Resume

Kirsten Corley

KirstenOCorley@gmail.com
EDUCATION
Stockton University, Galloway NJ May 2014
GPA: 3.4 B.A. in Literature and Creative Writing
Study Abroad, National University of Ireland, Galway Spring 2013

Experience:

Thought Catalog August 2016 – Current

Editorial Director – Quote Catalog Aug16 – Dec16

Lead Staff Writer – Current

Sequel Media Group –

Staff Writer
July 2015- July 2016
New York, NY

Elite Daily –

Contributing Writer July 2014- Current
Freehold, New Jersey (Unpaid)

-Writes: ladies, wellness, culture, dating and motivation
-Pitches weekly ideas to Corina Aparicio
-Uses social media both Twitter and Facebook to promote articles
-Figures: 650,000 shares on social media between 18 articles

Taylor Magazine –

Contributing Writer June 2015- 2016
Freehold, New Jersey (Paid)

-New magazine and website based in London England
-Will cover subjects: life, relationships, news and woman

Huffington Post –

Contributing Writer June 2015- August 2016
Freehold, New Jersey (Unpaid)

-Company fan base of 5,000,000 people on social media
-Submits articles to editorial blog team

Mogul –

Contributing Writer May 2015- August Current
Freehold, New Jersey (Unpaid)

-Fan base on social media 500,000
-Writes: relationship, woman and life advice
-Enhances personal editorial skills because there is no editorial team
-Submits article links to editor who reviews before approving
-Figures: 5,600 views and 600 shares between 10 articles

Atlantic City Weekly –

Editorial Intern
Atlantic City, New Jersey Jan 2014- May 2014

-Managed social media sites like Facebook and Twitter increasing followers
-Publicity experience: ran company sponsored events held in Atlantic City and managed guest list
-Wrote articles for weekly publication while editing other reporters work
-Transcribed daily articles with stars like Mike Tyson

Self Published Author Intern –

Editorial/Research Intern
Rahway, NJ May 2013- Aug 2013

-Researched information for book and compiled figures of research in excel spreadsheet
-Helped to maintain and manage social media presence on Twitter and Facebook
-Read manuscripts and provided editorial feedback
-Provided general administrative support to CEO, answered calls and organized schedule
-Worked on book, “Rich Habits” reached number 1 on Amazon

Stockton University- Writer/Editor
Galloway, New Jersey
Sept 2012- May 2014
-Wrote and edited for the school paper, covered subjects sports, life and campus events
-Attended an Editorial Class in Fall 2013 and Writing Conference in Spring 2014
-Senior Research Thesis published in School Library and Noyes Museum
-Published writer in the school Literary Magazine “The Stockpot”

Skills: WordPress, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr)
Achievements: Dean’s List, Attended Editorial Conference in Spring 2013, Literature Alumni Mentor, Member of Young Publishers Group NY

Volunteer

Stockton Suicide Prevention Team 

Guest speaker for 3 years now at Stockton University. 

Spread The Love Foundation

Public Speaker at High School Panels

Ashley Lauren Foundation 

Helping to organize first 5K in Brielle NJ. ALF helps fund families who have a child fighting cancer. 

 Covenant House Associate Board Member 2015 -Current 

Visited our Guatemala shelter for trafficked youth. 

Raised $12,000 in 2016 – Running the NYC Full Marathon/ Half Marathon 

Did the sleep out 3 years now. 

On the special events committee.

Covenant House Member of Young Professionals Board of Monmouth County -Attends monthly meeting, Attends fundraisers

Organized the first Asbury Bar Crawl

Did a 72 Mile race across NJ in August 2017

Feeding the Homeless In NYC – Walks around NYC feeding homeless and learning about their life stories and writes about them on personal blog

Big Brother/ Big Sister – Spent 6 months matched with a girl in middle school. 

SeaShore Gardens Nursing Home Volunteer – Visited residents for 4 years in college, reading and talking to them

Best Buddies International – Acted as a mentor to students with Special Needs

Tutor Abroad – 4 days a week after school, taught underprivileged Irish Students study habits and how to read

Holiday Express Volunteer – During the Holidays volunteers at concerts prepping food and interacting with guests who are mentally disabled

Special Olympics Volunteer – Helped Prep for special Olympics setting up equipment

Community Outreach Program through Stockton Volleyball- Taught children from Atlantic City how to play volleyball

2nd Floor Youth Helpline- Responded to online posts of children’s problems, anywhere from bullying to family issues

WARM Animal Shelter Volunteer –Walked dogs in college every Sunday Morning

 

Achievements

17 Half marathons.

2 Full marathons.

Cov Killin It Award – 2017

Stockton Alumni Impact Award 2017

In University 

Dean’s List each semester

Academic Athlete Award every year

Sorority Academic Achievement Award

Chosen Day of Scholarship Speaker

1 of 30 American students chosen to be mentors abroad in Ireland

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