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Don Schwartz | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 20, 2015

Don Schwartz

Experienced communicator and wordsmith
   United States
  |   Portland, OR
  |  1:37 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

For additional work samples, please visit: http://www.don-schwartz.com

I am a professional communicator experienced in content creation for websites, social media and publications. My background includes business communications, such as marketing materials, talking points and speeches. Additional experience includes traditional journalism and reporting. I'm also well versed in media relations and the production of press releases, media advisories, media pitches and a variety of publicity pieces.

A specialty of mine is non-profit and...

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Jul 24, 2014|Article Writing|$40|Completed
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Jun 19, 2014|Web Content|$40|Completed
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Jun 19, 2014|Ghost Writing|$30|Completed
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Portfolio

Covered fundraising event for Coyotes Charities, the charitable foundation of the NHL's...
Produced columns for ESPN.com covering the Arizona Diamondbacks from a fantasy baseball...
Authored article for PhoenixCoyotes.com
Interviewed (then) Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall, profiling his...
Created an opinion piece for local website Fanster.com on the Arizona Diamondbacks'...

Skills (10)

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Public Relations
Social Media

Employment

MotoSport, Inc.
Customer Service Specialist
2013 - 2014
Amazon
Shipping Dock Process Guide
2011 - 2013
Salt River Fields
Ticket Services Representative - Spring Training
2011 - 2011
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WG Authentic
Communications Specialist
2009 - 2011
Created written and photographic content for Gretzky.com, the WG Authentic online memorabilia store and Wayne Gretzky Enterprises. Aided in the promotion of the Wayne Gretzky Foundation and its...
Fanster.com and Examiner.com
Freelance Sports Writer
2010 - 2010
Phoenix Coyotes
Community Relations Manager
2007 - 2009
Managed the community relations program for the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes, both in-game and off-ice. Planned in-arena charitable drives (food, toy, blood, clothing, etc.) in partnership with nonprofits...
Arizona Rattlers Arena Football Club
Communications Manager
2007 - 2007
Performed lead public relations duties for the Arizona Rattlers Arena Football franchise. Managed the teamís official website, publications and publicity communications. Pitched stories to media,...
Denver Broncos
Website/Publications Intern
2006 - 2007
Provided editorial and multimedia support for official team website and publications. Produced written content based on interviews with players and coaches during practice situations and post-game...
Denver Outlaws
Public Relations Intern
2005 - 2006
Allstate Insurance Company
Corporate Communications Intern
2005 - 2005
Provided communications assistance for Allstateís Regional headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Assisted with external media outreach, including media pitches and public relations guidance for Allstate...
University of Denver
News and Public Affairs Intern
2004 - 2005
Town of Queen Creek, Ariz.
Plans Examiner
2002 - 2004

Education

Arizona State University
B.S Urban Planning
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University of Denver
M.S. Public Relations
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