Online Content Producer, Frontgate
Create and edit online catalog products for Frontgate and Grandin Road; audit website and print catalogs for product setup issues; create online hotspots for furniture collections; create vanity URLs for web pages; manipulate custom dimensions generator to fix dimension issues in online furniture collections; create spreadsheet for Modular Seating Planner; utilize basic HTML, Microsoft Word and Excel
Online Content Producer, Signs of the Times
Aug. 2016-Feb. 2017
Write online news briefs from press releases; upload content to content management system; publish bimonthly newsletter; monitor online forums for spam
Notables Writer, Edible Ohio Valley
Research, conduct interviews and write assigned stories; turn in copy by deadline and at word count
Co-editor, Soapbox Media
Manage team of eight; find and assign story ideas; conduct interviews; write and edit stories; upload content to content management system; publish website and weekly newsletter; manage Facebook and Twitter accounts through Hootsuite
Associate Editor, Barefoot Proximity
Wrote and edited for a large, print-heavy project; uploaded content to web form
Scene Editor, Vox Magazine, Columbia, Mo.
Pitched stories pertaining to Columbia’s food, nightlife, film, comedy, fashion scenes; wrote assigning memos; edited drafts and helped with reporting process; submitted photo requests; fact checked; wrote calendar blurbs; wrote weekly blog posts; worked with social media; uploaded content to Django CMS
Editorial Intern, Inside Columbia Magazine, Columbia, Mo.
Fact-checked, compiled info for calendars, wrote weekly newsletters
Reporter, Columbia Missourian, Columbia, Mo.
Wrote features, obituaries, day-of event coverage and profiles; wrote weekly blog posts; uploaded content to Django CMS
Editorial Intern, 417 Magazine, Springfield, Mo.
Wrote monthly articles for 417, 417 Home and 417 Bride, including work on three feature stories; compiled info for various calendars; fact-checked guides
Other Work Experience
Co-Store Sales Lead, maurices
June 2011-Dec. 2016
Coached and trained a team of eight; visual merchandising; customer service; communicated goals and business needs; basic point-of-sale responsibilities
Served as Acting Store Manager for 12 weeks (Feb.-May 2015) during Store Manager’s LOA, as well as in #1553, West Chester, Ohio, while ASL looked for new Store Manager (Aug.-Sept. 2015)
Assistant Swim Team Coach, Ozark Park & Recreation, Ozark, Mo.
June-Aug. 2009; June-July 2010
Supervised practice; taught swimmers strokes and fine-tuned technique; handled paperwork; communicated with parents
Lifeguard, Fremont Hills Country Club, Nixa, Mo.
May 2006-Aug. 2007
Supervised pool; taught private swim lessons; helped with swim team practices; taught water aerobics; cleaned pool area and locker rooms; ran candy counter; communicated with members
*Complete resume available on request