Eric Anest

5414 Barrister Place Alexandria, VA 22304 (703) 853-3893 EXPERIENCE
Editorial Director, ARCOM, Alexandria, VA January 2012–present Lead an editing staff of four, edit ARCOM's "SpecPress" newsletter, and manage special marketing communication projects. Current projects include developing a new style guide, integrating a new product into our editing workflow, and making sure that all products are delivered on time. Assistant Editorial Director, ARCOM, Alexandria, VA August 2010–December 2011 In addition to managing the schedule of ARCOM's technical editing and balancing my own editing workload, I wrote for the company's blog (, managed our Twitter account (@ARCOM), helped marketing staff present a consistent and professional image, led staff meetings, and oversaw special communications projects. Workflow Coordinator/Technical Editor, ARCOM, Alexandria, VA June 2008–August 2010 Responsibilities • Managed the schedule of all ARCOM editing • Assigned projects to both in-house and freelance editors • Edited technical documents for accuracy and style • Interacted with company management on special projects Accomplishments • Co-editor of Specifying LEED Requirements: The Best of Green from MasterSpec • Streamlined the editing process by eliminating unnecessary steps Associate Director of Editorial, P&R Publishing Company, Phillipsburg, NJ October 2006–June 2008 Responsibilities • Managed the work of outside editors, proofreaders, and designers, from the beginning stages of editing through the finished book • Guided authors through the editorial process • Wrote marketing copy • Maintained the schedule of all P&R publications Accomplishments • Developed spreadsheet that evaluated the financial viability of potential book projects • Streamlined the publication process to reduce time needed to produce a book Sales and Marketing Associate, P&R Publishing Company, Phillipsburg, NJ June 2005–October 2006 • Coordinated the day-to-day operation of the company’s marketing department, with influence into book titles and covers, marketing strategies, and ad placement • Designed catalogs and advertisements • Managed select national accounts, establishing and evaluating terms of business

• Planned and/or attended trade shows, conferences, and other offsite meetings

Advertising/Promotions Coordinator, Campus Store, Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC August 2000–May 2005 • Planned and produced promotional materials • Used graphic design software on a Mac OS X computer Intern, The American Spectator, Arlington, VA Summer 2004 • Wrote book reviews for the magazine's website • Cataloged books sent by publishers • Performed other office duties as requested Intern, Internet Broadcasting Systems, Greenville, SC Fall 2000 • Worked in the newsroom of an Emmy Award-winning TV station • Updated high school football scores • Assisted in writing and producing news stories and digital video and posting that content to website

Computer Programs: Quark, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access General Skills: Writing, Design, HTML, File Management, Organization, Multitasking, Teamwork

MBA, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA September 2005–September 2007 Concentration: Entrepreneurship BA, Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC August 2001–May 2005 Major: Publishing Minor: Business Administration Georgetown University, Washington, DC Summer 2004 Certificate: Political Journalism