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April Caprio | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 25, 2014

April Caprio

PhD entrepreneur with little ones in tow
   United States
  |   Medusa, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $88

I am an experienced technical writer and researcher. I offer superior writing and research skills, substantial background in written communication to the public and private sectors, and commitment to provide knowledge with clarity.

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Portfolio

Introduction to system dynamics modelling
Promotion of weekly special store products
Example of a proposed NSF grant proposal
Example of a recent special event press release
Designed a flier to promote upcoming small business fair

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Service Description

Having recently completed my PhD, and needing the flexibility of freelance work while I raise small children, I am interested in pursuing policy related projects such as research documents and white papers, while also having substantial experience working with private sector marketing firms and small businesses. Recent projects include publicity as social networking, press releases and media contact, as well as grant proposals and marketing materials.

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Employment

Sustainable Hilltowns
Contributor
2013 - Present
I am a founding member and chief operating officer of this nonprofit organization charged with the job of nurturing our local sustainable development movement through research and education into...
MGS, Inc
Marketing and promotions contributor
2010 - Present
While raising small children, I have been acting as the point person on all social media, blogging, promotions and marketing for this firm. This includes quarterly circulars, regular blog updates,...
Center for Policy Research (U Albany)
Doctoral research assistant
2005 - 2006
* Translation of various psychological models into a system dynamics environment * Completion of literature review of learning models within the context of signal detection theory *...
Center for Policy Research (U Albany)
Doctoral research assistant
2004 - 2004
* Constructed a system dynamics model of tobacco control efforts *   Compiled a formal report of modeling insights and recommendations *   Documented the model building process
Hudson River Valley Greenway
Regional planning fellow
2000 - 2000
* Spearheaded Greenway effort to gain involvement of Duchess County  communities in the regional planning compact, “Greenway Connections” *...

Education

University at Albany
PhD, Public Administration
- 2011
University at Albany
MA, Public Policy
1998 - 2000
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small business
public policy
white papers
technical writing
academic writing
social media
blog
media
grantwriting
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