Résumé

I am an accomplished, efficient, and highly organized professional with an array of project management experience in the book publishing, television, and film industries. Priding myself on clear and effective communication, I am skilled in efficiently managing multiple projects.

Core Competencies

Project management | Manuscript development | Interdepartmental relations | Author relations | Time management | Problem solving | Effective communication

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sept 10 – March 14 | Senior Editorial Project Manager | Focal Press, an imprint of Taylor and Francis

Simultaneous project management of 30+ media technology books and ancillary content from signing to publication

  • Maintain critical handover dates and product quality, contributing to imprint revenue goal
  • Develop manuscript and ancillary content
  • Ensure consistency of imprint and series style requirements
  • Arrange technical and/or peer reviews for manuscripts
  • Serve as primary contact for internal departments including design, editorial, marketing, multimedia, e-production, and print production
  • Coordinate with authors and marketing department to ensure accurate and successful product launches and active author promotion at conferences and speaking engagements
  • Develop marketing and back cover copy with authors, editors, and marketing team
  • Collaboratively create efficient workflows with the production and design teams
  • Train and supervise Editorial Project Managers
  • Chair monthly Editorial Project Management team meetings
  • Manage a publishing assistant
  • Maintain schedule tracking spreadsheets utilized by upper management

Jul 08 Aug 10 | Development Editor | Focal Press

Development and project management of book projects from signing to publication

 

  • Developed and transmitted front list titles
  • Maintained product data integrity on internal systems
  • Drafted branding guidelines for books with companion websites
  • Oversaw transmittal distribution among assistant editors

2008 | Production Secretary/Travel Coordinator | Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Managed a team of three; responsible for scheduling travel for 60 crew and cast members; management of the Production Office

2007 | Production Manager | Sox Appeal

Supervised production office; served as bridge between creative and production teams; managed office staff of seven; oversaw Web site content creation

2006 | Assistant to Co-Executive Producer | Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and How to Get the Guy

Managed office of Head of Post Production

2005 | Development Coordinator/Office Manager | Monument Television & Film Company

Edited and tracked television proposals while providing support for Executive Producers

2005 | Production Coordinator | Xcess/Access

Managed production office, with focus on network relations and vendor management

2003-2004 | Production Supervisor | Knock First

Managed schedules for 40 person crew; assisted the Supervising Producer; structured in-house casting organization and distribution system

EDUCATION

University of Tampa | Bachelor of Arts in Communication