Lauren Franceschini Resume
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Location: Charleston, SC, USA
School: Elon University
Field of study: English

Lauren Franceschini Resume

E D U C A T I O N
Bachelor of Arts in English, May 2017
Elon University | Elon, North Carolina
Double concentrations in Professional Writing and
Rhetoric/Creative Writing

K E Y C O M P E T E N C I E S
Editorial

- Excellent writing skills and knowledge of
the best practices in spelling, grammar,
and The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed.
- In-depth experience in publishing with a
special focus on the full editorial process.
- Extreme attention to detail; ensures the
full manuscript possesses a tone and style
that feels whole and authentic to the
member.

Interpersonal

- Others-oriented; always ready, able, and
happy to help a member or fellow team
member.
- Fosters collaborative interdepartmental
communication to stymie project
setbacks.
- High emotional intelligence and flexible
to the preferences of members.

Leadership

- Formally trained in various leadership
techniques through the National Outdoor
Leadership School (NOLS).
- Thrives under pressure and when faced
with adversity.
- Possesses exceptional problem-solving
skills and is focused on finding efficient
and resourceful solutions to any issue.

P R O F E S S I O N A L
E X P E R I E N C E

Associate Editor | Entrepreneurship
Advantage Media Group|ForbesBooks | October 2017-
Present

- Reviews and edits manuscripts at varying stages
in the editorial process including but not limited
to Line Edits, Copy Edits, Editorial Proofs, and
Final Manuscript Proofs.
- Authors high-quality paperback and dust jacket
cover content.
- Gathers front matter content from members and
revises front matter for publication.
- Ensures manuscript and related materials lack
errors and adhere to the AMG|FB style guide
and The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed.
- Performs necessary editorial author calls and aids
in title generations.
- Advises members on a spectrum of manuscriptrelated
concerns; acts as a catalyst for members’
creativity, stories, passions, and knowledge.
- Queries freelance talent and effectively
communicates pertinent project details.
- Provides freelance talent with comprehensive
feedback about their work, their strengths, and
their weaknesses.

Editor-in-Chief
Colonnades | September 2016-May 2017

- Headed a senior staff of editors in the creation of
Elon University's literary and art journal.

Marketing Intern
The Franklin Institute | June 2016-August 2016

-Tailored marketing materials for the museum's
wide audience with engaging, attention-grabbing,
and exciting content.