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Jon J. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 13, 2013

Jon J.

   United States

Overview

Publishing project management, technical writing, editing, research, information management, non-profit management.

I also have extensive background in Sanskrit language as a core component of Yoga practice, in particular mantra shastra and yogic / tantric meditation. I offer private tuition in Sanskrit and related fields from a broadly yogic / ayurvedic perspective.

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Brewing

Employment

Fields Land Rover / Jaguar / Volvo of Madison
Sales Guide
2012 - Present
Provide support and guidance for the purchase of new and used vehicles, specializing in Volvo, Land Rover, and Jaguar brands.
Community Pharmacy
Cooperator
2011 - 2012
Provided guidance to customers in natural health care products, including homeopathic remedies, herbal supplements, and natural beauty products.
Barriques Wine Cave
Barista, Wine Specialist
2010 - 2011
Maureen Cassidy Photography
Technical Support
2008 - 2011
Maintain data integrity for a large collection (1.5TB+) of digital images by keeping computer hardware in working order and making regular backups. Provide general desktop support for Adobe...
Himalayan Institute
Manager, Cross-Departmental Team
2008 - 2009
Managed the work schedules of 3-8 volunteers with a broad skill set dispatched to multiple departments in a vibrant non-profit organisation. Provided oversight, quality assurance, instruction,...
Yoga + Joyful Living Magazine
Columnist / Video Chef
2008 - 2009
Developed a popular cooking column for a quarterly magazine with a circulation of 100,000. Columns were syndicated on Care2.com and made into instructional videos for e-learning....
Himalayan Institute Press
Editorial Manager
2007 - 2009
Engaged in all aspects of book publishing with a small press, including creative writing, editorial work, layout and design project management, and marketing strategy / distribution. Directed the...
Himalayan Institute
Sanskritist
2003 - 2009
Curriculum Development, Classroom and Informal Teaching, Public and Private Liturgical Performance, General Consultation, Editorial Proofing Work for Books and Magazines
Himalayan Institute Press
Editor
2006 - 2007
Prepared manuscripts for publication in a small publishing house. Editorial tasks included substantive editing, copyediting, writing marketing copy, and working closely with design and production...
Yoga + Joyful Living Magazine
Associate Editor
2003 - 2005
Wrote, edited, and copy-edited articles on topics related to yoga, meditation, and alternative health. Wrote story proposals, heds, deks, contents blurbs, and author bios to prescribed word counts.
NameProtect
Intellectual Property Researcher
2003 - 2003
Evaluated data from a sophisticated vertical search engine to provide trademark research and digital brand protection services to a diverse and global customer base. Completed 6 month training...
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Assistant Bibliographer
2001 - 2002
Assisted in managing a world-class collection of reference materials related to the study of South and Southeast Asia. Provided customer service support to library users accessing the collection.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lecturer in Sanskrit
2000 - 2001
Read intermediate Sanskrit texts with graduate students. Provided clarification for difficult grammatical constructs, encouraged fluency of translation, and evaluated student performance.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA
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St. Olaf College
BA
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Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
Certificate
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