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Stacey Willis Dand

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

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Location:Portland, Maine, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/staceywillisdand
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Your Marketing Piece is in Good Hands!
I've been proofreading & copyediting marketing pieces for over ten years. As a former Marketing Manager I developed marketing plans and wrote, copyedited and helped design brochures, advertisements, promo emails and websites. Would love to put my knowledge to work for you.
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MARKETING/COPY EDITING/PROOFREADING EXPERIENCE

COPY EDITOR/PROOFREADER (FREELANCE) – Portland, ME
January, 2006 to Current
~Copyedit and proofread marketing materials – including brochures, ads and websites. Have proofread/copyedited for the clients of various agencies such as Munn Rabot, White Rhino and Kelley Habib John – those clients included the New York Philharmonic, NY-Presbyterian Hospital, Altro (flooring), Unidine, and Webster Five (bank). Also proofread/copyedit for SolidWorks Corp.

DIVERSIFIED BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS – Portland, ME
January, 2006 to August, 2008
Marketing Coordinator
~Worked closely with the Marketing Director to develop strategic marketing campaigns targeting buyers for top domestic and international trade shows.
~Responsible for writing and proofreading all marketing materials – including brochures, print and electronic ads, websites, and promotional emails – for four trade shows.
~Excelled in copyediting/proofreading, often acting as “go-to” person for such needs within the department, and throughout the company.

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL (EXECUTIVE EDUCATION) – Boston, MA
June, 1999 to July, 2005
Marketing Manager (Also held Marketing Coordinator and Marketing Assistant positions)
~Planned and managed marketing initiatives for over 15 HBS Executive Education programs.
~Directed and managed the development and production of marketing collateral with external designers, writers, proofreaders and printers.
~Responsible for final sign-off on all print pieces, advertisements, and promotional emails. Performed final round of proofreading – in addition to the freelance proofreader – to ensure that entire document was free of errors.

THE VANTAGE GROUP, INC. – Boston, MA 1997 to 1999
Marketing Coordinator (Also held Operations Coordinator position)
~Coordinated department marketing programs including scheduling, production and vendor relations.
~Proofread all promotional materials for final sign-off.

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
B.S. in Business Administration with concentration in Marketing (1993)
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE – Orono, ME

Computer Proficiencies
Adobe Acrobat, Internet, Outlook, Windows-based Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).
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Proofreading
Editing