I am a freelance writer with specific interests in media, entertainment and culture. My blog is http://theunconstructivecritic.wordpress.com.
I am looking for some paid, freelance writing and editing opportunities that I might work on from home. Web content, for either blogs or formal publications, would be ideal. My writing style is flexible and adaptable, and I would be happy to work on both long and short pieces.
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Freelance Content Writer @ Weight Watchers Inc. (current)
Researching and developing lifestyle content for Weight Watchers' Canadian market.
Writing long-form content for online format.
Freelance Contributor @ DailyXY.com (current)
Providing unique content for relationships section of online men’s publication.
Writing fresh, catchy copy for short-form online format.
Associate Brand Manager for Persona and Harmony lines @ First Jewelry Limited Current
Wrote and edited copy for print and online marketing materials, including brochures, event invitations, press releases and product information/descriptions.
Coordinated production of print and online marketing materials.
Drafted staff training manuals and product information kits for retailers.
Merchandised retail programs.
Acted as brand representative for corporate office and store staff of retail customers. Served this function via email, in-person and over the phone.
Volunteer Blog Contributor + Office Assistant @ ApathyisBoring.com Jan 2008-May 2008
Provided regular informal content for AisB blog, as well as more formal educational content for
website. Edited written submissions of others. Office duties consisted mainly of data entry and filing.
Corporate Communications Certificate, Seneca College [Toronto, ON] Sept 2011-Apr 2012
B.A., McGill University [Montreal, QC] Sept 2006-May 2010
Completed double major in history and North American studies interdisciplinary program. Took
marketing courses through Desaultes Faculty of Management toward degree.