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Barbara Z. | Elance
 
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Barbara Z.

Communication Specialist
   United States
  |   Cary, NC

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Overview

M.A. Graduate, UNC Chapel Hill, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, specialized in strategic communications. Seeking contract opportunities as a writer/communicator. Extensive copywriting experience (white papers, websites, articles, press releases, brochures). Bilingual (English, German).
View my portfolio at www.bzellweger.com

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English To German Translation Skills Test
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German To English Translation Skills Test
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Business Writing Skills Certification
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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

Copywriting for websites, white papers, articles, brochures, press releases.
English-German translations,
Communication strategies development,
Editing/Proofreading

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Employment

American Journal Experts
Contract Editor
2012 - Present
Editing manuscripts (grammar, syntax, diction) of non-native English speakers for publication in English-language journals.
Koroberi
Copywriter
2012 - 2012
Copywriter for industrial and technology-based clients for an award-winning B2B agency. Editing and maintaining client standards and AP Style.
Quintiles
Writer
2011 - 2011
Research and writing of white papers about Alliance Management. Development of internal and external communication material (presentations, articles, media handouts)
Swiss Bankers Association
Writer
2010 - 2010
Authored several chapters for the publications "Compendium 2010: The Swiss Banking Sector" and “Banking Barometer 2010: Economic Trends in the Swiss Banking Industry.”
Caterpillar
Marketing & Sales Consultant
2003 - 2009
Collaborated with Caterpillar dealer network to develop and implement new retail go-to market distribution strategy, optimizing current channels to better reach, attract and retain targeted...

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master of Arts, Mass Communication
2010 - 2012
University of Basel, Switzerland
lic.rer.pol. Business Administration
- 2002
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