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Chris Lauer | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 11, 2010

Chris Lauer

Concise, clear writing on the quick.
   United States
  |   Newport Beach, CA

Overview

I have writing experience in the following areas: marketing & PR copy, website copy, technical & medical writing, business documents of all kinds, including market analysis, corporate reports & newsletters, plus academic editorial assistance at master's degree level. Target audiences include both general consumer interest and technical and industry-specific audiences.

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Hello, I am Chris Lauer and the sole provider of services for what I am offering. Here's why you should hire me:

>>15+ years experience in writing and editing in a variety of fields from technical and medical to general consumer interest.

>>Native English speaker, US citizen born and raised, with extensive experience working with both US and Asian-based clients.

>>Specific areas of experience:
GENERAL CONSUMER INTEREST -- Food product marketing, travel & entertainment writing, online help systems.
BUSINESS DOCUMENTS -- market analysis, investment feasibility studies, annual reports, slideshow presentations.
TECHNICAL -- software and hardware manuals, technical marketing materials, press releases and newsletters for products ranging from online website-building systems to enterprise-level networking equipment.
MEDICAL -- biotech industry newsletters (clinical lab news, medical device news, regulatory and safety news), press releases, ghostwriting review articles for cutting-edge research areas, package insert materials for diagnostic test kits, manuals for laboratory equipment.

I believe in quick, clean prose that conveys the maximum information for the minimum fuss.

If you already know what you need, I can write it up for you.

If you need help clarifying your marketing or informational objectives, I can do that for you too.

Look forward to working with you.

--Chris Lauer

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Employment

Geologica, Inc
Copy editor
2007 - Present
Freelance copy editor on regular basis for California-based environmental consulting company
Grape PR
Marketing Associate and Copywriter
2009 - 2009
Worked on projects relating to destination tourism marketing for the City of Seoul, Korea.
Seoul Tourism Organization
Editor-in-Chief
2009 - 2009
Tourism website development, writing and editing articles promoting the city of Seoul, Korea, as well as hiring new creative staff.
Korea Tourism Organization
Freelance writer
2005 - 2007
Writing and original research for investment feasibility reports for large-scale tourism resort complexes -- commissioned by the Korean government for target audience of foreign investors.
Jayone Foods
Marketing consultant
2003 - 2005
Assisted California-based packaged foods distributor on new product introduction for health-food snack, from product conception and branding to market-entry strategy to package design to trade show...
Korea Culture and Content Agency (KOCCA)
Freelance writer
2004 - 2004
Wrote marketing materials for Korean government agency charged with promoting the Korean entertainment industry.
University of Southern California
Editorial assistant
1997 - 1997
Assisted on research and writing class project report for MBA class members who were non-native English speakers and needed help on 500 page market analysis report for top US-based theme park...

Education

Univ of Michhigan, Ann Arbor
Studied both English lit and bioengineering
1981 - 1987
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Medical
Consumer interest
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