Curriculum Vitae

Benjamin R Williams

ben@pathwriters.com • ben@pathsunwritten.com
http://pathwriters.comhttp://pathsunwritten.com
Skype: benj.r.williams

~Portfolio~

Experience

Archaeology Travel Blogger, Paths Unwritten (2011 to Present)

Global Communications Manager, TraDove, Inc. (June 2015 to Present)
Remote (Formerly Chongqing, China)

  • Edited, revised, and rewrote entire existing company website into a functional English-language platform
  • Mobile app testing, feedback, and language design
  • Localized translated documents and social network content into native English
  • Composition of company- and industry-related blog posts, marketing materials, white papers, and press releases
  • Community management on Telegram and social media channels

Editor/Writer, Freelance Projects, PathWriters (2009 to Present)

  • Editor and writer on various freelance projects
  • Creator and Content Manager of ChinaExpatLaw.com (site is no longer live)
  • Exam editor and proofreader for Kasintorn St. Peter School English tests

Consultant & Content Manager, China Expat Law (July 2017 to December 2019)

  • Creation and management of legal website
  • Composition and promotion of all English language content
  • Cultural liaison with English-speaking clientele

English Trainer, EF Education First (October 2014 to July 2015)
Chongqing, China

  • Composition and implementation of lesson plans for ages 3-17
  • Follow-up grading, paperwork, and online record keeping
  • School iPad Coordinator

Homeroom Teacher, Kasintorn St. Peter School (December 2011 to October 2013)
Bangyai, Nonthaburi, Thailand

  • English Program homeroom teacher and subject teacher for Grades 1-12
  • English curriculum lesson and test preparation
  • Computer subject teacher for Grades 1 & 2

Publishing Intern, RDR Books Publishing (February to May 2010)
Muskegon, Michigan, United States

  • Reformatted entire former MS Excel archiving system for better efficiency
  • Initiated book sales in Florida, a new market to the company
  • Read and proofread submissions for further consideration

Writer, In Writing (2008 to 2009)
Allendale, Michigan, United States

  • Article writer for Grand Valley State University’s Writing Department newsletter

Volunteer Fiction Reader, Fishladder Magazine, Diagram Magazine (2007)
Allendale, Michigan, United States

  • Read submissions for quality and further consideration in creative writing journals
 
Education & Certifications

Bachelor of Arts – Dual Major in Writing and Anthropology, Degree Conferred May 2009
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, United States
Writing Concentration: Creative Writing
Anthropology Concentration: Archaeology, Religion

Income School Project 24 Blogging Course, 2020
In-depth course on content planning, research, and marketing

Archaeological Field School, Summer 2006
Learned excavation methodology and lab cataloging techniques

Lambda Alpha Certification, 2009
National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology

TKT Young Learners Certification – Band 4, March 2015
Cambridge English Language Assessment

TESOL Certification – 120 Hours, November 2011
American TESOL Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

Special Skills
  • MS Office, Google Docs Editors proficiency
  • Language localization
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • App store optimizations (ASO)
  • Blogging and social media promotion
  • Broadcasting and video editing experience
  • Highly developed research and analytical skills
  • Experienced editing and revisionary skills
  • Advanced Spanish education
 
References

Paul Hodges
Director of Studies
EF Education First
3rd Floor, New Phase of Paradise Walk North
Guanyinqiao, Jiangbei, Chongqing, China 400020
paul.hodges@ef.com
+86 023.8816.2000

Mark Griffiths (view reference letter)
Head of Foreign Teachers
Kasintorn St. Peter School
110 Buathong 2 soi 24/8
Bangrakpattana, Bangbuathong
Nonthaburi, Thailand 11110
minger_19626@hotmail.com

Roger Rapoport (view reference letter)
Publisher
RDR Books
1487 Glen Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
read@rdrbooks.com

Sophia Wright
Attorney
China Expat Law
http://ChinaExpatLaw.com
Chongqing, China 400000
sophia@chinaexpatlaw.com
+86 139.8370.6602