CAROLYN C. GRECO, M.A., TESL
Dublin, Ohio 1-513-***-**** firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative, diverse, informative Writer / Self-Starter with 4+ years’ experience in business writing, editing and project management. Successful college-level writing instructor. Flawless execution of creative, on-strategy audience-centered copy across genres: news, blog, newsletters, press releases, feature, advertising, column, SEO and magazine copy; created written profiles for diverse businesses (IT, law, insurance, construction, food, medicine, banking). Creatively engages diverse clients with energy, passion and professionalism. Loves new challenges. Microsoft Office Suites, social media.
Proficient time management, organizational and project management skills. Edits material and demonstrates an openness to changes
Collaborative team member to plan, organize and deliver projects on time
Adept at quickly learning new software, synthesizing and informatively presenting new material, one-on-one or in large group trainings
Exceptional business and interpersonal communication skills
Designed and facilitated university level Writing courses for up to 100 students. Achieved high ratings by students for demonstrated improvement in writing skills and presentation style. Created unique evaluation tools. Conference presenter.
Writing / Reading / Speaking / Grammar Instructor, CESL, University of Kentucky (2013 – 2015)
Writing / Reading Instructor, English Language Program, University of Dayton (2013)
Writing Instructor, American Language Program, Northern Kentucky University (2011)
Medical English Instructor, Global Colleges, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2010 – 2011)
Workplace Language Developer, Advantech, Cincinnati, OH (2010, 2011)
Writing Adjunct / Engineering Writing Tutor, University of Toronto (2007 – 2009)
Writing Program Instructor, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario (2006 – 2007)
Course Instructor and Writing Centre Tutor, York University (2002 – 2006)
LTC Language Solutions, Indianapolis, IN & Columbus, OH (2016-Presently)
Private ESL Tutor for German executives at BMW Financial
Customize weekly private tutoring sessions focusing on “American Culture” for foreign executives. Topics include: writing effective business emails and business communications.
Wolf21, Burlington, Ontario (2010)
SEO Copywriter (Freelance)
Researched and created tight, 500-word business search engine optimization copy.
Multimedia Nova Corp. Toronto, Ontario (2007 – 2009)
Canada’s most diversified community newspaper with the largest Italian paper outside of Italy.
Wrote speeches, press releases, advertorials, and marketing material.
Organized, coordinated and scheduled press conferences, internal & external meetings.
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Digital Works. Columbus, OH (2015-2016)
Digital Works is a non-profit offering customer service training for “work at home”/ telework positions.
Facilitated three and six week on-line Customer Service Training as part of “in office training.”
Maintained detailed records utilizing Salesforce to track student applications.
Interviewed and recruited perspective students; represented company at job fairs
ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Business Copywriter and Project Manager, Editorial Marketing Inc. Cincinnati, OH
Interviewed CEOs and executives for regional ads in national magazines (Kiplingers, U.S. News, Sports Illustrated). Wrote, edited copy, coordinated production changes for on-time publication.
Public Relations Associate, Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
Wrote brochures, press releases, newsletters. Acted in state-wide video.
Fundraiser / Marketer, St. Rita School for the Deaf. Cincinnati OH
Established working contacts with TV and radio. Produced 30-second TV spot.
Managed annual fund-raiser.
Solicited donor prizes.
Organized and planned kick-off dinner.
Education and Community Involvement
Master of Arts, Interdisciplinary: Education, Linguistics & Writing. York University, Toronto, Ontario
Designed, researched, wrote, defended 200-pp thesis on university Writing Centre recommending a pedagogy for improving student composition. Learning to Negotiate:
A Study Examining Students’ Understanding of Academic Discourse
TESL, Teach English As A Second Language, University of Toronto, Ontario
Taught TOEFL Grammar class and led Conversational English café at private language school for approximately 35 students
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, English Literature/Journalism. University of Cincinnati, OH
Volunteer Writer, City of Dublin (Presently)
United Way Board of Directors training. Scholarship recipient 2013
Dress for Success Job Readiness Facilitator (2012 – 2013)