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    Freelance Writers develop original content for business publications and websites. Common duties listed on a Freelance Writer resume include performing research, finding interesting and relevant facts, embedding links into text, communicating with clients, finding new jobs, and improving their portfolio. The ideal candidate should demonstrate excellent writing skills, communication abilities, networking, computer competencies, and time management. Typical resume samples make display of a degree in English or communication, although many clients select candidates by portfolio and work experience rather than formal studies.

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    Freelance Writer

    Specializing in content creation for blogs, websites and marketing materials.

    • Author of e-book, Dear Grace, I hope you don't get your period in gym class (Amazon http://amzn.to/1Cx70ub Barnes and Noble http://bit.ly/1xzd8L5)
    • Author of blog, Mrs. Jones Could Use a Beer http://mrsjonescoulduseabeer.com
    • Resident writer for Indian Hills Living
    • Work with a variety of clients, creating web content, marketing communications, feature articles, press releases and white papers.
    Candidate Info

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    Organizational Communications, Mass Communications

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    Freelance Writer | Producer | Editor

    • Pitched and executed fresh, innovative promo creative for premiere news and entertainment shows on [company name].
    • Developed, scripted, produced and edited promo launch campaigns & sizzle reels to support several on air shows.
    • Delivered weekly topical promos, attracting viewership, elevating and emphasizing brand
    • Delivered weekly promo finals for air per client specs.
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    FREELANCE WRITER, EDITOR

    Arader Galleries - Inventory of stock of maps; wrote marketing letters

    • CNBC.com - Pitched, researched wrote feature article
    • Houghton-Mifflin Learning - Proofreading, copy editing lesson plans
    • Gracenote/Sony - Analyzed movie content
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    American Studies

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    Freelance Writer

    Author and publish Christian novels and e-book collections of short stories

    • Taught Middle School Language Arts (grades 7-8), High School English (grades 9-11), Latin I, and Journalism
    • Communicated effectively with parents, students, and co-workers via class webpage, email, phone calls, and conferences
    • Participated on and created reports for school-wide disciplinary committee to school board
    • Monitored activity on school grounds during school hours and during afterschool activities (i.e. ballgames)
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    Paralegal Technologies

    English

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    Freelance Writer

    Work as a [company name] freelance writer for websites

    • Write on a majority of topics, such as fitness, health and travel
    • Write copy for online sales sites, writing product descriptions, etc
    • SEO specialist, perfects keyword analysis
    • Work with developers of a new iPhone/SmartPhone travel application and write and edit copy
    • Wrote curriculum for University of Phoenix's and George Washington University's online education courses
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    Freelance Writer

    Write freelance articles for a host of local and national outlets

    • Plan, arrange, and conduct interviews in preparation for writing articles
    • Conduct research and compile findings in an organized manner
    • Establish and maintain relationships with individuals who are credible sources of information
    • Communicate with readers via email or telephone
    Candidate Info

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    Juris Doctor

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    Freelance Writer

    Pitching story/article ideas to editors of print media

    • Market services for Style Me Classic website
    • Attend, photograph, and report on live events to share with readers
    • Revisiting work and making improvements/edits before submitting
    • Maintaining and developing relationships with artists/vendors/models
    Candidate Info

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    High School Diploma

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    Freelance Writer

    Work as a self-employed freelance writer for websites

    • Write on a majority of topics, such as fitness, health and travel
    • Write copy for online sales sites, writing product descriptions, etc
    • Work with developers of a new iPhone/SmartPhone travel application and write and edit copy
    • Wrote curriculum for University of Phoenix's and George Washington University's online education courses
    Candidate Info

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    English Literature

    Endorsements And Education

    Technical Writing

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    Freelance Writer/researcher

    Ongoing investigative research and writing for an independent project

    • Freelance writer for hire for biographies, travel and dining
    • Contract employee of Robert Half, Stivers and Accounting Principals
    • Amazon Web Services - Guest Ambassador for their Summit 6/30-7/1/15
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    Communications / Journalism

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    Freelance Writer and Creative Consultant

    • Engage with the CEO and creative team lead to help create core messaging
    • Write copy to promote the company and its many ventures
    • Craft scripts for animated advertisements serving local Austin companies
    • Offer broad strokes communications and creative counseling to the team
    Candidate Info

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    English

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