NIDHI SIHAG Mobile: + 0420383100
A Freelance Content & Article Writer & Certificate holder in Technical Writing & Communication, familiar with Technical Writing Tools and Documentation etiquette, with a strong flair for Writing and Communication, seeking assignments with a reputed growth oriented Company.
A PGDBA holder in Marketing and Finance and a competent professional, I served the financial services- marketing industry for more than two years, only to discover that my flair for writing over-weighs any success in and as a business development executive. Started as a blogger to a freelance content and article writer, I have finally land-scaped into professional writing and since then, upgrading on various tools (Technical Writing) required quite frequently as a writing accessory within a document. I intend to seek assignments, as a Jr. Writer, where I could transform my writing/documentation skills into something called as a neat, clear, and complete document.
My previous assignments handled as a Freelancer for Content Writing Services, equipped me with what professionals refer to as documentation etiquette, and hence enabled my deliverables to qualify for quality web-content. In a career span of over a year, I have catered to web marketing solutions in diverse domains like Finance, Travel, Leisure and Biological science. What improvised me to handle assignments from a versatile perspectives targeting designated audience, is the understanding and know-hows of experience gathered by working in financial-services industry combined with academic highlights outlined in the resume that follows:
Technical Skill Set: A three-month Certification in Technical Writing Tools and Practices, from Techtotal Soft Systems, Hyderabad. (Trainee- 4 months)
? A comfortable level of exposure into documentation development tools MS Office, FrameMaker, and RoboHelp, to design and develop clear, concise and complete documents.
? Progressive in manipulating UML based software like MS Visio, SnagIT, Photoshop, to process and sequence flow diagrams and images, required within a document.
? Proficient at analyzing market trends to provide critical inputs leading to innovative solutions to design and develop a fresh and relatively captivating document, wherever necessary.
? Effective communication with proven managerial abilities.
? Possess a good understanding of SDLC & DDLC, thus aware of orderly functionality of a documentation team.
? Adequate adaptability to work in different environments and liaise with cross-departmental personnel to extract information, to keep up with documentation essentials.
? Excellent command over written and oral usage of English as a language.
? An eye to detail and know-how’s of formatting a proper and appropriate syntax, avoiding typographical and grammatical errors, to produce virtually an error-free document.
Freelance Professional Content Writer: From 2009 – till now
Experience in writing content as a freelancer for diverse domains:
Having acquired a Management degree plus work experience in financial-services industry has brought me with the understanding of financial mechanics that happens on-ground. I have used this knowledge in producing/ writing a content-document that expects complex financial jargons dissolved to readily taken knowledge. Other projects handled, range from Web Content to Travel, Science and Media.
Timely compiling of Content/Technical documents with good editing and proof reading skills:
Maintaining a healthy average of content articles for 4-7(300 words) articles a day, without compromising the quality of the content.
Excellent command over writing and communication skills to lay out the appropriate content: An eye for detail to catch hold of grammatical errors, usually pertaining to the use of articles, hyphenation, and punctuation. Formatting respective layouts according to preferred Manual Styles of APA, MLA or Chicago’s Manual of Writing, including MSTP.
Managing personal blog to liaise with the need and urge of a creative writer: Writing is an addiction, and writing creatively is a healthy one. Managing personal blog to satisfy the urge, and explore the huge ocean of words with rich and hidden messages. Posts include experiences from, daily life to politics, economics and travel.
Rewriting the content copies afresh, and introduce the later over the client’s domain to increase the web traffic: An overload of information often tends to discourage the idea of a visitor to relate with the products and services offered by company. Reframing technically rich content article to a plain vanilla one, to relate with a layman user.
Areas of Exposure
My previous profile as a business development executive, took my skills to be used as a communicative agent at behest of Sundaram BNP Paribas, promoting the products and services, and thus enhanced my abilities to communicate with a larger no. of audiences, in day-to-day assignments, most of which are mentioned below:
? Part of Banking Channel Team handling a diverse portfolio of Banks as relationships. Experience varies from Retail Banks like ICICI, HDFC, and Indusind to the wealth advisory vertical of ABN Amro Bank (Now RBS).
? Keeping up with the market trends and presenting customized market and product reports for my relationships.
? Managing the Clients’ Databases frequently for better and smooth delivery of services both inside and outside the organization.
? Implementing sales promotional activities as a part of brand building and market development effort.
? Training the distributors’ personnel over the newly launched products in the market or by the company.
? Knowledge Management: To channelize knowledge flow and other fundamentals of the industry to promote awareness of company’s products and services. Scheduling and working training sessions and workshops for distributors to ensure the information flow.
Client Relationship Management:
? To ease logistics flow for each of the distributors’ branches and ensure regular checks to avoid any delays or goof-ups in services.
? Documenting customized product updates for the distributors as a part of Client servicing and maintaining healthy relationships.
? Maintaining distributors’ databases containing key information to ensure better efficiency to handle issues and problems if any.
? Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration – Marketing and Financial Management from Graduate School of Business and Administration, approved by AICTE, 2005-2007
? B.Sc- Biotechnology from Kurukshetra University, India-2005.
? Pursuing Diploma in CREATIVE WRITING from IGNOU, New Delhi.
? Senior Secondary Examination from S D Modern Public School, CBSE Board, Hansi, Hisar (India).
? Matriculation from S D Modern Public School, CBSE Board, Hansi, Hisar (India).
Blogging: Maintaining personal blog on Wordpress.
Creative writing: Blogging, Writing fiction and non fiction reports, travelling.
Reading: Preferably non fiction, socio-political books on India, The Fountainhead, Midnight's Children, Atlas Shrugged.
Date of Birth : 14th May 1983.
Marital Status : Married.
Current Address : 2/126 Park Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Melbourne.
Linguistic Proficiency : English.