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Content Writer

Location:
Orlando, FL
Posted:
March 24, 2018

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Summary: Self-motivated, talented, creative, and versatile writer proficient in producing copy with over ten years of experience. Authored technical and creative material for published role playing gaming book. Managed writers and editors while coordinating marketing and publication for an independent publishing company. Managed, created, and edited many forms of content on multiple interphases.

Professional Writer: Technical Writing, Academic Writing, Business Writing, SEO Content Writer, Author, Copy Writing,

Skills: Excellent oral and written communication, Proofreading, Marketing campaigns, Website Copy, Blogs, Articles, Snippets, Presentations, Press Releases, Essays, Research, Articles, Sales Promotions, Editing, Information Analysis, Game Module Creation. Various style formats: APA, MLA, NIST, Chicago.

Education:

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 2005

Bachelor of Arts in English: Creative Writing

Professional Experience:

Freelance Writer 2017-Present

Create and manage strong written content for various online mediums

Use multiple standards to include, APA, MLA, Chicago, and NIST

Write, review, and edit technical material for various clients.

Optimize and publish content to client sites through WordPress and FTP

Chatter Buzz Media, Orlando, FL 2017

Content Writer/Editor

Created and managed strong written content for various online medium

Used multiple standards to include, APA, MLA, Chicago, and NIST

Edited marketing pieces, including web content and email campaign.

Wrote, reviewed, and edited technical material for various clients

Updated and monitored social media channels

Developed and maintained a content creation calendar

Tested URLs through landing pages and link building

Developed content in support of the company brand and differentiating value propositions

Utilized content marketing tools and direction from the SEO team to develop content themes/topics and execute development plans

Worked closely with marketing team/designers and CEO

Worked with account managers to understand the target audience and captured the interests and vision of the sponsor

Proposed new content ideas and contributed to the development of the team

Wrote meta tags and effective calls-to-action

Collaborated with SEO team to develop content topics and strategies designed to meet client goals

Wrote and created engaging, useful, optimized content for a variety of verticals

Optimized and published content to client sites through WordPress and FTP

Advocated for SEO and Content Marketing Best Practices

Valencia College, Orlando, FL 2012-2016

Part-time Faculty, English Writing

Designed and facilitated writing instructional classes, workshops and computer-based training for students and faculty

Coached students with writing assignments in various subjects and proofread all material

Prepared and delivered instruction for Developmental Reading/Writing I & II courses

Emerald City Expeditions, LLC, Casselberry, FL 2008-2012

Vice President of Marketing and Publication

Developed, designed and wrote all press releases, ad copy as well as conducted all interviews.

Developed and implemented ad campaign, social media platforms, marketing promotions and brand messaging strategies to reach target audience

Wrote technical and creative material; consulted on and selected illustrative material and prepared and proofread all material for publication

Oversaw all writers and editors. Provided guidance as needed to ensure that projects met the standards set and proofread submitted content

Initiated and maintained liaison with authors and other interested parties to clarify text, obtain supported documentation, verify information, or exchange additional data or ideas. Gathered, developed, and check the accuracy of information by research and by interviewing

subject-matter experts

Additional author and co-creator of Oz: Dark and Terrible Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook (ECE1001)

Harcourt Inc., Orlando, FL 2006-2007 Project Editor

Wrote, edited, and managed online and print versions of textbook material per state and federal regulations

Created assessments for state of Florida under the No Child Left Behind Act, including Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test

Prepared technical manuscripts and proofread materials through all stages of production

Ravenloches Entertainment Group, Lake Mary, FL 2004-2007

Promotions Coordinator

Wrote movie and entertainment reviews after premieres and conventions

Promoted upcoming events and advertised movie previews, conventions, and giveaways

Established contacts with clients and scheduled and conducted interviews

Wrote interviews for on-air personalities and talent and proofread articles before publication

Andreyev Engineering, Inc. Sanford, FL 1998-1999

Certified Engineering Technician

Performed engineering tests for businesses and geotechnical agencies

Wrote all reports using NIST standards



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