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Mary Celestine Chia | Elance
 
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Mary Celestine Chia

Strategy and Writing
   United Kingdom
  |   London, England
  |  1:22 pm Local Time

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Overview

Balanced portfolio of projects in B2B copywriting, branding and corporate communications for start-ups and medium-sized multinational companies. Native English speaker (and graduate of E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, USA) with skills in 7 languages (including Portuguese and Spanish) and extensive international experience - valuable assets for market-entry, international growth projects that require market-specific research and analysis.

With 18+ years of experience in Marketing and Corporate Communications, I have worked on projects in...

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Sep 11, 2012|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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Jan 3, 2011|Web Content|Private|Completed
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Sep 11, 2010|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Understanding D and O (Directors' and Officers' Insurance)
http://wingingitwisely.wordpress.com
This advertisement was placed in a radiology specialty magazine in the UK - RAD Magazine.
Understanding Global D and O (Directors' and Officers' Insurance)

Skills (10)

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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing Skills Test (UK Version)
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Report Writing Test
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Business Plans Test
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English To Brazilian Portuguese Translation Skills Test
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Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Service Description

- Business concept definition and writing, which include creating key messaging, refining value propositions, mission statements, etc.

- Business plan writing - concept, strategic direction, operational and marketing plan

- Copywriting - websites, brochures, advertisements, sales letters, press releases

- Business writing - CEO, management and internal communications; newsletters, presentations, user-guides, reports

- Research - language skills in Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, French, Mandarin and Icelandic (Scandinavian) enable me to conduct market-specific research in various countries

Objectives:
- To work on international growth projects for start-ups and multinationals
- To write business, management, social anthropology/socio-cultural anthropology, self-help books






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Employment

Europteam Consultants (London, England)
Market & Business Development Consultant
2012 - Present
An international recruitment company that places Front End Engineering Design (FEED), Construction and Commissioning engineers and project managers in Oil & Gas, Offshore and Shipbuilding projects....
Telemedicine Unit, UNIRIO (Brazil)
Communications Consultant
2010 - 2012
Social Sustainability Pilot Project: The objective is to provide health workers located in remote and traditional communities with the appropriate communications tools for real-time diagnosis,...
European Telemedicine Clinic (Spain)
Marketing and Communications Manager
2008 - 2009
Produced new marketing literature and managed internal/executive management communications for the sub-specialist radiology center, as it grew from an entrepreneurial to a corporate organization...
Freelance (Spain)
Freelance Communications Consultant
2007 - 2008
1) Product launch - Smart Plastics - Barcelona (Spain) 2) Editing - The University of Chicago EMBA students 2006 yearbook, Barcelona (Spain) 3) Business plan for a non-profit - Institute of...
HCC Global Financial Products (Spain)
Communications Specialist
2004 - 2007
Underwriting agency specializing in Directors' and Officers' liability and key financial lines insurance. It is a subsidiary of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (rated AA by S&P; NYSE) 1) Website...
Freelance (Spain)
Freelance, Marketing and Communications Consultant
2000 - 2004
1) Business plan editing, concept development, key messaging - European Telemedicine Clinic 2) Business Plan, technical writing - SwissPeaks Market Research Consultants 3) Business Plan, market...
Northern Lights Tours (U.K.)
Marketing/Communications Manager
1998 - 1999
1) Business and operational set-up; legal and licensing administration 2) Marketing plan, corporate literature, advertising, PR activities

Education

Ministry of Education, Brazil
Celpe-bras Portuguese Language Proficiency Exam
- 2010
Chapterhouse Publishing (U.K.)
Proofreading and Editing Skills course
- 2002
Ohio University (U.S.A)
Masters of Arts in International Studies
1989 - 1990
Ohio University, College of Communication (U.S.A)
Bachelor of Science in Journalism
1984 - 1988
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B2B Marketing and Communications
Copywriting
Brand Management
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