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Emma Baird | Elance
 
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Emma Baird

Experienced writer and PR professional
   United Kingdom
  |   Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire
  |  9:20 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $35

With seven years of experience in publishing and six years in PR (public and voluntary sector), I can handle all of your communication needs. I can write you attention-grabbing press releases or interesting blogs with content that has been optimised for search engines. Thanks to my writing and editing experiences in publishing (and as a journalist for two years), I can produce accurate and informative news stories and features to very tight deadlines. Content, communication and PR tactics are also among my specialities and if you need...

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I created this press release for a stop smoking initiative taking place at a local...
I created a piece of flash fiction as the concept was new to me and I wanted to find...
I created this leaflet while working for a charity - we had no money for design and...
I wrote this press release to publicise the visit of a Government minister to a local...
I wrote this article for a colleague to give to his local newspaper about the work he...
I wrote this item for the website of a charity I was working for at the time. I...
I wrote this press release to publicise the 2012 Scottish Young Carers Festival, having...
This is a communications plan I drafted to publicise the Scottish Young Carers Festival...
This is a guest blog I wrote for BT Marketing Solutions which sets out how you should...
I wrote this article for a charity's newspaper. The piece was about mental health and...
I wrote this story as I wanted to try my hand at intelligent, erotic fiction.

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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Employment

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Scotland
Press & PR Manager
2009 - 2013
As the press and PR manager for The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Scotland, I developed a number of communications and publicity plans to promote the charity's work work and raise awareness of...
Connect Communications
Account Manager/Editor
2005 - 2009
In this role, I project managed magazines, newsletters and e-newsletters on behalf of a number of clients, as well as writing and uploading daily copy for a law news website and writing copy for...
Strathclyde Police
Publications Officer
2001 - 2005
In this role, I edited and wrote the prize-winning internal monthly newspaper Upbeat, and external quarterly newspaper, The Leader. I provided a full writing and advisory service for police staff;...
Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary
Press Officer
1999 - 2001
During my time at Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary, I researched and prepared press releases and responded to journalists' queries, as well as advising and briefing police officers on press...
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Information Assistant
1997 - 1999
As an information assistant, I improved awareness of Agenda 21 issues by arranging events, seminars, conferences, workshops and meetings. I worked with local and national groups, charities, schools...
The Buchan Observer
Journalist
1994 - 1996
As a reporter on a weekly newspaper, I sourced stories and features, interviewed the general public and wrote advertorials.

Education

Napier University
Ten-week introductory journalism course
1994 - 1994
University of East Anglia
English Studies BA
1990 - 1993
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blogging
features
articles
PR
lifestyle
food & drink
health
baking
erotic fiction
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