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Melissa MacDougall | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 13, 2012

Melissa MacDougall

Freelance writer | Social media manager
   Canada
  |   Penticton, BC
  |  3:10 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $24

As a professional writer, I have created material for both print and online mediums based on travel and tourism, art, culture, finances and education. I work well under pressure but am also responsible with a project and its time constraints.

Beyond the scope of writing, I have also managed a number of social media accounts for clients of varying professions. I understand how to balance the push and pull of marketing, ensuring clients stay educated on the product/service while continuing to entertain them for repeat visitation.

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Portfolio

500 word article on Brentwood Bay Resort on coast of Vancouver Island.

Skills (10)

Tested
Content Writing
Creative Writing
English
Microsoft Word
Online Writing
Computer Skills
Customer Service
Email
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Phone Support

Service Description

To the point: I write and blog and update social media feeds.

The truth: I tie words together to become something people want to read.

It's easy to slam a few phrases together and let them be what they will but I value the letters that become words that become sentences. Writing isn't what I do, it's a part of who I am.

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Employment

Snowbirds & RV Traveler
Contributing writer
2010 - Present
Contributed articles of 500-700 words in length for bi-monthly Canadian travel and tourism magazine.
Angel Babies The Kids Shoppe
Social media manager
2011 - 2012
I was responsible for updating social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter on a daily basis. I also designed and updated their eBlast template to notify customers of events and weekly sales.

Education

Okanagan College
Associates degree in Art
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creative writer
SEO
articles
web copy
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