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Resume for Melissa Monson

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An engaging, curious, conversational writer covering a broad range of topics such as coaching, personal and professional development, gender issues, technology, and music. I am a team player, and a strategic problem solver who loves to innovate and offer strong written and communication skills for long-form content, email campaigns, and social media content creation.


Writer, Renaissance Woman Writing LLC    2021 – Present

Resume + LinkedIn Writer, Find Your Fit

  • Write coaching clients’ resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profile summaries.

Contract Ghostwriter, CAKE Publishing

  • Write email marketing newsletters using brand identity, voice, and tone.
  • Write long-form articles using research-backed sources.
  • Write content under a variety of deadlines, including one-day turnarounds.

Team Coordinator and Community Outreach, Rise Up for You   2021 – 2022

  • Create web content writing while also copy editing for Mailchimp newsletters for an executive, entrepreneurial, and working professional vertical of over 6k.
  • Utilize marketing strategies to create promotional emails (Mailchimp) and text campaigns (Project Broadcast) using copywriting trends to a 6k+ audience for services and events.
  • Use direct response marketing through social media marketing posts.
  • Capture photos and videos of events for social media and email marketing.
  • Upload and schedule SoundCloud and YouTube podcast recordings using company formatting, create YouTube cover images, and podcast images using Canva.
  • Create design and content for social media posts using company identity and tone.

Freelance Writing and Editing, Multiple Clients    2014-2020

  • Medium, articles for 7+ publications on a variety of topics
  • Me Boldly Life Coaching, content on life coaching and upcoming events
  • Powered by Headphones, first-person concert reviews via WordPress
  • Minnesota Paralegal Association, 10+ newsletter articles, and monthly editorial column
  • Triple III Foundation, promotional speeches to create education on children’s mental illness
  • Lisa Saline Social Media Training and Consulting, promotional content for brand awareness


Prime Therapeutics, Thomson Reuters, RBC Wealth Management, Optum, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Braun Intertec, Ameriprise, and more. Please see my LinkedIn for more details.


  • Certifications: Professional Coach, Associate in Project Management
  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Augsburg College


Collaboration: Slack, Jabber, WebEx, Skype, Teams, Zoom, Google Workspace, SharePoint 

Content Creation: Vimeo, Canva, Streamyard, Thinkific, YouTube, SoundCloud

Content Management System (CMS): WordPress

Design: Figma, Marvel

Marketing: Buffer, Linktree, Calendly, Typeform, Mailchimp, Project Broadcast,

Project Tools: Airtable, Smartsheet, Microsoft Suite, Confluence, Planview, Azure, Basecamp, Jira, Trello, MS Teams Task Planner, Fieldglass, Clockify