Jeff Sperber

Jeff Sperber

Content Manager at Code Morris

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Writing and Editing

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Jeff Sperber's Overview

Current
Past
  • Writer, Editor & Project Manager for Rapidly Growing Football Website at Football Nation
  • Freelance Writer & Editor at Freelance Writer & Editor
  • Online Content Manager & Writer for Start-up Language Translation Website at JustShowTheWord
  • Editorial Department Intern at DC Comics
  • Marketing Intern at BlackBook Magazine
  • Project Assistant at JL Shapiro Medical Communications
  • Manager at Small Dog Rescue, Inc
Education
  • New York University
Connections

397 connections

Jeff Sperber's Experience

Content Manager

Code Morris

Public Company; 11-50 employees; Public Relations and Communications industry

May 2014Present (5 months) New York, New York

Writer, Editor & Project Manager for Rapidly Growing Football Website

Football Nation

June 2011April 2014 (2 years 11 months)

•Copyedited and proofread 20+ articles daily before publishing them to the website, ensuring that article titles and descriptions are SEO friendly to optimize search visibility

•Collaborated with a team of editors and website designers to develop a brand identity for Football Nation

•Conceived of and designed “NFL Super Charts”, infographics which now garner some of the site’s largest traffic

•Produce, write, and co-host a weekly sports talk show airing on Football Nation during the NFL season, which was the first video content posted on the website

•Secured the website’s first interview with an NFL player after contacting different players through social media

•Have written over 200 articles for FootballNation.com and its partner websites, including articles featured on MSN Sports, FF Champs, and the award-winning website, Cold, Hard Football Facts

Freelance Writer & Editor

Freelance Writer & Editor

September 2010April 2014 (3 years 8 months)

•Write and edit marketing, training, and educational materials for clients in both the print and digital space; past projects include patient education brochures, nutrition articles, and real estate website content

•Created promotional videos for Modern Martial Arts NYC using Final Cut Pro X

•Transcribed reality television footage for Zodiak Media

Online Content Manager & Writer for Start-up Language Translation Website

JustShowTheWord

May 2013November 2013 (7 months)

•Won long-term contract as sole content writer during the company’s six-month launch phase

•Advised the company’s founder on key business decisions, including customizing marketing strategies and messages to effectively reach JustShowTheWord’s target customers

•Designed preliminary company website, focusing on ease of use and logical site map

Editorial Department Intern

DC Comics

Public Company; 201-500 employees; Publishing industry

September 2009May 2010 (9 months) New York, New York

•Proofread scripts for comic books, including Young Justice League and Tiny Titans

•Completed writing projects, such as writing character descriptions for the Green Lantern Blackest Night: Director’s Cut issue and summaries of The Death of Superman story arc

•Contributed to regular meetings with DC Comics editorial staff

Marketing Intern

BlackBook Magazine

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Publishing industry

January 2007May 2007 (5 months) New York, New York

•Wrote proposals and organized PowerPoint presentations for meetings with advertisers

•Assisted with basic writing and editing tasks, including sending marketing emails to potential advertisers

Project Assistant

JL Shapiro Medical Communications

June 2006August 2006 (3 months) Edison, New Jersey

•Assisted three project managers with pharmaceutical company consulting projects

•Helped write physician and patient education materials

Manager

Small Dog Rescue, Inc

May 2003July 2006 (3 years 3 months) Princeton, New Jersey

•Helped manage facility that housed over 150 small dogs

•Trained volunteers and showed dogs to prospective adopters

Jeff Sperber's Courses

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dramatic Writing

    New York University

    • Screenwriting
    • Writing the 1/2 Hour Comedy
    • Comic Book Writing
    • Playwriting
    • Special Effects Make-Up
    • Game Design Workshop
    • Indian Dance
    • Shakespeare for Writers
    • Fundamentals of Film-Making Digital Workshop
    • Film Story Analysis

Jeff Sperber's Skills & Expertise

  1. Editing
  2. Blogging
  3. Web Content
  4. Screenwriting
  5. Advertising
  6. Photoshop
  7. PowerPoint
  8. Sports Writing
  9. Final Draft
  10. Script Editing
  11. WordPress
  12. Outlook
  13. Facebook Marketing
  14. Google Analytics
  15. Writing
  16. Comic Books
  17. Social Media Marketing
  18. Film Production
  19. Clinical Trials
  20. Patient Recruitment
  21. Patient Retention
  22. Blogger
  23. iMovie
  24. Microsoft Excel
  25. Pixelmator
  26. Microsoft Word
  27. Access
  28. Weebly
  29. Final Cut Pro
  30. Copy Editing
  31. Editorial

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Jeff Sperber's Education

New York University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dramatic Writing

20062010

Attended the Tisch School of the Arts and studied in the Rita & Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing.

Activities and Societies: Martial Arts Club

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