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Joy W. | Elance
 
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Joy W.

PR professional with diverse communication skills
   United States
  |   Arvada, CO
  |  8:46 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

A Colorado-based public relations and communications professional with 16 years of progressive experience in designing, implementing and managing public information and communications programs designed to further an organization's image and reputation. Experience spans the areas of communication program development and management, stakeholder relations, issues identification and management, and public engagement.

Experience working in the residential construction and heavy civil construction industries addressing various issues relative to...

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Nov 12, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|$422|Working
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4.9
Jun 7, 2012|Technical Writing|$1,290|Completed
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5.0
Jan 7, 2012|Newsletters|$66|Completed
Jan 6, 2012|Newsletters|$33|Working
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Portfolio

Brochure distributed to various stakeholders in the Denver area to provide background...
Brochure developed in conjunction with Kansas City highway construction project giving...
Article written for newspaper published by Denver-area municipality.
Article written for newspaper published by Denver-area municipality.
Advertisement touting benefits of Denver-area municipality.
Fact sheet providing community members with background on highway construction project.
Fact sheet detailing ways community members can cope with highway construction.
Fact sheet putting highway construction project into perspective the community can...
Corporate magaine article detailing construction company's involvement in bridge...
Article on bridge construction project for Missouri Dept. of Transportation publication.
2009 holiday season greeting card.
2004 holiday season greeting card.
2002 holiday season greeting card.
Media release announcing the start of a highway construction project.
Media release announcing highway traffic impacts during construction project.
Quarterly e-newsletter with information updates on highway construction project.
Holiday season e-newsletter for highway construction project.

Skills (1)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Adept at creating messages that are informative, educational, instructional, entertaining, inspirational, newsworthy, attention-getting and thought-provoking.

Ability to produce written communications in a variety of formats including:

-- Brochures
-- Magazine articles
-- E-newsletters
-- Printed newsletters
-- Website copy
-- Presentations
-- Media releases
-- Fact sheets and FAQs
-- Speeches
-- Direct mail pieces
-- Instructional documents
-- Video scripts


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Employment

Crescendo Communications
President
2010 - Present
Work with various clients to identify their communication needs and develop specific objectives, strategies and tactics to meet the client's goals. Services include creative writing, media...
Kiewit Construction Company
Public Information Manager
1999 - 2010
Home Builders Association of Metro Denver
Communications Specialist
1993 - 1999

Education

Public Relations Society of America
Accreditation in Public Relations
2000 - 2000
University of Colorado
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism
1984 - 1989

Keywords

Public relations communications that are succinct and targeted
Creative writing for various media including Web sites and magazines
Marketing communications that reach targeted audiences
Create informational presentations and speeches
Ability to produce copy for newsletters and fact sheets
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