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Nancy J. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 1, 2013

Nancy J.

Over 25 yrs' experience in govt & small business
   United States
  |   Belle Haven, VA
  |  12:12 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I offer writing (including technical writing, particularly in the electronics field); editing; research; Spanish/English translation; proofreading; layout of brochures, advertisements & other marketing materials; document transcription; web page design; & digital photography. In addition, I provide administrative services, including writing letters & messages, proposals, SOWs, schedules & etc. I can make travel arrangements -- even arrange special events.

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Portfolio

Website Homepage for Pool/Spa Company
Old barn enveloped in blooming wisteria.
Cooked up for product designed but not yet built. Photo showed item that didn't...
Poster design to be displayed on prop board at trade shows to publicize Interad line of...
Antenna on building roof.
Interad partnered with local seafood specialty company co-located in industrial park to...
Quarter-page advertisement designed for publication in electronics trade magazines
Full-page (quarto) sponsorship ad in guide to local hospital auxiliary's annual...
Front-&-back brochure published in 2 versions: This version for customers seeking...
Four-page brochure printed on 11x17 (tabloid) paper, with front & back covers on...
Antenna in photo studio.
3-fold brochure outlining Interad sponsorship of GHOTES (Genealogy & History of the...
Forced buds in vase against Chinese painting.
Limited space made photographing downtown shops difficult, so created photo panorama....
Mousepad designed for hand-out by sales reps & at trade shows
Wading bird in park in Bermuda.
Late afternoon view of Curratuck Creek (with watercolor filter).
Three-fold brochure publicizing fundraising event held at local historic home in...
Tired child photographed at end of Halloween trick-or-treating
Flash from the past: The Exmore Diner -- best eats in town!

Skills (5)

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Translation English Spanish
Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing
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Marketing
Marketing Analytics Fundamentals
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Service Description

I have a BA & an MA in Spanish, in addition to nearly 30 years' work experience: (A) 20 years with the federal government, more than half of which was spent living & working overseas, and (B) Nearly 10 years in a small defense electronics R&D company. Experiences include process & personnel management; marketing; translation/writing/editing under tight deadlines; designation as a COTR; liaison with suppliers, customers & stockholders; and inter-office representation. In addition to my career, I have a strong interest in historic restoration, including period-appropriate interior & exterior decor and landscaping. I have renovated an 18th century log house and a 1910 Arts & Crafts house. I currently own & am restoring an 1890 Victorian and am working on the restoration of a circa 1790 former inn . Finally, I am the editor -- on a volunteer basis -- of our local SPCA's quarterly newsletter, "Paw Printz."

Writing
Spanish translation
Editing & proofreading
Transcription
Research
Virtual assistant
Event planning


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Employment

Interad Limited
President, Marketing Director
2001 - 2008
Marketing Director from 2001, promoted to President in 2004 on sudden death of predecessor. Ran company until sold in 2008.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service
Information Officer
1981 - 2001

Education

Eastern Shore Community College
none
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University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
MA, Spanish
1978 - 1980
College of William & Mary
BA, Spanish
1975 - 1978

Keywords

Translation
Writing
Administration
Marketing
Editing
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