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Benice Atufunwa

Benice Atufunwa

Production Assistant

Realsimple.com

Web Production Assistant, Realsimple.com

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Realsimple.com

Production Assistant

-Create, format and QA fashion, beauty, health and work and life related content for accuracy using a content management system
-Manage production updates
-Coordinate with editors and production manager to ensure that deadlines and digital objectives are met
-Format and deploy newsletter emails using Cheetah Mail
-Manage the syndication of financial content from our partner site
-Edit stories and write heads and decks for syndicated financial content
-Conduct photo research for stories as needed

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Issa Rae Productions

Editor, The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl Blog

-Managed the blog for the web series
-Recruited writers
-Edited blog posts
-Wrote multiple blog posts a week
-Increased readership
-Conceived and executed social media initiatives
-Created editorial calendar

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Hachette Filipacchi Media US-Cycleworld.com

Temporary Web Production Assistant

-Migrated content from the previous Cycle World website to the redesigned website by using eZ Publish

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Conde Nast-Details Magazine

Web Production Intern

-Translated content into HTML and re-sized photos using Photoshop
-Uploaded, formatted and QAed content for accuracy using the CMS TeamSite
-Coordinated with editors to ensure that deadlines were met
-Used the social networking Twitter to promote new web content
-Created blog posts using WordPress blogging platform

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Black Enterprise Magazine

Research and Editorial Intern

-Gathered information and created databases
-Conducted query calls to press agents and international companies
-Conducted and transcribed interviews, reported on topics and wrote pieces
-Pitched story ideas to editors at editorial meetings

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Colorado Department of Health and Environment

Internal Intake Reviewer

-Conducted technical reviews and information gathering for required grant components
-Assisted in grant contract process

University of San Francisco-Department of Student Activities

Sesquicentennial Gala Event Coordinator

-Hired all entertainment and event security for gala
-Executed all contracts with external vendors
-Developed and implemented marketing campaign
-Co-designed advertising collateral

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New York University

MS, Publishing

University of San Francisco

BA, Media Studies