Sarena Brown

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

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Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/sarenabrown
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Skills:

• Proofreading and copy editing on hard copy and onscreen
• Writing, rewriting, ghostwriting articles, blogs, newsletters, web content, presentations, essays
• Ability to express clear critical arguments, both in scholarly writing and oral communication
• Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and effectively manage time, data, and resources
• Research skills required to identify, access, and utilize a wide range of relevant information and resources
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, MagazineManager, and FileMaker Pro

Education:

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario
• Currently completing Intensive Publishing Certificate (Continuing Education)
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
• Graduated with Honours BA in Communication Studies and Film Studies

Professional Experience:

BNA Smart Payment Systems Ltd., Aurora, Ontario
Web Content Writer and Editor (Freelance)
• Copy editing and proofreading existing digital content
• Writing original Web content, articles, newsletters
• Working closely with the website designer and the sales team to ensure accuracy and consistency
• Integrating Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

LKQ Corp., Brampton, Ontario
Freelance Content Developer
• Conducting marketing research
• Producing PowerPoint presentations, Excel documents, and Word files
• Fact Checking

Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
Department of English and Film Studies Assistant
• Screening the weekly films for their respective film studies courses; assisting any film students seeking help in class

Media Matters, Inc., Thornhill, Ontario
Writer, Editor, Circulation, Social Networking Director
• Completing circulation and administrative duties for our six magazine publications
• Promoting the company online and introducing social media networking
• Planning our second annual auto-recycling event, as well as the follow-up event, both organized as a means to open the doors of communication between the different fields within the industry
• Conducting interviews and industry research
• Writing and editing magazine articles for CollisionRepair Magazine

CPS, Toronto, Ontario (Company Acquired)
Freelance Content Developer
• Conducting marketing research
• Producing PowerPoint presentations, Excel documents, and Word files
Skills (2) Rating
Proofreading
Editing