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Johnathan Sweeney

Johnathan Sweeney

The Silent Innovator

United States - Tests: 3

Graduated with a bachelor degree in civil engineering technology and additional classes in mechanical engineering, I have had experience in residential, commercial and industrial construction trades. I have worked at a project manager as well as IT specialist for the various companies I have been at. I am able to effectively manage a project and provide support at any stage

$35.00 /hr
60 hours

Jackie V.

Jackie V.

Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

United States - Tests: 5

I am a dynamic, results-driven and highly efficient writer & communications strategist with extensive experience within a range of working environments. I have been recognized for my high level of integrity and positive, professional, hard working can-do attitude. I thrive in a high pressure environment and am able to prioritize multiple tasks and work resourcefully / effectively under stress and time constraints. M.S. - Public Communications B.A. - Public Communications & Spanish Essay Ares of Expertise: History (U.S. & European), Government, English Lit, Religion, & Communications (all areas from theory to journalism) Other Specialties: • Innovative and Proactive Messaging • Strategic Communications for Internal and External Audiences • Stakeholder Outreach (non-profit, grants, relationship building) • Public / Media Relations • MLA Style Guide

$28.00 /hr
0 hours

Justin Beaudoin

Justin Beaudoin

CEO/Computer Technican

Canada - Tests: 2

I strive to provide exemplary service to clients at economical prices. I run and operate MobiTek in Canada a full service computer repair and maintenance company. I have more than 6 years experience in the computer industry, 8 years in media broadcasting. I have a Bachelors of Business Administration with Honours from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. I also have a Radio Broadcasting Certificate from Humber College.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Allison Kloster

Allison Kloster

Social Media Maven - Outgoing & Experienced

United States - Portfolio: 1

*Why I'm the Right Person for the Job: Outgoing, energetic, experienced and ready to get the job done! I don't like to leave a project unfinished and I genuinely love to help others. I have a strong background in administrative tasks as well as graphic design, research, copy-editing and more. I am a full-time social media consultant from the beautiful "Rose City" - Portland, OR. --->Find out more about me at: *When I'm working I always make sure to... Communicate. Open communication is key and I am available by email (which goes right to my phone & iPad), or, phone conference by request. *When I'm not working... I am very creative and enjoy all types of crafting and cooking. I also enjoy time with my family and friends and exploring the beautiful Pacific NW.

60% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
65 hours

Shokhi A.

Shokhi A.

Experienced content writer, blogger and editor

India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 18

I am an MBA by profession. I consistently deliver high quality, original content for online web and blog publishers. I understand SEO and keywords. I work quickly, am reliable and hardworking with experience of 5 years. I also run my own blog established on wordpress in the name of I am a guest Blogger at different established forums too. Great to connect with you!

71% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
37 hours

Ma. Antonieta Cota Carrasco

Ma. Antonieta Cota Carrasco

Loyalty programs proffesional, marketing and administration.

Mexico - Tests: 6

During the time I worked for HSBC I learned a lot of marketing campaigns, segmentation, research, data analysis, costumer habits, communication skills. My expertise area it´s focused on Loyalty programs and creating very proffitable campaigns. My strenghts are that I´m an excellent administrator, I learn very fast and must of all : I love learning all kind of skills or anything new. I was happy to create charity campaigns to help foundations, because helping others it´s important for me. I´m seeking for oportunities to create all kind of campaigns, to develop a loyalty program or to be helpful as an assistant. My Business Administration degree allows me to participate in all areas. I have experience as a marital counseling and I´m a very objective advisor

90% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
118 hours

Scott R.

Scott R.

#1 Ranked Internet Marketing / Facebook Advertising Pro

Australia - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

SUMMARY: - Managed $1M+ Advertising Budgets - Copywriting veteran - AdWords & Facebook Advertising Pro - Interviewed by Facebook as part of an advertising case study on Facebook I'm about revenue, sales, customer acquisition, and customer retention. I'm about maximizing these opportunities in the digital space. Clients have included: - International non-profit organization - A World leader in online training for a certain software product - iOS Game Promotion - Selling of various high-end development to investors/brokers For the past 10-years I've worked with organizations of all sizes, local and international, in order to develop, execute and improve sales, service, and marketing efforts. I consistently maintain a strong focus on connecting the dots between off-line revenues and revenues generated via digital means. I've managed advertising budgets in excess of $1M. I've been interviewed by Facebook as a case study for success in advertising on Facebook. I'm an expert in AdWords, Display, Email, and more. If you're looking for #1, and looking to get the job done right, then look no further.

79% Job Success
$55.56 /hr
134 hours

Deepthika P.

Deepthika P.

Accountant / Creative Writer

Sri Lanka - Tests: 6

My passions are taking on challenging accounting work and creative writing. Highly contrasting interests, but equally enjoyable to me!! I am good at writing about anything and everything but writing fiction is at the top of my list. I love creating interesting and witty stories based on any story outline given to me and also developing plots for books, myself. I like to write stories that can be enjoyed by a wide audience. From the accounting aspect, I use my professional knowledge as a fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK and my comprehensive work experience to submit hundred percent accurate assignments to my clients within the scheduled time frame as I understand the importance of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis to companies. I have 20 years experience in accounting work and have used Xero, QuickBooks, MYOB, Access Data Bases, Excel and other related software during the course of my work. I have worked in Australia and Sri Lanka.

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
705 hours

Shoaib Muhammad Farooq

Shoaib Muhammad Farooq

Writer / Editor / Pharmacist / Marketing Consultant / English Teacher

Pakistan - Tests: 6

I am a qualified pharmacist and with my majors in Marketing for MBA, I am particularly interested in utilizing my skills, knowledge and creativity for your need of writing and research solutions. My experience of pharmaceutical sales & marketing and currently in teaching English Language and Business Studies at multiple levels has helped me to hone my writing skills. A wide assortment of technical exposure in healthcare, business and education industry gives me an edge to better understand the best of both worlds; and therefore I can help you with creatively written articles, blogs, business content and research based projects. Skillfully handling a variety of niches is another USP that I possess. I have an endearing passion of playing with words and my love for English Language makes me an avid reader and writer. Producing high quality articles to capture the interest of reader derives me a high magnitude of gratification, and thus gives me a reason to present to you my services.

$8.89 /hr
221 hours

Allison T.

Allison T. Agency Contractor

Executive Business Coach/Marketing & Fundraising Professional

United States - Tests: 24 - Portfolio: 3

Allison’s success partnering with decision makers to recover business value, increase customer retention and promote business culture is the driving force of her visionary planning. Her business visions achieve large-scale change. Her strategic plans create large-scale growth. Allison has worked with a diverse array of global clientele managing projects and teams to achieve greater results. Her business acumen ignited by her passion to teach are the core components of her business leadership value. Allison is astute in predicting life ventures and planning transitions for those unaware of their achievable goals. A collective telescope vision and keen eye for sharp details result in strategic plans that create business growth. With an established record in business consulting, she is passionate about philanthropy and service with an intrigued interested in social enterprise.

Associated with: SiMar Inc

81% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
1,526 hours