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Festus M. | Elance
 
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Festus M.

Copy editor ,copywriter, writer,
   Kenya
  |   Nairobi, Nairobi
  |  3:25 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

You want fresh copywriting (both online and traditional mediums) ideas? I'm your servant.
You want copy subbed meticulously, yet quickly? I'm your servant.
You want in-your-face, punchy, relevant, SEO copy? I'm your servant.

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Portfolio

Examples of blog posts I wrote for www.pamojamedia.com/blog between Sep 2011 and Jan...
http://www.pamojamedia.com/blog
A book review I wrote for Management magazine, April 2012
A portfolio of Facebook ads I conceptualised for Txteagle, in November 2011. The...
Article I wrote about L'oreal East Africa for Managmement magazine, April 2012.
Google Analytics report of web visits for www.pamojamedia.com/blog between Sep and Dec...
Results of the Facebook ads I conceptualised for Txteagle in November, 2011. The 1...
The certificate shows my IELTS test results that I sat for in September, 2011
song lyrics i wrote for 'i don't trust my best friend'
A book review I wrote for Management magazine, Sep 2011
A 3-in-1 movie, website and music review I wrote for Management magazine, April 2012

Skills (4)

Tested
Online Writing
Content Writing
Editing
English to Swahili Translation

Employment

Jenny Jordan
Email copywriter
2012 - 2012
My task was to write 20 emails to promote Jenny's various products.
Management magazine, Nairobi, Kenya
Consultant Copy Editor
2012 - 2012
Duties: Subbing copy, writing stories, blurbs, headlines, captions and research.
Pamoja Media
SEO copywriter
2011 - 2012
Duties & Responsibilities: Updating the Pamoja Media blog (www.pamojamedia.com/blog) daily (Mon-Fri), keyword research, copywriting, suggesting and posting content on clients’ Facebook & Twitter...
Management magazine, Nairobi, Kenya
Consultant Copy Editor
2011 - 2011
Duties: Subbing copy, writing stories, blurbs, headlines, captions and research.
Management magazine, Nairobi, Kenya
Consultant Copy Editor
2011 - 2011
Duties: Subbing copy, writing stories, blurbs, headlines, captions and research.
Sumango Location: Loop Street, Cape Town
Online copywriting intern
2010 - 2011
Duties: Writing online commercial content for UK-based brands Thomas Cook/Essential Travel. The products include airport hotels and parking; and non-commercial content such as skiing destinations...
Independent Newspapers, Cape Town
Part-time sub editor (Saturdays, 10am-6pm)
2008 - 2008
Duties and responsibilities: Subbing copy, writing stories, blurbs, headlines, captions and research.
Oakland Media Services Ltd.
Sub editor/proofreader/copywriter/translator
2005 - 2007
Duties and Responsibilities: Subbing copy, writing stories, blurbs, headlines, captions, research and copywriting. Publications tackled included: eve, The Lawyer and Sokoni.
M&M Communications, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Copywriter
2004 - 2005
Duties: Conceptualised ideas for brands such as Tanga Cement, Twiga Bancorp, Woolworths and others.
Express Advertising Centre, Nairobi.
Copywriter
2003 - 2004
Duties: Conceptualised ideas for brands such as Permanet, Furniture Palace, Kenol Kobil and others. Wrote AA Kenya’s tagline (Adding value to motoring).

Education

Vega School of Brand Innovation, Cape Town
Bachelor of Arts Communications Management
2008 - 2011

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