Mon Résumé

JOHN KENNETH MCEWEN

Nashville, Tennessee jkmcewen2010@gmail.com Cell: (630) 202 4576

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EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

September 2011 – Present

Maintain content for several clients across multiple social media programs

  • Upload articles and generate original content for Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Respond to customer questions/concerns on clients’ products or services

 

REVIVE PUBLIC RELATIONS Nashville, TN

April – September 2011

PR agency focused exclusively on health care sectorAssistant Account Executive

  • Compiled daily reports on health news and trends
  • Researched and built out community databases used in direct outreach campaigns for clients
  • Analyzed traditional media, social media, and community footprints for clients
  • Edited strategic plans, outreach materials, client communications
  • Drafted key message documents, news releases, letters to editors, responses to patients
  • Provided support to Account Directors for multiple client projects

 

FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE Nashville, TN

January-Present Government provided legal counselIntern

  • Classify and organize case documents
  • Locate pertinent information for specialist consultations
  • Gather testimonies and evidence from defendants

WORDPRESS.COM

August – Present            Professional blogging siteIn the Wake – johnkmcewen.wordpress.com (example of writing style)

  • Provide current event analysis and commentary
  • Post short-stories

EXAMINER.COM

Present Website offering professional service reviews, advice, and regional dataNashville Brunch Examiner – http://www.examiner.com/brunch-in-nashville/john-mcewen

  • Review restaurants in the Nashville area
  • Critique quality of service, food, and atmosphere.

NICHOLSON KOVAC, INC. Kansas City, MO

January 2010 Nationally established marketing communications agency – Research Internship

  • Conducted research on client’s competitors and their strategic position within market.
  • Produced written materials that summarized client’s market analysis and competitor’s initiatives, prepping Account Supervisors managing client projects and pursuing new business prospects.

CHARTHOUSE RESTAURANT Malibu, CA

August – December 2009 Premier oceanfront steak house in Malibu, CA – Host

  • Worked as host nights and weekends during senior year of college.
  • Arranged customer seating to ensure equal coverage by servers using specialized software, managed reservations and customer inquiries both in person and by telephone.

THE BUCKLE Westfield, CA

April – August 2009 Designer Denim and Clothing Retailer – Team Leader

  • Worked summer between junior and senior years of college. Base salary, plus commission.
  • Coordinated four-person sales team to maximize customer satisfaction and product exposure, received and noted inventory, distributed new products throughout sales floor, facilitated opening/closing procedures (which included accounting for all transactions made through a business day – cash, check, credit).

MUNI-NET GUIDE

Summer 2008 Online resource specializing in municipal matters, including urban affairs, public finance, and municipal bonds. – Freelance Writer

  • Wrote profiles of urban communities experiencing economic resurgence.
  • Detailed current revitalization efforts of Kansas City, MO, including new construction, business development, and entertainment events.
  • Articles used by prospective businesses looking to expand into KC area, potential homeowners, and relocated employees. Also informed locals of efforts made by the city on their behalf.

PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER

2007 – 2008                        Writing Tutor

  • Tutored students in writing technique and edited their papers.
  • Demonstrated research methods and identified potential sources
  • Tutored students from all disciplines.

EDUCATION                  PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY, SEAVER COLLEGE

Bachelor of Arts – English: Writing, May 2010

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

Elected Positions: Executive Board, Standards Chair, Event Coordinator

TECHNICAL SKILLS

PC and MAC proficient; Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Explorer; Photoshop; iCal; Internet Research; Digital Photography; Job Sites and Online Boards; Digital Storage Organization; Blog/Social Media Maintenance

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One Response to “Mon Résumé”
  1. Your website is looking awesome. You have writing talent. I make $10-$50 per blog story I put up. It is a good way to make extra cash in the current economy. The company I author for has several openings if you are interested.

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