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Sarah F. | Elance
 
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Sarah F.

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   United States
Brighton

Overview

Are you looking for a press release to communicate a new product, program, event, or company announcement? If so, then I'm the person that you are looking for.

Are you looking for a quick turnaround and reasonable rates? If so, stop looking.

Do you want to work with someone who is professional and takes great pride in their work? Look no further.

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This press release was written to announce the kickoff of a yearlong celebration of 100...
This press release was written to announce that Linear Air, a private air taxi company,...
This press release was written to announce the hire of Newbury College's new Chief...
This press release was written to announce that New England School of Law will be...
This press release was written to announce that the Eos Foundation, along with three...
This press release announced results from an independent trial on the efficacy of...
This press release was written to announce that Supreme Court Justice Scalia would be...
This press release was written to announce the launch of Paragon Lake, which offers a...

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Service Description

I am a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island where I majored in textiles, merchandising, and design and minored in management. Despite not pursuing a degree in English or Writing, I have always enjoyed writing and have received excellent feedback throughout the years. While in college, I was invited to work as a writing consultant. I enjoyed the opportunity to critique and edit the work of other student writers.

I started my career in the corporate side of retail. While I loved working in the retail industry, I felt like something was missing - writing! I eventually made a career jump into public relations. Working in PR has allowed me to enhance and broaden my writing skills. My client base is diverse - retail, education, health care, travel, and a non-profit - which keeps me on my toes and has given me the opportunity to write press releases and media pitches for a wide variety of industries.

In addition to my career in PR, I work part-time critiquing practice exam essays for high school students who are preparing to take the SAT exam. I also volunteer my time and PR experience on the GOAL USA Boston Ball Committee. I help to coordinate all press and marketing surrounding the annual Boston ball which raises money for the poorest of the poor in developing countries.


"PR" does not stand for press release. While press releases are commonly associated with the PR industry (and are very commonly used), they may not be the best "plan of attack" when...

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Employment

The Castle Group
Account Executive
2008 - Present
Revolution Prep
SAT Prep - Writing/essay coach and critiquer
2007 - Present
Shazzle LLC
Director of Public Relations
2007 - 2008
TJX Company
Senior Allocation Analyst
2006 - 2007

Education

University of Rhode Island
BS - Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design; Minor - Management
2001 - 2005
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