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Rina Du Preez | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 12, 2015

Rina Du Preez

Copy Editor, Copywriter and Proofreader
   South Africa
Cape Town

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Highly organized, meticulous and adaptable copy editor and proof reader with a keen eye for accuracy and detail. Extremely proficient in meeting deadlines.

Linked In Profile: http://linkd.in/1gDWhnu

I hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of South Africa and various certificates and distinctions for creative writing.

Possess over 15 years of experience in writing and editing reports, tenders, proposals, editorials, press releases, speeches and marketing collateral.

Currently freelancing as a copy writer, copy editor and proof...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Corporate Communications
Proofreading
Microsoft Office
Newsletters
WordPress
Public Relations
Marketing Communications
Media Relations
Composing Press Releases
Drafting Press Releases

Service Description

Superior editing, grammatical and proofreading skills; and above average rate of accuracy. Adept at editing for appropriate tone, style and humour where appropriate.

Edited all print and web copy for marketing departments of various multi-national companies, including Old Mutual and PriceWaterhouse in South Africa and several companies in London, Auckland and Sydney.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


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Employment

SpaceWorx Advertising
Freelance Editor and Administrative Assistant
2014 - Present
Copy writing and editing of brochures, press releases and branded collateral. Compilation of PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets and provision of general administrative assistance.
Jacques Malan Consultants & Actuaries
PA to CEO and Communications Specialist
2006 - 2013
Compilation, co-ordination and submission of all company tenders group wide Regular updating and editing of company and umbrella fund websites Quarterly updating and editing of company corporate...
Veolia Environmental Services Australia
Project Co-ordinator
2004 - 2006
Co-ordinating and planning of major Charity Auction Dinner at Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron and co-ordinating launch of art exhibition at New South Wales Parliament House Co-ordinating and planning...
ANZ Bank, Auckland
PA to District Manager (20 branches)
2001 - 2003
This role entailed supporting the District Manager of the Auckland CBD, North Shore and Westerly region, as well as the leadership and management of 7 Sales Consultants to achieve set sales targets...
Old Mutual Investment Group
PA to Market Development Manager
1998 - 2000
PA to Divisional Manager: Market Development and Project Manager of various sponsorships, including acting as Media Representative for the South African Exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show in London...
Various
Executive PA Temporary Roles
1996 - 1997
PA to Director-General: Engineers Employers Federation - St James PA to Director: International Co-Editions: Phaidon Press - Islington PA to Director: DTZ Debenham Thorpe - Oxford Circus

Education

University of Cape Town
Diploma in Social Media Management
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University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-A
Bachelor of Arts
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University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-A
Bachelor of Arts
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