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Ros G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 10, 2014

Ros G.

For words that engage, inform and inspire
   United Kingdom
  |  3:46 pm Local Time

Overview

You:
Busy. Faced with a writing or editing project that's critical for your business. Short on time or skills to do it yourself. Looking down a long list of proposals. Searching for a writer to understand things quickly, and work with speed, intelligence and dedication.

Me:
Busy. Good busy. Enjoying a wide variety of writing and editing projects for businesses across the globe. Looking down a long list of satisfied clients. Searching for a client with a new project that demands my creativity, responsiveness and attention to detail.

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Jul 4, 2014|Copywriting|Private|Working
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Portfolio

Edited manuscript to appeal to readers aged 15-18. Found the right editorial pace,...
All planning, interviewing, writing and production management for this corporate...
Deep level editing and adding hooks to get responses. Making it a more lively read.
As part of ING Insurance corporate magazine, article on CEO
Interviews, desk research, general ferreting and writing.
Ghostwritten and structural editing on this book of growth tips for small business owners
Substantive and copy editing according to client voice and house style
Writing, desk research, interviewing, industry overview, writing, editing, proofreading
Financial Services White Paper deep substantive editing and copy editing
I had the utter privilege of interviewing Sir Roger Moore in 2012. This 2000 word...
Substantive and copy editing for practical how-to content
Research, interviews and writing looking at issues for female entrepreneurs.
I had the privilege of interviewing Sir James Dyson and writing this feature cover...
Royal Wedding Cake Maker Fiona Cairns: UK business profile
Business book edited by Ros Gray
http://www.amazon.com/You-Want-Customer-Centric-Profitable-Relations/dp/1463785143
Research, interviewing, writing for practical article giving tips and examples of...

Skills (7)

Tested
English Proofreading
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Use of British English
Business Writing
Business Writing
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Business Writing Skills Test (UK Version)
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Researching new sectors
Microsoft Word

Service Description

I don't scatter my proposals around the Elance wilderness. I respond to projects because there's a great match with my skills. Life's too short and budgets are too low for us both to slave at something that will only ever be Average. Let's save ourselves for Outstanding.

I think everyone should feel this way about their work.



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Employment

Own business: The Write Answer
Head Honcho & Tea Girl
2008 - Present
Providing the best bend-over-backwards, top quality, professional, flexible service to my much-prized collection of happy clients. The best copy and editing services you've ever had the fortune to...
Marketing Zone
Copywriter
2006 - 2008
Ignite Corporate Communications
Marketing Writer
2003 - 2004
Dutchtone
Customer Communications Writer
2001 - 2002
Orange
Communications Specialist
2000 - 2001
Siegel&Gale
Consultant Writer
1997 - 2000
Vision in Business
Business Conference Producer
1996 - 1997
Electronic Publishing Services
Researcher and Writer
1994 - 1996

Education

GB Direct Training
Copywriting for the Web
2008 - 2008
Global English
Certificate to Teach Business English
2004 - 2005
Institute of Direct Marketing
Diploma in Direct Marketing
2000 - 2001
Cambridge University
MA Hons Modern Languages & Linguistics
1991 - 1994

Keywords

training
newsletters
articles
UK
marketing
small business
e-books
native
British English
educational
how-to
emails
books
manuals
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Identity
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RosGray
Type
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Member Since
February 2008
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