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Copywriter

Location:
Atlanta, GA
Posted:
October 26, 2018

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Joshua Bains

Copywriter, Ghostwriter - joshbains.com

Experienced Editor. Global work in print, digital, video ads and branding. Agency / In-House. Asks: “What’s the Story?” MJ, University of Hong Kong, Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. Portfolio: joshbains.format.com Skills

Long & Short Form Direct

Response Copy Editing

SEO Landing Pages, Blogging

/ Keyword Planning

VIdeo Producer / Voice

Acting

Google Analytics

Certified

Commercial Script Writing Agency Account & Client

Management

Interviewing & Journalism Team, Client & Public

Presentations

Technical Writing Brand Advertising /

Campaign Planning

Teaching / Mentoring Coaching / Counseling

White Paper Writing Creative Briefs Integrated Campaigns Biblical Hebrew Experience

Founder, December 2016 - Current

Joshbains.com - Senior Editor

● Consult with clients to develop their ideas, stories and brands

● Conduct client interviews, further research as needed with client revisions.

● Manage brand strategy, web presence, social media and content voice. Write / Edit all copy.

● Non-fiction ghostwriting / influencer marketing (articles placed in Entrepreneur) Contract, July - November 2016

Networx - Content Editor

● Managed, edited & wrote website branding copy, blog, sales collateral and client strategy documentation for leading affiliate marketing site in the home-improvement vertical.

● Worked directly with CEO, sales and marketing managers on developing effective messaging across multiple marketing channels (website, email, pitches, blog)

● Developed in-house video content program and studio.

● Created the new homepage tagline.

May 2015 - June 2016

Blueprint - Senior Copy Editor / Account Manager

● Determine client strategy with project architects, within budget.

● Manage clients and deliverables in SEO, Copywriting, Graphic Design, PPC, Social, Video & Dev.

● Create and present technical audits for clients’ on and off-site SEO, as well as executive summaries of their analytics, keyword and backlink data.

● Write scripts and produce client videos and perform professional voice-over for client videos.

● Write landing pages, blogs and marketing materials, creative briefs for campaign videos and long form content. October 2014 - May 2015

Eclipse Web Media, Duluth (now Blueprint)- SEO Content Marketing Specialist 2

● Managed company blog. Wrote hundreds of pages of direct response copy & blogs for dozens of varied clients.

(Medical Software, Oil Distribution, Chiropractic, Divorce Law, Church Video, Spray Insulation, White Water Rafting, Estate Auctions, Manufacturing, Plastic Pallets, Intellectual Property to Market, etc

● Read my column on Scientific Advertising for Target Marketing Magazine, or my articles in SEMrush and KISSmetrics.

● Hear one of my 24 interviews on content marketing and branding with Small Business Samaritans. 2013 - September 2014

Shepard Books, New York - PR Manager

● Research, solicit and organize speeches globally for author.

● Added over 150 international venues to sales funnel.

● Managed media tour of Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Israel, and US cities.

● Managed fundraising events, promoted author at conventions, and to media.

● Wrote and produced fundraising video.

2012 - 2013

Yeshiva World News, New York - Associate Editor

● Writer and Editor for weekly newspaper with 33,000 readers; covered Obama / Romney presidential race. 2010 - 2012

Ateres Yaakov High School, New York - English & Writing Teacher 10th-12th Grades 2005 - 2006

Israel Resource News Agency & Infolive TV, Jerusalem - Newscaster / Reporter

● Wrote and read morning news, produced video features and interviews, fixer. Education

2017

Marketing Seminar with Seth Godin

2004-05, 08-10

Yeshivas Bircas HaTorah / Hebrew Theological College / Shor Yoshuv Institute, Jerusalem / Chicago / NY - Jewish Studies

2002-03

University of Hong Kong, China - MA Journalism

● Thesis on Village Urbanization in the New Territories.

● Author in anthology: Global Stories: Literary Journalism, Best of Class

● Documentary, West Papua New Guinea

1997-2001

University of Redlands, California - BA History / Theatre Awards & Extras

Bagpiper; Influencer Summit Interviewee (Ghost Writing), Jewish Impact Films; American College Theatre-Fest. Nominee; Reading Coordinator at the Mark Taper Forum, L.A., w/ playwright Neil Simon, Best Prosecution Witness Riverside County Mock Trial; Eagle Scout - Troop 7; Mortar Board; Co-Lead Jewish Interactive Q & A Shabbat Service at Cong. Beth Jacob, Atlanta.



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