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Grace A. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 13, 2013

Grace A.

work smarter, not harder
   United States
  |   Edgewater, NJ
  |  11:10 am Local Time

Overview

Having over 17 years of professional corporate experience with large corporations in the securities and finance industries, I am bringing these experiences and skills to the freelance arena.
I have current, practical experience in project management; sales and marketing support; advanced documentation skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and a great technical aptitude.
Projects include developing marketing material (i.e., brochures, flyers, sell sheets, mailers/postcards, newsletters, etc.); reports; PowerPoint...

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Jan 16, 2012|Other - Sales & Marketing|Private|Completed
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Feb 16, 2009|Ad Campaigns|Private|Completed
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Jan 24, 2009|Ad Campaigns|Private|Completed
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5.0
Jan 3, 2009|Sales Presentations|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

These are published press releases I have written.
A new product sell sheet (done with Adobe InDesign).
Sample pre-show mailer for a fixed income expo event (done in Adobe InDesign)
Four page color brochure summarizing the products and services offered by a former...
An advertisement for a new product offering (done with Adobe InDesign).
An advertisement that appeared in the 2006 The Bond Market Association's annual...
Logo design for cleaning and restoration company.
Business Card for cleaning and restoration company.
Letterhead for cleaning and restoration company.

Skills (10)

Tested
Business Writing
English Editing & Proofreading
Technical Writing
Microsoft Word 2007
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Access 2007
Microsoft Visio
Adobe InDesign
Microsoft Word

Service Description

Specializing in professional administration in various areas such as documentation (writing and production) and project management, my experience includes developing marketing material (i.e., brochures, flyers, sell sheets, pre-show mailers/postcards, newsletters, etc.), proposal and technical writing, reports, PowerPoint presentations, and page layout work.

My diverse skill set includes the following:

Documentation specialist:
- Page layout and design
- Presentation specialist
- Marketing collateral (brochures, sell sheets, pre-show mailers / postcards, etc.)
- Proposal and technical writing
- Technical diagrams and flowcharts

Technical skills:
- Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, PPT, Access, Visio)
- Adobe InDesign, Acrobat Professional, Illustrator, and Photoshop
- Apple iWork: Pages, Keynote, and Numbers
- Dreamweaver

Communication skills:
- Writing/Proofreading/Editing
- Writing brochure/collateral copy and correspondence
- Collaborate with subject matter experts to craft responses to Request for Proposals/Information
- Technical Writing

Other:
- Virtual Assistant & related tasks
- Internet research & fact checking

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Employment

QMA
RFP Project Manager
2012 - Present
Dreyfus (a BNY Mellon Company)
Senior RFP Writer
2012 - 2013
Pershing LLC (an Affiliate of BNY Mellon)
RFP Sales Support Specialist
2007 - 2012
Merrill Lynch Global Sourcing & Procurement Svcs
Onsite Consultant / Procurement / Independent Contractors
2007 - 2007
I.D. Systems
Marketing Communications Specialist
2006 - 2007
Temp Assignment
ADP Brokerage Services Group
Marketing Communications Specialist/Project Manager
1995 - 2006

Education

New Jersey City University
Bachelor of Science - Business Administration
2001 - 2004
The Chubb Institute
Technical Diploma - Computer Programming
1997 - 1999

Keywords

Desktop Publishing
Presentations
Virtual Assistant
Page Layout
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe InDesign
Visio
Writing
Microsoft Office Professional
Research
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