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  1. Olga Titarenko

    Olga Titarenko

    Sales and Marketing Management, Event Coordinator

    Lithuania - Tests: 2

    B.S. in International Business Administration, dedicated and versatile young enthusiast with great academic background and excellent attitude to work. Highly motivated, fluent English speaker, reliable team member as well as individually employed in search of the job at a fair and square open-minded workplace where diversity, initiative, self-expression and creativity are appreciated and promoted.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Robert Vaught

    Robert Vaught

    Specialist in writing/proof reading/transcription/voice over

    United States - Tests: 10

    Thank you for viewing my profile! I am a detailed and thorough professional with over 25 years of management and leadership experience - the last three years in a "virtual office" environment. I specialize in delivering quality services with respect for strict deadlines and high expectations. I am equipped with a dedicated home office complete with a computer, tablet, high speed internet connection, copier/scanner/fax and color printer. I can bring value and quality to your business. Expertise: Writing Creative Writing Proofreading Copy Editing Transcription Voice Over Web Research Stock Research Data Entry Emergency Preparedness Firefighting Skills Paramedic Skills Leadership Management I excel at working under tight deadlines with strict expectations. I possess the self discipline and time management skills necessary to have served as a virtual employee for the past three years. I also have experience in small business finance, options trading and stock research. As a retired Lt Firefighter and Paramedic I can also assist in associated areas for consultation as the needs arise in emergency preparedness.

    $22.00 /hr
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  3. Jen Nipps

    Jen Nipps

    Flexible freelance writer/editor/photographer available for work now.

    United States - Tests: 5

    Over the last 15 years, I have developed a wide range of articles, books, blogs, and columns for various clients, including the Ada News, Ada Magazine,,, and the OWFI Report, which is the newsletter for the Oklahoma Writers' Federation, Inc. I have also honed my editing skills, including content editing, developmental editing, line editing, and proofreading. I have expertise in the fields of creativity and social media.

    $40.00 /hr
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  4. Sean Metcalf

    Sean Metcalf

    Marketing Strategist

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    As a media professional working in the United States’ eighth largest mass media market, the expectations by clients to win is substantial. I’ve been able to win through effective strategic communications, dynamic media briefing materials and a media network that has been cultivated for 15 years. Managing media and marketing relations for individuals, organizations and companies within the United States and abroad, my clients are in need of brand awareness, crisis management, issue development and targeted message delivery. Utilizing traditional, alternative and grassroots media strategies, my clients are able to convey their message through a wide- range of outlets, which includes print, television, radio and social media. With 15 years in the media industry, my experience with the DC media pool is extensive, however my strongest relationships are with traditional media, such as television, radio and print outlets. Additionally, I provide content creation and editing when clients need to refresh their message. Writing an average of 5,000 words a week, for seven years, provides me the experience to capture a message and convey it through meaningful text with a desired result. Over the past 20 years I have been an owner, founder, executive, associate and world traveler. I believe my vast network, unique experience and utmost commitment to professionalism set me apart from my colleagues in the industry.

    $85.00 /hr
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  5. Joshua Ledbetter

    Joshua Ledbetter

    (Age 31) Writing and Editing, Admin/Business/Technical Support

    United States - Tests: 5

    * Services I Can Provide * Writing (of various forms), Copy-Editing, Administrative Support, Technical Support, Business Support. And, most likely, many services I didn't think to mention, so if you feel I could be an asset do not hesitate to inquire. I won't accept any job I don't have 100% confidence I can complete to your satisfaction. * Strengths * Analyzing, Computers, Creativity, Editing, Organizing, Prioritizing, Problem solving, Researching, Resourcefulness, Self-starting, Windows / MS Office, Written Communication. * Personality * Detailed, Genuine, Introspective, Tactful, Easy Going. * Further Information * See work history and education section. --Or-- Send me a message if you have any questions not answered within this profile, and I'll be happy to get back to you quickly.

    $16.00 /hr
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  6. Nicholas B.

    Nicholas B.

    Content Editing, Creative Writing, Mortgage Loan Origination

    United States - Tests: 8

    Hello! My name is Nicholas, co-organizer of the Red Bank Writers Group. I specialize in content editing and critique, but I also produce novels and creative writing. My goal is to generate high quality, professional work for you with efficiency and expediency. My writing background stems from a BA in English, Writing Center tutoring work, and my experiences writing and critiquing with the Red Bank Writers Group and online critiquing communities. I am also a licensed mortgage loan originator with a variety of products and services to offer.

    $16.67 /hr
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  7. Bethany H.

    Bethany H.

    Creative Virtual Assistant with Design Experience

    United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    Armed with a Masters Degree in Arts Management, I am looking for a flexible virtual position to assist your business. I can handle any writing task and can customize it to your specific needs. Having written advertising copy, informational articles and theatrical screenplays, I am equipped to serve your business needs. Also equipped with Adobe Creative suites knowledge and experience, I can take your business to the next level. Fluent in English and a United States resident, I have the office and customer service skills to help you in any way possible.

    $11.11 /hr
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  8. Salim Bellazoug

    Salim Bellazoug Agency Contractor

    Localization Project Manager

    Canada - Tests: 7

    I am the the owner and CEO of TenLanguages, a full-service translation agency that provides Translation and Localization Solutions to companies worldwide, with a global team of language experts that provides strong global market expertise in all languages. I have over 15 years of experience as a Translator, Project Manager and Business Process Improvement specialist, skilled at assessing internal customer needs & designing customized business solutions. International experience and training in quality control and people management. Well versed in techniques that ensure compliance & quality control throughout software life cycle. Hands on experience and proven track record in managing complex projects in: Translation, IT and Credit Card Industries, to accomplish project scope, design and implement innovative processes and quality improvement solutions. Broad experience in managing Translation and Localization projects, contract staff and vendors to successfully complete customers facing projects, and effectively training, motivating and coordinating team members in achieving desired project/product scope. Extensive working experience with/for blue ship companies: GE, Intuit, Purolator, Eli Lilly… Excellent communication, presentation and inter personnel skills - Expertise in Team Leading, Business Analysis, Resolving Business issues, developing business solutions, setting priorities and Business Process Modeling.

    Associated with: TenLanguages

    $66.67 /hr
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  9. Sofi Yurina

    Experienced translator, writer and editor


    A professionally qualified translator of English and Japanese languages, native speaker of Russian and Ukrainian. Bachelor's Degree in Philology and Translation in Kyiv National Linguistic University. 3 years of experience in translating and editing various fields texts. 2 years of experience in interpreting. Experience in data mining. Experience in academic writing. Experience in quality control. Experience in personal assistance.

    $6.00 /hr
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  10. Wilma S.

    Wilma S.

    Experienced Web Blogger

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I've written web content for several blogs, which include,, and I am an expert in both the landscape/gardening genre and the dating niche. You can find samples of my work on and on where I've posted over 230 blog posts.

    $222.22 /hr
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