Griffin Voltmann

Content Author, Ghostwriter, and Contractor

About

 

EDUCATION        

College of William & Mary, B.A. English

SKILLS

  • Technical writing and narration
  • Editing and formatting
  • Research and analysis
  • Six years customer service

WORK EXPERIENCE

Randall-Reilly LLC, Tuscaloosa, AL, Contractor, July 2016-Present

  • Authored articles for publication in industry periodicals and client blogs

 

Grizella LLC, Hebron, ND, Contractor, January 2016-Present

  • Authored articles for publication on company blogs and in industry periodicals
  • Edited existing articles for publication

 

Transportation Intermediaries Association, Alexandria, VA, Special Projects Editor, May 2014-Present

Developed interactive classes for ten separate distance learning courses on topics including intermodal transportation, business ethics, refrigerated transport, marketing transportation services, partnerships, selling and the supply chain.

  • Designed script and narrated coursework.  Developed content in MS PowerPoint and Articulate Engage and Quizmaker software.
  • Refreshed outdated transportation industry courseware, researching current legislation and regulations
  • Authored several user guides and a style guide to standardize association publications, training materials and social media
  • Updated web materials using KnowledgeDirect software
  • Experienced with instructional design cycles from needs assessment to evaluation
  • Organized a charitable event yielding $20,000 in contributions

 

Transportation Intermediaries Association, Alexandria, VA, Summer Intern, 2013, 2009, 2008                                                                                                                                             

  • Created a successful lobbying process to research the economic impact of transportation infrastructure legislation, by Congressional district, to improve support for federal fuel surcharges
  • Edited, proofread, and wrote chapters for New Industry Entrant Textbook
  • Reconstructed an educational website on intermodal transport as a textbook companion
  • Assisted with Association’s Capitol Hill visits as guide for non-local members

                                                                                                                               

Office of Texas Congressman Ted Poe, Washington, DC, Summer Intern, 2012

  • Copy-edited and proofread daily floor speeches
  • Worked with Congressional Research Service researching specific issues
  • Received calls from constituents, briefed the Chief of Staff daily
  • Conducted Capitol building tours and provided hospitality to constituent visitors

                                                                                                                               

Office of Montana Senator Max Baucus, Washington, DC, Summer Intern, 2012

  • Scanned and archived Senator’s calendars and schedules in preparation for retirement
  • Organized social events for interns from other Montana Senate and House offices
  • Trained non-local Senate interns to conduct tours of the Capitol
  • Handled constituent telephone calls related to the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act

                                                                                     

Office of Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell, Washington, DC, Summer Intern, 2011

  • Acted as a courier for private correspondence for the Congressman
  • Trained to effectively use Library of Congress and Congressional Research Service Tools and Materials
  • Utilized House databases tracking past and current legislation to answer constituent inquiries
  • Trained to provide informative tours of the Capitol
  • Received constituent calls, prepared correspondence

                   

ACTIVITIES    

  • First Chair, Bass and Alto Clarinetist, William & Mary Wind Ensemble 2011-2014
  • Head Content Editor, “Jump” Literary Magazine 2011-2014
  • Section Leader, William and Mary Wind Ensemble 2012-2014
  • Clarinetist, Williamsburg Global Film Festival 2010-2014
  • Cambridge Study Abroad Program, Summer Semester 2013
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