Jobacle Resume Writing Challenge 2008 Submission #3

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					ANDREW G. -------

123 Main Street – New York, NY - 212-555-0000 -


Creative – Market Savvy – Leader - Team Player – Writer/Editor
• Expert in evaluating and implementing new technical initiatives, aligning Web 2.0 technology with business strategies and organizing multiple projects simultaneously, resulting in significant increases in revenues, ratings and renewals. Efforts led to 22% increase in online memberships. Enhanced website sales by over $5 million. Create compelling, synthesized and in-demand content syndicated nationally, including U.S. News & World Report, KYOU Radio, San Francisco and more than 6 other blog outlets.


- HIGHLIGHTS WRITING/PODCASTING Write and Design The Working Podcast and, with over 275,000 downloads and peak traffic of 15,000 unique visits/month. Podcast featured during morning drive, KYOU 1550 AM-SF. Freelance writer and podcaster for 7+ technical and editorial blogs. REVENUES Company Name online sales increased by over $5M in 2007, rising to $20M. Visitors spend 50% more time on site, fueling increased renewals and building community. Created banner ads driving prospects to site, which added $10s of thousands in annual revenue. SELECTED PROJECTS FOX News. Branded election programs for Direct TV on demand (wrote/produced). VH1. 100 Greatest Albums, MTV Books (contributing author). MANAGING Oversee 4-person team to plan website overhaul for site with 5 million visits annually and 1.5 million members.

Company Name Manager, Internet Services Web Editor New York, NY 2008 – Present 2006 – 2008

 Overhauling in compliance with company standards and goals. Conducted needs assessment, identified market opportunities, planned and tested design and navigation for web accessibility and developed streamlined functionality that stimulates e-commerce.  Created Web 2.0 community, resulting in innovative new site features, 50% increased time on site per visitor and new customers from desirable demographics.  Oversee cross-functional teams and support business strategy and vision by managing 1.5M-member site with 5M annual visits. Liaison to marketing, membership and upper management.  Edit, write and publish targeted content for online magazine. Created associated newsletter that drives web traffic and grows email list. Efforts led to 22% increase in online renewals (up to $7.3M). Website sales increased by over $5M in 2007, rising to $20M. FOX News Channel Supervising Web Editor New York, NY 2004 – 2006

 Produced, wrote and edited video and text website content, e.g.: news promos, headlines, teasers, newsletters, blogs and product descriptions. Managed staff of three full-time content producers.  Conceptualized and executed fresh, creative marketing/promotion strategies, including audio blog, internet magazine (FNC iMag) and video biography project. FNC’s ratings and viewer loyalty continued to thrive with introduction of Web 2.0 community.  Performed web analytics, market research and customer analysis to drive website enhancements and new features as website manager.

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VH1 Satellite Radio, Production Manager 2001 - 2004 New York, NY  Produced and wrote six hours of daily radio content, including original shows. Repackaged versions of popular VH1 programs. Station quickly became favorite satellite radio for Gen Y.  Raised station’s profile by conducting interviews and engineering exclusive live studio performances with high-profile artists such as Coldplay, INXS, David Gray and dozens more., Operations Coordinator March 2001 - July 2001 Melville, NY  Synthesized technology based product information into easily understandable formats for radio distribution. Effectively analyzed and communicated editorial details as they applied to radio.  Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills by conducting interviews with CEOs of high-tech corporations. Elicited business perspectives and learned about new projects. WLIR-FM, Advertising Coordinator 1998 - 2001 Garden City, NY  Produced morning show. Conceptualized material, organized and coordinated promotional events and contests. Arbitron ratings increased by over 30% during tenure.  Scheduled all on-air commercial advertising, totaling 100,000 minutes annually and over $3M; ensured accuracy and integrity of all copy.  Led station's internship program. Interviewed, hired and supervised 15 college interns, many of whom went on to be hired by station and large media companies, indicating program’s success.

Creator (blog and podcasts)

Paid Contributor to following blog/podcast outlets: U.S. News & World Report (Blogger): (Web 2.0 news; blogger and podcaster): (Blogger) (Blogger) (Blogger and podcaster) (Blogger)

Bachelor of Arts, Media Studies/Journalism June 1998 Queens College Flushing, NY

Technical Skills MS Office Suite Light HTML Pro Tools Cool Edit Pro Sony Sound Forge Photoshop CS3 Final Cut Pro Outlook Serena Collage Content Management System HTML Editors Web 2.0 Know-how - SEO Best Practices Familiar with all major blogging platforms. Extensive Multimedia Experience Spans: Web, Video, Audio/Podcasts, Radio and Ezines

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About New media professional who lives his life towing the line between creativity and corporate culture. I own and operate and The Working Podcast, two career resources designed to Make Work Better!