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Publishing assistant sample resume

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Todd Hayes

62 Content Blvd
Frontside VIC 3084
T: (03) 9999 0000
M: 0400 000 000

Professional Profile

I am a Bachelor of Arts graduate with a professional qualification in editing and proofreading. I have exceptional writing and research skills, an excellent eye for detail, and am comfortable working to tight deadlines. Professional and goal-driven, I am seeking a role with an enthusiastic team where I can utilise and build on my publishing skills.


Certificate in Professional Editing & Proofreading
Open Colleges
Completed: 2013

Bachelor of Arts
University of Victoria
Graduated: 2012

Employment History

January 2011 – Present
Administrative Assistant, University of Victoria
Melbourne, VIC



  • Provide high quality, accurate and efficient administrative support
  • Input data and update records/university database
  • Ensure that enquiries and information are directed to appropriate staff members/departments
  • Liaise with students and handle student enquiries
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and discretion in all communications
  • Work collaboratively in a close team environment


  • Upon graduation, was offered a permanent full-time role

Relevant Experience

January 2011 – Present
Blogger, This Skating Life



  • Write fortnightly posts for This Skating Life, a forum for skateboarding enthusiasts to discuss skateboarding and related issues; I am one of the regular contributors


  • Have developed my writing skills while writing on a topic I love
  • My blog posts have been amongst the most popular on the site, generating enthusiastic commentary from a dedicated readership
March 2009 – November 2011
Subeditor, Uni Life
Melbourne, VIC


  • Acted as subeditor for Uni Life, a student-run on-campus publication for University of Victoria students
  • Helped to develop story ideas and contributed to layout/design
  • Performed a range of general administrative duties


  • Developed editing skills and gained insight into the publication production process
  • Wrote several articles for the publication

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop

Personal Interests

I enjoy travel, snowboarding, skating, photography and reading/writing.


Available on request.

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