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Sean Maguire - Freelance Proofreading & Content Writing
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4.5
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I'm a 35 yr-old semi-retired software salesman from Canada. I worked for several years as a technical liaison. I would take creative ideas from meetings with creative and the client for specialized media players and then turn them in to technical documents for production. I was also unofficially adopted by many departments in the company to proof-read presentations and other documents to...
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Cindy at Pebble Cove Editing - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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4.5
2 Skills
$35
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I am a qualified, friendly, and supportive editor of fiction. Whether you're looking for some general feedback on your story (manuscript assessment), some in-depth developmental edits, or some shine and polish on those finished words (line and copy editing), I would love to hear from you. I have a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University, and another in copy editing from Scribendi...
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jessica Sloan - Freelance Proofreading & Ghostwriting
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I was born in Wolfville, NS to James and Elizabeth Sloan. I have one brilliant brother who is four years my junior. I graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. I love working with vibrant colours and telling stories that help children understand the world around them. I am an avid egalitarian. I am currently working on being admitted to Bachelor of...
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Stephanie Bishop - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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Strong editing and proofreading skills; quick turn around time. Co-editor-in-chief of three Acta Horticulturae proceedings (http://www.actahort.org/books/873/; http://www.actahort.org/books/767/; third book is in press) I have edited / proofed numerous manuscripts over the last 20 years Detail oriented Strong grammatical skills Extensive experience editing and rewriting manuscripts...
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Carol Grimmitt - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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My day job involves word processing and editing technical reports and proposals for an environmental consulting company. I have also assisted in the proof reading and editorial changes to a book of short stories published now on Amazon. I have a good eye for detail and an excellent working knowledge of English grammar.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Cindy George - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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3.0
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$15
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I work in a school system dealing with special needs children. I have a B.ED and BA in English. I also took a two year secretarial course before going to university.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Crhyno - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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5.0
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Speech-Language Pathologist with over 11 years of experience. Very skilled in grammar and punctuation, as well as general proof reading and writing.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Kfator - Freelance Proofreading & Business Plan Writing
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Jean Falls - Freelance Proposal Writing & Article Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
$50
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Jean W. Falls Jemmig5@hotmail.com 303-421-6380 Versatile, deadline-driven expert-level editor/writer, strategic thinker and project manager seeks new challenges. Career Experience Director of Partner Communications, Springboard Education in America May 2015 to June 2016 • Drove implementation of proposal process to ensure pursuit of sound opportunities. • Developed all proposals, case studies and Web copy and shaped curriculum in partnership with chief academic officer and curriculum team. • Attended trade shows and conferences to garner sales contacts. • Worked closely with business development to craft targeted emails for email blasts and crafted client communications to reflect the Springboard brand, mission and vision. • Maintained all marketing materials to reflect consistent messaging. • Created and customized prospect presentations in partnership with chief executive officer. • Developed and ensured publication of all press release content. Principal Proposal Writer, Knowledge Universe June 2011-June 2015 • Drove high proposal scores—proposal to Orange County Public Schools (nation’s 12th largest school district) scored 15 points higher than any competitor proposal. • Sustained a 70 percent proposal win rate. • Served as strategic business development partner to 14-member sales team. • Collaborated to drive increased revenues—revenues doubled in 2014. • Mentored sales team to identify prospect’s gaps and drive critical solution-oriented discussions. • Implemented proven proposal writing strategies to drive effective proposal process and end product. • Shaped proposal response strategy through key value propositions and win themes. • Managed proposal projects from preliminary discussions through launch and production. • Edited junior writers’ content to increase clarity, reduce passive voice and incorporate strategy. • Ensured error-free, targeted proposals speak to client needs and provide tailored solutions. • Increased knowledge base to drive growth in all business lines, including before- and after-school and in-center early childhood programs and in-home child and elder care. 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Consultant, Denver, Colorado firms July 2008-January 2009 • Knowledge Learning Corporation - Created copy for video scripts, brochures, flyers and corporate website. • Knowledge Learning Corporation School Partnerships - Developed copy for brochures, strategic sales letters and proposals. • Policy Studies, Inc. - Managed copy development for large-scale government proposals. • School Fusion - Created white papers, Web copy, proposals. • First United Church of Christ - Created Web copy. Marketing/Communications Manager, Knowledge Learning Corporation School Partnerships (formerly ARAMARK Educational Resources) February 2004-July 2008 • Supervised team of two designers, one proposal writer and one contract writer. 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Denver, Colorado, United States
Duncan Stevens - Freelance Magazine Design & Album Design
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4.0
2 Skills
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Commercial Experience: Jan 08 – March 11 Freelance, London, UK & Johannesburg, SA • Graphicc designer; S&V Music Ltd and DS+TM (London) • Graphic designer; Greymatter (Jhb) • Graphic designer; Ochre Media (Jhb) • Layout designer; Buick Magazine (CT) • Layout designer; WATTnow & E+C Mag, Crown Publishers (Jhb) • Layout designer; Africa Connect & Commercial Mag, CR Publishers (Jhb) Jan 09 – Aug 10 Bonisani Publications, Johannesburg, SA – Art Director (www.bonisani.com) • Editorial direction, researching and writing of feature articles • Masthead design, layout design and corporate collatoral • Creative direction for all titles; Talking Horses, Talking Shop, Walk the Floor, Hardware International, fiy Dec 05 – Dec 07 S&V Music Ltd, London, UK – Director • Sound stylist and branded sound development for Soho House plc, The Restaurant Group • Director of the company with clients including; The Ebury, The Waterway, Running Horse, Soho House plc, Ruby & Sequoia Group and The Restaurant Group. Jan 05 – Nov 05 All Saints Retail Ltd, London, UK – Head of Accessories (www.allsaints.co.uk) • Head of the accessories division • Design of range of jewellery, bags, belts, clothing embellishments and other accessories • Graphic Artwork for mens and womens T-Shirts, jumpers, coats and various other clothing Apr 04 – Nov 04 Sharon Marston Lighting, London, UK – Design Assistant (www.sharonmarston.com) • Assistance in production of chandeliers and installations • Assistance at 100% Design, built chandeliers for DAKS, 100% Design, Jaeger and House of Fraser Feb 02 – March 04 K & Y Consulting, London, UK - Personal Management / Image Consultancy • Management of artists, PR for Oxygen Model Management and of fashion photographers • Assistance in strategy for PR, work & creative advice Mar 01 – Feb 02 ICROSS, London, UK – Freelance PR • Media, communication, design & capacity development • Team leader responsible for a twelve person team internationally Mar 00 – Mar 01 FOTANGO, London, UK - Senior Designer: Europe • Co-ordinated B2B of co-branding opportunities & online/offline campaigns for the UK, Germany & France • Style guides for Fotango brand bible for each European territory • Managed design teams across those three countries (London, Paris & Berlin) Jan 1998 – Feb 2000 ITC, Johannesburg, SA - Senior Designer & Digital Artist • Conceptual design, 3D productions, Multimedia production & printed advertising • First line of contact for potential, and current clients • Marketing & strategy and promotional work as well as heading up the design department Interests & Hobbies Sports: Keen interests and recreational participation in kick boxing, rock-climbing, horse riding, yoga and weight training. Creative: Exhibited artwork, photography, objet and jewellery at the Truman Brewery (London, 2003), Palais de Tokyo (Paris, 2004), Reads (Johannesburg, 2008/9), Objekt (Johannesburg 2009), UJ (Johannesburg, 2010). PPPL Publishers published a book of poetry in the US called Journey in a Black in Dec 2006. T-Shirt design for Big Blue 2010. Other: Literature (large body of creative writing, Design (branding, psychology of design and contemporary design), lighting and furnishings, jewellery design, photography and illustration
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa