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Melissa McLean | Elance
 
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Melissa McLean

Experienced Writer and Marketing Strategist
   Canada
  |   Victoria, BC
  |  12:07 pm Local Time

Overview

Over 25 years of professional writing and marketing experience; I love unscrambling words and finding their strategic purpose. From marketing and communication plans to annual reports, blogs to business plans, research reports to branding strategies, I've built worthy messages for them all and more.

I am a seasoned communications and marketing professional, have taught business courses at the post secondary level, written a college level e-learning course and am proficient in academic writing. As a hobby, I write and edit creative fiction...

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Apr 14, 2012|Academic Writing|Private|Working
Mar 29, 2012|E-books and Blogs|Private|Working
Jan 24, 2012|Report Writing|Private|Completed
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Jan 21, 2012|Academic Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Blog Posting
http://victoriateafestival.com/blog
Blog posting
http://www.victoriateafestival.com/blog/
Sample Press Release
Sample Newsletter Copy - content only (not design formatted)

Skills (15)

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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
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Business Plans
Business Plans Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Public Relations
Public Relations Skill Test
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Event Planning
Event Planning Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Marketing
Marketing Methods and Techniques Test
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English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Market Research
Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Online Writing
Report Writing
Technical Writing
Editing

Service Description

Services include: business writing, web content writing, blogging, copywriting, editing, proofing, developing marketing and communication plans, business plans, PowerPoint presentations and social media strategies.

I also edit academic writing, creative fiction and non-fiction.


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Employment

Melissa McLean Management Services
Owner
2009 - Present
University of Victoria
Sessional Lecturer, School of Business
2010 - 2010
Tourism Victoria (Convention & Visitors Bureau)
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications
1985 - 2008

Education

Royal Roads University
Master of Business Administration
2002 - 2004

Keywords

Business Writing
Content Writing
Article Writing
Blogging
Editing
Proofreading
Report Writing
Social Media Marketing
Researcher
Branding
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