Nina-Carmen N. Monroe
To provide the highest level of expertise across a wide range of creative Marketing and Business Development projects.
Argosy University, School of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Sarasota, FL
Master of Arts of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Start date: January, 2008
End date: May, 2013
The College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Arts in English, cum laude
Minor in Philosophy
Degree awarded in May, 2003
Gift Baskets Overseas, International/Online
Manager of Marketing & Business Development: July, 2012 - present
Chief Editor/Consultant: April 2010-2012;
Freelance Copy Writer: October, 2009-April, 2010
Remotely providing Marketing and Business Development strategy geared toward e-commerce company growth; managing projects with a team of creative content specialists (5-7 people) to create compelling and SE-optimized advertising, website content, & press releases via print and digital media; leveraging social media; B2B & B2C lead targeting; customer relationship management; professional development across departments.
The Learning House, Inc., Louisville, KY
Freelance Copy Editor/Proofreader: 2009-2011
Remotely provided professional quality editing, proofreading, quality assurance, and fact-checking services under strict deadlines for the production of online university texts using APA style and in-house guidelines.
Lightpeak International, Inc., Hong Kong, China
Freelance Writer/Editor: September, 2008-2010
Remotely provided high quality, timely press releases, marketing materials, & case studies for CEOs and businesses (most notably Juniper Networks, Inc., AIG, and Microsoft, Hong Kong) with particular focus on IT, networking, financial analysis, and software development.
Associated In-Home Services, Inc., Tazewell, VA
Professional Parent Educator: March, 2008-June, 2008
Provided a contemporary understanding of child development; provided consultation to children, guidance to foster families, & liaison services between Social Services and professional and educational agencies; assisted in implementing treatment plans; supervised client progress; reported follow-up and changes in services to referring caseworkers; turned in progress notes bi-monthly; made weekly home visits according to the amount of time referred; and other duties as requested.
Unity Services, L.L.C., Princeton, WV
Paraprofessional: May, 2005-February, 2008
Demonstrated positive interaction and communication techniques to parents; supervised visitation between parents and children; provided opportunities for appropriate social interactions to children & adolescents; provided in-home drug screens or transportation to drug screen facilities; documented family sessions in accordance with ASO mandates; and other duties as requested.
Civic Development Group, Bluefield, WV
Fifty-Hour Manager: September, 2003-May, 2005
Trained tele-services representatives daily in sales and customer service techniques; documented daily sales progress; verified that sales were processed correctly; opened and closed the office upon request.
Combalou Restaurant and Cheese Cave, Baltimore, MD
Executive Fromager: Fall 2001-January, 2003
Provided expert knowledge of international cheeses and delicacies; wrote, designed, & produced monthly newsletter; coordinated cheese and wine-tasting events monthly; trained employees in customer service and sales techniques; lead the department in sales; scheduled employees in department; purchased department supplies and inventory.
Institute of Public Philosophy, CND, Baltimore, MD
Professor’s Assistant to Dr. Stephen Vicchio: Spring 2002-summer 2003
Scanned and edited manuscripts for publication.
The Writing Center, CND, Baltimore, MD
Writing lab assistant: Fall 2000-summer 2003
Assisted students with editing and critique of written projects, and tutored exchange students in English.
American Literary Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD
Editor’s assistant: Summer 1999- Fall 2001
Produced flawless press releases and manuscripts prior to publishing in a wide range of fields; responsible for copy editing, stylistic editing, and literary critique as well as verifying that “blues” were “clean” prior to being sent to the printer.
Esther’s Tara, Baltimore, MD
Co-owner: July 2003-September 2003;
Assisted-living care provider: June 1997-July 2003
Provided live-in supervision and care for mentally ill clients in multiple assisted-living facilities; produced daily documentation of client behaviors, interactions, & medication administration; organized purchasing of supplies for multiple assisted-living facilities; planned and implemented holiday events and community outings for clients; and interviewed potential clients and employees.