Laura Gilmore – accomplished, brainy, an excellent writer, gifted at project management and communication. Her resume:
Tel: +1 718 545 2365
Proven web producer/manager/editor with a broad range of experience in new media and print. Demonstrated excellence in online site build-outs, launches and management, as well as client liaison, internal communication/coordination. Background in communications, event planning and the entertainment industry.
-Six years experience as Editor/Project Mgr. at leading tech-business publisher
-Eight years of online publishing experience
-10 years experience as a journalist
-Demonstrated success in event planning
From 1999-2005 I worked for techweb.com (CMP Media LLC) in the following capacity:
Project Manager, Editor, Writer
: CMP Integrated Marketing Solutions, CMP Media LLC, New York, New York.
-Planned, scheduled and oversaw successful build-outs and timely launches of advertorial web sites for clients such as: Oracle, Cisco, Nortel, HP, Sprint, Verizon and other technology leaders
-Many return clients due to campaign satisfaction (e.g., Cisco, Nortel, HP, Microsoft)
-Agency experience – T3, Ogilvy Mather Interactive, FCB and others
-Managed a production and creative team in coordination with projects
-Created ad copy for banners, IMUs, skyscrapers, tiles, links
-Content management/maintenance, site updates, reporting to the clients, traffic reports, responsible for client liaison and correspondence
-Created successful Eblasts and Enewsletter copy for lead gen and other newsletter campaigns (text and html) (2001-2005)
Web Editor/Producer, Planet IT.com, CMP Media LLC) New York, New York.
Clients included IBM, HP, Microsoft, EDS, and many others.
-Edited, managed content, wrote copy and co-managed one of the most successful technology/business news sites in the tech boom of 98-99.
-Led production staff and artists on each site (up to 700K contracts)
-Wrote ad copy for creative, assigned feature articles
-Proven management skills and excellent communication aided in promotion to Project Manager (see above) (Jan. 1999-May 2001)
Project Manager/Coordinator – Alexander Summer LLC (May – September 2006). Coordinated, oversaw, hired and acted as client liaison for a multimedia project requiring transfer of 20k commercial real estate slides to DVD format.
Editing and copy writing for NYC design firm – Brochures, web copy, print ads. Network Design & Communications – (September 2002-2003)
Editing and Proofreading – Agilent and Phillips (Medical equipment Users Guides, etc., July – September 2001)
Content Management project – Editing and content loading/management using allaire’s Spectra webtop, NorthPoint Domain (medical reference website). (April-June, 2001)
Online Community Leader for Microsoft’s boston.sidewalk.com. Edited, wrote content and updated message boards for entertainment section of site. (1996-1999)
Editing and/or Editorial Project Management
for various publications including:
-InformationWeek – moderator for online e-business discussion (1999)
-The Boston Water and Sewer Commission contract (1996)
-Harvard’s Risk Management Center For Publications (1995)
-Researched and developed content as part of a team and team leader The Boston Phoenix’s Supplement Arts and Recreation guides (1986-1989)
Event Planner - CDC 10th Anniversary Conference (Injury Prevention)
Coordinated/planned 275-attendee US government agency-sponsored conference Proven successful planner with hotel, catering, program coordination; registration, panelist/speaker needs, press relations, conference program media. Facilitated communication between co-sponsors Harvard School of Public Health and Massachusetts Department of Public Health. (2002)
for over a decade, specializing in music, arts, lifestyles:
Microsoft’s boston.sidewalk.com, SonicNet/Addicted to Noise, America Online’s Digital City Boston, The Boston Phoenix, The Boston Globe Calendar, Spin, The New England Beat, Boston Rock, The Boston Edge (1985-1999)
Radio, TV and theater press. Clients include NYC technology firm Richmond Research; Bela Lugosi Enterprises; Ruff Stuff Records, RPH Records; Boston’s small theater companies (1996-2003)
ESL teacher/tutor: Private tutor, American Red Cross, Quincy College, Bouchereau Int’l Language School, and Whittier College (1984 and 1994-98, 2005)
-Whittier College, Bachelor of Arts
-Harvard University: High School and summer programs
-University of Copenhagen, Denmark: Humanities Program
-Phillips Exeter Academy (summer session)