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Heidi Carson | Elance
 
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Heidi Carson

Communications and Writing
   Canada
  |   Richmond, BC

Overview

You could know how to cure aids, solve hunger or end war but nothing will happen if you are unable to effectively communicate your ideas. Communication is essential to success in almost every area of our lives. I can help you present yourself and your ideas in a professional and effective to position you as a leader in your field of expertise.

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Service Description

Heidi Carson can help you put a professional face on your product. She has a knack for helping you put your best foot forward as you sell yourself or your product.

Marketing brochures, corporate-image pieces, advertisements, newsletters, direct-mail campaigns, trade articles, press releases, executive profiles, business letters, sales-promotion materials, technical manuals, corporate profiles, product documentation, product spec sheets, and proposals

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Employment

Inspired Direct
Freelance Writer
2009 - Present
- Wrote entries for a voice specific corporate communications journal - Composed a series of expositions on ethical and biblical concepts
World Harvest Church
Freelance Writer
2009 - 2009
- Documented the positive effects of disaster response in slum communities in Africa - Described and photographed extreme poverty with the purpose of direct response fundraising to alleviate...
Gandee & Associates Inc.
Project Manager
2007 - 2007
- Supervised contract workers for the completion of asbestos abatement projects - Insured government (OSHA) and contract compliance throughout projects - Conducted on-site testing (air sampling,...
Foreign Affiars Canada
Reporter
2005 - 2005
- Reporter for the Vancouver International Internship Reunion
Power Sport News and Empower Magazine
Reporter, Editor and Page Designer
2005 - 2005
- Reporter, editor, photographer and page designer for a community newspaper for motorcyclists and a quarterly magazine for women motorcyclists
Langara College
Reporter and Editor
2004 - 2005
- Editor and reporter for daily and weekly newspaper for Langara College - Responsible for story ideas and the page layout
People with Disabilities Uganda
Writer and Senior Editor
2001 - 2005
- On-line volunteer as a writer and editor for bimonthly newsletter
Schlumberger
Wireline Field Engineer
2003 - 2004
- Managed crews at remote oil drilling sites within Canada - Implemented and managed delivery of a $500k oil well services contract with Canadian Natural Resources - Acquired and analyzed data to...
Ballard Power Systems Inc.
Advanced Systems Design Engineer
1999 - 2002
- Solved a production critical fuel flow problem, reducing fuel consumption 10% while extending operating life more than 20% - Designed a watertight automotive air compressor enclosure, optimized...
Jordan Tourism Board
Tourism Promotion Officer
2000 - 2001
- Researched, wrote and photographed content of a tourism-promotion website

Education

Langara College
Communications/Journalism
2004 - 2005
University of British Columbia
Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering
1996 - 1999
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newsletters
trade articles
executive profiles
business letters
technical manuals
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