Ronda Bowen’s Resume

Objective:  To assist clients with their writing, research and editing needs in a timely and affordable manner.


Freelance Writer and Editor
Self-employed, January 2008 –Present

  • Published over 1000 articles, both print and online
  • Assisted multiple businesses with their marketing material and website content including CS Odessa and Strategy Expert on a contract basis
  • Created articles on the recovery process for a client
  • Helped to create email templates for a PR campaign
  • Dissertation editing, book editing, journal article editing

Social Media and Blog Manager

Mabel Madison, Pennsylvania (Remote), June 2016 – September 2016

  • Increased the number of followers on social media sites by 300%
  • Coordinated blog posts and writers
  • Edited posts for publication
  • Assisted with promotion of fabric in various Facebook groups
  • Helped with customer recruitment

 Social Media Consultant

Rock The Deadline, New York (Remote), July 2014 – December 2015

  • Increased the number of followers on social media from 200 to well over 3000
  • Created blog posts outlining the importance of content marketing
  • Helped with quality improvement efforts and created training materials for users

Fundraising coordinator
JB Dondolo, Dallas, TX, February 2013 – Present

  • Grant writing
  • Creating donor letters
  • Organizing and launching fundraising campaigns

Spotzer Media Group, (Remote), October 2012 – Present

  • Creating SEO-friendly content for webpages
  • Content involves dental offices, attorneys, doctor offices, and small businesses
  • Editing and customizing content to each client’s needs

Owner & Editor
Activism My Way, Chico, CA, August 2012 – Present

  • Creating an editorial calendar
  • Writing content for the website
  • Promoting website content using social media

Owner & Editor
Wining Wife, Chico, CA, June 2011 – Present

  • Creating and ensuring an editorial calendar is followed
  • Maintaining a relationship with other writers and advertisers
  • Promoting the blog via social media channels

Enveritas Group, Remote, September 2011 – Present

  • Following a list of guidelines to create quality content
  • Travel writing and parenting advice
  • Creating SEO-friendly content while using a CMS system
  • Collaborating with an editor on post topics
  • Creating blog posts about writing quality content

Senior Editor
Equanimity Magazine, TX (remote) April 2009 – Present

  • Coming up with an editorial calendar for publication
  • Maintaining relationships with writers and editors
  • Editing and proofing articles prior to publication
  • Interviewed Mark Victor Hansen, Gloria Loring, Kevin Sorbo, Barbara Taylor Bradford and many other influential people

Lead Editor
Spartan Avenue and SoDo Mojo, Fansided, (Remote), November 2012 – March 2013

  • Increased readership
  • Coordinated a team of writers
  • Created sports-related content and reported on sporting events and news
  • Conducted live blogging and live Tweeting events

Chief Operations Officer, President
Cool Waters, Inc., Chico, CA, October 2011 – December 2011

  • Worked as a founding member of a corporation dedicated to publishing books and literary magazines
  • Established best practices for the corporation
  • Created a business plan and worked on the launch issue of Empirical Magazine

Contributing Editor and Senior Writer
Bright Hub, Remote, 2008-2011

Writer and Editor
Words & Numbers Press, New York, 2008-2010

Urban Mainstream Magazine, 2008-2009

Cosmotourist, 2008-2009

Editorial Consultant
Marin Community Foundation, 2008-2009

Black Hole Online, 2008-2009

MetroWize, 2008

Lead Bookseller
Barnes & Noble, 1997-2004


Ph.D. Coursework, Philosophy
Michigan State University, 2006-2008
Courses in social and political philosophy, history of philosophy, philosophy of science, feminism, epistemology, and metaphysics; served as a teaching assistant in the philosophy department and a research assistant in the sociology department

MA, Philosophy
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 2006
Courses in German literature, social and political philosophy, logic, epistemology, metaphysics, and metaethics; served as a research assistant in the French department

BA, Philosophy
California State University, Chico, 2002
Philosophy, French literature, Child development and health; served as a teaching intern in the philosophy department

Skills: WordPress, Blogger, Paint.Net, MS Office, Hootsuite, Buffer, Tweetdeck, Tailwind