Publishing / Marketing Professional Resume

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JULIA HUDSON
10 Seventh Street #101
Buffalo, NY 14201
201-777-7777

PROFESSIONAL A New York Publisher of trade and scholarly books
EXPERIENCE: DIRECTOR OF ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION (March 2006 -Present)

Key responsibilities include: managing advertising/promotion department with staff of four; overseeing and actively engaging in all aspects of promotion, advertising, and publicity. I have established and am maintaining a 25-person national sales force and make seasonal visits to the nation’s two largest bookstore chains.

Active in negotiating special sales and acquiring new titles, and as liaison with domestic and foreign rights agents. In 2006Itraveled to England, visited several publishers, bought and sold rights.

Frequently arrange author appearances on television and radio talk shows. As a company spokesperson,
I have been interviewed numerous times by newspapers, magazines, syndicates, and radio stations.

ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION MANAGER (2004 – 2006)

G.Barrett & Associates: Created, designed, and wrote copy for brochures, flyers, and display ads; created direct-mail campaigns; represented company at publisher’s book exhibits.

Weber Shandwick: Wrote news releases, selected media, made follow-up calls, and arranged author media appearances.

ASSISTANT EDITOR (2002 – 2004)

Responsibilities included reading authors’ manuscripts, copyediting, proofreading; writing jacket copy, coordinating and writing copy for catalog. Some editing and proofreading was done on a freelance basis.

Donna Karan International (New York, NY) ADVERTISING COPYWRITER (2000 – 2002)

Responsible for designing and writing copy for bimonthly catalog and supplementary flyers. Created ads and brochures; wrote sales letters and edited and rewrote direct-mail pieces.

EDUCATION: Long Island University at Brooklyn

Degree: B.A. in English, 2000
Minor: Social Sciences

SKILLS: Word processing, working knowledge of typography, research proficiency

REFERENCES: Will be provided on request

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