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Sales Supervisor

Newport, Oregon, 97365, United States
May 29, 2010

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Catherine P. Businelle

*** ** **** **. *******, OR 97365 541.***.****

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Solving the Work/Life Equation – Write and edit content, manage Joomla! CMS, HTML, develop and oversee programs and


design, develop, write and edit daily blog and social media pages, engage in team creative development with co owner

Mom’s Breastaurant – Wrote web content, marketing materials, ad copy, and promotional correspondence. Travelled to


national events to interview and observe operations; successfully pitched, wrote, and published an article about organization in

national magazine Mothering

“Brain Injury and Language” – (Verbatim Magazine) Researched complex technical subjects and translated information into


entertaining and easy to understand articles accessible to wider audience

International ID Solutions – Wrote Mission Statement, company owners’ resumes, multiple documents for SBA 8(a) Business


Development Program application, and website copy

Writing and Project management experience

Business Writer, Scroggins Consulting, LLC 2/1/2010 Present

Newport, OR (telecommuting)

Developed and produced a consistent style for brochures, capability statements, resumes, presentations, business proposals


and SBA application process instruction documentation; wrote/designed newsletters

Conducted phone interviews and Internet research to create documents


Committed to and delivered an 18 hour turnaround for all writing projects


Freelance Writer 2004 2010

Lincoln City & Newport, OR (online)

Pitched, wrote, and sold articles to several national magazines with readerships in the hundreds of thousands, including


American Iron Magazine, Mothering, Verbatim, FellowScript, and ByLine

Wrote a successful book proposal, signed with a literary agent, garnered interest from editors who pitched the idea to several


publishing houses.

Front Desk Supervisor, Shilo Inn Oceanfront Resort 2001 2003

Lincoln City, OR

Studied patterns in previous years’ occupancy and current tourism factors to determine room prices, modifying them as needed


during shifts

Managed the largest hotel on the Oregon Coast, making decisions in high pressure, time sensitive situations and collaborating


with upper management

Made sales presentations to hundreds of potential customers and informational presentations to guest groups


Computer Instructor, New Horizons 2000 2000

Little Rock, AR

Translated complex directions into clear easy to use messaging to teach MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Intro to Computers and


Intro to Web

Learned difficult new programs one day and taught material to large groups of businesspeople the next


Evaluated by supervisor and given bonuses based on student completed assessments, encouraging entertaining and


engaging style, in addition to confidence in the material and conveying useful information


BA in Spanish with Writing, English, Bible, and Linguistics minors, Harding University, 2000


One on one Spanish and Latin American culture/history instruction with University professor of Spanish as a Second Language


while living in Quito, Ecuador, for two years, 1994 1996

Perfect score on verbal section of SAT, 1996


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