Freelance Writer & Editor
-Experience writing and editing web pages, magazine articles, news items, blog posts and newsletters.
-Clients include Lift Magazine, a biannual publication featuring stories about the new Canadian cannabis landscape.
-Corporate clients include WRNCH, a software company, and Clarity Tech Lab, a brain tissue clarification company.
-Blogger with experience using Wordpress and Squarespace.
January 2017 - June 2017
Arton Capital, Montreal
-Wrote press releases, newsletter content, weekly news articles and blog posts to maintain company reputation as an industry leader. Optimized all content for SEO.
-Maintained and wrote website content, updating timely information as necessary.
-Copy edited longform research projects, such as reports and white papers.
-Copy edited and proofread Global Citizen Magazine, a bimonthly title focusing on luxury real estate, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and start-ups.
Editorial Subject Matter Expert/Team Leader
Wealth-X, Budapest, Hungary
-Researched and collected intelligence on the ultra-affluent using publicly available sources to create client-tailored dossiers on such individuals.
-Edited, copy edited, and proofread dossiers thereby ensuring each written Wealth-X product met client and company standards.
-Assigned and scheduled team tasks while prioritizing client requests to ensure projects were completed on time or early.
-Maintained records of weekly team output in order to set production goals for the following week and identify coaching topics for each team member.
-Wrote an updated set of instructions and guidelines to which team members could refer during the dossier production/writing process. The guidelines were included in the training materials for all new research analysts.
Ryerson University, School of Continuing Education
-Certificate in Magazine & Web Publishing.
-Recipient of the Charles Oberdorf Award for Excellence in Magazine & Web Publishing.
University of Toronto, School of Graduate Studies
-Master of Arts (M.A.) in German Literature, Culture & Theory.
-Recipient of the School of Graduate Studies Katie Keeler Fellowship.
University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts & Science
-Honours Bachelor of Arts (Hon. B.A.), Specialist in Philosophy, Minor in German Studies.
National Board Treasurer
Professional Writers Association of Canada
-Work with Chief Administrator to develop and present organization's budget, accounts and financial statements.
-Oversee spending, record-keeping, membership dues and accounts.
-Advise on strategic fundraising and spending.
Professional Writers Association of Canada, Quebec Chapter
-Communicate news and events to all 40+ members of the chapter through the monthly newsletter and social media.
-Plan and hold professional development events with the Chapter Executive for all members.
-Work with Chapter President to develop novel approaches to boosting chapter membership and improve communication between members.
-Knowledge of AP and CP styles.
-Copy editing, fact-checking and proofreading.
-Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, Mac Systems.
-Basic HTML and CSS knowledge.
-Science fiction, science and technology, film, reading, art, tennis, dance, languages.