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Sumitra M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 19, 2015

Sumitra M.

Experienced writer/editor/proofreader
   Australia
  |   Lane Cove, NSW
  |  10:33 pm Local Time

Overview

I have an academic background in science - majoring in genetics and microbiology - and psychology, with qualifications also in editing and proofreading. My professional writing career has spanned 15 years, most of it in an instructional design context - creating learning packages (using a range of document formats) for diverse organizations world-wide. These have ranged from major airlines to mining to food and medical device manufacturing.
I have also done a considerable amount of creative writing, for pleasure and for publication in...

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Service Description

I offer writing, editing, proof-reading, copywriting and ghost-writing services. I am meticulous in my writing and work quickly and efficiently. When I am writing, this means a quick turnover time, as I generally have to do very little rewriting. In previous roles, I have had to carry out research and pull ideas together for presentation to clients; many of these involved PowerPoint presentations, which I particularly enjoy creating.

I also have a large vocabulary and an ability to phrase things succinctly and accurately to target specific audiences as required.

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Employment

Self-employed
Writer, editor, proofreader
2013 - 2014
Working on online projects as freelance technical and creative writer, proof-reader and editor while completing copywriting qualifications and Cert IV upgrade.
New South Wales Dept of Health
Training Manager - Tririga Project
2013 - 2013
Preparation of the necessary training materials for the implementation of a new computer-based Assets and Facilities Management system across NSW.
Macquarie University
Knowledge Base Project Officer
2011 - 2012
Creating and implementing a knowledge base for information to be accessed via a new “one-stop-shop” student portal (AskMQ). This required: o Creating articles and collating them into the most...
Talsico Australia
Senior Learning Strategist
1998 - 2011
Developing learning materials and assisting in the implementation of learning systems, i.e.: o Identifying learning needs to improve training strategies and business performance o Scoping and...

Education

NSW College of Hypnotherapy
Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
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University of Sydney
Bachelor of Science
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NSW Writers Centre
Certificates in Editing and Proofreading
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Charles Sturt University
Graduate Diploma in Psychology
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NSW Institute of Counselling
Certificate
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