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Content Manager

Location:
Redmond, Washington, United States
Posted:
October 30, 2018

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CELIA KENNEDY

206-***-**** • ac7j0h@r.postjobfree.com • Redmond, WA 98052

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

20+ years of experience technical, creative, and content writing, technical editing, proofreading. 10+ years of experience developmental editing, line editing, publishing, and evaluating digital and print content.

Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook, in-house style guides, and project-specific style sheets.

Motivated self-starter, experienced project manager, polished communication skills.

SKILLS

Editorial and Writing: technical editing, technical writing, research, editing, copy editing, line editing, fact-checking, and proofreading. Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style, Associated Press Style Book. Style guide creation. Copywriting for print and digital media.

Technology & Design: Microsoft 365. Google Documents and Analytics. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.

Social media marketing. Direct marketing. SEO. Familiarity with HTML/CSS coding and CMS tools.

Professional Editorial and Writing Experience

EDITORIAL CONSULTANT GPP SEPTEMBER 2008-PRESENT

Manage a growing portfolio of authors of fiction, nonfiction, magazine, white papers, and technical documents. I provide expertise on content, grammar, style, and story.

Provide authors price quotes, publishing, direct product branding, social media marketing, and business management.

Other Professional Experience

DESIGN PROJECT LEAD KENNEDY GARDENS JANUARY 2004-PRESENT

Create designs and develop plans for functional and beautiful outdoor spaces.

Provide expertise on environmental mitigation, governmental compliance, and budgetary restrictions.

Use superior knowledge of construction and horticulture to effectively define the scope of projects, manage vendors, and oversee installation.

DESIGN PROJECT MANAGER RICHARD VANDEMARK JULY 96-AUGUST 98

Worked with local municipalities to meet the needs of expanding communities.

Guided projects from conceptual planning through to construction drawings.

Project managed teams of contractors and specialists.

Projects included creating content for SOPs, SOQs, RFPs, and public presentations.

QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST MICROSOFT JANUARY 1987 – JUNE 1990

Provided continuity, verified functionality, and developed new product tools for international software applications and operating systems, such as Word, Excel, Multiplan and DOS (English, French, Dutch, Italian, German, Danish, Swedish, Spanish, and Kanji).

EDUCATION

Professional Certificate, Editing BA, Landscape Architecture, Architecture and Urban Planning BS, Mathematics University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

VOLUNTEER WORK

Continuing Education Certification in Editing Advisory Board, University of Washington. Our goal is to build expertise, and make sure we have a highly engaging, relevant, and academically strong program. My role as recent graduate and seasoned professional is to assist the board in understanding the relevancy of what we learn and how quickly we can assimilate into different fields that require the skills acquired through the certification.

New Poets Society. Supporting high school teenagers in self-expression through poetry. Public Relations and Fundraising manager for the society and to provide scholarships.

PTA. Championing the educational needs of children in Washington State through fundraising and organizing events ranging from anti-bullying programs (KELSO) to after school mentor programs. Recipient of the Golden Acorn Award.



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