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Valerie B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 21, 2014
Sorry, I am not available for new work until Jun 15, 2014.

Valerie B.

Content Creator, Writer, Social Media Specialist
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY
  |  1:45 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

Results-oriented, meticulous, creative professional with over 10 years experience in media and marketing. Articulate, organized and polished with strength in communications. Degrees and certificates in media, writing and publishing from London and New York. Actively participates in continuing education courses. Global traveler and former expat. Confidence and comfort with a diverse range of topics.

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Sep 12, 2013|Article Writing|$400|Completed
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Portfolio

Acted as script consultant for a global advertising and marketing firm. Helped quickly...
Created an automotive reality television treatment based solely off ideas given to me...
Created and executed a marketing proposal to help increase visitor traffic and brand...
Created web copy that was displayed on the site of a massage company. The attachment...
Created a restaurant and food review for a blog centered on brunch venues and recipes.

Skills (10)

Tested
Presenter
Fiction Writing
Memoir Writing
Real Estate Sales License
Content Writing
English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling
iPhone
Microsoft Expression Studio
Academic Writing

Service Description

My diverse interests and extensive work experience have armed me with the dexterity to confidently assume a number of responsibilities.

Previous jobs have required:

TV and movie script reading and coverage, Writing and conducting celebrity interviews based off original research, developing show treatments, descriptive writing for service websites, creating sales newsletters with original content based off client's bullet points, professional e-mail correspondence, proofreading PR releases, editing pitches and show treatments, real estate listings, creating/writing/editing/maintaining and promoting blogs, creative non-fiction writing.

Personal interests and experience are in: cuisine, culture, hotels, literature, languages, luxury lifestyle, media, metaphysics, photography, psychology, real estate, sociology, sexuality, travel, wine & spirits. Being intensely curious about many subjects, and always ambitious to broaden my experience, I easily adapt easily to different roles and subject matters.

Having flexibility with my schedule and minimal distractions, I'm able to promise a quick and professional turn-around.

www.aboutme.com/valerieb

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Employment

Oghma Digital
Content Creator & Digital Media Manager
2008 - Present
Create, edited and maintained blogs using Squarespace, Typepad and WordPress Platforms. Demonstrate expertise in social networking, content management and curation. Plan and execute...
OneBeat
Freelance Writer / Creative Consultant
2012 - 2012
Wrote, edited and proofread treatments and scripts for reality based, premium online video. Assisted in production, organization and hiring for video shoots and content editing. Prioritized...
Plastic Cash Inc.
Writer & Social Media Specialist
2012 - 2012
Took initiative as key team member in public communications during rebranding of teen prepaid MasterCard. Participated in marketing and promotions via creative communications and relationship...
Aire Ancient Baths
Relationship Marketing Manager
2012 - 2012
Conducted niche target demographic research and networking. Earned trust and brand loyalty by closing new business and maintained relationships ongoing relationships. Reearched, planned and...
Productions Plus / Soza Models / JT Talent / Self
Marketing Specialist
1997 - 2008
Acted as brand spokesmodel representing product in marketing efforts of varying clients at events across the US. Memorized and narrated script on stage for trade show audiences. Performed...
Eleventh Day Entertainment
TV Presenter
2002 - 2006
• Traveled abroad and within the US to shoot lifestyle documentaries, reality television and entertainment newscasts. • Presented on location and in studio using teleprompter, IFFB, improvisation...
Visual Image Events / AC Talent / Self
Event Hostess/ Brand Representative
2001 - 2006
Educated consumers about existing and emerging brands through presentations and demonstrations. Acted as charity and auction hostess, interacting with attendees to close sales and encourage...
Davis Entertainment
Production House Assistant
2001 - 2002
Offered creative input to producers with beginning stages of TV and motion picture production though written and oral presentation. Managed communications between producers and artists. ...

Education

New York University
Professional Certificate in Digital Publishing
2012 - 2013
Brooklyn School of Real Estate
New York Real Estate Salesperson License
2012 - 2012
Middlesex University
B.A. (Hons.) Creative and Media Writing
2009 - 2011
Santa Monica Community College
Non Credited Studies
2001 - 2008
Estrella Mountain Community College
Non Degree Independent Classes
1999 - 1999
University of Oklahoma
Theater
1998 - 1999

Keywords

Blog
proofreader
research
social media
content creator
community manager
online media
reputation management
digital strategy
copywriter.
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