Anders Nielsen

Freelance Comedy Writer & Journalistic Writer

Location:Portland, Maine, United States
2 Skills
Anders J. Nielsen is a freelance writer and comedian based in Portland, ME. He has experience writing for established journalism and arts magazines (The Bollard, Discover Copenhagen), and extensive training in comedic writing, performance and production (UCB Theater, Various online work). Anders also has extensive experience in events and project management. His varied background makes him the perfect candidate for any organization looking for fresh and new writing techniques, novel ideas and a self-motivated individual to get things done.

The Bollard, Portland, ME Summer 2011 – Spring 2013
•Managed online content
•Wrote live show and album reviews
•Authored cover stories
•Compiled and investigated research

Upright Citizens Brigade, New York, NY Summer 2012 – Summer 2013
•Booked Touring Comedy Co.
•Managed online accounts
•Developed relationships with clients
•Participated in cold calling and email campaign

SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME Winter 2010 – Winter 2011
Events Assistant
•Authored press releases
•Planned events
•Managed day-of operations
•Programmed website
•Blogged events and new artists

Portland Performing Arts Festival, Portland, ME Winter 2012 – Summer 2012
Events Manager
•Organized and compiled advertising
•Managed main events
•Set-up for events

Student Activities Council, Connecticut College Fall 2011-Spring 2012
Chair of Events Series
` •Set up and managed events
• Booked bands and artists for Friday night events
•Organized student musicians into cover band series
•Managed Events Committee
• Planned, booked and managed day long music festival

• Office Management, Scheduling, and Filing. Highly Organized and Energetic.
• Highly computer literate including but not limited to: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe
• Excellent customer service skills including Sales, Marketing, Client Management and Letter Writing