Paul Blake CV 2023

 


         

PAUL F. BLAKE 

Journalist, Tech Support, Video Editor, WordPress Developer, Writer

 

Hard-working and dedicated WordPress Developer with expertise in server hosting and email migration, seeking a challenging position at your company. Experienced in delivering top-notch web development solutions and providing exceptional customer service to prominent clients like American Chiropractic Clinic (ACC).

   INFO

Paul Blake 

Tan Dinh, Ho Chi Minh City

+84   785758619

 

SOCIAL

Viber: Pablodontagme 

+84   785758619

TECH SKILLS

  • WordPress Development
  • Server Hosting
  • Email Migration
  • Client Relationship Management
  • CDN Deployment
  • Plugin and Theme Customization
  • WordPress Security and Optimization
  • Front-end Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Problem-solving and Troubleshooting
  • Project Management
  • Team Collaboration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES

WORK EXPERIENCE

9/2011-Present   BAENGLISH.COM, Online ESL Teacher

       Experienced Educator And Corporate Trainer

       – Teach Vietnam Airlines engineer staff (VAECO) Macmillan   Language

        Hub and administer speaking tests
       – Private ESL Tutor teaching 20+ clients on Zoom (more than 10,000

        hours of private tutoring)
       – Teach Business English, Secondary School, and new ESL learners on

        baenglish.com (Since 02/2014)
       – Taught business English and facilitated communication between   

         Vietweek and foreign companies (2011-2013)

 

9/2015-10/2022   UNIVERSITY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

         News Reporting and Writing Lecturer

       – Taught News Reporting and Writing 1, Spring 2021
       – Member of the teaching board for Australia’s Deakin University’s   

         joint program in journalism for VNU-HCM (CIE)
       – Guest lecturer for English For Journalism course, Fall 2020
       – Lecturer of English For Journalism course, Fall 2017
       – Taught News Writing and Reporting, Fall 2015

 

1/2017-7/2021  VIPKID, BEIJING DA MI TECHNOLOGY CO.

      Online English Teacher 

      – Taught more than 4,000 classes and maintained a 5/5 rating
      – Participated in the VIPKID mentor program, promoting   

        excellence in teaching by providing feedback to new teachers

 

2/2015-3/2016   KOREAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, HCMC

       High School English Teacher 

       – Taught Korean high school students English reading and writing 
       – Led Saturday newspaper club and advised students on the  

         production of Link, the student newspaper
       – Incorporated common core standards into lessons

 

3/2019-12/2021 GUANGDONG TELEVISION, China (GDTV.COM.CN)

      Documentary Scripts Editor 

     – Edited English scripts for documentaries and special  

      programming

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

1/2014-1/2015 AMERICAN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC, HCMC

Marketing Adwords Consulting, WordPress Development, Tech Support

-Migrated URL change with proper redirects, allowing top search engine rankings

-Conducted thorough reviews of AdWords management strategies

-Performed seamless email migration for CEO’s iPhone

-Provided additional consulting services optimizing their website for better user experience and increased conversions

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9/2011-12/2014THANH NIEN NEWSPAPER-VIETWEEK HCMC

Marketing Director, Account Executive, Proofreader

– Created print advertisements
– Proofed editorial and advertising copy
– Account Executive for international clients

 

8/2005-9/2011 COLUMBIA CITY PAPER, SOUTH CAROLINA

Founder and Publisher

– Wrote monthly investigative features
– Managed advertising sales representatives and annual goals
– Published local newsweekly reaching 70,000 readers weekly

 

EDUCATION

1997-2000       University of South Carolina, Columbia S.C.,

    Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications

08/2015           University of West Florida

   Teacher Ready, U.S.A. teacher certification course

10/2013            Says Hi International TESOL Institute, Seoul. 

   150-hour TESOL certification

 

INTERESTS: CREATIVE, LEADER, MARKETING

2000                   National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC)

                                                   -Selected for the 2000 American Advertising Federation competition

                                                   -Appointed Lead Creative by Dr. Fried for Ad Team

                                 -Selected as one of the four presenters to pitch the NYTIMES

2000                    S.C. House of Representatives Canidate

                                  -Received 16 percent of the vote in November election.

2002                      Colossal Film Crawl

                                                    – Awarded “Best Performance” at the 2002 Colossal Film Festival

2003                      South Carolina Arts Commission Film Festival

                                                    -Awarded Semi-Finalist for “The World Is A Marketing Problem”