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Natasha Smith | Elance
 
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Natasha Smith

Creative Writer
   Spain
  |   Tarifa, Cadiz

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Creative Writer with a background in marketing communications and project management; an excellent researcher who uses practical knowledge to get under the hood of a client’s needs, identify brand goals, plan campaigns, create copy, deliver content on schedule & in line with brand objectives; a creative thinker who understands the challenges of today’s communications market. Native language: English. Intermediate level Spanish. Hold Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Manchester. Core competencies include:

Project Management,...

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Portfolio

Includes exercises to test student understanding
Article on use of Joan Didion and Joni Mitchell in upcoming advertising campaigns
Weekly feature which includes reviews of latest film and book releases and pop culture...
Article Includes 3 versions of feature to test different levels of students, plus the...
Feature includes 3 versions of the article to test student understanding and a script...
Feature Includes 3 versions of article to test student understanding and a script for...
Feature includes 3 versions of article to test student understanding plus a script for...
Feature includes 3 versions of the article to test student understanding, a script for...
Researched and wrote 12 chapter ebook on DINK (double-income no kids) lifestyle and...

Skills (9)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (UK Version)
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Article Rewriting
Article Writing
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Blog Writing
Blogging
Blogging Best Practices
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Book Writing
Content Writing
Copy Editing

Service Description

Project Management, Campaign Planning, Campaign Management, Feature writing, Blogging, PR, Content Marketing, Fiction, Poetry

For samples of work please see www.xsbabble.com




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Employment

PRISA
Writer
2013 - 2015
Write weekly feature on news related to the media and tech industries for Prisa.com, the leading media provider in Spain and Latin America.
Training Express
Writer
2012 - 2015
Write articles and features for English language learning web site: www.lovespeaking.com. Write articles for 3 levels of learners: beginner, intermediate and advanced on wide range of topics...
247 Theatre Festival
Public Relations advisor
2013 - 2013
Provide guidance and assistance for writers involved in the 247 annual Theatre Festival in Manchester. Write press releases & create marketing taglines to help playwrights sell their work to the...
The Legend of Tarifa
Writer, producer
2013 - 2013
Wrote and produced a 40 minute show featuring poetry, music and dance, and was performed in Manchester, July 2013, as part of the 247 Theatre Festival and at the Cervantes Institute. I worked...
Lovely Pasadena Homes
Website content writer
2013 - 2013
Created content for this real estate website in California http://lovelypasadenahouses.com/home.asp As the client was so happy with the work, I have also created content for further related sites.
DINK LIFE
Ghostwriter
2012 - 2013
Created first draft of non-fiction title on the topic of living life as a DINK; copy was created via research and interviews while some articles were also taken from the www.dinklife.com site. Book...
Pimsleur Approach
Writer
2012 - 2012
Write cultural articles for Pimsleur Approach blog on Spain. Also create posts for Google + account, infographics and reports.
iWebers
Copywriter
2012 - 2012
Created brochure content for IT Marketing company detailing web design, development and SEO services
Zesty Lemon
Writer
2012 - 2012
Created open-ended questions for Travel interviews
David Rosson
Writer
2012 - 2012
Created English Language Skills Tests
HSS Davis
Copywriter
2012 - 2012
Created sales email to attract overseas investors in South American properties
GoGifting.com
PR Assistant / Blog Content Provider
2012 - 2012
Built database of PR contacts for online gift service / generated content for blog / managed Twitter account
Richard D.
Short Story Writer
2012 - 2012
Wrote short story as inspirational life story.
Bert Botta
Ebook Writer
2012 - 2012
Wrote an ebook on the topic of men's mental health.
Adam Ian
Blog Writer
2011 - 2012
Write blogs on comics, zombies and World War I.
Serena C.
Personal Online Dating Agent
2011 - 2011
Created online dating profiles and managed online dating accounts on Match.com, Perfect Match, eHarmony, SugarDaddie, Matchmaker, Zoosk, Plenty of Fish and Chemistry.
Silicon Cloud
SEO blogger
2011 - 2011
Wrote daily content for up to 8 blogs. Topics included online marketing, social media, online security, health & beauty and business to business services.
Arrachme Art
Web Content Creator
2011 - 2011
Creating content for Arrachme Art web site with a view to selling work to an agent.
Travel Company, Singapore
Travel Writer
2011 - 2011
Creating travel interviews on Spanish cities.
Premium Writing
Academic Writer
2010 - 2011
Wrote essays for academic writing agency in the U.S.
Green Light
Web Content & SEO Writer
2010 - 2010
Produced the content for this site: www.top10bestdatingsite.co.uk Also wrote more than 300 SEO articles to accompany the site and 30 blog pieces
Real Buzz Media
SEO Writer
2010 - 2010
Wrote on average 6,000 words a day, SEO articles on various topics from insurance to health to cosmetic treatments
In The Write Light
Director
2007 - 2010
In The Write Light is a creative writing workshop based in Tarifa, south of Spain. I set up the workshop in order to bring writers to a beautiful getaway spot where their creativity could run free...

Education

The University of Manchester
Masters in Creative Writing
2012 - 2013
The Open University
Bachelor of Arts
2003 - 2009
The Blackrock Academy
Diploma in Journalism
2000 - 2001
Dublin Institute of Technology
Professional Diploma in Copywriting
1998 - 1999
Chartered Institute of Marketing
Professional Degree in Marketing
1995 - 1997

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Copywriter
fiction writer
blogger
SEO articles
web content
editor
project manager
creative writer
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