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Jeff Verver | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 30, 2012

Jeff Verver

Write here, write now
   United States
  |   Columbia, SC
  |  7:53 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

I offer writing, proofreading and editing services. I've been a contributing writer and editor for several institutional publications. I have a Masters degree in English literature with an emphasis in creative writing.

My specialization is creative writing. However, I also have extensive experience with marketing and advertising copy. I am deadline oriented and well acquainted with the need for revision writing to satisfy the needs of the client.

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A collection of writing samples ranging from magazine feature articles to biographical...

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For the last seven years, I was both Assistant Director of Admissions and Development Marketing & Design Officer for Fenwick, a Catholic college preparatory high school of 1,200 students located in the Chicago area. During that time, I developed and created collateral marketing materials including magazine articles, newsletters, direct mail pieces, monthly email blasts and annual reports. I oversaw and rebranded the school’s annual fund campaign, which grossed just under $2 million in the last three years. Additionally, I directed the coordination of a number of fund-raising events ranging from formal dinner dances to award recognition ceremonies, leadership gatherings and alumni sport outings.

As a Developer of Marketing Programs at Lakeview Technology, I wrote and edited copy for brochures, case studies, partner newsletters, and press releases. I managed the distribution of public relations information from Lakeview to partners and end-users worldwide. Prior to that I was Director of Integrated Marketing for Follett Higher Education Group, where I oversaw the implementation of marketing strategies for the online and in-store operation of over 640 retail college bookstores across the country. In that capacity, I also managed a staff of fifteen colleagues whose goal was to utilize creative print and electronic resources, and advise bookstore managers on best practices for increasing sales through Follett’s marketing resources.

I consider myself very adept at writing...

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Employment

Fenwick High School
Development and Design Officer
2004 - 2011
Recruited 7th and 8th grade students with face-to-face visits via school presentations and high school fairs. Worked with admissions team on presentation materials for open houses, informal parent...
Perimeter Software
Acting Vice President of Marketing
2003 - 2004
Performed regional marketing analysis of museums, theatres, colleges, park districts, and special sporting events to pinpoint areas of need for registration and ticketing software. Developed...
Lakeview Technology
Developer of Marketing Programs/Marcom
2001 - 2003
In charge of enhancing the channel marketing resources for software distributors and resellers. Created campaigns designed to reach end-users of IBM eServer iSeries (AS400) software applications...
Follett Higher Education Group
Director of Integrated Marketing
1998 - 2000
Responsibilities included the following: strategic planning, training, design of flow process, writing of web manuals, analysis of ecommerce trends, creation of best practices policy, creative...

Education

University of South Carolina
Master of Arts -- English Literature
1987 - 1990
Baylor University
Bachelor of Arts -- English Literature
1982 - 1987
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