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Salim Ebrahim - Freelance Ghostwriting & Script Writing
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Shakespeare was an epigrammatic writer. I am among the top 1% of the epigrammatic and polished writers. I write in over a dozen styles (genres) and sub-styles (subgenres) e.g. novel, script, dialog, monolog, epigram, verse, power-prose, humor, essay, memoir, blog, Op-Ed, article, and business/technical writing. This means that I am also able to write in styles probably more difficult than...
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hugh Brownlie - Freelance Poem Writing & Script Writing
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Born in the ancient, mist-shrouded, tear-stained, blood-drenched land of Alba (OK, Scotland) a few years before the U.S.S.R. threw Sputnik into orbit (I'm no spring chicken), I've finally decided that it's high time to do that "thing that I love"...thing. I list Poem Writing as my first skill, but that actually means that I can craft jingles, product-oriented ditties fashioned to any tune or...
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Shawn Collins - Freelance Business Plan Writing & Script Writing
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I work for Astral Media at one of their radio/television broadcasters and for a safety company creating / proofreading manuals.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Matthew Comerford - Freelance Comic Writing & Script Writing
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Lynne Setter - Freelance Technical Writing & Public Relations
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Analytical, creative, and results oriented communications and marketing professional. 25 years NZ and international public relations and communications experience, strong background in project, change and financial management, in particular within highly technical areas. Working on legislative issues for over 10 years. Due to change, modification or amendments of legislation, I endeavour to ensure people are treated fairly and legally under certain legislation and are aware of changes. Many people do not know their rights under law, and I work very hard to ensure people are informed. AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Technical writing • Government relations • Internal & external communications • Public & media relations • Research and analysis • Change/project management • Financial Management • Financial analysis/budget management CAREER SUMMARY HYOSHI (NZ) LTD Owner/Operator – Consultant 1997 – current Tutoring university level communications students. Published two books for private client. From design, layout, print management to final product. Freelance advocacy work including (but not limited to) studying, interpreting and assisting clients with understanding legislation on a number of matters. Due to the sensitivity of this work I am unable to provide specifics via this CV. Other contracts have included (but not limited to): EARTHQUAKE COMMISSION (EQC), Auckland NZ Claims Administration Supervisor 2008 Contracted for two ‘tours of duty’ in Auckland to deal with landslide claims. Many of these were ‘monsters’ with people literally losing their homes. • Liaison with all field office staff and head office to ensure the processes ran as smoothly as possible. Reporting results (including financial) to IT and supervisors. Training of new staff on processes • As EQC work is ‘event driven’ each event is different, therefore change in processes and IT is ongoing, and communicating this to office and field staff changes with each event. Also worked very closely with engineers, claimants and other stakeholders to ensure information flow prompt and effective. DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING AND HOUSING, Wellington NZ Change/Process Consultant and Technical Writer 2008 • Advise on determinations process improvements/changes • Technical writing for internal determinations manual and public booklet • Contribution to quasi-judicial processes • Support for determinations “case management”. EARTHQUAKE COMMISSION (EQC), Gisborne NZ Claims Administration Supervisor 2008 Contracted to set up (from scratch) EQC Field Office 2 in Gisborne, due to the overwhelming number of claims resulting from the earthquake of 20 December 2007. In just over a week the office was fully functional with 40 loss adjusters, assessors and 4 local temporary admin staff. Field Office 2 facilitated the expediting of settling claims, and ultimately reducing the extensive cost, both financially and logistically. • Similar to the Auckland event with the added responsibility to ensure all new staff were trained and understood new processes. As this was an earthquake event rather than landslides, the technical nature of internal and external communications was also different. GREATER WELLINGTON REGIONAL COUNCIL, Wellington NZ, Senior Communications Advisor – Environmental Issues 2007 Responsible for internal and external communications regarding environmental issues in the Wellington region. • Liaison with Environment Manager regarding communications material (including media). Required to make sure staff were advised of communications issues, as at this time there were a number of court cases around polluters. The importance being that all staff knew details of the cases, and in particular not to release any unauthorised information ‘to the outside’ due to legal requirements • Writing for GWRC newspaper on environmental issues. This required obtaining information and co-operation from staff and outside sources to compile accurate articles. MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, Wellington NZ Senior Communications Advisor 2007 Responsible for all internal, external, media and Ministerial communications for the implementation, strategy & pre-launch stage of the SuperGold Card project (SGC). As this was a new scheme I was required to ensure staff at all levels (from CEO to frontline) were fully informed as to the benefits and workings of the SGC, and competent in fielding any enquiries. This included (but was not limited to): • Development and implementation of strategic marketing and communications plan • Working with key stakeholders including District Heath Boards New Zealand (DHBNZ), Public Health Organisations (PHOs), Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ), Veterans Affairs (VANZ), Ministry of Health and other stakeholders (at all levels), to facilitate collaborative marketing and communications activity, especially within the healthcare sector, due to the Community Services Card function of the SuperGold Card • Analysis of market research and recommendations from findings • Advertisement production, media planning, buying and placement • Media management including copywriting and supervision of editorial and press releases • Working on technical issues with Unisys including barcode and magnetic strip specifications, placement and testing, card design issues, manufacture of sample cards and other project management issues. ASL (Aviation Services Ltd/Assessment Services Ltd), Wellington NZ, Market Analyst 2006 – 2007 Contracted to conduct research and analysis to identify potential opportunities to expand the business into other sectors outside their core business, being Aviation. (ASL evolved as a private enterprise from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). This included extensive research into many training and certification organisations worldwide. Reported recommendations to Board on completion. TOWER INVESTMENTS, Wellington NZ Senior Communications Consultant 2006 Contracted to undertake a number of communications projects, including: • Company-wide re-branding project • Internal communications and training at all levels, including call centre staff, to ensure all staff understood, were aware, and on-board with new brand • Studying, interpreting and communicating legislative requirements to staff and clients through communications material (internal and external), on Kiwisaver workplace superannuation scheme and Portfolio Investment Entities (PIE) • Internal and external communications and training at all levels, to ensure all staff understood and were aware of up-coming tax changes related to investments, including Kiwisaver and PIE • Writing articles for financial media on Kiwisaver and PIE • Internal promotion and training of staff on the KiwiSaver scheme. Work included (but was not limited to): • Contribution to all aspects of re-branding project, including all internal and external electronic, print and other material • Producing investment statements, annual reports, and other collateral related to investment products • Writing press releases for media, financial and other organisations on investment issues, including tax changes (PIE), and KiwiSaver • Preparing presentations for Tower to achieve preferred (Kiwisaver) provider status. CORPORATE DESIGN LTD, Wellington NZ, Business Development, Relationship Management and Freelance Work including (but not limited to) copywriting, Photography, Design, Layout, etc 2004 – 2005 Work included (but was not limited to): • Managed existing clients and developing new business • Completed freelance jobs for various clients, including copywriting, photography, design, print broking, and more • Clients included various government departments, non-profit organisations, associations, Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) and private sector. BCITO (Building & Construction Industry Training Organisation), Wellington NZ Consultant 2004 Contracted to revise design/layout and edit apprentice and assessor manuals due to new building standards, changes in legislation and the Building Code, in part due to the ‘leaky homes’ crisis. MASTER PLUMBERS, DRAINLAYERS & GASFITTERS NZ INC – Industry Training Organisation (ITO), Wellington NZ Communications Consultant 2003 Contracted to produce all promotional & communications material for the ITO, including launch of Recruitment Taskforce, database development, liaison with relevant government departments, public relations and other duties, including (but not limited to): • Develop and implement communications strategy for Taskforce launch • Conduct research and analysis to provide material for lobbying government • Develop and produce Powerpoint presentations for industry conferences and other events • Media planning, buying/negotiation, design, copywriting, production and placement of ads and editorial • Develop and maintain databases for government, industry and media • Liaise with industry, government agencies, tertiary institutions and other stakeholders to assist and co-operate in achieving goals • Event management. PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF (PB POWER Asia/Pacific), Wellington NZ, Marketing & Communications Consultant 2001 Employed during re-organisation of Asia/Pacific HO of New York based engineering consultancy. • Compiled bid proposals for major power projects in NZ (including Huntly extension), and Asia/Pacific region. Wrote and produced Capability Statements for all areas of power generation (ie: Wind, Solar, CCGT, Hydro, Biomass, etc) • Liaise with key stakeholders including World Bank, ADB, IMF and other global organizations regarding funding and tenders for infrastructural energy projects in the Asia/Pacific region • Create global database for public relations, advertising, staff & client information. ARTS & EDUCATION, Washington DC Marketing, Communications & Systems Advisor 1998 – 1999 Arts & Education is a non-profit drug education program that runs in schools throughout Arlington County, Virginia. Contracted to facilitate a major fundraising campaign and upgrade all office equipment, processes and procedures. • Event management and public relations surrounding the event • Rebuild computer systems and train staff on use of the new hardware and software, including internet operations • Results were an increased number of young people on the programme, from 500 to 300,000. HUTT CITY COUNCIL, Wellington NZ Executive Advisor to the Mayor 1998 Contracted to fill-in for the incumbent who was away on a sister cities exchange programme. Work included (but was not limited to): • Speech writing, press releases, liaison with media • Event management (including the swearing in ceremony for the Mayors new term) • Overseeing Mayors Charitable Trust and vetting applications. WELLINGTON CITY COUNCIL, Wellington NZ Assets Advisor 1997 • Responsible for development and writing all infrastructural Asset Management Plans for the Government Audit Office, Councillors, the Mayor, Council staff and public information. This was due to change in local government legislation • Prepare, write and balance all capital expenditure proposals for upcoming 3 years • Research and produce Integrated Core Property (ICP) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) guides for staff and public information. Liaise with, and train council staff on implementation and maintenance of the Asset Management and ICP/GIS systems. U.S. AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION, Washington DC Marketing Manager, Embassy Liaison 1994 – 1996 Work included (but was not limited to): • Liaison and co-operation with defense attaches, ambassadors, Pentagon Foreign Liaison, Department of Defence personnel, NASA, JPL, national and international aerospace industry and media, to achieve common goals • Conducted 3 year media industry study indicating and evaluating trends in the aerospace and defence marketplace • Re-organised and restructured databases, creating an effective direct marketing and data information resource. DESIGN MEDIA LTD, (Marketing Concepts Asia/Pacific Ltd), Hong Kong, Owner/Operator 1987 – 1994, Hong Kong (clients in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, USA, Europe and the Middle East) • Administrator of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The HKCF grew from a small ‘backyard’ operation to a staff of about 10 with hundreds of volunteers. Set up accounting, administration and desktop publishing systems, trained staff, wrote internal user manuals, advised on requirements for future growth • Conducted media industry survey to analyse the feasibility of introducing a new specialized TV network in Hong Kong. Calculated all set-up costs, proposed advertising rates, reach analysis and other financial and statistical data • Brokering of television programming, buying primarily from European, New Zealand, Chinese and Japanese distributors, selling to China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea and Macau • More Design Media contract details available on request. LINTAS ADVERTISING, Wellington, NZ IT Change Consultant/Administrative Accountant/Media Manager 1984 –1986 Responsible for re-organisation of previous administration. Subsequently employed as Media Manager after reorganisation complete. The previous computer and reporting systems were out of date and revenue lost due to inaccurate reporting from staff. Together with the Director of Operations (based in Sydney), we installed new systems across the board (accounting, client service, creative and media management systems). Required to ensure all staff were aware of the operational and practical nature of the changes, train them to effectively utilise these systems to maximise cash flow and profit. • National media planning and buying • Installed new computer systems for administration and media planning/buying • Prepared and wrote internal user manuals • Staff training REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Meng-Chieh Lu - Freelance Illustration & Graphic Design
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5.0
2 Skills
$15
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My name is Meng-Chieh Lu, born and raised in Taiwan. My educational background is art and design. I studied fine art in high school level, completed undergraduate degree in the subject of crafts and design in the National Taiwan University of Arts in 2013. In 2015, I have received Master of Art degree in University of Edinburgh, College of Arts. I used to work as art teacher to teach children how to do painting in professional way. I have the experience of doing internship in abroad, China, work as design assistant in a stationary product company. I am currently complete my master degree in Product design at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art and now work as freelanced designer based in Edinburgh. Please check my works on my weblink here: www.cargocollective.com/mengchiehlu Portfolio: https://issuu.com/mildred.lu/docs/meng-chieh_lu_art_and_design_portfo/1
United Kingdom
Nicole Desaulnier - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Article Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
$40
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EDUCATION 2014 Masters of Information Studies, University of Toronto (pending) 2011 GMAC “mini” MBA, Graduate Management Consulting Association, University of Toronto 2010 Winter Institute on Statistical Literacy for Librarians, University of Alberta 2008 Bachelors of Education, University of Windsor 2003 Bachelors of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo EXPERIENCE 2014 - 2014 Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario Instructional Designer, Centre for Continuing Studies • Worked with subject matter experts and Laurentian University representatives to collaboratively develop, design and implement online delivery of courses previously available through print/hybrid. • Provided guidance and leadership to insure that the materials are written in an instructionally sound format within the learning management system (D2L). 2013 - 2013 The City of Greater Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario Business Development Officer, Learning City Initiative • Developed communication strategy directed towards learners in an online environment, including metrics for learner support, interactive tools and analytics. • Promoted and encouraged literacy and information literacy through a variety of programs including the expansion of a book exchange program, support for literacy and skills assessment services in neighbourhoods, and an e-book program. • Engaged a variety of stakeholders from across the community to support life-long learning at all ages and stages of life in a variety of formats. 2012 - 2012 The Chang School at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Project Coordinator, Dean’s Office • Served as project lead, researcher and analyst for an engineering sector landscape study to identify opportunities and gaps pertaining to business fundamentals in existing engineering education programs across Canada. • Engaged an array of thought leaders and various engineering professional associations to iteratively develop, generate buy-in, and market new e-learning focused certificate programs. 2012 – 2012 The Chang School at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Project Lead, Engineering, Architecture and Science, Certificate Development • Completed research, collection development, content authorship, curriculum design, and editing for an array of on-line, in-person and hybrid courses using instructional design methodologies. • Co-led the development of new certificate programs including the Project Management Bridging Certificate for the Internationally-Educated Professionals, the Financial Mathematics Modelling Certificate and the Infrastructure Asset Management Certificate. 2009 - 2010 The Chang School at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Project Coordinator, Chang School Council • Provided information management, archival system design and management, and general support for Chang School Council and Professional Advisory Boards. • Assisted in the development of information resources for use by The Chang School staff and faculty members including the Certificate Review Handbook and the Certificate Proposal Development Handbook. • Investigated, recommended and provided leadership for planning, designing, implementing, and promoting the use of emerging software applications for project management and information dissemination. 2008 - 2009 The Chang School at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Project Coordinator, Arts • Co-managed a team to develop an array of continuing education certificate programs including Ethics, English Literature and Popular Culture, and Public/Private Management and Governance. • Provided student support for course selection, career development, and accessing Ryerson resources. • Authored, issued, and disseminated results from market research surveys on key trends and opportunities for the development of new and differentiated programs/certificates. 2004 - 2005 CI School, Private Education Institution, Seoul, Korea Program Developer • Facilitated interactive workshops with staff to share insights and identify opportunities to improve classroom management techniques, teaching strategies and lesson planning. • Led a continuous improvement initiative to enhance program curriculum and delivery techniques including the establishment of an English-based library; initiative resulted in improved student satisfaction and a significant increase in enrolment. 2003 - 2004 Korea National Open University, Seoul, Korea Assistant Professor • Served as an adjunct professor at leading Korean national university writing and editing a course textbook for a Business English class. 2003 – 2004 YBM Sisa, Private Education Institution, Seoul, Korea Head Reading and Writing Teacher • Researched learning needs and satisfaction of adult students resulting in the development of resources for teachers to guide them in student-centered, activity-based teaching strategies. VOLUNTEER University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario • Worked with a team to develop a prototype and draft proposal using participatory design methodologies to meet the needs of the Enterprise Applications and Solutions Integration Department at the University of Toronto. NORCAT, Sudbury, Ontario • Supported NORCAT by identifying the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities Sector Initiative Fund resulting in a significant grant awarded to NORCAT. Huntington Society of Canada, Toronto, Ontario • Served as the Fundraising Director on the Run for Huntington Disease Committee, raising a landmark amount of $85,000 to fight Huntington Disease and other neurological disorders. YBM Sisa, Private Education Institution, Seoul, Korea • Served as the Director of the Seoul Mentorship Program to create mentorship programs to help new ESL teachers understand their job responsibilities and transition into a new culture. Young Women’s Christian Association, Seoul, Korea • Participated as a Special Project Program Developer for the YWCA to develop and implement an educational program growth strategy; program resulted in a 200% increase in enrollment. Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority, Chatham, Ontario • Facilitated numerous public consultation community meetings regarding the development of two woodlot management plans in Chatham-Kent in accordance with the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. PERSONAL Violin, travel, gourmet cooking, reading, and sustainable agriculture.
Canada
Olga Shuvalova - Freelance Russian Translation & Content Writing
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OLGA L. SHUVALOVA olshuv@gmail.com, (514) 569-6496 1352 rue Saint-Jacques, Longueuil, QC, H8R 2M8 EDUCATION Aug 2004 - Jul 2008 Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA LANGUAGES: English, French, Russian, Japanese. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Oct 2008 - Current Manager Domino's Pizza, Greater Montreal Area, QC, CANADA * Surpassed store record sales; * Developed and implemented a business improvement plan; * Developed and organized promotional campaigns. Dec 2008 - Jun 2008 Volunteer Researcher The Daily Grind Cafe, Williamsburg, VA, USA *Developed and conducted surveys; *Found ways to expand the customer base. Mar 2008 - May 2008 Organizational Assistant The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA * Organized housing and entertainment activities; * Arranged a student discount for the group at the hotel; * Translated into Japanese a local tour. May 2006 - Jul 2006 Operations Department Assistant (Intern) Kapital Insurance, Moscow, Russia * Converted the company`s paper filing system to digital (data entry); * Improved implementation of internal processes; * Designed user-friendly operations manuals. Aug 2005 - May 2006 Customer Service Representative (CSR) Mattress Warehouse, Williamsburg, VA *Organized customer files and tracked deliveries; *Increased sales by researching sleep habits and offering clients advice. Jan 2005 - Aug 2005 Front Desk Assistant The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA * Organized documents and responded to calls; * Scheduled various events; * Provided general information to new and prospective students. Aug 2002 - Aug 2003 Distributor & CSR Oriflame, Moscow, Russia.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ryan Winkler - Freelance Poem Writing & Writing
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My name is Ryan Winkler, I am a 20 year old student from Michigan. I have been writing for years and have one poem published. All of my work is on restlesspen.yolasite.com. I'm looking for a way to make some extra money to live off of. Thank you for your interest in me, and I hope to hear from you soon!
Howell, Michigan, United States
Aemilie Munroe - Freelance Document Design & Logo Design
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Creative writer seeking freelance jobs. Skilled in creative writing and fiction writing, as well as proofreading and various other skills. Unfortunately, (and laughably) not skilled in writing one's own resume.
Portland, Tennessee, United States