Providing writing, editing, and design services for brands.
• Helping brands create better messaging and branded content to support their sales and drive leads
• Researching and conducting interviews with subject matter experts (SMEs) at Fortune 500 enterprises (Adobe, Acxiom, Tektronix) to create compelling copy that adheres to brand standards
• Copyediting and proofreading for AP style and brand’s editorial standards
• Matching and helping create the brand’s tone, voice, and messaging
• Collaborate with UX/UI and design teams to optimize content according to channel/platform
• Managing social media marketing plans and accounts for SMEs, and helping establish stories for brands, including visual identities
• Happily revising content according to brand’s feedback (adding in the Oxford where appropriate)
Developed and taught six courses, mostly upper-level electives, in organizational communications and creative writing including:
• Fundamentals of Creative Writing
• Research Writing
• Core Tools: Words
• Nonprofit Communications
• Media Strategy
• Literary Practicum
• Media Strategy and Nonprofit Communications courses served real-time nonprofit clients to produce media strategies (including SMART objectives, annual and quarterly goals, etc.), storytelling campaigns, and more
• After listening to my students’ end-of-semester media strategies, one vice president (client) asked, “When are they available for hire?”
Responsible for writing grants including corporate, foundation, and government grants.
• Coordinated the grant writing process when multi-disciplinary teams were working on different sections
• Coordinated program evaluation activities
• Created timeline and productivity tracking tools for clients and Assist teams
• Managed the submission process (both electronic and mailed submissions)
• Prepared literature reviews
• Conducted grant writing training
• Wrote strategic plans
Responsible for the creative direction and publication (editing, proofreading, and article writing) for the seminary's weekly 24-page on-campus magazine, The Semi.
Researched and wrote organizational white papers for the U.S. office of an international nonprofit organization.
• Conducted a six-month field survey in East Africa (Ethiopia and Kenya)
• Interviewed key stakeholders and nonprofit/civil sector partners working with children in crisis in the region
• Developed a strategy for working among children at risk in East Africa
• This strategy was requested by other non-governmental organizations in the region such as World Vision
Responsible for the U.S.-facing development (publicity, fundraising, marketing, public awareness/education) of a Kenya-based nonprofit organization.
• Created and implemented business and annual marketing plans that resulted in funds raised, volunteers mobilized, and publicity
• Responsible for content creation including social media and marketing collateral
• Wrote and reported on grants (conducted program evaluations, established baselines, gathered metrics, evaluated funding cycles, etc.)
• Created and implemented storytelling (marketing) campaigns such as Rock The Babies (RTB) and The Green Village Project
Responsible for children's program development, implementation, and marketing/communications for a faith-based organization (church) that served approximately 150 children in first through sixth grade in midweek and weekend programs.
• Wrote and published leadership guides (a 4-part series) to accompany BreakOut, a children's ministry curriculum published by Rick Warren's Saddleback Church
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Award-winning and critically praised ghostwriter, author, and editor whose writing includes a new edition of a New York Times best-seller.
Ghostwriter/editor with 16 years of experience as a published novelist, and expertise working with writers to mold and polish manuscripts.