Helen Holdun

Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Helen Holdun

Bensalem, Pennsylvania

What I've done: RESUME: Author Freelance Writer and PR 2010 – Present • Writing reviews, articles, conducting interviews and researching web content from various media outlets to create informative blogs about events, organizations and notable people for: itcouldbemagic.com and desertperks.com and notesfromPalmSprings.com • Winning contributor to Viewshound.com • Skilled in promotion via social networking • Event planning of local fund-raisers, primarily to benefit music programs within the Palm Springs Unified School District • The Desert Sun Executive Assistant to the Executive Editor Writing contributor to mydesert.com Receptionist and Customer Service Representative 2008 – 2010 • Newsroom staff administrator, responsible for; payroll, mileage and expense reports and monthly invoice reminders/processing for freelance personnel. • Photography scanning for editorial board • Acknowledgement and processing of daily “Letters to the Editor” which included preparation for print within the guidelines of publishing • Planned, coordinated and facilitated arrangements for special events • Scheduled meeting and travel arrangements • Developed and implemented tracking process for daily web input and Page A1 reports • Served as liaison between the Executive Editor and the Palm Springs community, within the business and consumer sector • Created, wrote, published and maintained a blog and interaction through social networking for a celebrity resident of Palm Springs and served on the planning committee in the creation and implementation of a unique page, the only one of its kind in the publishing industry, solely devoted to him on mydesert.com/barrymanilow Global Travel Service Vacation Sales Representative and Podium Presenter 2006-2008 • One-on-one and group presentations of vacation rentals and vacation packages to consumers. • Completion of sales documents during pos • Follow-up with customer ensuring appropriate customer service protocol was followed. Consumer Network Client Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the CEO 2004 – 2008 • Served as business-to-business liaison and representative at fairs, shows, expos and via telephone and in person marketing • Researched, developed, and implemented strategies to increase sales, enhance branding, and promote the marketing group, including creation of proposals • Developed presentations for internal meetings • Scheduled travel arrangements • Served as overall customer service represe

  • Work
    • Freelance Writer
  • Education
    • Sewanhaka High School
    • Housatonic