Resume

Kirsten Corley

Kirsten_Corley@aol.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:

Sequel Media Group –

Staff Writer
July 2015- Current
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- Current
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- Current
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- 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- 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

 

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

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

Big Brother/ Big Sister – Currently in the process of being matched

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- 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

Red Bank Soup Kitchen – Stocked food during the holidays and made bags for families

 

Achievements

Dean’s List each semester- Academic Athlete Award every year- Sorority Academic Achievement Award – 12 out of 60 chosen Seniors picked to have research presented in Noyes Museum – Chosen Day of Scholarship Speaker-1 of 30 American students chosen to be mentors abroad in Ireland

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