Leslie Berliant

Freelance Content Writer & Editor

Location:Santa Monica, California, United States
2 Skills

Editor, Celsias, www.celsias.com, New Zealand, June 2008 – December 2008
Blog specializing in environment and climate change issues, it is rated third by Technorati for blogs on climate change and a must read by the Times of London. Oversaw all content on the blog, managing the writing staff and expanding the reach of the blog.

Contributing Writer, 2007 - Present
Jewish Journal, Tribe Magazine Sustainablog, Celsias, DesmogBlog, EnegyBoom, The LOHAS Journal, Personal News Network, Divorce 360, The Santa Monica Mirror

Partner, BLU MOON Group, Santa Monica, CA 2003 – present
Consulting firm specializing in cause marketing and public outreach campaigns. Past and present clients include RADD; the Entertainment Industry’s Voice for Road Safety, the TEAM Coalition, City of Manhattan Beach, The Jagriti Foundation, The Independent Cities Association, Illinois Department of Transportation, The LOHAS Forum, The Eco Gift Expo, Variety – the Children’s Charity and others. Manage daily operations, client accounts and client external relationships.

Deputy Director, Communications, SEIU Local 434b, Los Angeles, CA 2003
Acted as interim Communications Director for the Health Care Workers Union, the largest local of the largest union in the country. Responsibilities included managing all communications, including press releases, speech writing, internal communications, external communications, writing of congressional testimony, as well as management of all communication staff.

Consultant, Gary Wexler + Associates Passion Marketing for Issues and Causes, Los Angeles, CA 2002 - 2003
Provide business development, proposal writing, account services, facilitation, creative input and management services for a communications and marketing firm working exclusively in the non-profit sector. Work with a wide range of client accounts in a breadth of capacities including developing the communications platform and strategic plan for People First of California, helping to win and manage a 3-year contract with Cedars-Sinai Hospital Fundraising Department, creating presentation materials for Americans for Peace Now and helping to develop concepts for the New Israel Fund advertising campaign focused on democracy.
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing