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Valerie W. | Elance
 
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Valerie W.

Marketing and Technical Writer/Editor
   United States
Elburn

Overview

Experienced in writing and editing reference manuals, sales / marketing materials (press releases, product fact sheets, etc.), webstie content, magazine articles, white papers.

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Jul 15, 2015|Web Content|$226|Completed

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U.S. born and raised. Educated in Minnesota schools that emphasized writing, spelling, and grammar. Straight A student.

Native English speaker with outstanding skill in technical, business, and marketing writing and editing.

15+ years of marketing and marketing research experience in the consumer packaged goods industry.

Available to write and edit eBooks, articles, web content, training & reference materials, sales materials, etc. for both companies and individuals.

Fluent in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Enjoy researching and writing about a wide variety of topics from scrapbooking to pets to self-improvement.


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Employment

Information Resources, Inc.
Vice President, Product Management
1993 - 2009
IRI is a marketing research firm providing syndicated data (retail scanner sales, household-level purchase behavior, attitudinal surveys), analytical services, and data reporting software to the...
First Bank System
Financial Systems Analyst
1986 - 1998
Wrote user training and reference documentation for the bank's financial analysis systems.
Procter & Gamble
Assistant Brand Manager
1990 - 1993
Procter & Gamble manufactures and markets consumer packaged goods for home care, health & beauty care, and baby care. My work entailed project management and writing business recommendations for...
General Electric Appliances
Summer Intern, Marketing
1989 - 1989
Researched and wrote a report on how GE brand applicances were doing in the then-new "Sears Brand Central" departments (the first time Sears carried brands other than Kenmore), with recommendations...
St. Olaf College
Academic Computer Center
1984 - 1986
Wrote and edited user documentation for the college's academic computer systems. Served as a technical aid / instructor in the school's computer labs and at summer camps.

Education

Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business
Master of Business Administration, Marketing
1988 - 1990
St. Olaf College
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
1982 - 1986
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