Resume

SUSAN BALDANI
291 English Place
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 672-2547
suebaldani@yahoo.com
http://www.mywritingwall.com

Write articles on people, places and events all across the country. Work well with numerous editors and tailor every piece to the particular style of the publication. All work is professionally proofread before submission and deadlines are always met.

WRITING EXPERIENCE:

11/2020 – present:    The Business Voice, Tysons, Virginia

9/2020 – present:    Chandler Lifestyle magazine, Chandler, AZ

                                   Conejo Lifestyle magazine, Conejo, CA

                                   Cypress Lifestyle magazine, Cypress, TX

8/2020 – present:   Chatham & Short Hills Lifestyle magazine, Chatham, NJ

                                  Castle Rock Lifestyle magazine, Castle Rock, CO

7/2020 – present:    Grosse Pointe Lifestyle magazine, Grosse Pointe, MI

                                  Bridgewater Lifestyle magazine, Bridgewater , NJ

6/2020 – present:   Missoula Lifestyle magazine – Missoula, MT

                      Minneapolis Lakes Lifestyle magazine, Minneapolis, MO

                                  Invitation Magazines, Oxford, MS

7/2019 – present:  Paws & Claws Magazine, Roanoke, VA

4/2019 – present:  Vinings Lifestyle magazine, Smyrna, GA

1/2019 – present:  Viva Tysons, McClean, VA

12/2018 – present:  Midtown Lifestyle magazine, Atlanta, GA

2/2018 – present:   The Woodbridge Magazine, Suffolk, UK

12/2017 – present:  The Country Register – across the USA

10/2013 – present:   The Showcase Magazine, Warren, NJ

3/2018 – 12/2018:   The Lake Hopatcong News, Lake Hopatcong, NJ

2/2018 – 6/2018:   About Families Magazine, Lebanon, PA

5/2017 – 5/2017:   Night to Dawn Magazine, Abington, PA

8/2013 – 12/2013:   The Collection magazine, Summit, NJ

10/2013 – 12/2013:   The Bridgewater Breeze newspaper, Bridgewater, NJ

6/2011 – present:   Have written two fictional novels and multiple short stories for future publishing.

10/2009 – 12/2009 Proofreader
Proofread and edited the book “Renew with the Tradition” by Michel Milonnet. Published in 2010.

EDUCATION: KEAN UNIVERSITY, Union, NJ
M.A. Education

SETON HALL UNIVERSITY, South Orange, NJ
B.A. Psychology
Cum Laude

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2/1998 – Present:  INLINGUA SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES, Summit, NJ
Project Manager of Translation Department
Handle translation duties which include working with clients, translators and interpreters to ensure that contracted jobs are fulfilled in a competent and timely manner. Proofread and certify that documents are correct. Invoice clients and record payments. Send out proposals and do marketing for new business.

Director of Language Department
Scheduled and enrolled new students, and ensured progress of ongoing students. Tracked and recorded student lessons in order to prepare invoices and process payments. Handled all hiring of teachers. Recorded and calculated teachers’ hours in preparation for end-of-month payroll. Determined raises and bonuses for teachers. Responded to inquiries over the phone and in person, as well as sending out follow-up letters and materials. Sent out proposals, progress reports and other correspondence as needed. Responsible for appearance and general atmosphere of school.

2/1997 – 2/1998 RAR & ASSOCIATES, Short Hills, NJ
Administrative Assistant/ Office Manager
Ordered merchandise for various departments while keeping inventory of supplies. Typed proposals and all necessary correspondence. Scheduled meetings and appointments for President and Vice Presidents. Also assisted with accounts payable by preparing purchase orders and controlling petty cash.

9/1993 – 2/1997 SUMMIT RESEARCH GROUP, Berkeley Heights, NJ
Market Researcher
Compiled data, through various surveys and focus groups, and using
a coding system to enter it into the computer, summarized information
into a usable report for reference and data for major companies. Also
performed customer service duties, such as answering phones and confirming
dates of final reports.

INTERESTS:

Writing
Reading
Member of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad since 1992 (also write health articles on a monthly basis that are published in local outlets for this organization.)
Contributor to Friends of Valley Brook, a veteran’s assistance and advocacy program.