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Ashley Kolpak | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 13, 2014

Ashley Kolpak

Writer and Editor
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Well-rounded communications professional with experience in print and digital. Expressive writer with a passion for music, travel and more. Passionate team member with a positive attitude. Experience in editing manuscripts of various lengths for grammar, tone and clarity.

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Skills (10)

Tested
Exceptional Written and Oral Communication
Advanced Knowledge of Social Media
Advanced Proficiency in all MS Office Suite products
Copy Editing
Fundraising
Press Releases
Social Media
Blogging
Editing
Facebook

Service Description

As an passionate and experienced writer and editor, I aim to create web articles that are smart and engaging, while adhering to all SEO principles for optimum searchability on the web. I am also an detailed-oriented editor for manuscripts of any length.

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Employment

Field Trip Factory
Copywriter/Social Media Manager
2013 - Present
Joonbug.com
Music Section Writer
2011 - Present
- Unpaid/Volunteer Opportunity - Contacted publicists to schedule artist interviews - Conducted artist interviews - Published articles on artist interviews and concert reviews - Generated story...
Prime Publishing LLC
Editor
2012 - 2013
Editor March 2012- Present - Sole managing editor of AllFreeCopycatRecipes.com, a site that receives an average of 10,000 unique visits each day - Constantly copy editing and revising...
GoodThings Media
Social Media Coordinator
2011 - 2012
- Freelance Position - Instrumental in growing Facebook fan site from 2,100 users to 8,500+ users by end of contract - Daily social media presence maintenance and audience development across a...
French Ministry of Education
English Language Teacher
2010 - 2011
- Planned and executed English lessons for a range of students in primary schools in Grenoble, France - Daily usage of French in communication with students, teachers and staff. - Collaborated...
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
Administrative Assistant
2009 - 2010
- Provided administrative support for the Executive Director and Director of Programs and Operations with a demonstrated ability to improvise, improve procedures, and meet demanding deadlines -...
Clear Channel Communications
Promotions Intern
2008 - 2008
WLIT 93.9 and WNUA 95.5 -Executed weekly corporate lunch events -Aided the promotional directors, sales associates, radio programmers and radio personalities in multiple tasks -Assisted the...
Buzz Magazine
Staff Writer
2006 - 2008
- Conducted artist interviews and produced front page feature stories - Pitched story ideas - Reviewed a wide variety of CDs and concerts and local venues

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science
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copywriter
blogging
copy editor
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