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  1. Andrea B.

    Andrea B.

    ShanePro

    Jamaica - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 6

    Over 15 years, I have worked most positions within the sales division of the auto industry. I appreciate greatly the concept of deadlines and maximizing each opportunity. My sales and customer service abilities deliver exceptional work in a timely manner. As a business manager I have honed expertise in the area of loan assessment, selling various auto or loan related coverages,document verification, contract compliance while all the time pleasing the customer. A sense of humor, a wide range of customers, personalities and cultures, plus my own caribbean background has inspired my creative writing and taught me exceptional patience. If you are looking for spicy creative writer, you are looking at a very powerful source. I have been consistently successful in raising the bar on the customer service index which is calculated from direct customer reviews. My telephone,written and interpersonal communication skills rank as excellent and deliver the required results. Yours sincerely Andrea B.

    $16.67 /hr
    372 hours
    5.00
  2. Blake Powell

    Blake Powell

    Blogger and Content Writer

    Canada - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a writer and editor with a degree in English from Simon Fraser University. For my degree I learned valuable writing, research and editing skills, and am open to writing web content, blogging, articles, newsletters, and other forms of content writing. I believe my writing skills are invaluable to anyone looking to improve their blog, website, or the way they are represented through the written word. I believe that working with the client one on one is the only way to get the job done right and do not believe in completing any task without my full attention to detail. I have experience with Wordpress as I host two websites using this software. The content you use to market yourself should be quality content—quality content breeds quality readers which builds your business revenue. So invest in quality today and send me an email! I promise to give you the best content I can; after all, building professionalism through the written word is my specialty. You can check out my portfolio at http://blake-powell.com.

    $38.89 /hr
    66 hours
    5.00
  3. Deborah Dunn

    Deborah Dunn

    Writer with research and teaching experience in math and science.

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am a USA Today bestselling author, writing under the pen name, Nina Pierce, who has worked both with publishers and independently to release 2 full length novels, 7 short novels, and 4 novellas. I have experience writing scientific papers, writing educational programs, a short stint writing a technical manual for computer users and most recently, fiction writing. I enjoy researching and writing blog posts and have years of experience running my own successful blog. I am not interested in doing any fiction ghost writing, but would consider ghost writing fiction based on life events.

    $12.50 /hr
    161 hours
    5.00
  4. Aldo R.

    Aldo R.

    Translator German-Italian and English-Italian

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 2

    I have a Master degree in Comparative Literature with focus on Italian, English and Portuguese literature and language. Later I added German to my languages. I have years-long experience as Italian teacher for foreigners, both in Italy and Germany, and as literary translator and text writer. I'm author of a language learning book for the market-leading German publisher.

    $11.11 /hr
    245 hours
    5.00
  5. Jesper S.

    Jesper S.

    Skilled in languages and culture

    Denmark - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Profile description: Top strengths: 1. International understanding. 2. 3 languages: English, German and Danish. 3. The ability to plan and organize. 4. Seeing simple and effective solutions. My name is Jesper Skov – a Dane with a flair for marketing, language and culture. I have a BA in English communication and marketing, and love my daily interaction with both language and culture. I have worked in different sectors trough out the years, which all had something to do with either language or communication. I have worked at firms selling everything from power tools, safety equipment to website development. Translating from English to Danish is one of my strongest assets, and I have been doing so for almost 5 years now. Most of the work has been technical translation, which gave me the tools to learn about a new product or field fairly quickly, to ensure correct translation. During the day I work at an marketing agency, helping clients increase their sales and get there message out. We create Social Media Campaigns, Webpages and write campaign texts. In addition to my marketing work, I work as a teacher for the elderly twice a week, to ensure a seamless transaction from the analogue world into the digital. When I'm not teaching I volunteer as as a computer expert at the local elderly center, helping the elderly with everything from writing an email to their loved ones, to fixing virus infected computers. I know the importance of deadlines and high-quality work, and when I say yes to help with a task I dedicate time and energy to complete it perfectly. Extracts of Social Media work: www.facebook.com/Ras2Ranten www.facebook.com/ihaderslev www.facebook.com/HaderslevButikker www.facebook.com/Vojenssundhedbalance Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jesperbkskov Additional information: In 2013 I lived in Tokyo, Japan for half a year to study the Japanese culture, and I was amazed when I saw how things could be done completely different than the Danes would have done it. This experience thought me to see solutions and answers in almost everything. It was an amazing experience.

    $20.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00
  6. DD Lerner

    DD Lerner

    Wordsmith, Customer Support Specialist

    United States - Last active: 04/22/2014 - 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
    4.99
  7. Aimee V.

    Aimee V.

    Experienced Consultant, Writer and Graphic Medic

    United States - Last active: 03/28/2014 - Tests: 29 - Portfolio: 16

    Have you ever hired a designer to create the perfect work but they didn’t quite capture your vision? Did you find the ideal freelancer but they had to bail out before finishing the project? Were you satisfied with your contractor but the agreement didn’t include revisions and you need a change made yesterday? I can fix that for you, stat. My specialty is doctoring, editing, retouching, re-creating and otherwise improving designs using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. I draw my own elements, find great stock and match your layout to make that almost-perfect image into exactly what you were looking for. That’s not all though. I also write high quality, well-researched keyword-rich content, edit and proofread existing written work, offer exceptional customer experience support and training, and provide many other solutions for the enrichment of your business. If you experience the occasional emergency that requires an experienced graphic medic or if your workload is overflowing and you need someone who knows how to triage, save me as a favorite or hire me today!

    $22.22 /hr
    780 hours
    4.98
  8. Anne-Lise Simond

    Anne-Lise Simond

    Creative translator English to French

    France - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 7

    I've always been passionate with words and writting, and received enthusiast feedbacks when I worked as a journalist in our regional newspaper back in France. I provide French translations that are well written, easy and pleasant to read, with a diverse and rich vocabulary. My work can be specific, technical and direct (such as punchy marketing lines) as well as more redacted and developped. I've been doing translations and reviewing tasks for 4 years now within my company, where I'm a customer service representative covering French and English speakers. I did many translations for French audience as well as for French Canadian one. I've completed a one year translation class.

    $36.67 /hr
    99 hours
    5.00
  9. Kaz M.

    Kaz M.

    Experienced Administrative Assistant/ Passionate Writer

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 3

    I have a passion for creative writing and a true talent for developing unique, authentic and intriguing writings. I have a flair with words. I have created several personal blogs and this has allowed me to understand blog formats and execution. I majored in English and Education in college and use that knowledge to accurately proof-read and edit works. I also have a background in medical reception, Early Childhood Education, teaching and years of experience in administrative assisting, I am proficient in Microsoft Office programs. Throughout my years of work experience I have gained phenomenal interpersonal, communication and management skills. I pride myself in providing authentic and exceptional client/customer care. In my professional career and private life, I have balanced and managed many projects at once, with accuracy and speed; this has allowed me to develop great multi-tasking and time management skills. I work very well autonomously and am a self-starter, but also flourish working with a partner or a team. I truly enjoy working alongside others. Micro-managing is unnecessary when I am on a project; give me an assignment and you can guarantee it will be completed as desired. I value quick correspondence and constructive critique. I strive to go above and beyond in every task I undertake and I take pride in presenting work that is accurate. If challenges, conflict or problems arise, I am able to handle myself with professionalism and with a pragmatic attitude. • Editing/ Proof-Reading/ Creative - Blog Writing • Administration/Medical Reception • Type 72 words per min/ Over 85% Accuracy • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PP) Proficient • Financial Collection Experience

    $15.00 /hr
    7 hours
    5.00