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Brea Olson | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 18, 2014

Brea Olson

Innovative and Effective Writer, Communicator
   United States
  |   Denver, CO
  |  2:15 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

I believe that the heart of a good communications strategy must include a good story, and communicating compelling stories is what I enjoy most about my career in marketing and communications. As a strategic partner to your organization, I find the unique angles and nuances to identify the most resonant messages -- the best story -- to reach your target audiences.

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Portfolio

Direct mail postcard as part of a comprehensive campaign to promote a calendar giveaway.
Advertorial in local paper to communicate organizational goals and successes to community.
Ad copy and art direction to promote Mexico grip giveaway.
Editor of tri-annual community newsletter.
Editor of tri-annual community newsletter.
Crafted key themes, content and design that led to project being named Project of the...
Engaged journalist on key themes to secure article in Wall Street Journal. Coordinated...
Internal communications article to celebrate employee's 50th anniversary with the company.
Secured article opportunity and worked directly with CEO to ensure brand and key...
Secured article placement and wrote article on behalf of clients.

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Service Description

My extensive experience includes successful media placement in trade and consumer publications (including the Wall Street Journal), writing by-lined articles and developing executive messages. I am experienced in leading the development, design and delivery of effective and integrated communications and marketing materials, including internal tactics, collateral and e-marketing efforts. I manage website content and am skilled with social media strategies and tools. I am truly passionate about brand, and have spearheaded numerous initiatives to strengthen the global brand in previous roles for corporate clients.

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Employment

Financial Planning Standards Board
Communications Manager
2012 - 2014
MWH Global
Communications Manager
2008 - 2012
Bonfils Blood Center
Marketing Specialist
2004 - 2007

Education

The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science in Public Relations
1999 - 2003
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Public Relations
Press Releases
Articles
Collateral
Websites
Blogs
Social Media
Branding
Copywriting
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