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Assistant Administrative

Castle Rock, CO
November 18, 2018

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Gavin W. Sell

**** *** ***** *** • Castle Rock, CO 80109

303-***-**** •


Versatile, energetic creative with a keen eye for inconsistencies, nuance, and strong computer, communication, and problem-solving skills. Passion for and comprehensive knowledge of pop culture and the media. Experience working in teams on high-pressure, confidential projects in deadline-driven environments. Lead writer and producer on more than 120 Starz and Encore promotions in 2017 and 10 multi-million dollar national advertisements since 2012. Skills and Proficiencies

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Pages, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Final Draft, WordPerfect, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Access, Citrix, Mac OS, Typing - 123 WPM. AP and MLA Formats and the Chicago Manual of Style Employment History

STARZ ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, Englewood, CO (June 2009 - September 2017) Associate Producer, Creative Services and Marketing Communications (April 2013 - September 2017)

• Wrote and produced creative promotional material for broadcast on all Starz/Encore channels

• Brainstormed and co-wrote creative stunts with creative services team

• Produced promotional materials for original series such as American Gods, Outlander, Power, Spartacus, Black Sails, and Ash vs Evil Dead

• Repurposed content to meet specialized needs of affiliate clients

• Worked directly with affiliate companies such as Comcast, Time Warner, CenturyLink, Verizon, Charter, and DirecTV on a multitude of co-branded marketing campaigns

• Consistently produced multiple projects simultaneously under strict deadlines, quickly and efficiently

• Incorporated social media into produced assets; specialized content for use on Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram

Associate Producer, Marketing Communications (July 2012 - April 2013)

• Wrote and produced quarterly promos for recurring national campaigns

• Edited and revised marketing copy, including sales dialogue, consumer messaging, and affiliate UI navigation instructions

• Translated marketing messaging into dialogue for the modern consumer Production Assistant, Marketing Communications (Sept. 2009 - July 2012)

• Streamlined graphics database for production needs

• Collaborated with multiple talent agencies to schedule and direct voiceovers

• Wrote scripts for promotional videos as well as radio spots and in-house on-hold messaging

• Produced updated video promos and created original sizzle reels Intern, Creative Services (May 2009 - Aug. 2009)

• Wrote copy for stunts; edited producer copy

• Selected and logged clips for stunts and promos

• Prepared edit sessions by choosing music, writing copy, and creating graphical elements UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, Aurora, CO (2008) Administrative Assistant, Department of Student Affairs

• Edited, revised, and co-wrote Dean’s letters to students

• Updated residency application database (ERAS) and student information database

• Organized student data via Excel

SELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC., Lakewood, CO (2002–2004) General Assistant, Assistant Editor, Delivery Person

• Proofread articles for Strictly Business, a monthly business publication

• Delivered publications to various locations throughout the Denver area

• Coordinated delivery dates and shipments


Bachelor of Arts, English Creative Writing, University of Colorado Denver (2006)

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