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Rachel S. | Elance
 
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Rachel S.

Freelance Writer/Editor
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

I have been freelance writing and editing for over five years, working with social media for the last two, and have had the opportunity to work with a variety of artists on projects involving videography, sculpture, costume design, music, and sewing. I also am a serious self-starter. I was able to support myself through college by selling vintage clothing online (mainly through Etsy and eBay). Through that experience I gained a lot of knowledge on how to successfully run multiple aspects of a business: sewing skills, buying, blogging, social...

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Portfolio

A collection of some of my published pieces on music.
Online article about maximizing time between college and job.
A few sites that I've contributed to, or managed.
Two of my personal pieces that have been published.

Skills (10)

Tested
Fundraising
Publishing
Creative Writing
Writing
Running
Show Runner
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Biology

Employment

Anthropologie
Sales Associate
2013 - Present
Freelance writer
Freelance Writer
2007 - Present
• Published promotional pieces and album reviews for regional magazine “The Inlander” • Published creative non-fiction pieces in multiple American ‘zines including “Used Gravitrons” out of...
BOB.tv
Content Aggregator
2013 - 2013
The Women's Insider
Social Media Marketing Intern
2013 - 2013
-Created blog content -Established and managed multiple social media outlets -Increased twitter followers by 28% over course of internship
Ideaction Corps
Social Media Marketing Intern
2013 - 2013
Online Vintage Retail
Online Vintage Retailer
2012 - 2013
• Bought and sold vintage clothing through eBay • Repaired damaged vintage goods (sewing, cleaning, refashioning) • Built knowledge of history of vintage clothing including fabric types,...
Dr. Onesmo Balemba's Laboratory
Lab Assistant
2010 - 2013
• Maintained efficient and organized laboratory • Presented personal research weekly • Gathered current diabetes related research and applied to current laboratory research • Prepared whole mount...
University of Idaho
Administrative Assistant
2010 - 2012
• Maintained efficient and organized workplace • Set up presentations • Scheduled international and domestic flights • Handled multiple schedules • Worked with multiple phone lines • Ran errands...
University of Idaho Department of Annual Giving
Assistant
2009 - 2011
• Garnered negotiation, interpersonal, as well as verbal/written communication skills • Gathered donations for variety of organizations and colleges on campus • Maintained efficient, organized,...

Education

University of Idaho
Bachelor's degree
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Content creation
Content
Content editing
editing
writing
blogging
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