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I am an experienced administrative assistant, copyeditor, proofreader, and project manager, in addition to having many years of experience in an office setting (data entry, accounts payable/receivable, spreadsheets, billing, etc.). I have been running my own administrative and editing business since 2005. For the past 2 years, I have been an SEO/Social Media Administrator. Prior to starting the business, I held a full-time position as a copyeditor/editorial assistant for Idea Group Publishing in Hershey, Pennsylvania, where I was employed for more than two years until my relocation to Florida in 2005. I also worked full time as an administrative assistant and a paralegal. Larissa Vinci Administrative Professional/Editor OBJECTIVES & QUALIFICATIONS Obtain employment with a positive, enjoyable work environment that enables me to contribute to a strong, goal-oriented company. I am looking for a company with an established process, a more hands on approach and the ability for quick and effective turnaround time. Able to micro and macro-manage a project so all the details are fulfilled. I am a skilled copyeditor, proofreader, and typesetter and have many years of experience in an office setting (typing-85wpm, data entry, etc.), as well as owning my own freelance business. FREELANCE EXPERIENCE Vinci Admin~ Owner/Administrative/Senior Editor/Project Manager ~ June 2005 - Present o Started own freelance design and publishing business working as a subcontractor for several administrative, design/web development, and publishing companies. o Editing ~ Handle copyediting, proofreading, typesetting, and copywriting for hundreds of books, journals, and encyclopedias. o Administrative ~ Billing, accounting, data entry, filing, etc. o Project Management ~ Managing a team of writers, distributing work, tracking progress, proofreading, etc. American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, Inc. ~ SEO/Social Media Administrator ~ April 2011 - Present o Proofread Documents o Quality Control of Landing Pages o Creating Email Campaigns in TrafficWave - Autoresponders, Ad Trackers o Updating Accounts on FeedBurner o Update Websites, MetaTags, and members accounts in Contineo o Creating Flixtime Videos o Updating accounts and uploading videos on YouTube o Creating and optimizing Social Media accounts - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +, YouTube o Completing Monthly Member Reports, Blog Subscriber Reports, Leads Reports o Content distribution - Adding and updating blogs in Wordpress o Creating, updating, and maintaining campaigns in SEOMoz PTC Wizard ~ Personal Assistant ~ March 2010 - August 2010 o Answer incoming calls o Set up new accounts, make changes Elegant Designs ~ Personal Assistant ~ March 2010 - August 2010 o Proofreading o Uploading articles to blog sites o PowerPoint presentations MEK Writers ~ Proofreader/Transcriptionist ~ October 2009 - July 2010 o Proofreading articles o Transcribing articles Ed Thompson, Senior NFL Analyst for [login to view URL] and [login to view URL] ~ Personal Assistant ~ March 2009 - January 2010 o Make phone calls to set up interviews o Transcribe interviews o Proofread interviews o Post interviews to websites Idea Group Publishing ~ Freelance Copyeditor & Proofreader ~ August 2005 - February 2009 o Copyediting ~ Information Technology, Multimedia Computing, Web Design, etc. (books, journals, encyclopedias). o Proofreading ~ Information Technology, Multimedia Computing, Web Design, etc. (books, journals, encyclopedias). o Typesetting ~ Information Technology, Multimedia Computing, Web Design, etc. (books, journals, encyclopedias). o Copywriting ~ Information Technology, Multimedia Computing, Web Design, etc. (books, journals, encyclopedias). SwingShift ~ Freelance Copyeditor & Proofreader ~ September 2006 - Present o Proofreading ~ Heathcare Newsletters o Proofreading ~ Healthcare Website SwingShift Southwest~ Freelance Copyeditor & Proofreader ~ August 2007 - Present o Proofreading ~ Heathcare Website Broccoli Information Management ~ Freelance Copyeditor ~ July 2005 o Copyediting ~ Information Technology, History, Current Events, etc. (books). Bow Tie Inc. ~ Freelance Proofreader & Typesetter ~ May 2005 o Typesetting ~ Children's Stories (books). o Proofreading ~ Children's Stories (books). o Copywriting ~ Children's Stories (books). Acu-Data Business Products ~ Freelance Proofreader ~ June 2004 - May 2009 o Proofreading ~ Brochures, Flyers, Promotional Products, etc. TRC Interactive ~ Freelance Proofreader, Flash Developer & Designer ~ February 2005 - May 2009 o Proofreading ~ Online Training Courses. o Developing ~ Online Training Courses. o Flash Development ~ Developed online interactive training courses using Studio MX 2004, Lectora, and Photoshop PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Idea Group Publishing ~ Editorial Assistant ~ August 2003 - June 2005 o Copyediting, Typesetting, Proofreading, and Indexing. o Sending author and editor proofs and making changes when they came back. o Corresponding with authors and editors about changes, information, etc. o Performing post-printing evaluations of each book. o Logging in new manuscripts. o Key terms and index lists. o Assisting with the production of ITN and IM (Newsletters). Bayer Healthcare ~ Administrative Assistant ~ January 2003 - August 2003 o Data Entry. o Receiving. o Accounts Receivable and Payable. o In charge of ordering. o In charge of maintaining inventory. o In constant contact with vendors about billing, parts, projects, delivery, etc. Nestico & Druby, L.L.P. ~ Paralegal ~ January 2001 - January 2003 o Conducted in-depth research and summarized depositions, medical records, and employment records. o Provided written summaries of research papers, documents, complex agreements, and case law. o Provided litigation support by assisting with case investigations, including the gathering of agency information and subpoena responses. o Drafted pleadings, declarations, and memoranda of law. o Provided support through telephone work and interaction with all professional levels. EDUCATION Kaplan University ~ Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice ~ 2009 - Present o 4.0 GPA in first semester Academy of Medical Arts and Business ~ Paralegal Associates Degree ~ 1999-2001 o Graduated with a 3.8 GPA. Penn Foster ~ Gourmet Cooking Certificate ~ 2010-2011 o Graduated with a 94%. SKILLS Advanced PC knowledge and skills; Internet, Windows XP and Vista environment, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Professional.
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