Resume And Other Works

Darrell Ritchie
795 Whitecrest Ct. Lawrenceville, GA 30043

(678) 860-4004

billydritchie@gmail.com

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

 

Highly organized self-starter with demonstrated ability to communicate creatively and effectively. A productive team player who is detail oriented, adapts easily to change and can simultaneously oversee multiple projects and work under tight deadlines. Solutions-driven professional who is a resourceful, creative problem-solver with proven ability to recognize, assess and implement innovative custom solutions.

 

ONLINE PORTFOLIO

 

https://billydritchie.wordpress.com

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

 Writing Skills

  • Created and edited educational, product-specific, technical, and promotional content – for multiple business segments and product areas – for delivery through the web and other digital channels.
  • Optimized digital content by channel to increase SEO; partnered closely with web analytics team and used site metrics to inform content placement.
  • Interviewed subject matter experts and technical partners to gather the information and expertise necessary to deliver high-quality content.
  • Championed the consistency of the corporate brand, editorial standards and online style guide across all digital channels.

Marketing Skills

  • Managed user-generated content and syndicated content across the web in order to evaluate target markets and propose marketing strategies
  • Amplified key corporate messages that support business strategy and objectives and ensured that content complied with all corporate standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Posted content directly to the web using in-house CMS
  • Uploaded and managed content of external sites (YouTube, Facebook, etc.) and maintained quality control

 

Communication Skills

  • Promoted products and services; generated leads and initiated sales
  • Established and improved client communications; maintained long term professional relationships
  • Addressed customer inquiries; interpreted and delivered information; proposed suggestions; provided guidance; identified, investigated and negotiated conflicts.
  • Over 20 years experience in public speaking to groups of all sizes

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC
B.A. in Communications Studies
Graduated 1990
GPA: 3.4 (on scale of 4.0)

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

06/2010 – 09/2011, Content Director / Writer / Editor

LeadsByFone, LLC, Snellville, GA

 

03/1991 – 08/2010, Owner
Right Place Music, Lawrenceville, GA

 

05/2008 – present, Writer / Editor

R/T Creative Solutions, Lawrenceville, GA

 

10/2001 – 04/2003, Sales Consultant

Mall Of Georgia Dodge / Jeep, Buford, GA

 

08/1991 – 09/1993, On Air Talent
AM 1080 WFTD, Marietta, GA

 

05/1990 – 08/1991, On Air Talent
WNIV 970 AM, Atlanta, GA

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

 

  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher
  • Multi-line phone system, scanner, printer, fax and copier
  • Typing 60 WPM

 


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