, artist Steve Skroce, Canadian mountaineer Laurie Skreslet, and the elusive Japanese heavy-metal group Babymetal.