RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2016
Label Support Associate, Novo Nordisk

2016
Teacher, Vordingborg Gymnasium & HF

  • Taught English in high school/secondary school (STX and HF)

2016
Teacher, Roskilde Technical College

  • Taught English in high school/secondary school (HTX and EUX)

2015
Teacher, Aarhus Tech

  • Taught English to two second year/sophomore classes in high school/secondary school
  • Teaching experience
  • Improved oral presentation
  • Guidance

2014 – 2015
Writer and analyst, Tipsbladet (freelance)

  • Going over statistics
  • Finding interesting match-ups
  • Findthe best bets and writing about them
  • Result: Better skills at presenting hard data in an easy-to-read language

2010 – 2014
Communication Assistant, The Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Denmark

  • Writing and researching for reports  a wide range of topics
  • Coordination of assignments
  • Media monitoring
  • English-speaking workplace
  • Result: Lots of experience with research and transforming it into concise reports

2006 – 2008
Rental Service Assistant, Avis, Odense

  • Fleet administration
  • Time management
  • Coordination and overview of accidents and damages for the customers
  • Result: Overview and ability to stay calm. Strengthened coordination skills

2005 – 2007
Contributor, MyMusic (freelance)

  • Record and concert reviews for a young target audience
  • Separate good from bad – these were demo recordings
  • Result: Experience with writnig in a young tone directed at high school students more than music geeks

2000 – 2004
Shift Manager, McDonald’s, Odense

  • Daily management
  • Main person responsible for the restaurant when at work
  • Introduced more efficient cost management system
  • Result: Great overview. Finding an extra gear when under pressure

Quality Control and Local IT Support, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Aalborg Airport

  • Making sure products live up to company standards
  • Installing and maintaining IT systems
  • Supporting local employees with IT issues
  • Result: Passion for IT and understanding IT systems

1998
Laboratory Assistant, Frejlev Cementstøberi

  • Testing concrete and cement products
  • Processing test data and analyzing it
  • Making sure products comply with relevant standards
  • Result: Understanding of the importance of standards and complying with them. Experience with data processing

Volunteer Work

2015- present
Contributor, DenFri

  • DenFri syndicates edited articles from The Read Option

2015- present
Editor-in-Chief, art director and all other roles at The Read Option

  • I do research and write features
  • Does analyses
  • Content management, scheduling content publication, promoting it on social media
  • Web design and site promotion
  • WordPress management
  • Running Twitter and Facebook profiles
  • Result: More overview because I handle every step of the process

2014
Writer and analyst, Gul Klud

  • Media monitoring
  • Easy-to-read content
  • Content management
  • Research for articles
  • Result: Skills in writing in an easy-to-read language

2009 – 2010
Contributor, Soundvenue

  • Very short record reviews with only the essentials
  • Fashion-conscious magazine with strict length limits
  • Result: Kill your darlings, then those who are okay, then half of what’s left

2008 – 2009
Editor and Content Manager, Danish Student Association for American Studies

  • English-speaking editorial office, website, and newsletter
  • Creating and maintaining website
  • Editor at newsletter. Planning contributions, proofreading, layout. Newsletter was created on my initiative.
  • Co-planner on several major events – panel discussions with invited speakers, guest lectures and more.
  • Result: Improved organizing skills. Watched my initiatives become reality. Experience with planning the editorial process.

2005 – 2009
Skribent, Undertoner.dk

  • Thorough record reviews without length limits. It was all about finding the right angle.
  • Features and concert reviews
  • Content management and scheduling articles
  • Result: I discovered how much I love writing. You could play with the form and I got good at it.
EDUCATION
2012
M.A. in American Studies, University of Southern Denmark

  • Lectures and assignments in English
  • Interdisciplinary program. Program created to give candidates solid analytical skills and superior overview.
  • Result: Great skills at keeping connecting different types of information and finding the overarching story.
  • Diploma

2008
B.A. in Philosophy and English, University of Southern Denmark

  • Intense work to understand abstract ideas
  • English part was with lectures and assignments in English
  • Result: Excellent analytical skills
  • Diploma

 

EXPERIENCE FROM ABROAD

2009
Semester at The University of Alabama, USA

  • Cultural understanding
  • Massive amounts to read and write
  • Planned the semester myself and thus learned about transatlantic coordination
  • Result: Vastly improved planning and organizing skills
  • Diploma

1999
Porter at Thistle Hotel St. Albans, St. Albans, England

  • Coordinating and managing meeting rooms
  • Planning
  • Physical labor preparing the meeting rooms
  • Result: Better overview. Took a liking to a hectic environment.
OTHER COURSES
2017
Data Analytics for Lean Six Sigma, 5 weeks

  • Course offered by University of Amsterdam
  • Lean with data. Fundamental understanding of Six Sigma data analysis which I hope to work more extensively with in the future
  • Result: Understanding of Lean problem solving with data
  • Diploma - Verification at Coursera
2017
Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics, 6 weeks

  • Course offered by University of Cape Town
  • Introduction to the statistical methods and calculations used to verify clinical research
  • Result: Better understanding og what we do in Novo Nordisk
  • Diploma - Verification at Coursera
2016
Initiating and Planing Projects, 6 uger

  • Course offered by University of California, Irvine
  • Introduction to driving a project. A lot of focus on stakeholder management
  • Result: Better understanding of how you manage a project
  • Diploma - Verification at Coursera
2015
From Freedom Rides to Ferguson: Narratives of Nonviolence in the American Civil Rights Movement, 5 weeks

  • Course offered by Emory University
  • A firsthand look at the Civil Rights Movement in the sixties by Bernard Lafayette
  • Result: Even more knowledge about a favorite topic; the American South
  • Diploma - Verification at Coursera

2015
Project Management: The Basics for Success, 4 weeks

  • Course offered by University of California, Irvine
  • Project management fundamentalts
  • Result: Better suited to manage projects, more awareness of available tools
  • Diploma - Verification at Coursera

2015
Introduction to Marketing, 4 weeks

  • Course offered by The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania
  • Introduction to key aspects of marketing
  • Result: Overview of the marketing profession
  • DiplomaVerification at Coursera

2015
Introduction to Communication Science, 6 weeks

  • Course offered by The University of Amsterdam
  • Historic overview of communication science
  • Result: Theoretical understanding of communication science
  • DiplomaVerification at Coursera

2015
The American South, Its Music, Stories and Art, 6 weeks

  • Course offered by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • For my M.A. my main focus was on the American South. This was an opportunity to learn even more about it.
  • Result: Even more knowledge of one of my core areas of expertise
  • DiplomaVerification at Coursera

2013
Google AdWords Fundamentals

  • Introduction to AdWords
  • Result: Better knowledge of AdWords.
  • Diploma

 

LANGUAGES

Danish: Full professional proficiency
English: Native proficiency (TOEFL test diploma)
German: Elementary proficiency
Swedish: Elementary proficiency
Norwegian: Elementary proficiency

IT

Social media: Use and study all social media platforms
Office: Full proficiency
Content management systems: Solid experience and eager to learn more
AdWords: Fundamentals diploma and experience with Analytics
Web: Coding away and adding CSS and Javascript to my html knowledge