Allan Tanoemarga

English Indonesian

About Me

Editor/writer/researcher with a background in both publishing and mathematics field. Fluent in English and Bahasa Indonesia. Have several years worth of work experience in Australia's offline and online media industry.

Employment History

Meld Magazine

2014 - 2016

Production Editor

Meld Magazine is a not-for-profit news website for international students to help facilitate community development and enhance student experience living in Melbourne. As a production editor, my key duties include: o Working on WordPress in editing and publishing the articles o General copy-editing (ranging from simple fact-checking to ensuring no errors in grammars and punctuations) and structural editing duties o Ensuring each article is fit for publication and meets the magazine’s standard o Creating engaging social media postings in Facebook and Twitter for every published article o Producing weekly e-newsletter using Mailchimp to promote content to the website's subscribers list o Writing stories or articles for the magazine o Finding copyright-compliant images when needed o Maintaining good communications with authors and other editors


2015 - 2016

Section Editor

Quantumrun is an informative website which aims to be the leading source of futurism news. Although the website often deals with difficult subjects, the information presented are written in such a way to make it easily accessible and understandable for public consumption. As a section editor, my key duties include: o General copy-editing and structural editing duties o Cooperating with other team members in editing and publishing articles o Communicating with authors and providing them with constructive feedback to help improve their writings o Contributing article ideas to the editorial team's storyboard

Perspektif Magazine

2014 - 2016

Editor for Arts, Culture and Education Section

Perspektif Magazine is a not-for-profit publication designed to provide a platform for both local and international students to voice their opinions on relevant issues and current affairs. The publication is run by the Melbourne University Indonesian Student Association (MUISA). As a section editor, my key duties include: o Finding and communicating with the magazine’s contributors o General copy-editing and structural editing duties o Writing contents for the magazine o Interviewing important public figures in developing a content o Cooperating with other team members in selecting received articles and finalising the edited versions o Endorsing the magazine at various social media platform (for instance, Facebook and Instagram)


2016 - 2016

Content Writer

Bornevia is a SaaS company offering customer service helpdesk software for small businesses. As a content writer, my key duties include: o Writing SEO-friendly content for the company's blog o General copy editing and structural editing duties o Generating content ideas through keyword research o Studying collected data and analytics to help improve traffic o Exercising inbound and guerrilla marketing to promote content distribution

2016 - 2016

English to Bahasa Indonesia Translator for the Victorian Government’s MyStory video content

MyStory is an interactive tool provided by Study Melbourne, which allows students to build a personalised video based on education and lifestyle aspirations that can be shared with friends and family. As a translator, my key duties include: o Editing the provided manuscript in both English and Bahasa Indonesia o Translating contents from English to Bahasa Indonesia

Affirm Press

2015 - 2015

Editorial Intern

Affirm Press is a Melbourne-based publisher dedicated to publishing great Australian stories and ideas that have a positive impact on the community and that influence by delight. As an editorial intern, my key duties include: o Assessing unsolicited manuscripts submitted to the publishing house o Providing editorial feedback to help in-house editors in judging the quality of manuscripts o Helping out the in-house editors in proofreading draft manuscripts o Helping out the marketing team in various tasks, including writing key sales points for book AIs o Researching various materials for potential book ideas o General office and administration duties (e.g. data entry, posting mails, printing and binding, etc.)

Education History

The University of Melbourne

2014 - 2015

Master of Publishing and Communications

The University of Melbourne

2011 - 2013

Bachelor of Science (Majoring in Mathematics and Statistics; Operations Research)