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Laura Decorte | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 28, 2014

Laura Decorte

   United States
  |   San Diego, CA

Overview

I am friendly, responsible, organized, detail-oriented, and passionate. I love technology and working with computers, and have a wide-spread knowledge of both PCs and Macs. I have always been an extremely driven person and will pursue my dreams with all I have.

I have a plethora of experience in a variety of industries. As a journalism major, I have especially focused on positions that involve social media, writing, photography, and copy-editing. I am passionate about the media industry and especially copy-editing - I have had a passion for...

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Tested
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
PowerPoint
Customer Service
Research
Photoshop
Social Media
Teamwork
Mac

Employment

Spear Marketing
Program Specialist and Editor
2014 - Present
New Management Inc.
VP of Social Media, Editor, & Art Director
2013 - Present
Increase website traffic through the research, development and posting of social media content Meticulously proofread and copy-edit all writing and drafts, from e-books to published documents ...
Laura Decorte Photography
Photographer
2011 - Present
Organize photoshoots, take and edit photos.
Biola University
Math Teaching Assistant
2013 - 2014
Tutor students in math and grade homework assignments.
The Point Magazine
Copy Editor
2013 - 2014
The Point Magazine Award of Excellence recipient for my role as Copy Editor Supervised and mentored a team of 10 writers through each stage of the drafting process Implemented a new drafting...
Biola University
Photographer
2012 - 2014
Photographed studio, portrait and event shoots utilizing a professional DSLR Professionally edited all photographs in RAW and JPG formats using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop Coordinated with...
La Jolla Presbyterian Church
Communications Intern
2013 - 2013
Increased awareness of church ministries by developing a series of 13 brochures Oversaw project from layout design, photography and writing to editing and coordinating with ministry heads ...
Sonoma Christian Home
Assistant Editor
2013 - 2013
Created unique graphic images and social media posts to attract a wider viewership Improved website quality by proofreading spelling and grammar and formatting articles for consistent layout ...
Intrinsic Styles
Editorial and Photography Intern
2013 - 2013
Increased website traffic by writing SEO friendly blog posts on a plethora of popular subjects Wrote one of the top-viewed blog posts on the Intrinsic Styles website Coordinated and shot...
Biola University
Student Caller
2012 - 2013
Acted as an ambassador for the university, reaching out to alumni, parents and friends Facilitated donation requests and updated contact information Developed techniques to deal with...
Biola University
Eagle Host
2012 - 2013
Ambassador of the university, hired to host and interact with potential students.
The Echo newspaper
Photographer
2012 - 2012
Captured photos of campus events and portrait shoots using a professional DSLR Communicated with the writers to make sure photos meshed well with the article Edited and uploaded all photos in...
California Lutheran University
Financial Aid Student Receptionist
2012 - 2012
Helped advise on loans and scholarships as the first contact for students and parents Handled paperwork, phone calls and emails to facilitate quick and fluid communication Managed data...
Ben & Jerry's
Food Service Representative
2010 - 2011
Took and facilitated orders, handled money, cleaned everything for 2 summers.
La Jolla Light & San Diego Suburban News
Journalism and Photography Intern
2009 - 2009
Photographed events and individuals all over the La Jolla area to accompany articles Organized and conducted interviews Brainstormed and wrote published articles

Education

Biola University
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
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