Amy Jones Freelance Copywriter/Editor/PR Professional

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Professional Summary

Skilled and versatile writer, editor and proofreader with extensive experience in business, feature, journalistic and marketing communications. Ability to deliver clear, compelling messages in brand voice. Proven capacity to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Core Qualifications

·       Expertise in writing and editing a broad range of communication styles with strict attention to grammar and punctuation

·       Creating compelling text with logical and structure and flow

·       Facility with a creative approach to prose where appropriate

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Word

·       15+ years of editing/proofing copy for clear and brand-consistent voice

·       Mastery of AP Stylebook and Chicago Manual of Style


Communications Manager, American Contemporary Ballet, 2005 – Present, Los Angeles, CA

·       Write and edit company press, marketing, and donor communications

·       Secure coverage of company and performances in local and national press (see coverage secured at

·       Write grant requests to local and national foundations and sponsors

·       Work with ACB executive director on developing communication strategy and other company outreach initiatives

Managing Editor, Off Camera with Sam Jones, 2012-2017, Santa Monica, CA

·       Researched, wrote and edited TV, podcast and magazine versions of long-form interview show featuring artists, actors, directors, writers, musicians and athletes (see seasons 1-8 for samples)

·       Wrote and edited marketing and press materials

Senior PR Specialist, Nordstrom Corporate Affairs, 2012-2015, Seattle, WA

·       Wrote internal and external company communication, including press releases, executive messages, company newsletter stories and promotional/marketing proposals

·       Developed and executed press strategies for various company initiatives, including store openings

·       Coordinated content and execution of large-scale meetings and events for company leadership, including annual shareholder and leadership meetings

·       Evaluated and managed company participation in feature film, TV and licensing projects

·       Developed and managed company archive spanning 114 years of historical assets

Corporate Events Marketing Manager, Nordstrom, 2003 – 2012, Seattle, WA

·       Initiated and managed national event, diversity and cause marketing programs

·       Managed multi-million dollar national integrated marketing partnerships with film and music studios, as well as recording artists/labels

·       Achieved year-over-year double-digit increases in company’s multi-million dollar holiday private shopping events for loyalty program customers


Bachelor’s Degree – Communications/Public Relations; Minor: Spanish; TEFL Certified

California State University Fullerton


Mabel McNabb and the Most Boring Day Ever, 2010


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