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Raelinn D. | Elance
 
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Raelinn D.

Freelance Writing - Food/Wine/Spirits/Beer/Travel
   United States
  |   Lahaina, HI
  |  4:18 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

Freelance Writing and Photos

International Business Development - Wineries, Winemaking Equipment, - Brand strategy, market strategy, pricing, marketing, CRM

Consulting for Small-Group Custom Culinary/Wine Vacations in Italy, Spain and France

Nationwide network of importers, distributors, restaurants and retail shops

Social Marketing for Food/Beverage/Travel

Wine Placement Consulting

Translation from French to English

My background is in wine importation/distribution sales, buying and marketing, pricing, inventory, social media...

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Portfolio

The story of my visit to beautiful La Toricella, an agriturismo in Piemonte
Fun and instructional ways to improve your beer knowledge.
My Edible Hawaiian Islands interview of Doni Chong, farmer and philanthropist at Happy...
My exchange with Randall Grahm on his use of oak chips in winemaking

Skills (10)

Tested
Wine Marketing
Wine Writing
Spirits
Wine Tasting

Service Description

Freelance Writing
Ghostwriting
Technical Writing
General Copy
Advertising Copy
Marketing Copy
Editing

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Employment

• r Consulting
Founder/Consultant
2010 - Present
Create Custom Culinary/Wine Vacations Manage Social Media Marketing campaigns for Wine, Food, Spirits, Travel Advise on market/brand strategy Offer freelance writing and images, wine brokerage...
UBIFRANCE
Trade Advisor - Wine/Spirits/Winemaking Equipment
2012 - 2013
International business development. Brand strategy. Market strategy. Pricing. B2B meetings. Trade shows. Develop importation and distribution relationships for French wine and spirits businesses in...
PALATE PRESS: The online wine magazine
Advertising Sales Manager
2011 - 2011
Promoting the largest dedicated wine, wine products, and wine services advertising network in the world.
Vineyard Adventures
Wine Country Travel Consultant | Partner
2011 - 2011
Vineyard Adventures is a wine & culinary tour company with the philosophy that small production wineries and food producers are best celebrated and supported through travel and personal experiences.
Williams Corner Wine
Sales Manager - New Markets
2009 - 2010
Established new territories in Northern VA by identification of appropriate accounts, developing trusted relationships resulting in sales, and developing existing accounts. Developed and conducted...
New York Life
Agent
2008 - 2009
Prospected for new clients using established and non-traditional methods creating leads. Created long-term financial plans using a thorough, consultative customer service approach, complex...
CIGNA Healthcare
Financial Underwriter
2007 - 2008
Created pricing for health insurance for businesses between 200-5000 employees. Utilized complex financial models, consultation and personal discretion to forecast pricing for medical, pharmacy,...
Savour Wine Tastings
Owner
2006 - 2008
Founded small business to provide private wine tastings to the Chattanooga area. Developed and implemented business plan and marketing strategy to promote and grow business.
Newton Chevrolet
Inventory Control
2005 - 2006
Managed all aspects of new and used car inventory. Facilitated payroll, payables, receivables, general ledger, cost accounting and pricing.
UnumProvident
Claims Adjuster
2003 - 2005
Collaborated with teams of colleagues to research and analyze contracts and medical information to determine payment of long-term disability claims. Provided outstanding customer service to both...
Solomon Wood Financial Group
Paraplanner
2001 - 2003
Created complex financial plans, asset allocations, client account reviews, rebalancing of investments, recommendations on insurance, compliance assurance.
Banana Republic
Sales
1999 - 2001
Sold 5% of the annual sales for our $10,000,000.00 store in Atlanta, offering highlypersonalized customer service to clients.
Int'l Gourmet Corp
Sales Executive
2000 - 2000
Provided French Wine sales and customer service to Wine Distributors in GA and TN through marketing, education, seminars, training on French wines.
TN World Trade Center
Asst. to Chairman
1998 - 1999
Researched trade leads for international clients using the World Trade Center Association

Education

Université de Paris IV - La Sorbonne
Certificat de Langue
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UT Chattanooga
BA
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Arizona State University
BA program
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Capella University
MS program
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marketing
brand strategy
social media
freelance writing
writing
photos
translation
French
copywriting
editing
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