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Writers create fiction and non-fiction works, such as novels, poetry, scripts, short stories, newspaper articles, and web content. Common work activities listed on a Writer resume sample include reading other people's work, choosing subject matters, reviewing work, meeting deadlines, networking with other writers, taking part in events, and identifying publication opportunities. Based on our collection of example resumes, Writers should demonstrate excellent grammar and spelling skills, imagination, time management, communication and networking abilities, and computer competencies. Most Writers hold a degree in English, although formal education is not mandatory for fulfilling this type of role.

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Writer / Production Assistant

Started as an editorial intern and after a month was given a contracted position to write 30-40 posts a week for the website.

  • Increased the company's presence on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter through targeted and timely posts and furthered interactions with followers.
  • Helped curate the concert archives; the company owns the largest private collection of live music recordings and streams them online.
  • Worked as a production assistant on multiple video shoots of musicians in both New York and Nashville.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
American Studies & Creative Writing
22

Technical Writer

Produced hardware and software documentation for telecommunications products.

  • Created system administration and site planning guides for PBX switches.
  • Wrote database administration, configuration, and reference manuals for telephony software
  • Maintained and updated manuals from previous releases.
  • Wrote marketing collateral.
  • Developed system administration training materials and taught a system administration
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
English
MS
Education
Computer Science
23

Writer/strategist (freelance)

  • Consulted on PR strategy and drafted press releases for SaaS startup Front Desk.
  • Wrote editorial reviews for Special Places for Special Travelers: Washington State's Top 50 Places for Romance, Adventure and Gourmet Cuisine (ghost writer).
  • Wrote website copy for clients such as Green Benefits, Liftopia and Array Health Services.
  • Contracted as Content Strategist to develop an interactive agency's core brand messaging, short case studies and proposals, and copy for various client projects.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Foreign Service
24

Technical Writer / Training Specialist

  • Gathered requirements and collaborated with IT Director, Hardware and Network Support personnel to write IT policies and procedures aligned to SOX and ITIL standards for Hussey Copper.
  • Performed needs assessment and created training materials such as: Operator Manuals, Quick Reference Guides, Checklists and Exercises for various end-user types (Mill workers) for the ROSS ERP implementation.
  • Performed instructor-led training. Users learned how to use ROSS ERP procedures on wireless handheld scanning devices, computer workstations and wireless mounted forklift devices.
  • Created follow-up assessments and conducted re-training where necessary.
  • Provided IT floor support to mill workers following the implementation of the ROSS ERP system.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Education
MS
Master of Science
MA
Foreign Languages / Tesol
25

Service Writer

  • Served as a communications liaison between technicians and customers, establishing trust relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Encouraged technician teamwork in accomplishing difficult tasks, focusing on current strengths and individual growth. Listened to concerns of technicians and included them in decision making.
  • Planned technician jobs according to technician capabilities, technician work load, and customer demand while considering targeted gross profit margin.
  • Recommended CPR and First Aid Training which was implemented in all locations to ensure the safety of technicians and other employees.
  • Calmed customers when deadlines were not met due to complicated repairs, backordered parts, and holding trucks due to failed inspections.
  • Created service estimates, obtained approvals, performed service department billing, and maintained yard inventory.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Accounting, Business Administration
BS
Business Administration
26

Technical Writer/it Trainer

  • Provided Instructor-led training to personnel on use of Microsoft and in-house proprietary applications
  • Managed training database for 3,800+ employees that tracked records for computer classes taught
  • Developed course curriculum, prerequisites, exercises, learning objectives, and class descriptions for all new classes
  • Recorded and authored 12 interactive eLearning compliance training videos using Captivate
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Medical
BS
Instructional Design And Technology
27

Senior Technical Writer/editor

Perform task relate to senior level technical writer serve as the technical expert in all elements of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) mentoring including technical, and support personnel engaged in development of Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWR).

  • Composed, edited, and published changes and revisions supporting existing paper technical publications and XML that complies with the required standards and Military Specifications (MIL-HDBK-1222, MIL-STD-2361, MIL-STD-38784, MIL-HDBK-28001, MIL-PRF-87268, MIL-STD-3008, MIL-PRF-63029, and ISO 8879 MIL-STD-40051B).
  • Performed quality control on technical documents.
  • Composed and edited text and graphic files in Word and Adobe Illustrator, and input digitized data and images into electronic archive and retrieval systems.
  • Created Update to Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWR).
  • Provide technical expertise on XML/SGML and related web technologies as well as MIL-STD and the coding of technical publications to these and other mandated standards.
  • Ensure technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style.
  • Prepare final products (associated Aggregate Data Sets consisting of valid XML/SGML instances, IETM, hardcopy, and/or PDF) for the customers.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Legal Assisting
BS
Business Management
28

Content Editor / Copywriter

  • Contributed to strategic planning and tactical implementation of company advertising and marketing campaigns for concerts and events
  • Generated weekly electronic online newsletter copy and monthly print music calendar copy
  • Researched and generated press release copy for upcoming concerts and events
  • Maintained and updated online event calendar and artist database
  • Generated radio underwriting advertisement copy for use in the Twin Cities market
  • Supervised, fact-checked, proofread and edited intern-generated media content
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Screenwriting
BA
Advertising And Public Relations
29

Freelance Academic Writer

  • Conducted a detailed literature review on Employee turnover and Job satisfaction in organizations.
  • Structured and wrote lengthy proposal of DBA (Doctor of Business Administration)
  • Provided detailed research and statistics on Trust deed investing and collaboration in Real Estate.
  • Wrote essays and reports on various topics.
  • Supervised students on thesis writing
Candidate Info
MPhil
Pathology And Cytogenetics
Molecular Biology

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