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Career Positions

"Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God."

–William Carey

Mark remains passionate about using his writing, editing, and publishing skills to help authors reach readers. This has led him to work with a variety of publishers that develop Bible-based, Christian-living resources. A career, Mark insists, is not merely about earning a living; rather, it is the means of pointing people to the Savior.

Christian College Instructor
    Faculty, English and Professional Writing
     2017–present, Pensacola, FL

The Professional Writing concentration helps students “develop and refine journalistic, advertising, technical, and creative writing skills while grasping the fundamentals of layout and design.” Specific courses Mark teaches or has taught include:

  • EN 121 – English Grammar & Composition

  • EN 301 – Creative Writing

  • PW 301 – Copywriting

  • PW 404 – Advanced Copy Editing

  • PW 406 – Creative Nonfiction

  • PW 408 – Writing for Publication


In addition to serving as a full-time faculty member, other responsibilities include advising Professional Writing students, developing course material, participating in department meetings, assisting with assessment activities, evaluating student writing ability platforms, and judging various essay and writing contests. He also helped develop a high school Writing Camp.

Emmaus Worldwide
     Publications & Communications Director
     2004–2017, Dubuque, IA,


Development (from acquisition through print-ready files) of 125+ books and 700+ repackaged reprints; involvement with strategic planning / implementation; development of original book projects; mentoring of authors; typesetting of text and cover design; integration of digital files for innovative Bible Study App; distribution of eBooks / eCourses; oversight of advertising campaigns.

Management and supervision of editorial staff and freelancers; partnership with authors and designers; oversight of resources during the acquisition process of Walterick Publications & Media.

Financial Profitability – From 2004 to 2017, Mark helped guide Emmaus Worldwide through a period of publishing expansion. Sales of books and resources (both print and digital) significantly enhanced Emmaus Worldwide's revenue and financial profitability.

Production of resources by print manufacturers; expertise of offset and digital processes; communication through website, catalogs, newsletters, flyers, videos, social media, etc.

List of Publications
     Founder / Editor
     2008–2014, Dubuque, IA

editorial services, editing, writing, author coaching

After designing and implementing a website, Mark began, an online editorial service focused on providing graduate students and business professionals comprehensive organizational, developmental, and editorial assistance with their essays, reports, and other corporate material.

Christian Books Melanesia
     Publications Manager and Editor
     2002–2004, Wewak, Papua New Guinea

editorial services, editing, writing, author coaching

As publications manager and editor of CBM (the largest Christian publisher in PNG), Mark demonstrated leadership in developing over 30 original publication projects and 100+ repackaged reprints. This process involved manuscript evaluation, writing, revision, proofreading, and layout / design. Additional duties included creating the CBM website and working with domestic and international printers. Mark also supervised the customer service department and trained publication staff.

List of Publications

Adams Center for Teaching Excellence
     Technology Web Writer
     2000–2001, Abilene, TX,

Mark Wainwright, editorial services, editing, writing, author coaching

As a web writer, Mark used his journalistic skills to write feature articles that described the facilities, events, technology, and people that make the Adams Center a place dedicated to the infusion of teaching and technology.

List of Web Articles

The University Writing Center
     Writing Tutor / Assistant Director
     2000–2001, Abilene, TX,


As a writing tutor, my responsibilities included helping university and graduate students at any stage of the composition process. I helped students first develop the overall structure and organization of their draft before considering sentence-level revisions. Promoted to assistant director in 2001.

     Editor & Writer
     1996–1999, Pensacola, FL

As an editor and writer, Mark collaborated with the editorial department to research, write, and edit elementary and secondary textbooks and curriculum. He was credited as “Editorial Assistant” in three publications and “Contributor” in a fourth.

List of Textbook Resources

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