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Kelly S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 24, 2015

Kelly S.

Creative Corporate Professional
   United States
  |   Sonoma, CA
  |  4:01 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $60

Master B2B/B2C copywriter and brand strategist with ability to communicate complicated concepts in a clear, concise manner. Fast, creative, and strategic with bottom line in mind.

Versatile writer that can process information quickly and deliver clean, straightforward copy that suits your style and brand. A consummate professional and easy to work with providing flexibility, accessibility and superior consultative skills.

With a diverse 20+ year corporate marketing, public relations, and sales background, I am a communications and research...

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Portfolio

VHNC Neighborhood Association Newsletter Wrote copy and design
Text selection, design and layout

Skills (10)

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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Strategic Research; Business and Technical Writing & Editing Copy for all document types; Drafting Proposals & RFP/RFQ Responses; Developing Marketing & Business Plans, Social Media; SEO; Marketing Design, Layout & Production for print, web and TV; Project Management & Collaboration; Political, Stakeholder & Community Outreach; Branding & Guerrilla Marketing.

Technology Savvy: proficient in MS Windows and Mac OS X platforms using Office Suite, Adobe CS4, and many industry specific software programs.

EXPERIENCED IN THE FOLLOWING INDUSTRIES/GENRES:
Real Estate - development, investment, sales and marketing, education
Sustainability and Green Building
Retail - ownership, development, operations
Community Development
Political Outreach
Special Interest, Community, and Nonprofit Groups
Travel & Tourism
Hospitality
Entrepreneurship
Branding
Franchise
Software & Technology
Broadcasting
Licensing (entertainment and sports industries)
Sportswear
Mountain Resort Living
Wine Country Lifestyles
Dog-friendly Travel, Products & Lifestyles
Outdoors Recreational Sports
Horses/Equestrian Sports
Fruit Farming and Agriculture
Health & Nutrition
Chemical Manufacturing

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Employment

Touro University and Touro Mare Island Development
Project Consultant
2009 - 2009
Drafted management proposals, political outreach, American Recovery Act fund raising, and liaison with University of Califonia for $2.2 billion, two million square feet cancer treatment and...
House of the Rising Sun, LP
Owner and Retail Store Operator
2008 - 2008
Operated retail store in Sun Valley, Idaho, negotiating leases and advertising contracts, merchandising, and strategic planning for all business and marketing operations. Designed logo, signage...
Triad Communities, LP
Director of Community Development
2006 - 2007
Conducted in-house public relations responsible for political, city staff, business and community outreach. Directed marketing creative teams on press releases, collateral development, branding...
Bruce Allen Construction and Development
Real Estate Manager and Project Coordinator
2006 - 2006
Worked with developer and AmericInn Hotel franchisee on land acquisition, market and location analysis, writing marketing and pro-forma package to attract partners for three hotels, and worked with...
Classic Realty (and KGF Holdings) & SVGroup Broker
Realtor and Onsite Sales Manager
2004 - 2005
Marketing manager and listing agent for $30 million mixed-use building coordinating with developer and staff, builder, subcontractors, architect, property management company and commercial leasing...
Marketron International
NE Regional Account Manager
1998 - 2003
Top revenue generator for five years as Regional Account Manager of leading broadcasting software company specializing in new business development. Corporate client relations specialist with...
Idaho Mountain Express
Graphic Designer
1998 - 1998
Designed advertisements for clients and page layout for newspaper production using Photoshop and Quark Express.
Arrausing Sights & Sounds
Business Development Consultant
1997 - 1997
Integral team member launching a new low-voltage company implementing systems, policies and marketing. Wrote copy, designed and produced company brochure. Acquired the company's first home builder...
SeaBell Sportswear, Inc.
National Sales and Marketing Executive
1994 - 1997
Liaison with licensing executives in the entertainment and sports industries including Disney, Warner Brothers, Universal Studios, NBA, and NHL leading to profitable new licensing contracts....
Scott's Liquid Gold, Inc.
Executive Assistant to Director of Operations
1991 - 1993
Wrote corporate communications for five operations managers including Director of Operations, Regulatory Affairs Administrator, Two Plant Managers, and Lead Chemist. Led Health and Safety Committee...
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technical writer
social media
editor
marketing
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