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Eric Jenkins

Staff Writer / Copy Editor

Philadelphia, 19145, United States

Skills

Writing/ Editing/ Proofreading

Microsoft Office Suite

Google Analytics

Web Development (HTML & CSS)

About

Though I am young, I have a skill set and experience that fulfills your needs. My versatility is a quality you can use in project management, internal & external communications, or staff training and development. In my ten years of experience I’ve organized and performed training presentations for 200 corps members, helped open the largest café in center city Philadelphia and have done everything from write training materials to organize special events for the premier dessert location in Philadelphia. I’ve achieved all this through mastery of communication. My writing has trained corps members, informed neighborhood residents and businesses and persuaded customers to crave ice cream in mid-Winter. I’ve spoken publically at training sessions, special events and seminars. Also, I am no stranger to social media. I’m a contributing blogger for neighborlii.com/news, where I’ve been trained in SEO practices. So what do you need: a leader, innovator, organizer or initiator? I am the versatile worker who can fill any of these roles. And since I am young and enthusiastic, I guarantee that I will work twice as hard as and for much less than any of your more experienced applicants. So why not interview me and see how I can help you? I hope to hear from you soon.

Education

Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania

History , History

May 2007 - May 2007

Girard Academic Music Program

June 2002 - June 2002

Experience

Intern : Copy writing

United By Blue , Philadelphia

September 2012 - January 2012

I write stories that are meant to inform, convince , entertain and persuade customers to buy our great product.

Writing
Creative Conceptualization
Marketing
Floor Manager/ Staff Writer

The Franklin Fountain , Philadelphia

February 2011 - January 2012

I managed a staff of 20 shift leaders, clerks, dishwashers, prep crew and greeters at a boutique desert location in Old City, Philadelphia. I also was charged with training and internal/ external company communications.

Management
Writing
Training
Manager

Good Karma Concepts , Philadelphia , PA

July 2010 - February 2011

I helped launch a new location of the Good Karma Cafe chain in Philadelphia , PA. This involved management, ordering inventory, writing training materials and store signage, and internal and external communications.

Management
Training
ex: PHP
Freelance Writer

www.ericjenkins.biz , Philadelphia, PA

January 2010 - January 2012

I write blogs, advertisements, marketing collateral materials and web content for local businesses in the Philadelphia area.

Writing/ SEO
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Shift Leader

The Franklin Fountain , Philadelphia

February 2008 - July 2010

I was the primary manager during a shift. I opened and closed the store, and managed a staff of 10 clerks and dishwashers.

Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Team Leader

The Americorps / City Year of Greater Philadelphia , Philadelphia

July 2007 - February 2008

I helped create and give seminars for over 200 corps members. I was responsible for communications between team sponsors, project managers and school leadership. I was the manager of a team of 7 paid volunteers charged with creating after school programs and tutoring at Young Scholars Charter School.

Managment
Project Analysis and Planning
Writing/ Communications
Managing Editor

New Growth Arts Review , Indiana, Pennsylvania

August 2006 - May 2007

I coordinated the financial activities of the New Growth Arts Review. I created the budget, contacted vendors and worked closely with the editor-in-chief to select artistically rigorous pieces for the reviews annual publication.

Budgeting
Managing
Writing
Copy Editor

The Penn , Indiana, Pennsylvania

January 2005 - May 2005

I made the copy clear, correct, concise, complete, and consistent. I also wrote editorials for The Penn

Editing
Writing
ex: PHP
Resident Assistant

Indiana University of Pennsylvania , Resident Life , Indiana, PA

January 2004 - January 2006

I was a resident assistant at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I performed administrative duties in the building's office for the Resident Director. I planned weekly events for 60 residents while enforcing campus policies and procedures.

Administrative
Event Planning
Management

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

N/A

Commute

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