Experience

LANGUAGES

English, German

SKILLS

Microsoft Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Adobe: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
Planning
Organizing
Communicating
Editing/Proofreading

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Managing Editor, Taylor & Francis

February 2015-Present

Manage a list of 26 academic journals within the US Education Group portfolio.

  • Consult with journal editors and society contacts about journal development and budgetary and contractual management
  • Collaboratively work with in-house departments of Production, Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service to maintain publication health and increase journal usage and exploration
  • Attend conferences to promote titles and report on journal status
  • Work on acquisitions and transitioning journals into the Taylor & Francis fold
  • Review and edit promotional copy as needed

Editorial Assistant, Taylor & Francis

August 2014-February 2015

Assist Publisher Managing Editors in maintenance of 89 academic journals within the Education Group.

  • Acted as a liaison between editors, society members, authors, and in-house colleagues to ensure consistency and customer satisfaction with the product
  • Managed payments for the journals
  • Helped organize and attend conferences and editorial board meetings
  • Compiled data and annual reports
  • Updated website content

Marketing Advisor, ReminderMedia

July 2013 – April 2014

Assisted clients through the process of customizing their American Lifestyle magazine to remain in front of their clients to promote repeat and referral business.

Administrative Temp, Office Team

April 2013 – July 2013

QLICKTECH, Office Support and Hospitality
PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, Membership Services Associate
  • Data entry, email correspondence, and office support
Writing Tutor, Iowa State University Writing and Media Center

August 2012 – December 2012

Assisted peers in brainstorming, writing, and editing skills during one-on-one sessions.

Housekeeping, SpringHill Suites

June 2012 – August 2012

Cleaned rooms, changed bedding, offered friendly service, and interacted with guests.

Swim Instructor, Cyclone Swim School, LLC

September 2011 – April 2012

Taught basic water safety and swimming skills to children to encourage them toward competitive swimming.

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, Midland Community Center

January 2008 – August 2010

Maintained patron safety by enforcing the rules. Developed lesson plans for teaching swimming lessons to varying age groups and teach students of all ages basic water safety, stroke development, and specialized techniques.

UNPAID WORK EXPERIENCE

Book Operations Intern, Tree House Books

February 2013 – April 2013

Organize and maintain the adult book section of the bookstore. Handle used books acquisitions and pricing for the store.

Sketch Undergraduate Co-Editor, Iowa State University

August 2011 – December 2012

Collaborated with co-editors and an advisor on the publication of the student literary magazine, Sketch, which includes soliciting the student body for literary and visual artwork, collecting the works, formulating editorial boards to determine which works will be published, and creating the final product. Responsible for proper time management, communication, funding, and organization.
Editing Assistant, Iowa State University

January 2010 – May 2010

Assisted Dr. Kevin Amidon of the German Department in editing manuscripts prior to publication.

First Year Honors Program Leader, Iowa State University Honors Program

February 2010 – December 2010

Designed lesson plans with a co-leader that related to a theme to fulfill course requirements. Organized and facilitated a class of 12 first year university students

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, Publishing

Rosemont College

January 2013 – May 2014

Bachelor of Arts with Honors and Magna Cum Laude, English, Literary Studies and minors in German, Journalism and Mass Communication

Iowa State University

August 2009 – December 2012

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