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Tara H. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 18, 2011

Tara H.

Sharp writer and editor
   United States
  |   Randolph, NJ
  |  12:13 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

I am an accomplished editor and copywriter with a background in marketing and journalism. I pride myself on creating copy that is dynamic, effective, message-driven, and precise. My attention to detail is unsurpassed and I take an entrepreneurial approach to all of the work in which I am involved. I am responsible, accountable, professional, and very dedicated to my work.

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Portfolio

Samples of catalog copy, letter and flyer copy, monthly e-newsletter, communication plan
Edited PowerPoint presentation of software user guide that was also uploaded to company...
Provided and organized content for Dress for Success Indianapolis' annual report.
Internal announcement regarding business development.
Press release for 2010/2011 Survey Report on Employee Benefit Policies & Practices
Promotional buck slip for the Exhibit Book of Benefit Communication Programs
Promo copy sent to clients in the financial services sector regarding an exhibit book...

Skills (4)

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Advertising
Advertising Skills Certification
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. Culture
U.S. Culture and Etiquette Test
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Service Description

I have extensive experience writing and editing all types of print and online marketing collateral, including press releases, brochures, catalogs, solicitation e-mails, and e-newsletters (internal and external) for domestic and international markets.

I have also overseen several successful marketing campaigns from concept to completion, ensuring along the way that all print and online collaterals were engaging, accurate, and delivered on time to clients.





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Employment

Towers Watson Data Services
Marketing communications specialist
2008 - Present
I currently oversee all of the marketing content for a consulting firm that provides compensation, benefits and employment practices information to the global employer community. I have expertise...
Gannett
Freelance writer
2008 - 2008
Contributed restaurant reviews and feature articles to the Daily Record, a weekly newspaper that covers Morris County, NJ.
Quadrant Healthcom
Managing Editor
2006 - 2008
Managed workflow in an editorial department that generated two neuroscience publications. Duties included editing all in-house copy to fit house style and AMA standards, tracking all manuscripts at...
Worrall Community Newspapers
Managing Editor
2005 - 2006
Edited all content, assigned all news stories, managed news staff, and wrote editorials and articles on politics, urban development and the arts. I also performed all proofreading, production and...
Tribune Company
Reporter
2003 - 2005
Generated news stories on county government, local crime and court proceedings for The Virginia Gazette. I also wrote several feature articles, including a series on local D-Day veterans that...
Angie's List
Communications specialist
2002 - 2003
Provided editorial support for the organization’s print and online marketing collaterals. This including creating content for the organization’s monthly promotional publications, which were...
Gannett
Reporter
2000 - 2002
Generated news articles on local crime and court proceedings for The Star Press. Other duties included writing obituaries, editing stories, and covering the education beat. I also generated...

Education

Ball State University
Bachelor's degree in Journalism
1997 - 2002

Keywords

Editor
Writer
Proofreader
Marketing
Communications
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