Find freelancers. Lose those costly delays.

With 1.7 million freelancers, we'll match you with the perfect talent.

or, Register with Elance »

Alex Manford | Elance
 
176985602337900
Last Sign-in: Jul 14, 2013

Alex Manford

Professional copywriter and journalist
   United Kingdom
  |  11:41 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

View my website at http://alexmanford.wix.com/portfolio

Do you want copy that can engage targeted audiences, worldwide? That effectively communicates your desired message and helps achieve your business objectives? Then you’ve clicked on the write profile.

I'm a copywriter, journalist and project manager whose skills have been honed in writing powerful, persuasive and compelling content for blue chip clients, global newsletters, luxury and high-end publications, and the national press.

The goals of my writing are simple: to engage your...

Read More »
Jan 9, 2013|Article Writing|$44|Completed
|
5.0

View All »

Portfolio

An investigation into forced marriages in Greater Manchester.
An interview with the legendary children's television presenter.
Feature on Irish dancing team entering international championship.
Local girl wins coveted karate title.
Part of the Echo's annual Agriculture Show supplement.
Part of the Echo's annual Agriculture Show supplement.
An interview with the internationally acclaimed rock band.

Skills (3)

Tested
English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
My Score
avg
Passed
UK English Basic Skills Test
My Score
avg
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
My Score
avg
Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
My Score
avg

Service Description

My services comprise writing, research and project management. I have written for:
- The Superyacht Owners' Guide (SYOG) as its Commissioning Editor
- Yachting Pages (and yachtingpages.com) as a Marketing Copywriter
- MSN Money
- Money Observer
- Manchester Evening News and other local press publications
- The Big Issue
- BT and its global affiliates
- BAE Systems.

See my 'Portfolio' for more information.

MY SERVICES

I offer writing, research and proofreading skills honed in work for global and national audiences, and across various publication types.

My services include:
- Conceptual copywriting, journalism research and sub-editing and page design for print and online materials
- Marketing and sales materials, including brochures, flyers, fact sheets, case studies and reports
- Public relations content, such as press releases or media relations materials
- Reviews, proofreading and rewrites of existing copy including ghostwriting.

With a unique mixture of copywriting and journalism experience, I can offer diverse writing skills reinforced with a journalist's ability to adapt to new subjects.

Name your required topic, and I will produce the content.

MY APPROACH

With my services, you come first. My reputation and success depend on your satisfaction. I maintain a friendly and professional service with open and regular contact, if required by you.

I am committed to completing all work to the highest standard. Revisions may be...

Read More »

Employment

The Superyacht Owners' Guide (SYOG)
Commissioning Editor and features writer
2012 - 2012
For the Superyacht Owners' Guide (SYOG), I played key role in writing and editing the book's feature articles, from initially planning the book's content to overseeing the final copy. My...
Yachting Pages
Marketing Copywriter
2012 - 2012
I was Marketing Copywriter for Yachting Pages (and YachtingPages.com), the #1 directory for the superyacht industry aka "the Captain's Bible". My role comprised writing and sourcing daily news...
Paul Fraser Collectibles
Senior Writer/Project Manager
2009 - 2012
For Paul Fraser Collectibles, I wrote and managed content for the company's daily news website, twice weekly e-newsletters, blogs, reports, and materials for third party websites. This included...
Lionbridge (UK) Ltd
Copywriter
2007 - 2009
Agency helping organisations expand into global markets. Responsibilities include: - Writing and researching globally-distributed web, print and PowerPoint materials for global blue chip clients -...
Lantra
Communications Coordinator/Copywriter
2005 - 2005
Public sector organisation promoting training in the agriculture and land-based sectors. - Wrote and researched newsletters, brochures and press releases across several sectors - Redesigned several...

Education

University of Lincoln
BA (Hons) Journalism, 2:1
2002 - 2005

Keywords

copywriting
journalism
sub-editing
proofreading
research
My Snapshot
Writing & Translation
2
Elance Level
Level represents activity and experience on Elance. Freelancers start at Level 1 and achieve higher levels through their work. A higher "Level" indicates greater earnings, ratings and other achievements on Elance. Learn More »
  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Jobs
0
0
0
Total
Milestones
Hours
Reviews
Recommend
Clients
Total
Repeat
Earnings
Total
Per Client
Identity
Username
Alex-JM
Type
Individual
Member Since
January 2009
Elance URL
Verifications
0
Alex Manford | Elance

Alex Manford