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Bhavna Vaish

Bhavna Vaish

Well Read, Creative, Ex-Corporate Professional

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I am a well read, talented and creative writer with a passion for quality. The creative processes of writing enthuse me. I am looking to expand my writing repertoire and continue on my journey of words and expressions. I would be happy to assist you in any kind of writing assignment that you may have. I also like to use my command over English for other assignment such as proofreading, transcribing (with proper grammar) etc where I can add value. I am an MBA with more than a decade of experience in Banking and Capital Markets and am now looking to work as a freelancer. I enjoy travelling to different parts of this wonderful planet, understanding different cultures and meeting new people. Cheers

100% Job Success
$29.44 /hr
875 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

89% Job Success
$28.00 /hr
0 hours

Irish ruby P.

Irish ruby P.

Snippet Writer

Philippines - Tests: 3

I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

$4.11 /hr
2,108 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
232 hours

Mary Grace Peralta

Mary Grace Peralta Agency Contractor

Expert LinkedIn Posting and Messaging Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I have been working since I graduated in college, I started as a book keeper for a real estate company, got promoted as an Accounting Officer after a year. Then I decided to pursue my career in Marketing since I am a graduate of this course. I was hired as Marketing Officer for a computer company,part of my job description as MO is to gather database of CEO's and IT Managers, promote our products by distributing marketing materials such as fliers, leaflets through email and fax. I am also in charge with all our product presentation and product launching held in different hotels. I am an expert in event planning, power point presentation and article writing.

Associated with: HomeBiz

100% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
673 hours

Ryzza Mae Lagsub

Ryzza Mae Lagsub

Data Entry, Researcher

Philippines - Tests: 9

I am a college student taking up BS Physical Therapy. I am looking for a job, either part-time or full time, for extra income. I have worked in one of our local government's department doing research, data-entry, social work and assisted with clients. I am fast and efficient with using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and can fairly use other applications. I am also knowledgeable with bookkeeping as I have helped my mother in some of her jobs. I also do essays, research and poems for income. I am quick, accurate, efficient and willing to learn.

$3.00 /hr
0 hours

Charlie M.

Charlie M.


United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 17

My overriding objective is to use my dedication to quality and value to provide my clients with professional product deliverables. From ghostwriting to SEO article copywriting or data analysis to financial reporting, my primary goal is customer satisfaction. I treat all my clients' projects as if they are my own, ensuring that what you receive is the best possible product. Experienced in academic writing, editorial writing and creative writing, I couple that talent with skills learned during my career with Fortune 500 insurance companies to bring business solutions to the creative field with a level of professionalism rarely seen in freelance communities.

92% Job Success
$19.44 /hr
204 hours