Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Dr. Mayoor Patel (Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Center of Georgia) – Chicago, Illinois

Freelance Writer and Editor – (September 2013 – Present)

  • Content creation and development for 3websites
  • Social media management across all channels
  • Ghost writing of books within dental sleep medicine and craniofacial pain topics
  • Implementation of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services to boost Web Presence
  • Research and writing of articles, blog posts, press releases and other content pieces
  • Creation of scripts for video narration
  • Development and distribution of a monthly newsletter to other dentists
  • Editing, updating and enhancing documents
  • Writing for journals, magazines and web publications
  • Use of HTML5 and CSS3 in the development of email and web materials
  • Implemented effective writing strategies across all platforms

Writer, Editor & Content Specialist – Chicago, Illinois

Self-employed Freelance & Published Writer – (July 2010 – Present)

  • Writing articles, blogs and press releases for clients to boost SEO and Engagement
  • Content creation for the Websites and print materials (Sales and Educational)
  • Researching and writing Press Releases for Political Campaigns
  • In-Office press releases and newsletters
  • Ghost writing books on various topics
  • Branding for the web
  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Editing, updating and enhancing documents
  • Social Media Management across all channels
  • Creation and distribution of monthly newsletters
  • Writing for journals, magazines and web publications
  • Creating write-ups for video narrations
  • Implementing effective writing strategies
  • Developing a variety of marketing tools, including sales materials and case studies
  • Creating Unique, up-to-date website content
  • Brainstorming and writing quality blog posts
  • Developing topic briefs and videos
  • Remaining up-to-date on important eCommerce and Retail Industry topics
  • Crafting content for company emails to members and non-members
  • Editing, updating and enhancing press releases and bylines
  • Managing the creation of content to grow network
  • Maintaining active social networks through social media management
  • Ideation and creation of infographics
  • Researching and executing advertising options
  • Website planning, mapping and development

Empire Today – Northlake, Illinois

Content Marketing Associate/Social Media Manager (September 2014 – November 2015)

  • Maintaining an active Social Network through Social Media Management
  • Content creation and updates for the Empire Today websites
  • Editing blog posts from freelance and guest writers
  • Brainstorming and creating blog posts for Empire’s website
  • Researching and writing Buying Guides for various Carpet and Flooring styles
  • Image ideation for social media posts and website
  • Ideation and creation of new commercial concepts for Empire
  • Optimizing content for search engines (SEO) and lead generation
  • Exceptional ability to tell a story, think strategically and stay within the brand voice
  • Collaborate with Creative Team to create images for web and social media
  • Thorough understanding of the digital media space, social media, and e-mail marketing
  • Working with content to increase engagement and interaction

Officite, LLC – Downers Grove, Illinois

Copywriter/Editor/Content Manager (September 2010 – September 2014)

  • Writing articles and press releases for over 650 medical clients
  • Article and press release syndication
  • Editing and proofing documents
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Google Places and Local Maps
  • Keyword –rich content development
  • Researching information for writing articles and press releases
  • Social Media Management
  • Creating headlines and subtitles for marketing and advertising
  • Writing press releases for company publications
  • Maintaining the blog management program
  • Managing in-house copywriter
  • Managing, editing and reviewing outsourced team of 10 freelance writers

American Red Cross – Peoria, Illinois

Communications Intern (July 2010 – August 2010)

  • Writing articles for volunteer newsletters
  • Editing and proofing documents
  • Organizing and designing newsletters
  • Researching and effectively writing articles

Bradley University – Peoria, Illinois

Communications intern for the English Department (January 2010 to May 2010)

  • Implemented the design and outlook of an alumni survey
  • Gathered, analyzed and presented data
  • Investigated and brainstormed ideas for potential communication
  • Searched and obtained information on alumni 5 and 10 years out
  • Presented gathered information to English faculty

EDUCATION:

B.A. English, Bradley University in Peoria, IL                                        (May 2010)

Sigma Tau Delta – National English Honor Society

Dean’s List for Academic excellence

GPA 3.66 on a 4.0 scale

A.A. Art. College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL                                        (June 2006)

GPA 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

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