Résumé

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Sarah Vazquez – Resumé 2017

Experience

PRESIDENT | CAMPUS CORRESPONDENT | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF | WRITER 
Her Campus Media – Montclair Chapter – Gold Level
September 2014 – May 2017

  • Managed a team of 35+ writers and media correspondents, providing them with a fun, collaborative, and open space to voice their opinions, get creative and hone the craft of writing for an online media publication.
  • Recruited members, assessed applicants and prepared new members so that they could be successful in their contributions to the team
  • Maintained weekly contact with Her Campus National
  • Compiled a monthly editorial calendar
  • Collected, edited, and posted each week’s articles (via Drupal) to ensure the team met required professional deadlines as well as personal goals
  • Oversaw all social media platforms to ensure we met our personal and professional quotas
  • Created various graphics for our social media platforms ranging in everything from promotional material to entertainment graphics
  • Contributed to the site as a writer, writing pieces that ranged in topics including but not limited to beauty, music, lifestyle, personal pieces, student profiles and TV/Music reviews

STAFF WRITER
Seamless Magazine
September 2016 – December 2016

  • Pitched and wrote pieces ranging in topic from beauty and fashion to profiles and personal pieces
  • Contributed to running the publication’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram)
  • Created the magazine’s logo and social media graphics

ENTERTAINMENT INTERN
Feather Magazine
June 2016 – October 2016

  • Pitched 5+ articles ideas monthly
  • Wrote articles with a focus on various areas of entertainment
  • Performed extensive research to ensure accuracy in pieces
  • Promoted the magazine of various social media platforms

SEO | CONTENT WRITING INTERN
Classic Specs
June 2016 – August 2016

  • Wrote engaging and SEO-friendly articles for the Classic Specs blog “The Online Glasses Guide”
  • Participated in bi-monthly brainstorm sessions with the editorial team
  • Learned the core fundamentals of SEO best practices

Education

MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts – Major in English
Minor in Journalism
Cum Laude

PRO SKY 
SEO Immersive Training Course (Ongoing)

Honors/Awards

  • Recipient of the Thomas Shortman Training Fund Scholarship (2013)
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Academic Honor Society (2013)
  • Her Campus Best Feature: Personal Essay – 2nd Place Award (2017)

Professional Skills & Qualifications

  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)
  • Strong Communication/Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong Writing and Editing Training (AP Stylebook)
  • 2+ Years of Editorial Experience
  • Leadership Experience
  • Experience Running Social Media Platforms for Editorial
  • Familiar with various forms of Social Media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram/Stories, Snapchat, Pinterest and Tumblr
  • Highly Organized
  • Detail and Deadline-Oriented
  • Creative Spirit
  • Thrives in Both Collaborative and Independent Settings
  • Time Management
  • SEO/SEO Content Writing
  • HTML & CSS
  • Photoshop (Basic Skills)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Docs/Google Slides
  • Proficient with Windows & Mac OS
  • Proficient with WordPress, Medium Publishing Platform, Drupal, Canva Design