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Jill M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 6, 2014

Jill M.

Creative writer/editor/designer w/exc comp skills
   United States
  |   Irving, TX
  |  4:16 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

A Jill of All Trades (pun intended). I offer a high-level, high-quality combination of writing, editing and design skills and the ability to organize information in a logical, understandable structure to present information in the most understandable ways to a reader. My 20+ years experience with PCs and software of all types allows me to integrate copy with design to best communicate a message. As the publisher of a semi-monthly community newspaper for 10 years (2001-2010), and now as editor of the USMCOC's Alliance Magazine I put these...

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Portfolio

Article about new North Lake College campus
Essay on the passing of a good citizen
Freelance article about a Dallas initiative to have young men pull up their pants
Resume
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http://IrvingOnline.com

Skills (10)

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Web Services
Windows XP Administration
Windows Vista
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
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Microsoft Word
Online Writing

Service Description

COMMUNITY SERVICE AND VOLUNTEER:

Metrocare Services Board of Directors, member (2010 – present)
Irving ISD, mentor, Jack Singley High School (2010-present)
Lyric Stage League, newsletter editor and designer (2009 – present)
DFW Humane Society, board member; chair, Development Committee (2008 – present)
Irving Schools Foundation, scholarship reader (2005-present)
League of Women Voters – Irving, member (2003-present)
Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce (2001 – present)
Chamber Ambassador (2003 – present)
Ambassador Committee, chair (2008-2009)
Education Committee, member (2007 – present)
Irving Firefighter Foundation, committee member and volunteer for annual event (2010)
Irving Counts Census Committee, member (2009)
YWCA – Irving Branch Advisory Board, member (2003-2007)
Women’s Issues Network, member (1997-2004)

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise through NCTRCA (2007 – present)
Greater Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year (2007)
Greater Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Quarter (1Q 2008)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award, semi-finalist (2007)

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Employment

Irving Online, Irving, TX.
Webmaster/Owner.
2010 - 2011
- Created and maintain an online community Web site, IrvingOnline.com, focused on being a central point of information for and about Irving’s residents and businesses. -Aggregate and repost items...
Jolayne Thompson
Publisher, Irving Journal
2001 - 2010
-Published The Irving Journal, a bi-weekly community newspaper, managing all aspects of business including editorial and advertising copy, layout and design, printing, and mailing and distribution....

Education

Wayne State University, Detroit MI
Bachelor of arts in sociology
1973 - 1978

Keywords

writer editor design organization internet computer pc publishing spelling grammar indesign word photoshop excel presentations powerpoint irving
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