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Sharon Odams | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 30, 2014

Sharon Odams

When opportunity can't be missed
   United Kingdom

Overview

An MBA professional in the Film Business, I provide a quality service where and when you need it. Services include:
- creative writing
- Screenwriting/ Script Writing and editing
- Story Analysis and reports including coverage and feedback to help all fiction writers develop their own writing to the next level
- Pitch documents
- Treatments
- Business Plans, including for individual projects (e.g. a film) or for companies
Feel free to check out www.sharonodams.com for some more information, and also www.filmmakeruk.com.



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Tested
English
Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Creative Writing
Advertising
Advertising Skills Certification
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Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Test
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Business Writing
English Proofreading
Technical Writing
Marketing
Report Writing
Adobe Photoshop

Service Description

Sharon has provided writing assignments including reports, scripts, stories over the last twelve years. Her background is varied, with over thirteen years in business and corporate, and three years in the creative side of the entertainment industry. Sharon applies her rich landscape of experience and solid grounding for understanding and knowledge - and application/ extrapolation - with an MBA (Master of Business Administration), a B.Eng. (Hons.) Aerospace Engineering and is currently working on a Masters in Screenwriting (Film and TV).

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Employment

Cunning Plan Productions
Freelance Contractor
2000 - Present
International projects and assignments with all types of companies (see details listed separately), including large corporates and SMEs (small and medium enterprise companies). Assignments...
UKPorting (Ofcom)
Programme Manager
2008 - 2008
The implementation of legal requirement GC18 (Number Porting and Direct Routing) for and on behalf of seventeen key telecoms operators - Analysed, facilitated, negotiated, documented, trained...
Boots the Chemist plc
Programme Manager, ETP and eMAS
2006 - 2006
Bespoke enterprise software development for pharmacy drug dispensing, managed using MSP, PRINCE2 and Agile methodologies (SCRUM in particular), interfacing with traditional waterfall methods -...
O2 Mobile
Consultant
2005 - 2005
Consolidated Board Paper for strategical review of Billing and Customer Service Systems - Redefined parameters for analysis, ensuring stakeholder’s requirements were met - Gathered...
DSGi (Dixons) Group
Senior Project Manager
2005 - 2005
Consulted and progressed to contract for outsourcing of IT division to India
Cable & Wireless (part 2)
Consultant
2005 - 2005
Mobilised the Network, IT, Service Delivery and Operations Programme Office for the Merger/ Acquisition with Energis – details confidential - Worked with consultants to complete Due Diligence...
Cable & Wireless (part 1)
Product Delivery Manager, Global Programme Manager
2004 - 2005
Product Delivery Manager for New Products, through concept, mobilisation and into delivery - Supported Product Owners in devising the product plans, including validating business cases, plans and...
Action International
Business Coach
2004 - 2004
Coached Small and Medium Enterprise business owners to move to the next stage of the business growth and development - Consulted with and supported business owners (product owners) through...
Orange
Programme Delivery Manager
2001 - 2004
Provided internal consultancy service for Technical Customers (focusing on OSS and ITIL), by defining and developing their strategies and ideas, then translating them into realistic requirements,...
Delfcom Ltd
Management Consultant
2000 - 2001
Company start-up specialising in voice recognition products - Consulted on Launch Strategy for business, including devising Product Marketing Plan and Product Definitions - Revised marketing...
Adventis
Management Consultant
2000 - 2000
Created strategic Product Marketing Plan for internet-based “concierge” services for international MVNO Start-up Company, delivered using WAP and internet (satellite broadband (Hughes) and...
Computacenter
Programme Manager
1998 - 2000
- Built, developed and motivated a multi-functional team of project managers, developers and 3rd line support analysts - Set up new project-based Service Management organisation within...
Lucent Technologies
Account Consultant
1997 - 1998
Nortel plc
Project Manager
1996 - 1997
Rhode & Schwarz
Project Co-ordinator
1996 - 1996
US Robotics Ltd
Human Resources Assistant
1995 - 1996

Education

LA Film School
Total Immersion Filmmaking
2006 - 2007
Arista
Story Development
2005 - 2005
Open University
MBA - Masters in Business Administration
2000 - 2003
University of Herfordshire
B.Eng. (Hons.) Aerospace Engineering
1992 - 1995
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Script Editing
Pitch
Treatment
Business Plan
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