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Jesse M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 16, 2014

Jesse M.

   United States
  |   New York City, NY

Overview

Looking for positions, especially if unconventional, that echoes my values where I put to use my skills in research and communication with my passion for making a change in real people’s lives in fields such as Labor, Social and Economic Justice, Non-Profits/NGOs and Education.

I have experience as a writer, editor, graphic designer, blogger, waiter, server, salesman, and actor. I've sold knives, coffee, computers, medical equipment, women's shoes, and condoms on the street. I've taught rock climbing. I've cut hair. I've built chairs. I've...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Writing
Editing
Social Media
Research
Languages
Proofreading
Proofing
Windows
Word
QuarkXPress

Employment

501 Auctions
Part-time Event Manager
2013 - Present
Represent fundraising company at events. Train staff, volunteers, and guests on platforms for mobile bidding and registration. Interface with the client/host and ensure everything runs smoothly –...
Say It With A Condom
Production, Sales, Shipping
2013 - Present
Assembly of product and displays. Set one-day sales record at Obama's second inauguration. Shipping and Receiving, FedEx, UPS, USPS.
Freelance at Life
Hired Gun
2012 - Present
Current projects include: • On-going one-on-one tutoring for the SHSAT exam. • Ad hoc factotum for several startups across varied industries ranging from marketing, fashion, condom wholesale,...
TaskRabbit
Freelance Task Rabbit
2012 - Present
Assisting people with projects and tasks of all sorts, both personal and professional. Moving, Writing/Editing, Marketing, Handyman, Event Help, Painting, Computer Help, Usability Testing, General...
New Yorkers for de Blasio
Finance and Compliance Intern
2013 - 2014
Entered personal information from donors in NGP and C-Smart, ensuring all donations met NYCCFB regulations, double-checking information against several databases.
Working Families Party
Volunteer
2010 - 2013
Attend small and large gatherings of party members and supporters and volunteer on committees to do everything from electioneering at poll sites and answering constituents' concerns and queries to...
Laughing Liberally
Public Relations Manager
2012 - 2012
Representing the Laughing Liberally brand (and its comics) via an assortment of platforms including social media and direct outreach to news organizations, press, political influencers, theatre...
Thomas Keller Restaurant Group
Busser
2012 - 2012
Provide client-based solutions to complex situations with a team-oriented synergy.
C. Wonder
Sales Associate
2012 - 2012
Assist customers in finding the items that will make their lives C. Wonderful. Also, taking things out of boxes and sometimes putting them into other boxes.
Unemployment Action Center
Volunteer
2011 - 2011
I advocated for claimants in unemployment insurance administrative hearings in front of an administrative law judge. I interviewed the claimant extensively, researched case law, prepared the...
Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office
Volunteer
2010 - 2011
Volunteered at a free walk-in clinic in Kings County Civil Court where I interviewed debtors being sued by debt collectors. Explained legal concepts and provided information on procedures and...
New York University Computer Store
Senior Sales Associate
2007 - 2010
Created promotional material for in-store and external purposes such as pricelists, flyers, order forms and other documents. Handled customer service complaints as liaison to repair staff and...
New York University Health Science Bookstore
Senior Store Branch Assistant
2007 - 2007
Direct customer service and support; Sales; Stocking and updating merchandise.
Sea Thai Restaraunt
Barback
2006 - 2007
Cut hundreds of limes for hundreds of mojitos (I'm really good at cutting limes and I'm happy to do it at any time); prepped myriad garnishes other than limes; stocked bottles; cleaned and stocked...
Cracked Magazine
Editorial Intern
2005 - 2006
Screened articles and graphics submitted for publication. Responded to writers and artists regarding the publication potential of their work. Checked facts in both external and in-house submissions.
ExtraVertical Climbing Center
Wall Supervisor
2003 - 2006
Instructed proper climbing safety and protocol to students in private lessons and in large and small groups. Administered tests for certification in safety. Oversaw safety of all belayers on premises.
Improv Asylum
Jokes Intern
2004 - 2005
Helped with setting up for rehearsals and shows, distributing literature, and barked at the front door for customers, but mostly talked to weirdos on 8th Ave. And Will Ferrell's brother.
Coffee Junction
Barista
2000 - 2004
Served and prepared coffee drinks, hot and cold food, and other beverages in fast-paced popular neighborhood coffee shop. Cleaned and prepared shop before opening and after close. Cleaned and...
Vector Marketing
Sales Associate
2002 - 2003
Sold knives.

Education

J. R. Masterman High School
HS Diploma
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Brooklyn Law School
J.D.
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Aston University
M.Sc.
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New York University
B.A.
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City University of New York Graduate Center
M.A.
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Columbia University in the City of New York
Certificate
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