Resume

Sign in

Writer and Editor

Location:
Chicago, IL
Posted:
June 16, 2019

Contact this candidate

Resume:

Casey Frink

Chicago, IL • 847-***-**** • ac9mh1@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/casey-frink • clippings.me/caseyfrink

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Multitalented writer and editor with strong educational background and experience in copywriting, research, and marketing. History of success working with clients to transform ideas into fully realized marketing, promotional, and editorial documents. Experienced with copyediting in collaborative environments, developing drafts and rewrites based on input from clients and editors. Adept at researching and fact-checking a range of specialized topics. Skilled in dramatic writing with experience in creative non-fiction and scriptwriting. Self-motived and adaptable; capable of working independently or with a team. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud. Conversant in Spanish and familiar with German. Areas of Emphasis:

Copywriting

Marketing

Creative Writing

Research

Scriptwriting

Project Management

Fact Checking

Copyediting

Drafting & Revising

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Bachelor of Arts in English, 2016

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Relevant coursework: academic writing, creative writing, expository writing, graphic design

Senior thesis project: a collection of original short plays

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Independent Contracts, Chicago and Evanston, IL

Writer and Editor, 2018 to Present

Plan, write, and edit copy for a range of materials, from articles to marketing documents, blog entries, social media posts, and video scripts. Cover an immense range of topics, including finance, technology, shopping, lifestyle & advice, pop culture, college/youth interest, healthcare, and academia. Edit digital marketing projects, developing copy for promotional videos and websites. Perform comprehensive research using search engines, scholarly journals, industry magazines, online newspapers, and government databases. Partner with clients to ensure high quality documents that align with their goals and exceed their expectations.

Selected Achievements:

Edited a video script for a fundraising campaign to promote a healthcare non-profit organization’s smartphone diagnostic app.

Developed and wrote an article series for college students that utilizes a smart, snarky style and highly-researched, ultra-quick articles that engages young people with topics focused on their concerns and interests, such as student loans, textbook shopping, fitness & wellness, and academic advice.

Talent Inc.

Resume Writer, 2017 to 2018

Created personal marketing solutions for clients, including resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles. Wrote engaging documents and profiles to attract attention while representing clients’ work experience professionally. Researched various industries—including journalism, video game design, and logistics—to accurately incorporate key concepts and terminology into promotional materials. Utilized O-NET, Indeed, LinkedIn to analyze trends and industry expectations. Reviewed applicant tracking system (ATS) scan results to develop original resumes based on industry metrics. Collaborated with clients to develop revised drafts. Advised clients on topics such as electronic submissions, screen-out factors, and resume trends. Interacted with support staff to resolve technical problems and answer questions.

Selected Achievements:

Managed numerous projects simultaneously—Wrote 45 resumes, 29 cover letters, 3 LinkedIn portfolios, and 3 publications pages.

Received consistently positive feedback and was recognized for exceptional work 8 times.



Contact this candidate