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Melissa Connaughton | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 11, 2014

Melissa Connaughton

Multi-purpose writing, editing, and proofreading
   United States
  |  2:10 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

Connaughton Creative Services is a one stop resource for the busy professional. Providing writing and administrative services for more than three years, Melissa has produced articles, ebooks, press releases, editing, marketing/print design, and more, Melissa's goal is to take away your worries and provide exemplary products that surpass expectations. Having covered topics ranging from adolescent literacy skills to horse training, there is no job she can't handle!

Melissa is a gifted contractor who has a BA in English, and a master's degree...

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Portfolio

Video transcript for non-profit youth writing project to be displayed on Kickstarter.com.
Press Release sample
Self help, motivational blog posting 2
Self-help motivational blog posting sample 2

Skills (10)

Tested
English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Editing
English Grammar
English Punctuation
Business Writing
Academic Writing
Content Writing
Creative Writing
Grant Writing
Online Writing

Service Description

Melissa Connaughton is a highly successful contractor who specializes in office services, research, and factual writing that meets the needs of all clients. Connaughton Creative Services is owned and operated by Melissa Connaughton. Professional samples are available upon request.


SERVICES OFFERED
virtual assistant
administrative assistant
editing
ebooks (ghostwriting AND layout + design)
newsletters
brochure design
slogan design
logo design
creative writing projects
press releases and public relations writing
grant writing (traditional and crowd funding)
curriculum
travel writing
academic writing
children's writing
technical writing


GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERTISE:
business cards
logo design
brochures
flyers


SOFTWARE EXPERTISE:
MS Word
MS Excel
MS Powerpoint
Sliderocket
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Muse (website creation)


TOPICS OF INTEREST/EXPERTISE
education and literacy
arts and crafts topics (metalworking/painting/scrapbooking/paper crafts/floral/etc.)
equestrian topics (riding/breeding/training/showing/shoeing/etc.)
literature and book club topics
travel topics
public relations/non-profit topics






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Employment

Cochise College
Associate Faculty
2012 - Present
Sierra Vista Riding Club
Newsletter Writer
2009 - Present
writer/editor of monthly newsletter
Fort Huachuca Accommodation Schools
Teacher
2008 - 2011

Education

University of Texas Arlington
Master's - Education - Literacy
2006 - 2008
California State University Northridge
BA - English
2003 - 2005

Keywords

administrative assistant
research
virtual assistant
children's writing
educational writing
ebook
editing
newsletters
travel writing
brochure
InDesign
grant writing
public relations and press releases
articles
marketing
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