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  1. Shoaib K.

    Shoaib K.

    Clutter-breaker extraordinaire.

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

    You want to break through the clutter. I want to deliver content that does. Simple. Creative content and sales-driven messages are my fortes. I have developed marketing communications materials such as brochures, sales letters, press releases, product descriptions, TVC and RDC scripts, advertising copy and packaging copy for numerous successful brands. I like to think of myself as a versatile writer, and can tweak my style according to the intended audience, platform and message content. I have written and published hundreds of articles online, and my research skills are legendary. I think typos are the scourge of the earth, and my attention to detail borders on the perverse!

    $55.56 /hr
    681 hours
    4.88
  2. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

    $38.89 /hr
    254 hours
    5.00
  3. Andrea D.

    Andrea D.

    Legal and Business Professional

    United States - Last active: 10/09/2014 - Tests: 4

    I am a legal professional with extensive research, writing, and editing experience. I have experience in general contract and business litigation. I have most recently been assisting in large-scale corporate litigation. However, I am looking to transition my career to a more advisory-type position. As such, I am looking to increase my experience and skill level through projects and opportunities outside my every day practice. Aside from my day-to-day law practice, I also engage in freelance editing assignments, ranging from requests from other legal professionals to professional in the IT industry. My experience and interests are quite broad. I always welcome the opportunity to engage in activities where I will learn or experience something new. I do not engage in telephone conference and/or Skype communications.

    $38.89 /hr
    109 hours
    4.56
  4. Sierra Thomas

    Sierra Thomas

    Crisis & disaster Mgt /Finance / Editing / backed by UN

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 5

    STOP! If you are looking for high end content written by a Native English speaker then you have in fact landed on the right profile. However if you are looking for generic content that simply fills the void on a webpage please continue to other profiles. It is sad that many people will agree to pay next to nothing in order to get basic content that rarely makes sense. I can assure you that readers can in fact tell the difference and it only makes your company look bad by hiring non native English speakers. For someone who themselves is not a Native English speaker, often times you will hire those who can write content that looks similar to English dialect, however the reader can ALWAYS tell the difference. Hi, I'm Sierra and I am located in Central Missouri. English is my native language and I have an extensive vocabulary that tends to astonish people. I am great at what I do, whether it includes copy editing or SEO content creation, researching the most recent finance related information or processing VA mortgage loans. I work with clients all over the globe, and I genuinely enjoy it. I have become Odesk's go to girl for ESL editing and TOEFL content creation which is awesome and I am proud that my clients entrust me with their contracts. I pride myself on my excellent verbal and written communication skills, having a descriptive writing ability that is second to none, and always providing my clients with 100% original and error free content, I am polite, courteous, and willing to help out with any problems that may arise. I am an extremely fast learner and I will not disappoint. I have excellent references from all of my previous clients and I am willing to provide them at any time. I am a Sociology graduate student, with a minor in Middle Eastern Culture focusing on religion. I have completed numerous contracts on this site as well as others and have always received excellent and positive feedback . I am well versed in teaching English, and I am open to tutor those working to pass the TOEFL exam. I have been working through Odesk since November of 2013 and to be honest it has been great. I now work off this site more because of repeat business and it has been awesome! I have clients from all over the globe and I couldn't have done it without Odesk.

    $26.67 /hr
    11 hours
    4.99
  5. Diana Veronica Benyovszki

    Diana Veronica Benyovszki

    Financial Accountant and Management Consultant

    Romania - Last active: 24 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    Graduated in Finance and Banking and being awarded with an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business issued by ACCA (UK), I can help you manage your finances by providing the needed infomation to make business decision. I have an extensive background in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Cash Flows, Business Planning, Financial Statements (Individual and Consolidated) according to IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). I have been exposed to different type of business, including retail, manufacturing and banking.

    $9.00 /hr
    147 hours
    4.95
  6. Duncan M.

    Duncan M.

    SEO expert / Academic Writer / Rewriter

    Kenya - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I have Extensive experience (5+ years) tutoring students in mathematics and physics (specializing in calculus, algebra, and mechanics), both in one-on-one and group settings. To be the leading SEO expert and help clients achieve their objectives. I have been doing SEO work for the last 3 years with various other sites. I have adequate knowledge that I have gained over the years. I also specialize in developing Essays, Reports, Research Papers and Thesis with a concentration in: Humanities, Management, IT, HRM and Marketing topics.

    $7.00 /hr
    151 hours
    4.86
  7. Leiah S.

    Leiah S.

    Administrative Assistant & Real Estate Professional

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    As a polished, efficient, and versatile professional, I have twenty years administrative background ranging from Executive Assistant to Office Manager to Front Office Coordinator. Administratively, I have supported Directors, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Partners and C-Levels at prior companies. As a licensed California Real Estate Agent for the past ten years, I have worked as a Buyer's Agent, Marketing Assistant and Property Manager. I have excellent organization and solid technical skills, and the capabilities to self-manage and complete tasks on time. I have experience with and am very comfortable managing projects. I definitely enjoy technology and learning new things. I hope to hear from you and discuss how I can make an immediate contribution toward the growth of your business!

    $25.00 /hr
    460 hours
    4.94
  8. Kristen Schilder

    Kristen Schilder

    Customer Service Expert and Extremely Computer Proficient

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am proficient in a variety of computer software programs and even hardware (including Quickbooks, Lawson Portal, Excel, Office, Outlook) as well as an extremely accurate and quick typist. I am experienced in handling general office duties, payroll, insurance claims (dental), office management and human resources, timecards, automated clock in and out systems, retail sales, and answering phones cordially and courteously. I’ve also handled all taxes for a business, A/P, handled cash, business budgeting, financial reports, credit card, and check payments and am an extremely quick learner when needed. You can always depend on me.

    $10.00 /hr
    437 hours
    5.00
  9. Kristine M.

    Kristine M.

    Editing and Marketing Consultant

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of presentations and have edited thousands of documents for accuracy. I have edited and revised resumes, as well as professional documents for businesses and organizations. I'm eager to help you edit your ideas into a superior and memorable product, while making it shine just the way you want it to. I scored in the top 10% on the English Skills Assessment and can navigate all word processing programs, including Microsoft Word applications.

    $10.00 /hr
    34 hours
    5.00
  10. Moreen Gitu

    Moreen Gitu

    Article and Eassy writting in Business Topics and other fields.

    Kenya - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I am Mohreen-Gitu a Professional Writter who is willing to work efficiently to meet deadlines and who truly enjoys being busy.I enjoy and really relish challenges whereby i easily adopt to changes.Am very dynamic , flexible and willing to perform any task assigned to the best of my ability. I believe my dedication will amount to securing a position as a Professional Writer. With great regards, Mohreen Gitu

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    4.94