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Carole Brown | Elance
 
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Carole Brown

Always ready to learn.
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

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Minimum Hourly Rate $11

I have held a variety of jobs, from stage managing and directing in theatre to being a coffee master at Starbucks. I have worked with people who's ages range from 13 to 90.

Many of these jobs boil down to attention to detail, customer service, and a skill set that is always adapting across several spectrums. From being the tech producer for the SF Squeecast podcast, to being a local manager for such cons as C2E2, I bring a commitment to the job, and am willing to jump in where needed.

From being a journalist and Editor in Chief at...

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Skills (10)

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English Grammar
Academic Writing
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Photography
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Knowledge of Microsoft Office
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Employment

Anime Central
Staff
2008 - Present
One of the first staff members for the Special Needs and ADA Compliance department. We provide aid for convention attendees, convention staff, and guests. Work with our department head in...
A Reasonable Facsimile Theatre Company
Ensemble Member
2002 - Present
Company member. Have worked on various productions and benefits. Jobs included stage managing, directing, house managing, acting, props manager, technical, committee member, and box office manager.
Stage Center Theatre
Various Positions
2009 - 2010
Assistant Directed part of the Summer stock theatre program, and worked with the professors on a collaborative learning experience with the stage tech classes and a graduate school class. Served...
Starbucks Coffee Company
Coffee Master/Barista
2006 - 2010
Coffee Master/Barista and learning coach at a high volume drive-thru store.
Village Players Theater
Stage Manager/Designer
2009 - 2009
Stage Manager and Costume Designer for the world premiere of "Theatre of Souls". Worked with the writers and producers during the rehearsal and tech process.
St. Benedict High School
Director
2004 - 2007
Directed and assistant directed the fall and spring shows. Designed the sets, sound and lighting design.
WZRD Chicago
Talent/Producer
2002 - 2005
On-air personality and producer for a regular shift at 88.3 FM (local radio station out of Northeastern Illinois University).
Illinois Theater Association
Assistant
1999 - 2004
Assisted the Production Editor of the Illinois Theatre Association's bi-monthly newspaper The Followspot. Also helped run the annual convention, the High School Theatre convention, regional...
B & B Promotions
Photographer/Cashier
2002 - 2003
Site photographer and worked the register for the Santa and Easter Bunny displays at the Harlem-Irving Plaza.
Independent
Editor
1997 - 2003
Held various editorial positions, including Editor in Chief at the campus newspaper at Northeastern Illinois University. Created the yearly budget, proposals, and several databases still in...
Speci-Care Consolidated
Assistant
2000 - 2002
Performed receptionist, secretarial, filing and data entry duties. Assisted on preparation of files for public-aid. Assisted in receptionist duties for an oral surgeon, including scheduling and...
Stage Center Theatre
Various Positins
1997 - 2002
Served as a stage manager for many Mainstage, Studio Series, and traveling productions. Oversaw the entire operations of the theatre on performance nights. Acted on stage in several productions....
Speci-Care Consolidated
Assistant
1996 - 1998
Performed receptionist, secretarial, filing and data entry duties. Assisted on preparation of files for public-aid. Assisted in receptionist duties for an oral surgeon, including scheduling and...

Education

Northeastern Illinois University
Communication, Media, and Theatre
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