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Karen D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 27, 2013

Karen D.

Professional senior administrator & writer
   Canada
  |   Burlington, ON
  |  1:22 am Local Time

Overview

I am a career administrator with an advanced skill set featuring an ideal combination of soft skills – tact, professionalism, a “big picture” perspective, and intelligence – with hard skills – expert software tools, professional writing abilities, and project management skills. Currently working full-time for a small engineering firm, I have over 12 years of experience providing high quality, complex administrative assistance. My key strengths include: success in facilitation and troubleshooting, creativity, and management of both projects...

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Nov 12, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Skills (10)

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Technical Writing
Microsoft Word
English Grammar
English Proofreading
Editing
English
Creative Writing
Content Writing
Business Writing
Adobe InDesign

Service Description

My main service focuses for Elance clients include writing, editing, proofreading and MS Office software functions.

In my daily work, I am responsible for all of the above tasks related to my consulting engineering employer. My work here has included not only providing excellent support to consulting staff, but also ensuring that staff can work as independently as possible. As such, not only do I possess expert MS Office skills, I am able to set up templates and basic macros to ensure consistency and ease of use for clients. I can create a unique PowerPoint slide aesthetic and format your content so that your message will be easy to read and comprehend for your viewers. Through the course of my employer’s work, many of my PowerPoint presentations have been displayed publicly at stakeholder meetings and presented at municipal councils. Every report that leaves our office is distributed to municipal and provincial staff, public agencies, lawyers and clients. My company depends on me to produce professional products that can hold up to the scrutiny of the public arena for approvals processes.

I am also responsible for writing, editing and proofreading professional consulting reports and proposals, as well as web content in my current position.

While I have, on a personal level, always been interested in fictional creative writing, I have recently focused on developing my professional business writing. In my capacity as a volunteer for a registered charitable...

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Education

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced
Human Resources Certificate (ongoing)
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University of Toronto
Bachlor of Arts, English & Fine Art History
- 1996

Keywords

Professional Business Writing
Proofreading Copy and Line Editing
Website Copy Writing
Grammar and Sentence Structure
Expert MS Office Documents and Templates with Troublshooting and Advance Formatting
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Writing & Translation
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