Marek Audrey Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Cornell University
Major: English, business minor

Marek Audrey Resume

Audrey Marek
200 East 84th Street
New York, NY 10028

Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences, Ithaca, NY May 2019
Bachelor of Arts, English, magna cum laude
Thesis: The Man Booker Prize and its Defining Role in Establishing and Reflecting the Contemporary Literary Novel in English
Minor: Business
GPA: 4.0, Phi Beta Kappa

Inkwell Management, New York City, NY, Intern June 2018-August 2018
• Evaluated queries submitted to five different agents, marking them for rejection or second read
• Critiqued manuscripts submitted by new and existing clients and provided reader’s reports and recommendations
• Assisted in providing feedback to Squaw Valley Writers Workshop authors
• Gained exposure to contracts, royalties, auctions, and other industry elements
Rainy Day Literary Magazine, Cornell University, Editor in Chief May 2018-May 2019
• Managed 200 submissions to magazine email inbox and created submission documents and voting spreadsheets
• Led weekly review meetings with 20 other members where submissions for publication are read and voted on
• Designed and executed the layout of the magazine using Adobe InDesign
• Publicized the magazine to potential readers and staff members through in-person events and social media
Entrepreneurs Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, Marketing Manager January 2018-May 2018
• Led a team to publicize events and gain new members using social media, email and physical marketing
Bancroft Press, Baltimore, MD, Intern June 2017-August 2017
• Managed marketing of books, including hiring publicists, contacting press outlets, and creating press materials
• Reviewed and edited slosh pile submissions, wrote letters to accepted and rejected authors
• Worked with authors through multiple rounds of edits helping them make content decisions
• Used Adobe InDesign to fix layout mistakes and make final edits
The Quill Guild, Cornell University, Vice President of Fiction August 2017-May 2019
• Planned and led creative writing workshops focused on fiction prose writing for 30 members
• Invited and communicated with guest speakers each semester over email and phone
Words for Hire, Virtual, Intern June 2016-January 2017
• Wrote and edited articles for the freelance text company on a variety of subjects
• Managed tight deadlines and averaged 2,000 words per day
• Communicated virtually with the rest of the team using Skype and Trello

Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity, Ithaca, NY, Brother January 2016-May 2019
• Social committee chair: led a committee in planning social events for the 100 person chapter
• Alumni committee chair: led a committee in planning events for current brothers and chapter alumni
Cornell Figure Skating Club, Ithaca, NY, President, former Show Chair August 2015-May 2019
• Organized ice schedule with university and coordinated competition details for club with US Figure Skating
• Oversaw other 9 executive board members and ensured that all official duties were being performed
• Collaborated with treasurers to appropriately allocate funds for competitions and club activities

The Cornell Store, Ithaca, NY, Student Manager August 2016-May 2019
North Star Dining Hall, Ithaca, NY August 2015-May 2016
Cabin John Ice Rink, Bethesda, MD March 2015-August 2015

Programs: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Trello, Mailchimp, Excel

Writing, editing, publishing, marketing, publicity, administrative, customer service, retail