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Sarah Parker | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 28, 2013

Sarah Parker

Accomplished, Ethusiastic Wordsmith
   United States
  |   Austin, TX
  |  6:01 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Completed my Master of Arts in the field of Communications- specifically Interpersonal Comm. Honed project management and writing skills along the way-- both academically, with the thesis, and professionally, working part-time for Yoga Yoga, Entreave and taking on various freelance projects.

I'm currently working as a contract writer with Swordfish Communications, and am available for freelance projects.

In nearly two years at Yoga Yoga, my role expanded from copywriter and editor (aka Wordsmith) to encompass directing the expansion and...

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Event Planning
Social Media Marketing
Data Coding

Employment

Swordfish Communications, LLC
Contract Writer
2012 - Present
Responsible for researching and writing blog posts, white papers and other content requested by clients.
Yoga Yoga
Wordsmith + Social
2010 - 2012
Joined the Yoga Yoga team as a part-time copy writer and editor; expanded that role into a full-time position spearheading the social media program, producing and maintaining website content, email...
InternLyfe
Freelance Writer & Consultant
2010 - 2012
Consulted on design and contributed freelance writing content for new social networking site designed to put interns in touch with one another to thrive, make next career steps
University of Texas at Austin
Graduate Student
2007 - 2012
Graduate student in Interpersonal Communication; wrote my thesis on disaster humor and community, taking an ethnographic approach to my fieldwork at ColdTowne Theater.
Later Dog
Public Relations Contractor
2010 - 2010
Worked with founder Jessica Chapman to promote soon-to-launch Later Dog- where dog lovers can find the perfect dog sitters.
SHI
TMR Temp
2010 - 2010
Worked in the Technology Maintenance Renewal program.
Bazaarvoice
Intrepid Marketing Intern
2009 - 2010
Developed and delivered communication plan for industry statistics and client demonstrations, mostly self-managed in nature. Specific event work included joining the 2010 Social Commerce Summit...
Kevin Greer
Intern
2009 - 2009
Marketing intern who dabbled in the occasional printer set-up or photography foray for Kevin Greer, a local Austin artist who deals in abstract expressionist paintings.
The University of Texas
Writer/Contributor, Musicians Off the Record
2006 - 2006
Managed and facilitated interviews with Austin-based musicians, created questions, conducted interviews and transcribed finished products to eventually be housed in the project's online database...
Urban Outfitters
Sales Associate
2006 - 2006
Sales and customer relations; concurrent with education
Steve Madden
Sales Associate
2005 - 2005
Sales and Customer Relations

Education

The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science
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The University of Texas at Austin
Master of Arts
- 2012

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