Sunday, May 17, 2009

[JessFinds] Generic Example of HIRE ME

555-555-5555 •
123 Main Street, Anytown, WI 55555

with over ten years of mid & senior level experience in new media, publishing, advertising & project management.

“She took over leadership of Unidentified Religious Institution's communications. She has terrific vision, drive, and energy. Jessica launched our weekly email newsletter, completed our transition to a quarterly magazine, and led the effort toward a new website. She faced a challenging set of stakeholders, and still got the job done -- collaboratively, even! I highly recommend Jessica.”
- former supervisor


Project / Account Management: Strong background in new & print media, successful supervision of multiple client relationships & campaigns. Ability to work under deadline, collaboratively & independently.

Content Production: Created cohesive branding themes for internal & external print & online materials. Produced website & newsletter content. Formed sales training materials, client proposals & edited materials produced by others.

Web Content Management Systems (CMS): Have maintained, cleaned & contributed web content through a proprietary CMS.

Writing: Independent syndicate & freelance writer for a number of publications & services. (8 years). Experience writing press releases. Editor of & contributor to a print magazine.

Basics: Excellent computer (PC & Mac) skills & ability to quickly learn new software as needed. Type 70+ wpm.


Bachelor of Arts – 1997
Normal State University


Communications Officer / Editor / Project Manager
(3/2006 – 02/2009) That Religious Institution
• Editor of 32-40 page quarterly magazine w/ circulation of 11,000.
• Created & maintained new communication channels (email newsletter, blog & utilization of social media for community-building).
• Project manager for creation of new website, overseeing content, design & business relationship with design team. Finished product:
• Management of media relations (Local Paper, News 10).
• Basic photography using a Panasonic Lumix DNC-FZ7 Digital Camera.

Finance & Administration Assistant/ Content Production
(12/2002 – 09/2004) The NFP with the Long Name
• Management of front office, benefit administration & payroll database.
• Created organizational processes & information tracking systems.
• Assisted with conference planning & legislative presentations.
• Edited & produced materials for in-house & external use.

Corporate / New Media
Executive Sales Manager, Online Advertising Division
(08/2001 – 04/2002) That Place with the Awful Swedish Boss
• Built a new revenue division based on online advertising sales.
• Worked with Fortune 500’s in the auto industry
• Collaborated with advertising agencies to develop targeted media campaigns.

Corporate / New Media
Business Development Manager / Advertising Sales Executive
(7/1999 to 03/2001) The Dot.coms that Dot.Bombed
• Developed comprehensive online advertising campaigns with large corporations & advertising agencies.
• Secured over 2.3 million dollars in new advertising revenue.
• Chosen as “Team Leader” to supervise new employee training & peer leadership.
• Development of sales training materials.

Corporate / Print Media
Advertising Account Manager
(12/1997 to 07/1999) That Company that owns
• Management of twelve large national corporate clients. Accounts included leading banking institutions, premier health care facilities & international industrial corporations.
• Responsible for all client service, ad proposals, creative development, demographics & market research.

References Upon Request.

So - if you know of someone who is just looking to hire me but does not know it yet -- let me know! I am happy to forward my resume on to any who request. The real one. With the not so made up "internet" information.

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