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James Protos | Elance
 
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James Protos

Turn your ideas into action
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY
  |  10:06 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $45

With over 20 years of global communications experience, I am a versatile, influential strategist, writer, editor and researcher who excels at gathering insights, distilling messages, and crafting the voice of organizations and individuals to foster purposeful interchange and achieve business goals.

I am a detailed, resourceful professional with dynamic interpersonal and writing skills and a record of success collaborating with teams or working independently in corporate and non-profit enterprises of all sizes, including UNICEF,...

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Jun 2, 2011|Report Writing|$1,036|Completed
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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I offer the following core communications services:

- Editing & writing - reports, proposals, case studies, white papers, feature articles
- Project planning & management
- Stakeholder identification & engagement
- Publication, speech & presentation development
- Competitive analysis & positioning
- Brand definition & management
- Brainstorming & idea generation
- Meeting facilitation
- Audits, surveys, focus groups, interviews
- Program evaluation & monitoring

My approach involves at least one, and ideally all, of the following steps:
- Stating goals and issues: outlining intended objectives and challenges
- Stakeholder identification & engagement: Define the range of audiences to be addressed and determining the best approach for each
- Planning & implementation: understanding available communication channels, exploring options, developing plan and timeline, assigning roles, and executing plan
- Program evaluation: establishing metrics, tools and processes to support ongoing continuous improvement
- Feedback on working relationship and process improvement

Examples of clients and projects include:

UNICEF (www.unicef.org) - A leading global development, advocacy and research organization working in 190 countries

--Produced progress reports and proposals targeting major donors such as the Gates Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and the Canadian International Development Agency as a consultant to the Immunization Unit / Health Section...

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Education

NYU Stern Graduate School of Business
MBA, Marketing
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Brown University
AB, International Relations
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editing
communication
strategy
engagement
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