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Debra S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 21, 2012

Debra S.

Experienced communicator and proofer
   Australia
  |   Melbourne, VIC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am a professional writer who values the economy of words.

I believe in the power of clear and concise language. In my spare time, I'd like to continue working on communications, documentation and copy for small business.

Despite being new to Elance, I've been writing professionally for public and private sector for years; I love what I do and believe I can help your business tell its story.

"Deb was key in creating quality copy, emails and press releases for our start-up business. We are a long term client and continue to use Deb as...

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May 25, 2012|Web Content|$15|Completed
May 8, 2012|Press Releases|$50|Completed

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Technical Writing Skills Certification
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Degree in Professional Writing with a major in Linguistics
Degree in Public Relations
5 years experience in strategic communications for public sector
2 years experience in change communications
2 years experience in sustainability education

Service Description

I have worked in strategic communications for eight years. I specialise in solving problems by asking the right questions and developing meaningful content to engage your audience.

I have a solid technical writing background and can assist you in any (or all) of the following:
- Web copy and content
- Email templates
- eBooks (writing and rewriting eBooks)
- Communication strategies and implementation plans
- Media releases
- Proofreading and editing
- Executive briefs and other key high level corporate documentation
- Presentations and information design

For corporates, I have developed key documentation, including:
- Change communication strategy
- Environmental management policy
- Ministerial briefings
- Brand strategy
- Internal communication products such as newsletters, emails, articles

For start-ups and established small business, I have created:
- Web content including about us, FAQs, profiles etc
- Engagement strategy
- Marketing plans
- Blogs and eBooks
- Media releases


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Education

Deakin University
BA: Professional Writing and Linguistics
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Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
Graduate Diploma in Public Relations
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copy writing
proofing
blogs
web content
ebooks
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