Curriculum Vitae

Benjamin R Williams

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

~Portfolio~

Experience

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

  • Edited, revised, and rewrote entire existing company website into a functional English-language platform
  • 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

Archaeology Travel Blogger, Paths Unwritten (2011 to Present)

  • Research, composition, and editing of archaeology, history, and culture-related travel posts
  • Photography and photo-editing
  • Social media promotion and audience building (1.5K blog, 2.6K Facebook, 675 Instagram)

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

  • Editor and writer on various freelance projects
  • Creator and Content Manager of ChinaExpatLaw.com
  • Guest editor for JustOneWayTicket.com
  • Exam editor and proofreader for Kasintorn St. Peter School English tests

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

  • 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

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 proficiency
  • Highly developed research and analytical skills
  • Experienced editing and revisionary skills
  • Advanced Spanish education
  • Blogging and social media promotion
  • Broadcasting and video editing experience
 
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