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Sample Freelance Writer Resume

Objective


Seeking PT or freelance opportunities in writing, editing, or marketing.


Highlights


  • As a freelancer I have taken on many projects that required me to operate as a project manager (or editor) to direct, assign, coordinate and supervise a team of creative people in a variety of projects from start to finish.
  • I've also supervised and trained individuals in marketing, direct sales, telemarketing, creative writing and other facets of the advertising/PR industry.

  • Experience


    Strategic Book Marketing, 8/09 Present ( Freelance)

    Marketing Coach/Media/PR Rep
  • Writing and editing back cover book blurbs
  • Coaching authors in marketing and promoting their new books
  • Writing and editing press releases
  • Designing marketing plans for new authors

  • Water District No. 1 of Johnson County, 3/91 - Present (PT)

    Communications Specialist
  • Maintaining web page using Frontpage 2000; updating content/design of web page on a daily/weekly basis. Writing, editing and designing newsletters, brochures, ads, speeches, articles, billing inserts, press releases and preparing and designing other materials and publications.
  • Worked with outside personnel to collaborate and complete assigned projects.
  • Developing yearly marketing and public relations plans.
  • Working and managing projects within a required budget; maintaining purchase/invoice records

  • Inside Connections, Inc., 4/95 4/98

    Online Marketing Consultant/Writer
  • Advised entrepreneurs on how and where to market their products and services on the Internet
  • Helped consult, edit and write Internet ads for small businesses
  • Downloaded and developed mailing lists from America Online, Compuserve and Prodigy

  • Travelhost Magazine, 10/90 3/91

    Writer/Account Executive
  • Wrote business profiles and special features
  • Sold advertising space to local and national businesses
  • Developed and created print ads for vendors

  • Free-Lance Experience


    Writing articles, promotional materials and/or creating web sites or web content for numerous local and national companies (8/84 - present) Please request specific list, if needed.


    Education


    University of Missouri-Kansas City, 8/83 - 8/87
    B.A. Degree in English (Emphasis: Journalism/Creative Writing)
    B.A. Degree in Communications (Emphasis: Public Relations/Advertising)