Ruth E. Hinkle

Work Experience

Content Writer //  Freelance

Dates: Feb. 2021 - present

Location: Remote

I develop content strategies and write digital content for content creators and solo entrepreneurs. I write for websites, blogs, and emails. I specialize in email marketing, particularly in a client's voice directly to their audience. I get to know my clients so that I can accurately ghostwrite from their perspective, directly to their audiences. I want my writing to feel authentic to both my client and their audience.

Tech Volunteer Coordinator  //  Stac Labs

Dates: Sept. 2020 - Nov. 2020

Location: Remote

  • Distributed 100% of available funding to down ballot campaigns
  • Initiated and facilitated partnerships between campaigns, volunteers, and stakeholders
Philanthropy Coordinator  //  Wright Foundation

Dates: Nov. 2018 - Aug. 2020

Location: Chicago, IL

  • Organized 70+ volunteers annually to host & produce weekly tours
  • Created first SOP for department, implemented new systems for success and documented standard operating procedures
  • Managed the spreadsheet where entire organization tracked key metrics for weekly reporting
  • Coached 3 teams, totaling 18 volunteers, toward fundraising outcomes
Registrar & Director of Financial Aid  //  Wright Graduate University

Dates: Dec. 2016 - Nov. 2018

Location: Chicago, IL

  • Overhauled SOP for two departments
  • Packaged federal aid & provided counseling to students
  • Maintained regulatory systems
Program Director  //  Faith Architects

Dates: Oct. 2014 - Dec. 2016

Location: Remote

  • Co-authored 3 curricula & launched conference series
  • Managed all operations including communications, recruitment, administration
Social Media Consultant  //  The Polis Center

Dates: Jan. 2012 - Jul. 2015

Location: Indianapolis, IN

  • Managed social media for SAVI, a community information system
  • Managed social media for a civic humanities festival with 40+ events annually

Education

Boot Camp Certificate: Northwestern University

Dates: Dec. 2020 - Jun. 2021

Location: Evanston, IL

A 24-week intensive program focused on gaining technical programming skills in Excel, VBA, Python, R, JavaScript, SQL Databases, Tableau, Big Data, and Machine Learning.

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Dates: 2010 - 2015

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Pursued cross-disciplinary studies by double majoring in International Studies and Religious Studies with emphasis on civic engagement, culture, and community organizing.