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Resume for Melissa Monson

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EMPLOYMENT

Self-Employed

Renaissance Woman Writing LLC 5/2021 – present

Founder, Ghostwriter & Copywriter Minneapolis, MN

  • Provide ghostwriting, copywriting, social media, resume writing, LinkedIn profiles, and blogging services to clients such as Wise Whisper LLC, Cake Media LLC, and career coaching services such as Find Your Fit.
  • Work has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Medium, Thrive Global, and the Good Men Project
  • Develop expertise in digital marketing and sales strategies by drafting client email marketing newsletters, and email sequences to sell courses, products, and services to subscribers with an aligned brand identity, voice, and tone.

Brand Ambassador 7/2021 – present

  • Partner with 9+ local/national staffing agencies to promote brands (i.e., Truly, Door Dash, Chevy, GMC, Bacardi) through experiential tastings and events.
  • Conduct market research, create brand awareness, track metrics, and generate product sales through experiential events.

Volunteer, Content Creation 6/2014 – present

  • Create speeches, editorial columns, and articles on a wide variety of topics for clients such as Me Boldly, Minnesota Paralegal Association, and Lisa Saline.

Rise Up for You 5/2021 – 4/2022

Team Coordinator & Community Outreach Remote

  • Copywriter and copyeditor for an executive and entrepreneurial community of 6k subscribers; created a content calendar to implement strategic promotional emails (Mailchimp) and text campaigns (Project Broadcast).
  • Captured content (videos, photos, writing) from in-person and virtual events for Instagram, LinkedIn, and email marketing; designed LinkedIn and Instagram social posts using company brand and tone (using Canva).
  • Uploaded SoundCloud and YouTube podcast recordings using company formatting, and create YouTube and podcast images (Canva).

Thomson Reuters 5/2019 – 3/2020

Implementation Project Manager Eagan, MN

  • Facilitated 9+ hours of educational training on the features, benefits, and technical specifications of the SaaS product “eBilling Hub (eBH).”
  • Project planning and monitoring the 15+ assigned law firm implementations and upgrades in cloud-based spreadsheet software “Smartsheet.”

Senior Publishing Coordinator 11/2017-5/2019

  • Edited and coordinated quarterly publications featuring all-new federal legislation by collaborating with internal and global teams; amended existing legislative content for 1-2 jurisdictions per month for print and online.

EDUCATION

  • Learning Journeys, Woodbury, MN; Certified Professional Coach, 2021
  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Augsburg College
  • Technical trainings: Google Workspace, Microsoft Suite, Mailchimp, Slack, Canva, Clickup