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Jenny Griffin | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jun 13, 2017

Jenny Griffin

Environmental Communication Consultant
   South Africa
  |   Pringle Bay, Western Cape
  |  9:50 pm Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $35

Freelance environmental/science writer specializing in sustainability, climate change and environmental health issues. I offer environmental writing and copywriting services, including: attention grabbing marketing copy, sales proposals, green blogs, articles, web content, press releases, educational resources/scripts, technical writing & environmental reports.

Ranked in the top 1% of Elance providers, I am a committed team player with excellent research/writing skills, and to ensure client satisfaction, I will go the extra mile - with a...

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In-depth article on endangered species - covering the causes and effects of loss of...
Landfills emit greenhouse gases, including methane - a potent greenhouse gas - however,...
The ecology of fire and how it shapes ecosystem dynamics.
Published Magazine Article. Topic: Fire-proofing your home against runaway wild fires.
Magazine Research Article - Topic: Science/Environment - Effects of Global Warming on...
Author of this compact Pet Owner's Guide to Breeding Sun Conures, which is available as...
Author of Griff's Goats, a rhyming story based on the antics of my pet goats. The book...

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Environmental Writing
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Service Description

Freelance environmental writer, copywriter, and writing consultant. Areas of expertise include:

- Website Content Planning & Development

- Copywriting & Sales Proposals

- Press Releases

- Article & Blog Writing

- Technical Writing

- Academic Writing

- Creative Writing/Children's Writing

- Script Writing of Educational Environmental/Wildlife Documentaries

- Online Research - Journalistic research; Academic literature reviews

- Marketing/Educational Presentations

- Copy editing/Proofreading

- Website Design (Wordpress; Wix)

Key Areas of Interest:

- Global Warming; Climate Change

- Sustainability; Food Security; Recycling; Waste Management; Green Building; Green Living

- Energy; Energy Efficiency; Renewable Energy

- Environmental Pollution/Contamination; Environmental Toxins; Environmental Health; Environmental Remediation

- Water Quality; Drinking Water Contaminants

- Ecology; Ocean Science; Marine Biology

- Biodiversity & Wildlife Conservation

- Environmental Education

- Pet Care; Animal Welfare

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Web Talent Marketing
Freelance Writer/Copywriter
2012 - Present
Copywriting of content for websites, marketing articles, research articles, and information/technical content for pet care products, home improvement company, electric livestock fencing suppliers,...
Climate Emergency Institute
Environmental Writer/Education Assistant
2011 - Present
Contribute research articles and blog posts on the effects of climate change on ecosystems and humanity, with a focus on the marine environment....
Small Pet Select
Freelance Writer, Pet Products
2011 - Present
Information articles on guinea pig and rabbit care, especially nutrition and diet.
IE-TEC Marketing Ltd
Technical Writer/Copywriter
2012 - 2012
Technical/environmental writer researching the environmental impact of spent lead ammunition on shooting ranges. Develop web content for this company that manufactures and supplies lead remediation...
Exploring Green Technology
Environmental/Technical Writer
2012 - 2012
Provided informative articles for
2012 - 2012
Wrote copy for a 2-page flyer on climate change for an NGO workshop that was being hosted by this organization (
Best of the Web - Be Green
Environmental Writer
2011 - 2012
Contribute articles and blog posts on environmental topics to Be Green - portfolio can be viewed at
James Enterprises
Technical Content Writer
2011 - 2012
Research and write informative articles and web content on drinking water quality, drinking water contaminants, water filters and water filter uses for this company that supplies Big Berkey water...
Environmental Ecotoxicology Consultant
2011 - 2011
Simplified a large library of technical phrases covering various aspects of eco-toxicology and other environmental data that appears on an MSDS so that it can be easily understood by people without...
Pet Promenade
Blog Design & Blog Writer
2011 - 2011
Set up, design & layout, and post blogs for first 2 weeks.
Overstrand Conservation Foundation
Eco-Schools Coordinator
2011 - 2011
I worked as an Eco-Schools coordinator for the Overstrand Conservation Foundation (Whale Coast Conservation) in conjunction with the Wildlife & Environmental Society of Southern Africa. I worked...
Zippity Zoo
2008 - 2011
Operated Mobile Petting Zoo service as an Educational entertainment alternative for children's parties and events. Also offered hands-on educational visits to schools and pre-schools for...
Pet Oasis
2005 - 2008
Established a pet store business with dog grooming salon, which I managed for two and a half years before selling to pursue other endeavors. Management duties included ordering stock, stock...
Marine Biology Research Institute, UCT
Research Officer
1997 - 2005
Marine Biology Research Institute, Zoology Department, University of Cape Town: Scientific Officer, offering technical and research support services including academic, scientific and...
Kommetjie Environmental Awareness Group
Environmental Education Coordinator
1995 - 1997
I worked as Environmental Education Coordinator for Kommetjie Environmental Awareness Group (KEAG) for 2 years. Started and managed the KEAG Coastal Club, an Eco-Awareness group for school children...


University of Cape Town
BSc Honors Zoology (Marine Biology)
- 2001
Technikon SA
National Diploma Nature Conservation
- 1999
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environmental writer
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technical writer
climate change
green building
environmental health
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