I’m looking for
a warm company culture, a place without a ceiling, and a team of interesting pros I can be a proud part of and with whom I can grow.
I graduated from
James Madison University with a Bachelor’s in English, cum laude.
Jobs I’ve tried but am not very good at
carpenter, landscaper, pool shark, retailer of bespoke men’s suits, roofer, graveyard-shift stockboy.
Things I am good to keep around for
book recommendations, okay conversation, communication en español (advanced/low), cross-industry customer-service experience, unimpeachable organizational skills, team management and leadership, web design (CSS, WordPress), writing and editing.
References available upon request.
Mulberry & Vine / NY, NY
general manager, Jul. ’16–
Oversaw daily operations and maintenance of high-volume fast-casual; ensured daily DOH compliance; built schedules, ordered food, and supplies to weekly sales, labor-cost, and food-cost projections; developed, executed company-wide SOPs; developed 15-hour training protocol; trained new hires to company standards.
U.S. Peace Corps / Nicaragua
TEFL teacher trainer, Aug. ’15–Dec. ’15
Co-planned and co-taught English lessons with local high school teachers; optimized co-teachers’ classroom-management skills; elevated department’s English pedagogy standards; participated in TEFL conferences for educators in high-need areas; co-led community-outreach events in rural towns.
Richmond Magazine / Richmond, VA
office manager, Jan. ’15–Aug. ’15
Managed subscriptions; archived 30+ years of a monthly glossy, two quarterly lifestyle publications, and various other semi-regular titles; ordered, inventoried office supplies; coordinated with distributors and vendors re: latest issue’s delivery and merchandising.
Great Knave / remote
web designer, editor, Oct. ’14–present
Designed, built, and maintained websites for small businesses; wrote, edited, formatted user-friendly copy on contract; developed and led two online literary journals’ editorial mastheads.
Jewish Journal of Los Angeles / LA, CA
admin. asst., SM editor, Sep. ’12–Sep. ’13
Managed subscriptions; acquired reprinting permissions and researched various topics of interest for editorial staff; coordinated the newspaper’s presence at community-wide events; edited and organized more than 80 weekly blogs; managed social media for the company and its subsidiary projects.
Cynosure-EPR Design / C’ville, VA
client services manager, Sep. ’11–Aug. ’15
Liaised with clientele and creative team to expedite contracted work; designed brand-appropriate content across diverse fields.