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Rachel Rigdon | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 24, 2014

Rachel Rigdon

Speedy and efficient editor and writer
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL
  |  10:58 pm Local Time

Overview

Writer and editor with extensive experience with journalism, marketing, and public relations. Management experience from editor positions and as co-director of writing center. Experienced in working with at-risk student populations in liaison with non-profit organizations.

Specialties: adobe photoshop, conferences, content management, corporate communications, editing, focus, forms, indesign, languages, macintosh, macintosh os, macromedia director, marketing, microsoft access, microsoft excel, microsoft powerpoint,...

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Employment

Private Family
Nanny
2012 - Present
Responsible for providing high-quality, consistent care to two elementary-aged children.
Private Family
Tutor
2013 - 2014
I privately tutored an elementary-aged student with ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and demonstration of Autism spectrum behaviors. I provided academic and skill development support.
Private Family
Nanny
2013 - 2014
I provide childcare and educational support to an adopted toddler. I primarily offer language and integration skills.
Northwestern University
AthleticTutor
2012 - 2013
I provided both individual and group-based tutoring to student athletes in writing, persuasion, public speaking, rhetoric, study skills, and university organizational structures.
Street-Level Youth Media
Intern
2012 - 2012
Northwestern University
Rhetoric and Public Culture Masters Student
2010 - 2012
Completed my masters in Rhetoric and Public Culture in the Department of Communication Studies. My thesis is entitled, "SlutWalk and Men Can Stop Rape: Negating Victim and Violator Identities in...
Communities In Schools
AmeriCorps Mentor and Tutor
2009 - 2010
I mentored and tutored 20 at-risk middle school students in an urban, inner-city middle school. My work involved building a positive relationship with at-risk students in order to lower dropout...
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
AmeriCorps VISTA
2009 - 2009
I edit and produce content for resource toolkits intended for the creation of college-awareness centers in Texas. I also contact local non-profit organizations to establish partnerships for raising...
Debby Ellis Writing Center
Co-Director and Senior Writing Consultant
2006 - 2009
Southwestern University
Editor-in-Chief, The Megaphone
2005 - 2009
National Instruments
Corporate Content Intern
2008 - 2008
Southwestern University Events Office
Resident Assistant
2006 - 2007

Education

Southwestern University
Bachelor of Arts
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Northwestern University
Master of Arts (M.A.)
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editor
writer
proofreader
data entry
data management
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