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Jeremiah Cortez

Freelance Editor & Word Processing Freelancer

Location:Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
2 Skills

Research, analysis and writing
• Analysed coverage on web news and conversations in the social media (blogs, message boards, Twitter, Facebook) for corporate and government clients
• Conducted full blown academic and popularized research papers involving quantitative and qualitative methods
• Excellent data analysis and interpretation skills with the ability to write implications and formulate recommendations
• Proficient in writing literature reviews
• Highly skilled in correspondence and report writing, editing and proofreading
• Quick to familiarise with proprietary research tools

Project management
• Planned, implemented and managed clients’ communication and advertising campaigns
• Identified problems and provided solutions to clients’ business strategies
• Maintained effective and collaborative relationships with team members on project deliverables
• Established systems and processes to enhance work productivity

Communication and interpersonal Skills
• Broad knowledge of and experience in working with various cultural and age groups
• Exceptional listener and communicator, effectively conveying information verbally and in writing
• Extensive working relationships with clients at senior managerial level
• Quickly develops excellent rapport with others

• Extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and proprietary research tools
• Possess a typing speed of 65 words per minute
• Strong Internet user
• Efficient in database management

Personal qualities
• Able to multi-task and work well under pressure
• Fast learner and able to think creatively to find solutions to problems
• Great team player with the ability to work unsupervised


Media Analyst
McNamara Research, 15 June 2010 – present

• Developing social media research methodology
• Analysing online coverage based on tonality, impact, spokespeople, messages, brand positioning
• Reading, coding and analysing news coverage on TV, radio and print
• Providing account executive support to clients and contractors

Office Administration Support/Receptionist
New Zealand Institute of Management (Central), 29 March 2009 – 11 June 2010

• Providing timely and accurate administration support to the Strategic Marketing Manager and Consultants
• Setting up and developing new work processes
• Formatting, editing and proofreading course notes and business proposals
• Developing promotional materials and templates for presentations
• Maintaining student registry database
• Managing office facilities and stationery supplies

Media Planner and Buyer
Starcom Wellington (media division of Saatchi and Saatchi), 26 November 2007 – 30 November 2008

• Providing support to the Business Director with overall delivery of media solutions for Inland Revenue, Reductil, Contact Energy and Avon clients
• Analysing and interpreting trends, media and consumer data supplied by Nielsen and Roy Morgan Media Research through proprietary research tools such as TV Map, Dataline, IMS, Adquest, AdIntelligence and Asteroid
• Formulating advertising strategies and tactics for clients with annual working budgets ranging from $100,000 - $1.5M
• Supervising and monitoring campaign solutions on TV, radio, print, outdoor and online
• Preparing annual and monthly spending vs. budget reports and comprehensive post campaign evaluation reports to ensure that campaign goals were achieved
• Evaluating advertising proposals from media partners and provided the Business Director and clients with updates on new advertising opportunities including all pertinent information, e.g. cost, feasibility, and creativity

Media Planner and Buyer
Universal McCann Philippines, 15 January 2005 – 30 August 2007

• Fully accountable on the implementation of approved advertising plans for Johnson & Johnson’s and Coca-Cola clients: costing, booking and monitoring of ad placements
• Demonstrated exceptional performance in the Nestea Ice product launch in 2005. Nestea Ice campaign thus served as benchmark for the launch campaigns of other Coca-cola non-carbonated brands.
• Played a key role in obtaining excellent ratings in the 2005 Media Agency Performance Evaluation of Coca-cola client. Evaluation of agency performance was based on return of investment deliveries, adherence to timelines, clarity and accuracy of reports and presentations, monitoring of campaigns, and efficiency of media plans.
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Word Processing