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Joel S.

You might not be pretty, you can be funny.
   United Kingdom
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Resume/C.V.

I have been working as a writer for the last 10 years. I have written spec scripts, screen plays, sketches for stage shows and radio production. I have also edited speeches and comedy routines for professional standups. This is in addition to contributing to various blogs and writing jokes for greeting cards and mobile phone companies.
Service Description
Joel Soetendorp (the_bespoke_joke_Bloke) Writers CV 2012
You might not be pretty, you can be funny.


Service Description

Services offered

1 Speech writing. Send me the outline of what you want to say and let me write the speech for you.

2 Speech editing. Let me help you get your speech the right length, make your anecdotes zing, and maybe even add a quick gag to start and finish to keep the audience smiling.

3 Joke writing. If youíre a stand-comic or if you just want a few gags. I can help you write your own jokes or turn your ideas into finished jokes.

4 Stand-up material editing. I have worked with comedians from those just starting, to seasoned professionals. Helping to provide advice on structure, timing and content.

5 Blogging. I can provide quality, sharp, witty blog posts for what ever service or product youíre trying to promote.

6 Radio prep. Iíve worked on radio prep for local and national radio and I can provide topical jokes, top 10s and quiz questions on time.

7 Sketch writing. Iíve written for a number of stage shows and radio shows, as well as pod casts. If youíre putting on a show I can write sketches to order to suit all audiences. This has included radio shows, kids shows and stage shows
WRITING EXPERIENCE

Date, Tube, Plinth Ewan Bruce Movie 2008

A Funny old Business, Wireless Theatre Comedy Audio play recorded for internet 2009

Pit Players, Electric Mouse Actor/performer 2009

News Revue, Canal Cafe Theatre Sketch writer 2009-2012

News Revue Edinburgh, The Pleasance, Sketch Writer 2009-2012

Treason Show, Treason Show Sketch writer 2009-2012

The Sam and Dave Show, Sound Art Radio, Podcast and stag show 2009-2011

Is this a Subject? Ivor Dembina for Comedy? One man show, team writer 2011

Gag writer for various other comics (including Dave Cohen, Ivor Dembina) 2009-2012

The Evening Fix Podcast/pilot, writer 2010

Britain's Got People Podcast/pilot 2011 (Radio Times Website of the week)

118 118 Mobile phone joke service lead writer 2009

RH Brands, Humorous answer phone message writer 2010-2012

News Jack 2010-2012 writer BBC 7

BBC radio Scotland; various shows including Comedy Cafe and the Children in Need presenterís quiz. 2012

Gag writing and blogging for 2 best-man/wedding websites. 2012

Writer of 2 humorous ebooks 2012 (details to follow)

Amock Comedy Emag. Assistant Editor and Writer

Writer for Cody Sunshine childrenís entertainer and Rodeo Clown 2012



Education

Birkbeck College London University
Screen writing diploma
2011 - 2012
Birmingham University
Post graduate diploma in working with children with autism

Amock
Assistant Editor
2012 - Present
As the assistant of a comedy e-magazine; I write articles, edit other writers work. In addition I was blogging and contacting websites to help create an online presence. This includes contributing to regular tweets for Amock's Twitter account. I am currently helping to assemble Amock's first "best of Amock" edition for charity. http://amock.net/
Humour Hotlines
Writer, promotional assistant
2010 - Present
I was writing short humorous answer phone messages. These were designed to sell advertising space at the end of the message. As well as writing press releases and contacting websites, newspapers, magazines etc to create interest in the brand.
118 118
Lead gag writer
2008 - 2008
118 118 is a UK telephone information service. They ran a mobile phone gag service, where a customer would text "joke" to 118 118. In exchange for which they would receive a 140 character none offensive joke by text. I was one of the lead writers. This meant I both submitted generic jokes, but also wrote on specific subjects e.g jokes about ghosts, bakeries or dating. This highly successful campaign was featured in the national press in the UK.



Education
Birckbeck College London University
Screen writing diploma
2011 - 2012
Birmingham University
Post graduate diploma in working with adults with
2005 - 2006
Employment
Amock
Assistant Editor
2012 - Present
As the assistant of a comedy e-magazine; I write articles, edit other writers work. As well as blogging and contacting websites to help create an online presence. This includes contributing to regular tweets for Amock's Twitter account. I am currently helping to assemble Amock's first "best of Amock" edition for charity. http://amock.net/
Humour Hotlines
Writer, promotional assistant
2010 - Present
Writing short humerous answer phone messages. These were designed to sell advertising space at the end of the message. Writing press releases and contacting websites, newspapers, magaznes etc to create interest in the brand.
118 118
Lead gag writer
2008 - 2008
118 118 is a UK telephone information servce. They ran a mobile phone gag service, where a customer would text "joke" to 118 118. In excahnge for which they would recieve a 140 character none offensive joke by text. I was one of the lead writers. This meant I both submitted generic jokes, but also wrote on specific subjects e.g jokes about ghosts, bakeries or dating. This highly succesful campaign was featured in the national press in the UK.
Payment Terms
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