Jan 2016 – Present Employment Duration: 2 yrs 1 mo
Currently translating a manuscript from Portuguese to English for another writer.
SSET English Town
Aug 2016 – Sep 2017 Employment Duration: 1 yr 2 mos
Dongjak-gu, Seoul, Korea
Taught English to kids of a variety of levels from 1st grade to high school.
Created extra classes focused on Creative Writing.
Interviewed prospective students for level placement.
Wrote student-writing reviews and essays for the school's newsletter.
U.S. Parachute Association (USPA)
Advertising Manager, Communications Associate, Web Developer
Jun 2009 – Jan 2016 Employment Duration: 6 yrs 8 mos
Managed over 40 company advertising accounts per month from acquisition and reservation to artwork submissions and review
Maintained advertising accounting and billing
Copyedited around 20 articles per month for Parachutist Magazine
Covered large skydiving events such as competitions and trade shows for Parachutist Magazine through blogs, social media updates and daily website posts
Project Lead from pitch and development to the launch of parachutistonline.com
Consultant and web manager on the redesign and redevelopment of USPA's main website, uspa.org
Designed and emailed four newsletters per month with content received from the directors of the organization: USPA Update, USPAProfessional, Beyond Your First Jump and Beyond Your A-License
Websites managed: uspa.org, parachutistonline.com, usparachuteteam.org, uspanationals.com
Increased online presence and standardized practices with USPA's Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn accounts
Worked under multiple schedules, from website post publications and newsletters to the print magazine monthly schedule and the longer, yearly schedule of calendar and instructional manuals publication
Wrote proposals on intern program implementation, online publication implementation and the reduction of print
Skydive Museum and Hall of Fame
Freelance Web Manager
Aug 2013 – Aug 2014 Employment Duration: 1 yr 1 mo
Managed website posts and handled a small homepage redesign.
Sep 2012 – Sep 2013 Employment Duration: 1 yr 1 mo
Played and reviewed PlayStation games.
Skydiving Coach, Parachute Packer
Jun 2008 – May 2009 Employment Duration: 1 yr
Instructed new jumpers in safety procedures and skydiving skills
Taught parachute packing classes
The Daily Cougar
Jan 2007 – Dec 2007 Employment Duration: 12 mos
18 articles written related to the culture and education beat mainly covering talks and presentations from visiting professors and guests
5 opinion pieces from politics to school policy and budget
Houston Community Newspapers and Media Group
Intern - Writing and Photography
May 2006 – Aug 2006 Employment Duration: 4 mos
15 articles written on various topics from news to culture to sports
Highlight: Cervical Cancer Vaccine article, the first to circulate to the community at the time, before the controversy over mandatory vaccinations
Kumon North America, Inc.
Instructor - English and Math
Aug 2004 – May 2005 Employment Duration: 10 mos
Taught kids from 7th grade up following the aggressive Kumon curriculum
Tried, and mostly succeeded, in acting as a listener for kids who had problems at home. Some of the kids there were overachievers, but most came from broken homes