Mike’s resume and portfolio

Michael J. “Mike” Marlow

mmarlow23@gmail.com

Experienced editor/proofreader/writer with managerial experience. Experience includes writing technical documents, marketing copy and HR materials as well as teaching and curriculum editing.

Writer/Editor

Write content for marketing/advertising pieces and website

Write content for training/educational tools

Edit marketing pieces, contracts, etc. for content and clarity

Write and edit procedure/policy pieces for Human Resources and other departments

Edit course curriculum for online writing courses (college level)

Assist with social media content (blogging, Facebook, Twitter)

Proofreader/Editor

Experience in marketing/advertising, serving industries such as telecom, retail, grocery, health & beauty, hospitality and more

Experience with both hardcopy and digital (online and offline) proofing

Manage a team of 6-10 proofreaders, including training and troubleshooting

Coordinate with print production teams to manage deadlines and client style preferences

Education/Training

Teach writing courses in both online and on-ground environments

Course material included process writing, persuasive writing, interpretation and explanation, etc.

Tutor developmental writing students in both face-to-face and online settings

Employment experience

Aloe Vera of America, Inc.    (07/2015-present)

Technical Writer

  • Write and revise procedural documentation for all aspects of manufacturing operation
  • Administer the online database of quality documentation.
  • Assist with document control and change control processes
  • Assist with training documentation
  • Assist with master manufacturing records

Javelin Marketing Group        (07/2014-06/2015)

Proofreader/Copy Editor

  • Edit/proofread marketing/advertising materials for print and digital
  • Clients include telecom, health & beauty, hospitality industries and more

Outcome Engenuity, LLC      (10/2012-01/2014)

Copywriter/Editor

  • Write content for marketing/advertising pieces and website
  • Write content for training/educational tools
  • Edit marketing pieces, contracts, etc.
  • Write and edit procedure/policy pieces for Human Resources
  • Certified Just Culture Champion

Ivie & Associates, Inc.          (07/2007-01/2012)

Proofreading Manager

  • Edit/proofread marketing/advertising materials such as grocery ads and office catalogs
  • Write selling copy including descriptions of available items
  • Manage a group of 6-10 proofreaders, including training and troubleshooting
  • Coordinate with print production teams to manage deadlines and client style preferences

Cedar Valley College (DCCCD)    (01/2006-06/2007)

Adjunct Instructor, English

Instructional Associate, Writing (tutor)

  • Teach composition courses, including process writing
  • Tutor developmental writing students

ITT Technical Institute    (06/2005-06/2007)

Online Adjunct Instructor, General Education Hybrid Program

  • Teach composition courses in an online environment, including process writing
  • Edit course curriculum for entire program

Texas A&M University-Commerce    (08/2003-12/2004)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Literature and Languages

Peer Tutor and Online Writing Lab Tutor, Communication Skills Center

  • Teach composition courses, including process writing
  • Tutor developmental writing students, both face to face and online

Education

M.S., English, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, TX (December 2004)

B.S., Business Administration, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX (December 1994)

Writing Samples

Marketing/Educational Content

https://www.justculture.org/the-role-of-the-imposer/

https://www.justculture.org/define-justice/

https://www.justculture.org/barriers-redundancy-and-recovery-strategies-for-system-analysis-and-design/

Reviews

http://opinions.thefellowshipofthegeeks.net/2014/01/a-review-revelations-1.html

http://opinions.thefellowshipofthegeeks.net/2013/12/a-review-midas-flesh-1.html

http://opinions.thefellowshipofthegeeks.net/2013/12/a-review-star-wars-darth-vader-and-cry.html

My personal blog (which you’re technically on already)

mikeygeek.wordpress.com

References available upon request

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