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Jessica W. | Elance
 
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Jessica W.

Professional Writing & Editing Support
   United States
  |   Captain Cook, HI
  |  2:47 pm Local Time

Overview

I am a professional and driven content and marketing writer who can offer your project quality and efficient writing, editing, and Word-processing support. I am very detail-oriented: projects that require critical attention to detail and a solid understanding of English writing and editing are where I feel most in my element.

Since August, 2012, I have had the pleasure of writing as a member of esteemed Elance writing team Coqui Prose. Coqui Prose is a small, quality team of professional writers who produce unique and engaging content to...

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Portfolio

A 1000 word article written for a gardening website that provides an overview of the...
An article that features the pros and cons of gardening with metal and wood planters....
A recent article written to encourage users to switch to Wordpress.
One of eight similar training modules created for a customer.
Recently published press release for new garden product.
http://www.naturalhomeandgarden.com/green-products-galore/bluestone-perennials-introduces-biodegradable-coco-pots.aspx
215 product descriptions written for a client over the course of 5 weeks.
An article written for Logee's Greenhouses to celebrate their 120th anniversary.
http://www.nurserymanagementonline.com/Article.aspx?article_id=127583
A human-interest story for the EarthBox company newsletter, about a rooftop gardener in...

Skills (5)

Tested
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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Technical Writing
English
Public Relations
Content Writing

Service Description

While I currently specialize in garden writing, I also provide writing and editing support for the following:

- Pets
- Homesteading
- Travel
- PR/news releases
- Social media marketing
- Product descriptions
- Tech writing/communications (user manuals, etc)
- SEO writing
- Blog/web content
- Editing/proofreading

My writing career took off during college when I landed a highly-sought-after internship with Raytheon Ktech, providing technical documentation support as a contractor with multiple clients. I was hired on full-time over a year later upon my graduation with a Bachelor of the Arts in English: Professional Writing, in May 2011.

At Ktech I picked up a wide range of skills including quality assurance, database entry and management, and proofreading of technical documents. I know how to work independently and efficiently, as well as handle multiple projects for several clients at a time with positive communication, commitment to task, and a willingness to take the initiative to learn whatever is needed to get the job done.

I recently expanded my writing skills, and now work as a marketing writer for a PR company that specializes in gardening-related content. For this company, I write up snappy and effective news releases, write product descriptions for nursery websites, transcribe interviews, and compose short articles for webzines and newsletters. Despite my previous technical-focused writing, I enjoy marketing very much and continue to expand and refine my...

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Employment

Schultz Communications & PR
Marketing & PR Writing Assistant
2012 - Present
Freelance assistant marketing and press release writer. Write product description for catalogues, news releases and contact clients. Projects include conducting and transcribing interviews, and...
Raytheon Ktech
Editor 1
2010 - 2011
Full-time employee, after completion of internship. Under contract with Sandia National Laboratorie's Environmental Safety & Health (ES&H) and Requirement Modernization & Integration (RMI)...
DeepWeb Technologies
Freelance Technical Editor & Writer
2009 - 2010
Freelance writer and editor. Edit Help pages and company handouts to customers. Extensive use of Microsoft Word 2003 and Google Sites.

Education

University of New Mexico
BA English: Professional Writing
2006 - 2011
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Major in English
2008 - 2009

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writing
editing
proofreading
marketing
blogging
SEO
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