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Cheryl W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 7, 2011

Cheryl W.

Writer/Editor; Online/Offline; All Sectors/Global.
   Netherlands
  |   London, London
  |  4:03 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

Over 18 years experience writing, proofreading and editing copy for publications and online (both internet and intranet) and script writing and editing of feature films, television and theatre. Editing experience includes editing of translated text into English.

Expertise in internal communications including magazines; enewsletters and corporate communications and devising and implementing communication strategies. Also proofing and editing e-books; policy documents and marketing materials.

Have worked in Australia and Europe across...

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Portfolio

Role: Editor/Project Manager. A development tool for services working with children,...
Role: Editor/Project Manager. Booklet for young people who self-harm, or for their...
Role: Copywriter/Project Manager. Brochure doubling as a folder for customers affected...
Role: Copywriter/Project Manager. Brochure doubling as a folder for customers affected...
Role: Managing Editor/Writer. Quarterly magazine sent to over 100,000 supporters and...
Managing Editor. Commissioned and edited stories and managed design.
Role: Managing Editor. Commissioned and project managed production and design for...
Role: Editor. Edited copy from various contributors with specific expertise for...
Role: Project Manager. Commissioned editor and design for influential report on the...

Skills (5)

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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Editing
UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Grammar
English Proofreading

Service Description

Writing corporate communications including annual reports and retail publications.

Editing and proofreading text online (intranet and internet) and offline (magazines; e-/books; policy reports; games; learning aids; presentations).

Editing of translated text into English; co-ordinating text translations.

Script writing/editing and consultation (feature films; plays and corporate videos).

Devising and implementing communication strategies and project management of publications, websites and change management.

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Employment

International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC), N
Consultant Editor/Writer (online/publications)
2010 - Present
Online optimisation, management and content editing and writing Proofreading and editing policy documents, reports and articles.
NYSE Euronext
Communications and Change Management Consultant
2010 - 2010
Developed Communications and Training strategy for Change Management programme to roll-out across the US and Europe.
Avery Dennison Europe
Communications Specialist
2008 - 2010
Customer and Internal Communications including writing and editing copy for websites; brochures; presentations; enewsletters; newsletters; press releases; corporate videos. Development of Change...
ABN AMRO Bank (NL)
Senior Internal Communications Manager
2007 - 2008
Change management advice and delivery across Europe for 10,000 staff during largest-ever financial services acquisition; Development and delivery of internal communication toolkits for use by...
Barnardo's UK
Publishing and Internal Communications Manager
2003 - 2007
Editorial, production and marketing of for-sale publications, elearning modules and supporter and internal magazines. Content management of intranet site and e-newsletter. Writer of new brand...
Freelance
Writer/Editor
2002 - 2003
Design and writing of promotional literature for small businesses/freelancers. Transcribing material from cooking demonstrations.
Age Concern England
Project Manager
2001 - 2002
Implementation and marketing of extranet site and film. Conducting nationwide survey and research. Copy writing and design of project literature. Writing briefs and reports, commissioning...
Royal Mail, UK national postal service
Content Management Team Leader (contract)
2001 - 2001
Editing content provided from clients’ websites for Your Guide interactive booths (clients included central Government and charities); Creation and implementation of house style guide; Project...
Channel Tunnel Rail Link
Web and Communications Executive
1998 - 2001
Editor/writer of internal magazines, sub-editing contributions from staff, including management and technical staff. Content Manager of intranet and internet site including implementation,...
London Underground
P.R. and Publications Officer
1993 - 1998
Editor/writer of bi-monthly in-house staff magazine and quarterly full colour tabloid issued externally. Sub-editor and Project Manager for full colour newsletter distributed to local residents and...

Education

City University London
Masters (Plays and Scripts)
2005 - 2007
Birkbeck College, University of London
English BA
1998 - 2002

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