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Christopher T. Haley | Elance
 
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Christopher T. Haley

Creative, Intelligent Communications
   United States
  |   Dallas, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

Rhetoric is the art of using all available means of persuasion. The most powerful among these, is language.

With an academic background in Classical Philosophy and Rhetoric, I take a serious, thoughtful approach to communications–the fads are just fads: there's a reason we still read Classics. My work builds upon the classical rhetorical principle of enthymematic argument; what that means is that the most effective arguments (and marketing) are the ones in which the audience makes the connections themselves, so the argument isn't yours,...

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Portfolio

This is a low res version of the AR that I wrote. I also consulted significantly on...
A Follow-Up Letter after a an event in NYC
A Monthly Email Newsletter for the Legacy Project
An Email Blast for a Political Campgaign
Campaign Flyer distributed shortly before election
Press Release for Political Campaign
Blog Post for political campaign

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Service Description

Through my experience in academics, non-profit and for-profit business, and politics, I have developed a wide array of diverse and effective tools, including:

Writing: I have written blog posts, brochures, email and print newsletters, fundraising letters, tv and radio scripts, web copy, press releases, speeches, and grant proposals. Privately, I have published articles, poems, and translations in highly respected academic and popular journals.

Translation: While I do not desire to take on any large commercial translation projects, I am proficient in translating from German into English, having numerous poems and academic articles either in print or currently under review. I will consider translation projects which are under 50 pages.

Editing: I have edited speeches, academic essays, personal statements, blog posts, web copy, and most recently, a full-length academic book, which will go to press next year. I can edit for proofing as well as for style. I am particularly good at naturalizing English style for translated works, or works authored by non-native speakers.

Design: I have gradually developed a proficiency in Adobe CS5 so that I can offer my clients a one stop shop for print pieces. I am competent in designing small print pieces such as business cards, signage, brochures, flyers, and booklets.

Print: My connections with various print shops often allows me to print pieces at costs which are significantly less than my clients are used to paying–and often at...

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Employment

Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project
Director of Communications
2011 - Present
In my capacity as Director of Communications, I write regularly to an audience of over 7,000 monthly readers. I write our monthly email newsletters, write and help design our biannual print...
ETC
Rhetorician
2010 - Present
ETC (www.etc.io) is a boutique small business solutions shop in Dallas, TX. We specialize in offering comprehensive, cutting-edge services. Most or our work focuses on print and web design, print...
Tom Mechler for RPT State Chairman
Message Manager
2009 - 2010
For this statewide political campaign, I was responsible for all written communications, including blogs, fundraising letters, email blasts, press releases, tv and radio scripts, and speeches.

Education

University of Dallas
MA in Philosophy
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University of Texas at Austin
BA in English, Philosophy, and Ancient Greek
- 2006
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