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Assistant Writer

Location:
Closter, New Jersey, 07624, United States
Salary:
35,000
Posted:
January 02, 2019

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Marjorie Gereb

Highly creative and quality-focused writer, acknowledged for talents in developing high- impact messages while employing out-of-the-box techniques to discover new and innovative ways of reaching target audience/readers. Intuitive and concept-driven professional with strong journalism background. Armed with verifiable success in areas of proofreading and texts editing, content development, news writing and reporting, copywriting, researching and fact checking, publishing, as well as interviewing for feature articles and creating taglines/captions. Organized, detailed-oriented and conscientious self-starter, able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks and stay calm under pressure. Excels both in an independent and collaborative environment while managing complex and simple tasks simultaneously and at the same time meeting rigorous deadlines. Currently seeking a suitable position with a reputable organization that values passion, positivity, integrity and hard work.

Assistant Market Researcher

TechnoMetrica - Ramsey, NJ July 2018 - Present

Perform market research and data analysis duties.

Assist in conducting qualitative and quantitative market surveys to put together polls for corporate clients.

Serve as outbound call representative to determine public perception on various issues.

Gather reports to detail the results from the research and to make suggestions for future research and opportunities.

Fact Checker

Robert Half Temps - Saddle Brook, NJ September 2016 - January 2017

Checked factual assertions in order to determine the veracity and correctness of the factual statements in the text.

Worked with colleagues to prepare and provide information that confirms facts.

Corroborated addresses, prices and contact names with Purchase Orders.

Cataloged documents into themed categories for improved access. Copywriter

Professional Search Network - Paramus, NJ June 2016 - August 2016

Performed conceptual development, copywriting, proofreading, and editing on contract basis for Corporate Housing and Vacation Rentals Company.

Produced creative taglines, marketing materials and content for clients to increase brand awareness.

Researched geographical areas and wrote summaries for Expedia and other travel websites.

Drafted and reviewed communications with upper management and clients as required.

Customer Relations

Express Employment Professionals - Park Ridge, NJ July 2015 - May 2016

Utilized clear communication skills to assist the multiple needs of customers. CONTACT

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Effective verbal and written

communication skills.

Remarkable ability to organize,

prioritize, and multi task.

Meticulous attention to details with

flexibility in strategic thinking.

Well-developed research and

organizational skills.

Proven ability to work well

independently and as part of a team.

Good level of computer and

information technology literacy.

Special talent for generating,

documenting, analyzing, and

maintaining operational reports.

Can work effectively in any fast-

paced, highly demanding and

deadline-driven environment.

Fast at picking up new processes and

developing useful expertise.

Highly tactical.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Journalism

Creative Writing & Editing

Print & Online Content Creation

Copywriting

News Writing

Creative Story Ideas

Media Relation & Public Speaking

Proofreading

Reporting

Research & Fact-Checking

Publishing

Social Media

Client Relation

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ac73s2@r.postjobfree.com

(Positioned to deliver quality service and innovative operational efficiency) 73 Oak Street, Closter, NJ 07624 PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Informed customers of new service options and opportunities.

Researched, identified and resolved customer issues/complaints in a courteous and timely manner.

Upheld company customer service standards in every customer interaction. Client Correspondence

Royal Sovereign International - Rockleigh, NJ June 2012 - June 2015

Responded to customer inquiries in a professional and positive manner to promote optimum customer satisfaction.

Provided information to enabled consumers to understand product, warranty and registration processes.

Collected and analyzed data in efforts to improve the integrity of the in house database.

Reduced complaint escalations by listening to consumer problems and solving them timely.

Freelance Reporter

North Jersey Media Group - Cresskill, NJ July 2007 - June 2012

Collaborated with news editors to produce concise, accurate, and entertaining stories.

Independently researched and interviewed subjects for feature stories.

Gathered content material through research and interviews.

Strengthened stories by verifying facts and data; highlighted community events. Public Relations Officer

RJ Staffing - Nanuet, NY September 2007 - June 2012

Devised optimal communications strategies to reach target audiences.

Established or maintained cooperative relationships with clients and employees.

Organized pertinent data from surveys.

Maintained delivery and subscription files.

Library Assistant (Volunteer) June 2018 - Present

Caregiver to terminally ill parent January 2017 - May 2018

BA, English/Journalism University of Delaware - Newark, DE

Continuing Education UCLA - Westwood, CA

LinkedIn contributor on social issues and current events

Society of Children’s Book Writers

Neighbors helping Neighbors

Project Literacy of Bergen County

Habitat for Humanity

Englewood Hospital & Medical Center

Available upon request

SELECTED HIGHLIGHT

Provided quality research and

writing services to support three

written publications, including:

- Seventeen Magazine

- Working Women Magazine

- Woman's World Magazine

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS REFERENCE



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