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Darcy Z. | Elance
 
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Darcy Z.

Communications professional
   United States
  |   Saint Paul, MN

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

Looking for thoughtful content solutions that speak to your audience? I am a client and corporate communications professional with more than ten years experience at Fortune 300 companies (American Express, Wells Fargo, Ameriprise Financial). My message planning and craft reached thousands of people at many of the largest companies in the nation. I have expertise in a broad array of communications, from social media and newsletters to speaker/presentations and executive messaging. Additional capabilities include product and service...

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Skills (10)

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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing Test
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Communications Consulting
Marketing
Event Planning
Event Planning Test
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Cookbooks
Music
Copywriting
English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

HOW I WORK WITH CLIENTS

Business planning / communication planning: Goal discussion, content review, audience.

Content creation: strategy discussion (including objective and keywords), draft, review, edit if needed.

Editing and proof reading: Red-line review with track changes, 2nd review with all changes accepted.

I apply all editorial filters when reviewing any content: punctuation, spelling, grammar, format, word choice, logic, flow, tone, etc.

I possess expert skills in all of the MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. I am obsessed with document content as well as presentation.

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Employment

Ameriprise Financial
Director, Corporate Communications
2009 - 2011
Developed agendas and content strategies for quarterly CEO employee town hall meetings and Corporate officers meetings; led complex coordination of event execution. Served as strategic leader and...
Wells Fargo
Assistant Vice President, Client Communications
2007 - 2009
Worked with multiple levels of leadership and staff across business lines to drive client satisfaction and retention. Created integrated presentations and communications best practices from merged...
Ameriprise Financial
Manager, Client Communications
2000 - 2007
Develop, write, design and edit strategic variety of communications: standard product/service sheets, Senior Manager business positioning, client newsletters, presentations and collateral, project...

Education

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
B.A.
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Minnesota State University, Moorhead
n/a
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communications
social media
writing
planning
editing
video production and video editing.
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