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Experienced Copy Editor/Proofreader

Location:
Brooksville, FL, 34601
Posted:
September 09, 2008

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Donna K. Campbell

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), St. Petersburg, FL January 2008 – Present

The Institute for Corporate Productivity, formerly the Human Resource Institute, is a private membership network of major U. S. corporations with the focus on assisting their human resource departments in improving workforce productivity.

Copy Editor/Proofreader

• Work remotely to ensure accuracy of spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, and content of reports, surveys, white papers produced by a

• Ensure compliance with nomenclature guidelines set forth by Managing Editor and Assistant Editor

• Ensure compliance with corporate nomenclature guidelines

Disney, Destinations Marketing – Yellow Shoes Creative Marketing June 2006 – December 31,2007

Copy Editor, Celebration, FL

• Edit and proofread all advertising, promotional, and marketing collateral, including brochures, maps, guides, billboards, radio/TV/video scripts, as well as web and banner ads for Disney Parks and Resorts (Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California), Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney Travel Company

• Ensure accuracy of spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, and content

• Ensure compliance with legal guidelines as well as correct usage and presentation of all corporate and third-party trademarks, logos, and branding

• Ensure compliance with corporate nomenclature guidelines

• Maintain and update corporate nomenclature files

• Contribute editorial expertise, ensure that all changes mandated by stakeholders have been implemented, verify all art and layout format, and sign off at each stage up through blue-line/final proofs

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Plainsboro, NJ, February 2005 – June 2006

Pharmaceutical Copy Editor/Proofreader: Long-term contract through AQUENT staffing, Parsippany, NJ

• Supervisor and Lead Creative Second-shift Non-product AMA-style Copy Editor/Proofreader

• Edit and proofread copy across all brands as a generalist, as well as handle copy for clinical trials and consumer campaigns

• Online and hardcopy editing of sales training modules and presentation pieces, internal and external advertisements, product advertisements, slide decks, and visual aids

• Hardcopy editing of Patient Information documents, web pages, and promotional premiums

• Frequent interaction with studio designers, account executives, traffic coordinators, regulatory, legal and medical departments; as well as outside advertising agencies

• Extremely efficient in meeting and exceeding deadlines, especially during product launches and Plan of Action (POA) campaigns when accommodation to scheduling necessitates extreme flexibility of days/hours

GCom2 Solutions, Aston, PA August 2004 – February 2005

Contract Proofreader through Creative Group staffing, Philadelphia, PA

• Provided Chicago-style of copyediting/proofreading services for a client who services national mutual fund companies

• Proofed/reviewed prospectus reports, quarterly, semiannual, and annual financial statements

• Prepared Bluelines and Edgars to meet strict SEC regulated and client-mandated guidelines

• Also proofread color ads, brochures, and directories produced internally by their graphics designers

Merion Publications – Advance Newsmagazines (Healthcare) August 2001 – May 2004

Proofreader – Recruitment Ad Design

• Third-shift Proofreader for recruitment ads and product ads in 26 healthcare-related publications

• Responsibilities included content (grammar and spelling) as well as design layout

• Proofed text that was both recruitment and healthcare related

M. Campbell Associates, Finance Recruiters, Philadelphia, PA July 1997 – present

Part-time Internet Researcher/ Database Coordinator

• Extensively research web for both potential client companies and potential candidates

• Set up and maintain web-based corporate database of clients and candidates

• Produce all corporate communications, both for the internet and hardcopy

• Produce all of the ad copy for positions in Treasury and Cash Management and put these out to both Big Boards & niche sites

Compass Information Services, Inc., King of Prussia, PA February 1997 – July 1997

Client Services Account Representative

• Oversaw all customer service functions for a start-up company providing computerized mental health assessment systems

• Worked with both internal and external clients to validate all input

• Analyzed trends, anticipated client needs, & worked on developing new assessment systems

United HealthCare of N.E., Warwick, RI June 1996 – February 1997

Account Representative for Medicare Sales

Responsible for sales of SeniorCare/Medicare Extended health plan in Southeastern MA region including Plymouth & Bristol counties. Sales done on individual basis through home visits as well as at presentations/workshops at community sites. Thorough knowledge of all Medicare products. Arranged and maintained contacts with local health providers,

doctors' offices and hospitals as well as community groups servicing elders.

Harvard Community Health Plan (now Harvard-Pilgrim), Boston, MA September 1995 – June 1996

Member Service Representative

Provided interpretation of the benefits and enrollment policies to members and prospective members over the telephone. Acted as a member advocate in obtaining services. Thorough product knowledge of all types of health plans:

Medicare, group, and non-group.

US Government – FEMA, Boston, MA June 1994 – February 1995

Disaster Reservist

Worked Hotline in South San Francisco, CA, to aid victims of Northridge, California, earthquake. Assisted victims in defining appropriate options for relief and referred them to additional service agencies.

American Red Cross, Dedham, MA March 1991 – May 1994

Supervisor - Special Blood Collections (Autologous and Directed)

Managed staff in remote location using telephone customer service techniques to set-up presurgical Autologous and Directed blood donations including taking health histories by phone, interacting with physicians and blood banks by phone, and maintaining procedures according to FDA mandated guidelines.

Self-employed August 1990 – March 1991

Home Health Aide for elderly client, Duxbury, MA

Acted as a daily companion to lovely elderly lady who needed assistance with bathing/dressing, meal preparation, medication delivery/wound dressing, and medical appointment keeping.

Pilgrim Area Collaborative, Pembroke, MA September 1989 – August 1990

Teacher’s Aide - Special Needs Classroom

Commonwealth Winery, Plymouth, MA October 1983 – January 1985

Business Gifts Coordinator

Princess House Products, N. Dighton, September 1979 – January 1983

Independent Sales Consultant

Cumberland Farms, Westwood, MA; City of Boston, Boston, MA September 1969 – January 1977

Programmer/Analyst - Systems Analyst - Project Leader – mainframe IT systems

Education:

BA in American Studies - Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Brockton Hospital School of Nursing

Studies for RN, completed 1+ years.

Graduated Norwood Sr. High, Norwood, MA



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