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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
889 hours

Sidrah K.

Sidrah K.

Multi Talented Writer| Research Specialist| English Transcriber| SEO

Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

I have a flare for creative writing on various topics with a particular emphasis on keywords for the purpose of SEO Content Writing. I have done content writing for one of the Top Sales Trainer of Singapore, Mr. Ezekiel Chew. Here in the link for reference: I am also very well versed with Academic Writing in the areas of Marketing, Management, Business, Human Resource, Psychology, Business Law, Business Plan and English since I am an MBA. I have worked as an E-Commerce Associate for, a New York (USA) based company. I assisted the company for Data Entry Operations, Link Building and SEO . I am experienced with English transcription also.

84% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
25 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

Sarah R.

Sarah R.

Expert technical and creative writer, data entry and all Microsoft

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

I am a 30 year old, United States Army Veteran who has traveled the world and would love to share my writing expertise with you. I have a Bachelor's Degree from Northwood University in Michigan and am a current graduate student at Cleary University, majoring in nonprofit management. I recently founded a nonprofit called The Torch, which utilizes a food truck to travel to areas of need and cook freshly prepared food and then serve to people free of charge. I have taken numerous writing courses and written about every subject matter from weight training, to historical figures, to nature. I am knowledgeable and experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power-point, have created and edited many websites, done data entry, as well as had many jobs spinning articles. I am extremely skilled, highly motivated, and am willing to whatever is required and will always go above and beyond what is expected of me. If you are looking for a reliable, fun-loving, easy going person, with a perfectionist attitude and disciple, I am the right person for the job.

88% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
98 hours

DD Lerner

DD Lerner

Wordsmith, Customer Support Specialist

United States - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 9

Your vision is my inspiration. My goal is to produce what your mind imagines - words that match your vision, purpose, feeling and product. If you can describe it, I can write it. Simple and direct, on time and on budget, when we collaborate, we motivate, call to action, impress, educate, and generate the excitement and momentum needed to engender success. If your project needs to be written, polished, refreshed or edited, I am your "go to" because my attitude is "can do." In collaboration with remote and local business owners, I have produced and delivered sales pitches and marketing presentations; website, blog and advertising copy; articles; speeches; workshop, teaching and operations manuals; resumes, business letters, and even a love letter or two. I am passionate about providing 100% customer satisfaction. Thank you in advance for your consideration and for your confidence.

$20.00 /hr
49 hours

Kishore P.

Kishore P.

Quality Control | Product Development | Web Research etc.

India - Tests: 1

2012 - 2008 Based on my long experience in the Quality Control & Product Development Management, my company was hired as a SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT for the Installation and Maintenance of Valve Regulated Lead Acid Storage Batteries in 30K Mobile Telephone Towers in different states in India. I was the Leader in charge of the entire technical team. My service was appreciated by the Principal company for excellent maintenance and no faults of VRLA Batteries. I also initiated steps to revive the old and used batteries for which the purchase of new batteries was significantly reduced in the following year. In appreciation of my work, the contract was extended for 3 consecutive years. It was a tremendous success and achievement at the final stage of my service life. 2008 -1978 Worked in the production of Automotive Batteries & Industrial Storage Batteries. Later worked as in charge of Quality Control & Development of New Products. My company achieved phenomenal growth as the new products were successfully tested and approved by the Railways, Defense & Telecom departments. Also worked in the Marketing Department for preparation of tenders & attending negotiation meetings prior to tender finalization etc.if the situation demanded so. 1978-1974 Career started as a Chemist in a Railway Workshop. 1975-76. Left the railway job & worked in a company as an Engineer for Erection of glass equipment and later worked as R & D Officer. Current Activity: . I am sometimes hired for introducing quality control system by new battery units & occasionally for installing giant batteries for Telecom Installations. Lead Research: In recent times, I have observed the working of the Lead Researcher also & did some work myself. The work seems to be interesting. If situation presents itself, I would like to work at a higher level.

$10.00 /hr
1,826 hours

Rachel Ramos

Rachel Ramos

Voice Over Talent, Transcriber and Article Writer/Editor

Philippines - Tests: 4

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science, Development Communication, Major in Community Broadcasting, April 2012, University of the Philippines, Los Baños Coursework included:  Communication Campaigns and Programs  Development Writing  Interpersonal Communication  Fundamentals of Community Broadcasting, Development Journalism, Educational and Science Communication  Mass Media Writing  Publications Writing and Editing  Basic Photography  Broadcast Speech and Performance  Writing and Program Planning for TV and Radio  Drama and Documentaries  Broadcast-based Distance Learning System  Telecommunications SKILLS/INTEREST --Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Audition --Familiar with Movie Maker, Virtual DJ --Leadership skills --Organizing public service activities, events, ceremonies --Public speaking and event hosting --Good written and verbal communication skills using Tagalog and English --Other interests include singing, listening to music, watching movies and reading online news article MEMBERSHIP UP Community Broadcasters’ Society President (Chief Anchor), June 2009-April 2010 --Spearheaded public service activities and volunteer work for nearby communities in Laguna --Served as host of the organization’s radio program on LBFM and DZLB 1116 kHz --Organized and hosted workshops, symposiums, seminars and participated in university-wide activities Finance Committee Head (Production Supervisor), June 2008-April 2009 --Served as head of the production team for the organization’s radio programs --Organized fund-raising activities and sponsorship events Christian Grace School Student Organization  President  Secretary  Treasurer Cadet Officer Qualifying Course (COQC/CAT)  Adjutant Officer AWARDS --College Honor Roll (1st Year-1st & 2nd sem, 2nd Year-1st sem) --College Scholar (2nd Year-2nd sem) --Best Musical Score, Best Editing (Likhang Dulang Pang-Radyo) --Salutatorian (Class ’06) --Duty Award (COQC/CAT)

$16.67 /hr
0 hours

Matthew B.

Matthew B.

Writer and Audio Engineer

United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

I am currently a third-year college student in a Bachelor's of Philosophy program at APU. I possess strong research and writing skills as well as excellent peer-review skills. I am also a student member of the American Philosophical Association and am knowledgeable in a wide variety of subjects including technology, psychology, politics, and media. Aside from my writing skills, I have also operated a music and audio studio out of my own home for the past several years. -Strong Organizational Skills -Wide Range of Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Diagramming, Database) -Research and Analysis -Customer Service -Audio and Media Production

$9.00 /hr
0 hours