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Sue Elvins - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
$20
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I am a freelance writer and would like to build my writing portfolio and provide my skills to others.I can provide skills of content writing in the areas of B2B medical, B2C legal matters, B2C perfumery, B2C mental wellness, B2B and B2C advertising, marketing, ecommerce, financial needs, and website development. Other areas of skill and writing experience are with the use of SEO and SEM to...
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Tae - Freelance Creative Writing & Fiction Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$5
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Hello, all~! My name is Tae and-to be blunt-I spend much of my time writing for a vast variety of topics both fictional and non-fictional. I have several projects of my own that I'm working on but tend to go back and forth, creating new pieces of writing or art whenever inspiration hits. My hope is that I can use that motivation to aid others with their own projects. Whether you...
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Cynthia Jacobsma - Freelance Photo Editing & Nature Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
$180
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CYNTHIA JACOBSMA FIELD OF INTEREST: MUSEUM WORK AND HISTORICAL RECORDS Dynamic professional pursuing an opportunity to illustrate the relevance of the past in within present day settings. I am motivated to work with historical institutions and individuals with a need for restoration of photos and/or to be involved in digitizing photogs and artifact collections into modern computeried...
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Amy Thompson - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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4.5
2 Skills
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Words count! I love the written word and the flow of thoughts and images that can be shared ... words that can bring me to laughter and tears and words that can share information, teach me something and make me think. From fiction and non-fiction manuscripts to business reports and presentations to original copy for your website or business, I'm your resource for accurate, thorough and...
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Rebecca Hronek - Freelance Brochure Design & Stationery Design
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I am a poet and creative writer. I have a BA in Art and an AA in Libral Arts, currently working on a BA in communications and journalisim. Writing is my passion and it comes naturally to me. I am descriptive and creative with my words.
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Mell Smith - Freelance Music Production & Audio Editing
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4.0
2 Skills
$17
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I produce music and do photography plus edit photos of all kinds. The music i have an ear for are the likes of Hip Hop, Rock, Drum and bass and much more. Some writing.
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Kaitlin Evezic - Freelance Editing & Content Writing
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I am a hard worker and I will do anything to get the job done!
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Mohamed Haiba - Freelance Arabic Translation & French Translation
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5.0
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Arabic, French, English MBA, M.Sc
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Shavon Kuhn - Freelance Singing & Writing
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3.5
2 Skills
$125
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I have many talents
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States

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Joy Marshall - Freelance Event Planning & Marketing
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: • Successful leadership in community and business development for sixteen years • Effective working independently as a cooperative team leader or member • Extensive practical hands-on experience as owner of a small business • Proficient with program planning and augmentation • Enthusiastic in presentation development and delivery • Self-directed with a drive to successfully complete projects • Adaptable in challenging situations • Resourceful in research-based business development activities EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE: Small Business Owner October 2011 – Present Performance Planners, Omaha, Nebraska • Owner and operator of an independent meeting and event planning service offering leadership for quality “worry-free” conferences and events. Event Planner August 2007 – October, 2011 MarketPlace Conferences, Center for Rural Affairs, Lyons, Nebraska • Demonstrated organization and efficiency, with proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple facets of numerous projects • Displayed excellent verbal and communication skills with staff members, facility staff, exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, moderators, and attendees • Prepared conference timeline and worked with staff and volunteers to meet deadlines • Led program development of Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas and South Dakota MarketPlace Conferences • Attendance of each event attracted 200-600 attendees, 30-50 exhibitors, and 30-90 speakers • Established sponsorship program enhancing fundraising opportunities along with implementing and monitoring sponsor benefits bringing in over $400,000 in the eight events • Acted as team leader through facilitating the development of goals and objectives of conferences • Implemented and produced the conference with staff and each state’s volunteer board ranging from 10 to 30 people • Assisted in the development and dissemination of quality program materials to “brand” the project • Developed and monitored program budgets and tracked actual income and expenses ranging from $60,000 to $120,000 • Communicated with facility sales, service, and catering managers on all aspects, including negotiations, contracting, work-plan development and banquet event orders to create a well-planned production • Upon completion of each event, organized debriefing meetings with key staff reviewing all aspects of the event • Worked with Convention and Visitors Bureaus(CVB) and/or Chambers of Commerce’s to create lasting partnerships • Oversaw department staff • Trained and managed volunteer staff during events Small Business Owner May 1994 – August 2007 Performance Planners, Arthur, Nebraska • Owner and operator of an independent meeting and event planning service offering leadership for quality worry-free conferences. • Managed business planning classes through the NebraskaEDGE (Enhancing Developing and Growing Entrepreneurs) o Custer County EDGE classes (May 1994 - August 2007) o Keith County EDGE classes (May 1996 – August 2007) o Lincoln County EDGE classes (May 1995-August 2007) o A few other events included: Rural Alternatives Distance Learning Workshops, Nebraska Rural Institute, Mediation Conference, Housing and Homeless Conference Regional Coordinator August 2000 – August, 2007 NebraskaEDGE (Enhancing, Developing and Growing Entrepreneurs, a project of the University of Nebraska-Center for Applied Rural Innovation (CARI), Lincoln, Nebraska (.5FTE) • Served as the western Nebraska contact to train and support program managers, instructors and coalition members with project development and management primarily in central and western Nebraska, eastern Nebraska as needed • Met and educated community members regarding community and business development through entrepreneurial trainings • Assisted program managers on community development and programmatic development during the initial phases to implement EDGE courses • Created and presented PowerPoint presentations for startup coalitions and program manager and instructor trainings • Developed and disseminated quality program materials to “brand” project development • Tracked and monitored community coalition development for EDGE course implementation • Established sponsorship program to enhance fundraising opportunities • Produced marketing materials to program managers for building coalitions ADDITIONAL SKILLS: Leadership skills • Experience as a team leader with clients and volunteer-based organizations • Program planning and development, including client needs assessment, goals, and objectives • Developing and maintaining partnerships creating a common vision • Building relationships across the community and networking with professionals and organizations • Ability to work with volunteers in different capacities Organizational skills • Able to monitor, maintain and guide projects such as tracking speaker, moderator, exhibitor, catering, and sponsorship requirements to create stress free involvement • Achieve high quality programming results • Self-directed, and able to work independently and reliably • Adept at preparing agendas for meetings • Budget development and creation of final report with recommendations for improvement Communication skills • Engaging public speaker • Strong verbal and written communication • Effective generation of media materials • Create and distribute press releases Management skills • Experience with fundraising and sponsorship development and follow-through • Successfully researched and developed a complete business plan • Develop and manage financial aspects of projects • On-site conference management • On-site inspections and facility contract negotiations • Coordination of conference staff • Highly skilled in coordinating and preparing banquet event order to include food and beverage, AV, room set-up, plus much more • Develop, tabulate and review evaluation results • Compile project final reports Technology skills • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher, Adobe Professional, Constant Contact, Event Planner Plus • Quick to learn and adopt new software, programs and technology ACCOMPLISHMENTS: • “Hands-On” Business Planning Curriculum - Co-authored a set of exercises designed to provide entrepreneurs with a practical “hands-on” interactive understanding when preparing a business plan • Wolf Den Market – Initiated and started a grocery store in a town of 129 people with a group of ten junior and senior high school students. Gained national recognition in the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine and more. • Nebraska High School Rodeo Sponsorship Program – Assisted high school rodeo association with the development and implementation of their sponsor program • Nebraska High School Rodeo – Selected as co-secretary of the state finals with over 300 youth participating TRAININGS & SEMINARS: • CITI Course Completion - Social/Behavioral Investigator Course • IEG Sponsorship Seminar Series – Selling More Sponsorships • Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International - Affordable Meetings Exposition and Conference • Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education Conference - Entrepreneurship education conference as a lifelong learning process for youth to adults • Association for Enterprise Opportunity - National association of community-based organizations providing entrepreneurial education • Program Manager & Instructor Certification - NxLeveL Entrepreneurial Training Program AWARDS: • Friend of Nebraska Extension Association of Family and Consumer Science Award, 2001 • Friend of the Year, 1998 - Rural Enterprise Assistance Project • Nebraska State Business Plan Winner, 1995 - The NebraskaEDGE • Officer of the Year, 1994 - Rural Enterprise Assistance Project BOARD & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE: • Small Business Association of the Midlands Advisory Member (December, 2011 – present) • Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, River City Rodeo Board Member (July 2009 – present) • Martin Bay Community Church Board Member – (January 2005 – August, 2007) • West Central Nebraska Development District Board Member – (September 2005 –January 2007) • Nebraska Enterprise Opportunity Network (NEON) Statewide Elected Executive Committee Member - (January 2002 – November 2004) • Center for Rural Affairs Board Member - (March 1998 –January 2002) • Arthur Co. High School Rodeo Secretary & Sponsor – (January 1998 – January 2007) EDUCATION: Lincoln School of Commerce, 1979 - 1980 Associate Degree in Accounting REFERENCES: Upon Request
Omaha, Nebraska, United States