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Professional ​
Info​​
  • Certified UX writer

  • Content writer

  • Fundraising grant writer

  • Produced and published playwright/screenwriter/essayist (as Jeanne Dorsey) – click here for a detailed history of theatre/film projects

Work​
Experience​

 

Freelance Content Writer

SilverBell Coaching - New York, NY

​2020 - present

  • Write and edit all content for SilverBellCoaching.com including mission statement, process description, and staff bios  

 

 

Playwright/Producer

NW 50+ - New York, NY

02/2019 - 06/2019

  • Write and produce an Actors Equity workshop of my full-length play A Little Bit of Forever in association with New Georges at Alchemical Studios

  • Create budget

  • Fundraise budget

  • Hire professional director, cast, and stage manager

  • Execute and file actor contracts with Actors Equity

Real Estate Referral Director/Real Estate Sales Agent
2014 - Present
Compass, New York, NY
Provide buyer and seller referrals to brokers at top NYC real estate firm
Corcoran Group, New York, NY
  • Research all aspects of seller’s property; write detailed marketing copy; set up photo shoot; run open houses; negotiate all offers; shepherd all phases of transaction on behalf of seller through final closing

  • Work with buyers to target/purchase ideal home; determine budget; research properties; attend open houses with buyer; negotiate final sale price; work with mortgage broker and attorney; assemble board packages; shepherd all transactions on behalf of buyer through final closing

  • Write, design and send monthly e-newsletter to client/customer network

 
Film Writer/Producer/Director
Original Kin Productions - New York, NY

2012 - 2013

  • Write, produce and direct Blood from a Stoner a 28 minute narrative short film

  • Produce fundraising event to raise production budget

  • Hire professional cast and crew

  • Work with Mayor’s Office of Film and Television to receive permit

  • Write and design Indiegogo online crowdsourcing platform for fundraising of post-production expenses

  • Market movie with film festivals

Administrative Assistant

Davis Polk and Wardwell - New York, NY

2004 - 2013

  • Support attorneys at top international law firm

  • Input and revise legal memoranda, affidavits, reply papers and other pleadings using all advanced functions on Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point

  • Proofread documents

  • Manage attorney time/administer billing 

  • Administer expense reports

Teaching Artist

Teachers & Writers Collaborative - New York, NY

1999 - 2004

Teacher/writer-in-residence at various public elementary and middle schools throughout the five boroughs, including a psychiatric day program at a hospital site

  • Teach poetry and creative writing to both regular and special needs populations

  • Collaborate with teachers in determining needs of each population

  • Design and implement writing curriculum according to the needs of each population

  • Compile, organize and design an anthology of student’s poems, stories and drawings as the culminating result of each residency

  • Organize and direct assemblies in which students present their work to parents and teachers

Freelance Writer

Cohn Communications, New York, NY   

1999

  • Conceive, write and cast instructional corporate training video depicting various examples of workplace harassment

Education

 

 

UX Writers Collective - Certification in UX Writing Fundamentals

Bennington College, Bennington Vermont – B.A. in Literature

Trinity Rep Conservatory, Providence Rhode Island – two year theatre training program

Skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite – Word, Powerpoint, Excel

  • Snagit; Google Slides; Figma

  • Constant Contact

  • Conversant in Spanish

  • NYS Real Estate License