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Cheryl Giordano | Elance
Last Sign-in: May 24, 2014

Cheryl Giordano

Experienced Writer and Executive Asst.
   United States
  |   Carrollton, TX
  |  2:50 pm Local Time


I'm a gifted and conscientious writer with an intuitive grasp of how substitution of a single word or altering the arrangement of a sentence can radically impact psychological effect and a reader's reaction to content. My experience comprises writing (fiction and non-fiction); editing; proofreading; academic and general research; transcription; graphic design; and over 20 years of executive administrative assistance that includes business and promotional writing, including copy, instructional materials, grants and employee handbooks; human...

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Edited William C. Agee's text for Sam Francis, Paintings 1947-1990 (by William C....
Edited The Real Seinfeld: As Told by the Real Costanza (by Mike Costanza and Greg...

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Service Description

Editorial, transcription and administrative services provided with attention to detail and deadlines.

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The Barber Law Firm, PC
Office Manager
2013 - 2014
* General office administration, space management and special projects * Accounts payable * Bank deposits * Bookkeeping and monthly, quarterly and annual reporting * Settlement accounting and...
University of North Texas Department of Mathematic
Administrative Coordinator
2010 - 2013
* General departmental administrative work * Varied research projects * Graphic design and project production * Monitoring expenditures from and payments into departmental accounts * Grant-related...
QuestPro / Q-Temps Insurance Staffing
Benefits Service Representative
2010 - 2010
* Providing health and dependent care flexible spending account assistance via telephone * Implementing personal information changes * Detailed documentation of all participant contact * Follow-up...
Select Staff
Benefits Service Representative
2010 - 2010
* Providing open-enrollment period benefit elections assistance to retirees of Kansas City, MO, city government via telephone * Implementing personal information changes * Detailed documentation of...
Citrus County Sheriff's Office, CI Unit
Child Protective Investigator
2008 - 2008
* Conducting criminal investigations of reported child abuse following investigative and legal protocol * Obtaining evidence and information, conducting research * Assessing allegations and risks *...
ScreaMachine Studio
Studio Assistant
1991 - 2008
* Secretarial and production assistance * Research * Correspondence and proposal writing * Editing * Proofreading
Hodgson Russ LLP
Benefits Specialist
2006 - 2007
* Assisting employees and retirees with benefits through one-on-one counseling * Providing employee customer service for all benefits * Communicating effectively, orally and in writing, with...
Brooklyn Friends School
Payroll and Benefits Administrator
1999 - 2006
* Writing, producing and maintaining handbook text and informational materials * Exceeded the standards of each routine, annual independent audit * Established a dedicated human resources...
Leni Potoff, Inc.
Intern Conservator / Assistant to the Head Conserv
1999 - 2003
* Studio organization and trafficking * Research * Administrative and secretarial duties and correspondence * Purchasing * Domestic travel arrangements * Fabrication of specialized equipment *...
Lisa Vergara, Art Historian
Research Assistant
1999 - 2003
* Research (Frick Museum Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art Library, Internet) * Editing * Proofreading
William C. Agee, Art Historian
Research and Editorial/Secretarial Assistant
1999 - 2000
For projects "Sam Francis, Paintings 1947-1990" and various exhibition catalog essays: * Research (Frick Museum Library, Whitney Museum Library, Museum of Modern Art Library, Internet) *...
City & Country School
Office Manager
1992 - 1999
* Writing, editing and proofreading contracts and internal and external informational materials * Wrote and edited accreditation documents * Exceeded the standards of each routine, annual...
WordWise, Inc.
Editorial Assistant
1998 - 1998
For project, "The Real Seinfeld: As Told by the Real Costanza": * Proofreading * Editing
Sass Conservation
Assistant to Head Conservator
1995 - 1998
* Collection of field datafor implementation of Greenwood Cemetery conservation project * Cataloging data from art collection of historical estate located in Puerto Rico * Field assistant to head...
Milkyway Productions, Inc.
Various, incl Art Director & Asst. to Mng. Editor
1984 - 1993
* All departmental correspondence and organization * Appointments and scheduling * Transcription * Meeting minutes * Freelance writers payroll * Foreign and domestic travel arrangements * Research...
Broadcast Arts
Assistant to the Executive Producers
1992 - 1992
(Production studio responsible for Pee Wee's Playhouse and a vast number of highly recognizable, animated television commercials) * Liaison between executive producers and animation studio *...
TBWA Advertising
Administrative Assistant to the Creative Executiv
1991 - 1991
(Originators of the Absolut Vodka "Absolut" ad campaign) * Interdepartmental coordination * Secretarial duties * Departmental correspondence and organization * Proofreading * Appointments and...


CUNY, Hunter College - CUNY Baccalaureate Program
Bachelor of Arts
- 2003
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