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Isobel Martin | Elance
 
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Isobel Martin

Making Words Work
   United Kingdom
  |   Brisbane, QLD
  |  12:06 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

QUALITY WORK EXECUTED PROFESSIONALLY TO TIGHT DEADLINES
Take advantage of my journalistic and corporate writing experience to make your documents look and read better. As a corporate writer for a multinational engineering company, I adapt to suit the needs of my clients. I can work to specific instructions, or take on a more creative role to help you achieve your goal. My talent lies in making techincal and complex content clearer, smarter and more accessible to the intended audience. My goal is to make words work for you.
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Skills (10)

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English
English Speaking Test
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Grammar
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Editing
UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (UK Version)
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Coordination of large documents
Business Writing
Online Writing
English Spelling

Service Description

I am an English and German Joint Honours graduate from acclaimed redbrick university, the University of Nottingham, UK. I have developed my writing skills through multiple educational and professional experiences, including linguistics development studies, English language teaching, news journalism, marketing and proposal writing. In addition to my BA Honours Degree, I have a cadetship in news journalism (APN Newspapers), with a shorthand speed of 110 wpm. I am a CELTA qualified English Language Teacher with experience teaching students of varying ages, nationalities and abilities, in Australia, England and Germany.

The specific services I offer are outlined below.

NEWSPAPER/ MAGAZINE ARTICLE WRITING: I am experience in sourcing content, conducting interviews, and developing articles, particularly on the following topics: general news, popular culture, social commentary, food, travel.
I am happy to edit/ complete/ build on/ advise on improvements to existing articles. I can recreate your article in a news writing style, editing to ensure style guide compliance. A seasoned journalist, I am used to working to print deadlines and can ensure a fast turnaround without comprising on quality.

REVIEW WRITING: I am practiced in writing reviews on books, articles, films, theatre productions, music albums, restaurants, and recreational activities. I can edit existing reviews for spelling, grammar, and punctuation, and suggest stylistic and content improvements if required....

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Employment

Parsons Brinckerhoff
Bid Adviser
2012 - Present
Seymour Whyte Constructions
Proposal Writer
2011 - 2012
Central Queensland News
News Journalist
2010 - 2011
Australian Language School, Brisbane
English Language Teacher
2009 - 2010

Education

University of Nottingham
BA Joint Honours English Literature and German
2005 - 2009
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