Scot T. Gillies, operations management and editing

Scot T. Gillies is an operational professional and content strategist from Lexington, Ky.

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In addition to serving as a 501(c)(3) executive director, Gillies has advised charitable organizations on board recruitment and relations, fundraising campaigns, program management, and regulatory compliance. As a content editor and copy editor, he has authored feature stories, analyzed data, conducted research, and served as a SME for sourced publications. He has created advertising content for editorial and marketing campaigns. His content production responsibilities have included magazines, blogs, Web landing pages, print and electronic newsletters, whitepapers, case studies, infographics, and video scripts. His preferred tools include MS Word and Excel, WordPress, and Adobe InCopy and InDesign.

 Recent technical and administrative qualifications

Director of Operations and Content Strategist - Scot T. Gillies

  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, VisioAdobe InCopy/InDesign and Acrobat
  • Website markup: HTML and CSS
  • Web metrics tools: Google Analytics, Web Trends, Open Web Analytics
  • Crowdsourcing and customer experience analysis software: SurveyMonkey, Polldaddy, Zoomerang
  • Google Apps: Google Docs, Google Drive, Dropbox
  • Content management: proprietary enterprise CMS, WordPress, Drupal, Community Server
  • Social media: blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+
  • Collaboration: SharePoint, OnCall Scheduling, BaseCamp, and team calendar applications

Editorial focus and subject matter expertise

  • Nonprofit management: Board governance; recruitment of directors; fundraising campaigns; program management; volunteer coordination; strategic planning; budgeting
  • Thoroughbred horse racing and breeding: Thoroughbred pedigree analysis; racehorse rescue; broodmare retirement and retraining; breeding recommendations; racehorse ownership
  • U.S. Presidential campaigns: Presidential history; Constitutional role of the U.S. federal executive; campaign policy development; Electoral College; party primaries and caucuses; recruitment of women candidates for national office; Cabinet building and Presidential advisors
  • B2B managed services: Service level agreements; B2B marketing; information technology outsourcing; website design and maintenance
  • Website metrics and analytics: Google Analytics; Moz; SEO; Alexa; Hubspot