Jim McCarthy

Copy Editor, Developmental Editor, Ghostwriter, Writer

I Write for your Business, You Run It

Jim McCarthy
P.O. Box 201 Shell Knob, MO 65747 ■ (785) 224-7012 ■ https://JMcontent.com
 Professional Content Writer, Blogger & Proofreader 
CAREER SUMMARY
Innovative professional freelance content writer, blogger, and proofreader who transitioned to writing and marketing after serving 35+ years in the travel industry, finishing as an executive at the corporate level. Possesses the business savvy and writing knowledge, skills, and experience needed to help businesses and organizations market themselves and get their messages out to desired customers. Uses the latest concepts, methods, techniques, and technologies to write, blog, and proofread to meet customers’ current and growing needs. A self-starter who works well, either alone or as part of a team; can lead or follow. Adapts his writing style to clients’ needs. Strong attention to detail. Meticulous and impeccable spelling and grammar. Delivers work on time and on budget. Flexible and takes customer direction/feedback well. Consummate professional, who possesses pleasant interpersonal skills, communicates well, and is an emotionally mature leader and manager.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
 Editing  Business  Copywriting  Proofreading  Travel Industry
 Training  Speaking  Digital Sales  Management  Content Writing
 Blogging  Leadership  Ghostwriting  Presentations
APPLICABLE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Content Writing
 Authored numerous travel industry trade magazine articles, lesson plans, course materials, manuals, newsletters, press releases, and promotional pieces
 Wrote many home study and classroom training materials for Management, Marketing, Sales, and Automation courses
 Created a personal “Memoir-Writing” business where clients are shown how to write and publish their memoirs
 Devised a method for “non-writers” to collect their memoir content, then proceed through the steps to achieve their writing goals, whether or not they ultimately publish their works
 Created a blog encouraging others to begin work on “the book that is within each of us”
 https://writethestoryofyou.com helps, inspires, and instructs people to write and publish their memoirs
 Writing examples available at https://jmcontent.com/portfolio/
Blogging
 Maintained a blog for 6 years, supporting rescues/adoptions of the Shih Tzu dog breed (shihtzumania.com)
 Created the facebook timeline “Shihtzumania,” which had a worldwide audience of 121,000 followers
Proofreading
 Oversaw the development and presentation of classes in Sales, Marketing, Management, and Product Knowledge for the worldwide professional staff of a major US corporation
 Proofread a 10-person staff’s course development materials to ensure accuracy and consistency
 Authored, edited, proofread and published many articles, newsletters, manuals, and other course materials while in corporate offices in New York, San Francisco, Kansas City and others
EDUCATION
► Electronics Tech Program, University of Dayton, Ohio
► Marketing/Management Program, New York University (NYU), New York City, New York


Categories
Content Types
Ebook, Case Study, Social Copy, Whitepaper, Website Copy, Blog Post
More Information
Univ. of Dayton (OH); NYU (Mgt. Mktg.), N/A
Shell Knob, MO, USA|English
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