Expert Editor and SEO Copywriter

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United States
Rate, USD
$25 / hour
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Contract, Full Time, Part Time,
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About me

I have over a decade of professional editing experience, which includes fiction and nonfiction books, developmental editing, journalism, web copy, and screenplays. I have a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Washington State University Vancouver. I also minored in media communication, history, and women’s studies and received the professional writing certificate offered at WSU.


Professional area


Skills

CopywritingDigital MarketingEditing


Education

Graduated 2017 B.A. English Literature at Washington State University Vancouver

Minored in media communication, history, and women’s studies and received the professional writing certificate offered at WSU.

Graduated 2013 Associates of Arts at Clark College

Experience

July 2018-Present Senior Copywriter, Freelance Position at Web Rocket Media

• Copywriting for various clients, including:
o Blog writing
o Press releases
o Email copy
o Social media copy
o Website copy
o Video marketing scripts
o Newsletters
o Whitepaper writing
• Follow guidelines provided by clients
• Create blog content plans
• On page SEO
• Assist with off page SEO
• Follow SEO guidelines when copywriting
• Attend virtual meetings with clients and other staff
• Collaborate with other team members
• Publish articles online for clients via WordPress or Shopify

May 2017-Present Self-Employed at Freelance Editor and Writer

• Work with clients on various projects, both writing and editing
• Follow guidelines provided by clients
• Edit, proofread, and ghostwrite novels and other documents
• Write articles and blog posts on various topics
• Write email campaigns, web copy, and landing pages

June 2016-May 2017 Social Media Manager at The VanCougar Newspaper

• Uploaded articles and graphics to WordPress
• Copy edited articles before uploading
• Coordinated with reporters on captions and layout for their photos online
• Created and maintained publication schedule to release articles after each printing
• Managed content on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
• Made weekly reports to Editor-in-Chief about how articles did on social media
• Wrote biographies for the staff
• Managed social media contests

March 2014-May 2017 Team Editor at The VanCougar Newspaper

• Managed a team of reporters
• Edited articles for team
• Weekly team meetings to discuss edits to articles
• Helped develop team’s writing skills
• Tracked campus events for story assignments
• Monitored reporter’s progress on articles
• Followed strict deadlines
• Trained reporters in AP newswriting formatting and VanCougar policy
• Compiled material for regular staff trainings
• Trained future editors
• Wrote articles following AP guidelines

June 2014-August 2016 Lab Attendant at Washington State University Information Technology

• Helped students, faculty, and staff with computer and other technical issues
• Navigated ChangeGear software for technical tickets
• Maintained computers and other technical equipment
• Assisted in promotional advertising campaign, created online persona for technical support


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