Beau McGlasson Resume
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Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
School: University of Houston
Major: English Lit

Beau McGlasson Resume

Beau J. McGlasson
2319 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA, 94704 •------------ • ------------•
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University of Houston – Houston, TX May 2016
B.A. English Literature
Minor in Phronesis: Political Science and Ethics, Minor in Film Studies


Natural Stone Gallery – Wholesale Floor and Surface Specialists December 2018-March 2019

Contract Copywriter and Editor

Conceived and wrote multiple successful email campaigns, landing pages and social media advertisements

Developed a strong and coherent brand strategy across all platforms

Wrote and edited new copy for the website redesign resulting in an increase in online sales conversions

------------ – Bay Area Theater Review August 2018-present

Contributing Writer and Editor

Attend multiple plays a month in the San Francisco Bay Area and meet with the directors and actors to better understand the stories behind the production

Write and edit a concise and personal review for each production

Publish articles via Wordpress, maintain production schedule and copyedit all reviews on a regular basis

JVM Lending – Residential Lending Company June 2016-November 2018

Appraisal Manager/Copywriter

Owned all digital copy for JVM Lending including our website, daily blog posts, e-mail marketing campaigns, and marketing collateral. Drove an increase in realtor retention, sales conversions and borrower referrals.

Created the Appraisal Manager position to handle appraisal efficiency, quality and accuracy; turn times were decreased by an average of two business days and appraisal quality was dramatically increased, resulting in increased realtor retention

Managed and coordinated all customer-facing and B2B communication relating to appraisals between our mortgage bank, investors, realtors, borrowers and our 60+ panel of appraisers

Shifted JVM’s entire $30M monthly appraisal pipeline from an external appraisal management company to internally developed and maintained appraisal software

Carve Magazine – Fiction and Poetry Magazine June 2017-present

Poetry Editor

Source, evaluate and select poems submissions on a weekly basis

Work with writers directly to edit their work, focusing on structure, pacing, grammar, syntax and content

Edit and deliver bright copy for Carve’s Quarterly print issues

Gulf Coast Magazine – UH Graduate Literary Magazine
January 2016-May 2016

Publishing Intern

Evaluated and selected our best poetry, fiction and non-fiction submissions for publication from over 1000 submissions

Researched academic grant opportunities and wrote multiple successful grant applications

Planned and coordinated readings and literary events with Houston literary organizations, museums and galleries (e.g. Silver Street Studios and Asia Society Texas Center)

Edited, designed and formatted Gulf Coast print publication and online exclusive content via InDesign and Photoshop

Glass Mountain – Official UH Undergraduate Literary Magazine January 2015-May 2016

Head Poetry Editor

Hired and lead staff of 10+ poetry editors in selecting and editing over 500 monthly entries

Researched fundraising opportunities and organized our annual events (Write-a-Thon, BoldFace, Na-No-Wri-Mo)

Worked with other genre editors to organize, design, curate and edit our final print publication

Egon Zehnder – Management Consultant and Executive Search Firm
April 2015-May 2016
Research Assistant

Worked cross-functionally across internal divisions (Executive Assistants, Consulting, Research), and across international and national divisions to gain deep understanding about alternative energy, retail and healthcare industries

Created streamlined system to organize meetings between consultants, executive assistants and research team in order to identify best-practice for our search strategies

Generated client facing status reports and candidate profiles

‚óŹ Salesforce, WordPress, Submittable, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Quickbooks, Google Drive, Microsoft Word, LinkedIn, InDesign, Photoshop, Encompass, MiQ, MailChimp, and Microsoft Outlook

Research, Writing, Editing, Copywriting, Team Management, Editorial, Blog