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Sarah Fife | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 29, 2012

Sarah Fife

Award-winning Writer & Communications Pro
   United States
  |   Houston, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Award-winning writing, garnering several regional Addy Awards, President’s Award and other honors and awards for writing, both professionally and academically.
Summa Cum Laude from Florida State University’s exclusive and prestigious English Honors Work Program, Phi Beta Kappa, Rare, Special early induction into and honor from Phi Beta Kappa.
Inherent knowledge of all facets of communications and marketing as member of communications family, all innovators and pioneers in broadcasting, journalism, public relations and all aspects of...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Academic Writing
Business Writing
Content Writing
English
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
English Punctuation
English Spelling
Adobe Illustrator

Employment

Open Door Mission
Grant Writer & Communications
2008 - 2012
• Responsible for funding at least one-third of a $4 million plus budget from foundations, corporations, churches and organizations. • Yearly increases in number of new funders, number of lapsed...
GET Enterprises, Inc.
Sales & Marketing Coordinator
2007 - 2008
Introduced branding and quality consistency Analyzed website and road-mapped SEO Wrote text for and contributed layout and format improvements to catalog, website and new advertising campaigns...
Northwoods Presbyterian Church
Communications Director
2006 - 2007
Garnered unprecedented publicity for church and its programs During Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, provided unprecedentedly instant updates via website and e-flash news bulletins to help coordinate...
Contract Communications Consultant
Contract Communications Consultant
2005 - 2006
Mainly oil and gas corporations, some legal and manufacturing. Given two weeks to get up to speed on client’s globally diverse and disparate division before initiating my analysis of and...
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Public Relations & Special Events
2003 - 2005
Generated unprecedented publicity Rebuilt from scratch database, which had been destroyed As part of a team, increased income from luncheon, worked on golf tournament with oil and gas...
Covenant House Texas
Public Relations & Special Events
2000 - 2003
Earned trust and respect from the street kids and runaways we served – which was not easily given. Triggered unprecedented publicity. While redesigning all materials (website, brochures, annual...
End Hunger Network
Special Events Coordinator
1999 - 2000
Secured donations for events from sources which had previously declined to help, including six different wines to go with each course of the Chef’s Dinner, with each chef happy with the quality...
Cenikor Foundation
Contract Special Events Coordinator
1999 - 1999
Through persistence and thorough researched, located hundreds of former clients to invite for weekend-long reunion activities - Efforts to locate former clients rewarded with an attendance of over...
Phipps Broadcasting Corporation
Satellite Ops Mgr & Special Projects Producer
1982 - 1987
Earned national attention and publicity for innovative approach to news gathering using emerging new satellite technology Worked with all three major networks and CNN on news stories for Good...
WBGM/WQKE Radio Stations
Copywriter & Traffic Director
1978 - 1981
Won 8 state and regional Addy Awards and 4 Presidents Awards for commercial campaigns - one of which, for Borden’s Dairies, featured my then-four-year-old son as the talent Researched, submitted...

Education

Florida State University
B.A. English Honors Work summa cum laude
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