Dylan P

Junior Copywriter with clean slate


Copy Writer


Astoria, NY

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Dually creative and strategic young professional with scientific publishing background. Resourceful and imaginative, flexible and eager to learn. Interests and studies in advertising and communications.


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(Confidential) (Confidential) 1/2005 - Present
William Way LGBT Community Center (Confidential) 4/2004 - 4/2005
Philadelphia Weekly (Confidential) 7/2002 - 1/2003



Temple University Journalism 2004 Bachelor Degree



Elsevier, Inc., New York, NY January 2005 - Present Content Development Manager ? Liaise with editors-in-chief and guest editors of over 75 scientific journals world-wide to coordinate special issues disseminated by leading global publisher of Scientific Technical and Medical (STM) content ? Analyze topical, title and author citations to assist editors in pinpointing special issue focuses in the interest of boosting journal impact factors ? Identify hot topics and conferences of potential marketable interest for commercial sales and sponsored issue supplements Publishing Assistant – New York, NY ? Managed editor and board member payments, contract initiation and addenda, changes to editorial boards in print and on websites, and electronic and print subscriptions for over 50 journals in coordination with internal editors and publishers ? Liaised with key personnel in Amsterdam, Oxford and Beijing offices to maintain consistent practice in operations of databases and communications with editors from the New York team ? Assisted in research and implementation of new procedures as necessary Editorial Assistant – Philadelphia, PA ? Assisted book acquisitions editor by maintaining title records, corresponding with authors, making travel arrangements, and performing administrative duties while liaising with key personnel company-wide ? Wrote proposal for signed revision of title targeting average annual market of 5000 potential end-users after assisting in market and content research ? Assisted with organization of end-user focus groups and observed participant responses regarding brand recognition, product preferences and product usage behavior ? Acted as developmental editor on nine titles at various stages of manuscript submission from author chapter assignments to verification of front matter before print ? Coordinated content corrections for book reprints based on customer and editor feedback William Way LGBT Community Center, Philadelphia, PA April 2004 – April 2005 Publishing Assistant ? Proposed, wrote, revised, and edited bimonthly newsletter contents ? Created program brochures and other publications targeting community members and major donors ? Created silent auction display template and product descriptions for over 100 items and services presented at the organization’s highest yielding fund raiser Philadelphia Weekly, Philadelphia, PA July 2002 – January 2003 Assistant to Listings Editor ? Wrote event descriptions for publication, sorted press releases ? Wrote occasional reviews of film, theater, and art ? Experience includes use of QuarkXPress New York University, New York, NY September 2006 – December 2006 Advertising Copywriting course, School of Continuing and Professional Studies Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 2004 B.A. with a concentration in Magazine Journalism ? Graduated summa cum laude with G.P.A. of 3.8 ? Designated Temple University President’s Scholar

Companies I like:

Euro RSCG Worldwide, Sudler & Hennessey, Grey, Digitas


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Oversee the publication of special issues in over 75 scientific journals for global publisher of STM content. Correspond with Editors-in-Chief and Guest Editors to promote company operations and assist with inquiries. Involved in launch of customer focused surveys and focus group project to improve subsequent models of global electronic manuscript submission system.