Hilary Peck

Freelance Article Writer & Content Writer

Location:Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills

Friendly, outgoing, bilingual writer. Can type 60 words per minute. Enthusiastic, and detail-oriented, can perform tasks with accuracy and efficiency, also works well under pressure. Approachable, engaging, establishes positive connections with patrons and other employees. Excels in multi-tasking, prioritizing work assignments, editing, and research.


Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Outlook Mail, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. Capable of basic data entry, operating telephone systems of multiple lines, answering and screening calls, basic calendar programs, and general clerical duties (filing, opening mail, etc), policy writing, editing and proofreading, drafting correspondence.

AWED Corp., Writer, January 2015 to present.

Writing articles of varying lengths (50-250 words) on a variety of subjects of topics (including listicles), contacting appropriate sources for permission when necessary, sourcing information for articles, researching as appropriate. Writing samples available upon request.

DirectBuy Of Eastern Ontario Corporation, February 2013 to December 2014 - Receptionist, Health And Safety Programme Coordinator, Service Associate

Duties: Answering and screening telephone calls, general clerical duties, basic data entry, greeting and checking in members, greeting guests, assisting with sale of memberships, preparing quotes, writing and editing training policies, sales materials, and health and safety policies, scheduling and confirming appointments, preparing and proof-reading correspondence, administering reception, service, and health and safety training where necessary, liaising with vendors, customer service, placing orders, processing payments, providing hiring assistance, creating mass promotional correspondence, designing signage and office forms, and handling general inquiries.

Fontaine & Associates, Trustees in Bankruptcy, July 2009 to August 2011, April 2012 to October 2012 (on contract) - Receptionist

Duties: Answering and screening telephone calls, general clerical duties, basic data entry, greeting clients and directing them to appropriate boardrooms, scheduling and confirming appointments, preparing and proof-reading correspondence, preparing deposit, processing payments, and handling general inquiries.

Coach Inc, September 2011 to April 2012, November 2012 to January 2013 - Sales Associate/Cashier

Duties: Greeted customers, processed sales, returns, exchanges, and repairs, assisted customers both in-store and over the phone, assisted in visual merchandising and maintenance of store, assisted in achieving store sales goals and incentives, assisted with writing correspondence where necessary.
Currently Completing a Bachelor of Arts with a Specialization in Theatre
University of Ottawa

Canterbury High School, September 2005 to June 2009.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma- Ontario Scholar, Principal’s Honour Roll, Bilingual Certificate, Fine Arts Certificate for Drama, with Honours.

Volunteer Experience
THESPIS, Vice-President of Financial Affairs, 2013-2014 - Student Government

THESPIS, Vice-President of External Affairs, 2012-2013 - Student Govenrment

Available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Content Writing