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Julie-Ann Amos

Julie-Ann Amos Agency Contractor

When Words Escape You, They Come To Us

United Kingdom - Portfolio: 8

We have been writing/researching/consulting since the early 90s. In our Managing Director's own name, Julie-Ann Amos, we have 12 books in print in over 20 countries on management and personal development subjects, plus numerous website articles. She and the team have ghost written many more. Writing, HR and business consultancy - many years experience. The company is Exquisite Writing. We provide professional ghost writing, copy typing and audio transcription on a range of subjects. We do MOST types of writing work. We are far more than simply UK ghostwriter and UK copywriters; our business is truly global and the international team of writers writes for clients all over the world. We have US/Canadian and Australian writers as well as from Europe.

Associated with: Exquisite Writing - Julie-Ann Amos

95% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
360 hours

Tara L.

Tara L.

Passionate, driven, friendly, and creative.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

EDITING: Does you manuscript look professional enough to get past the front door? Did you know you should never edit your own work? I have years of editing experience and I'm ready to make your work publishable. COPYWRITING: Is your content and copy actually doing you any good or is it just taking up space? I will save you time, hassle, and headache while creating content that maximizes interest in your product or service. I'm a writer and a customer expert. I have years of sales, customer retention, and marketing experience. I've just completed my Masters degree in writing and I've also completed several marketing and copywriting courses. I've run newsletters, designed and written marketing materials for various companies and events and I'd love the opportunity to assist you with your writing needs.

$40.00 /hr
0 hours

Patrycja R-Stewart

Patrycja R-Stewart

Reliable language services delivered worldwide.

Australia - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

I am pleased to offer quality Polish-English and English-Polish translation, audio transcription, document typing and proofreading services. Since 1994 I have been based in Victoria, Australia. With a strong academic background in languages, music and research, I am looking forward to completing your next order! I have provided verbatim and intelligent verbatim audio transcription of podcasts, webinars, interviews, speeches and academic lectures, to name a few. Solid research into correct spelling (medical, technical, etc. terminology) is always assured. Polish-English and English-Polish translation included school certificates, presentations, essays, manuals, etc. These covered various subjects, from information technology, through music, to geography and more.

92% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
295 hours

Syrena H.

Syrena H.

(Free work for October)Multitasking Computer worker (Microsoft Office)

Bahamas - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

Over the Last 6 years I have developed a passion for writing stories and poetry. I have taken English Classes in both high school and college. I am a well dedicated and hard worker. I spend all of my time mostly on the internet. I am always socializing with friends and blogging. I like meeting new people and I am very friendly.I am also very experienced in computers. My father was a computer technician and since I was 3 he could not get me off a computer. I have experience in Microsoft office as well. My goal here is to make every one of my employers beyond satisfied. Qualification: • More than five years experience in replying and expressing calls • Strong public relation, communication, and customer service skills. • Ability to organize several projects and meet goals. Skills: • MS Office: word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher. • Experienced in managing confidential data. • Multitasking and Mail Processing. • Typing at 70 wpm. • Maintaining Records and Files. • Outstanding organizational, scheduling & time administration skills. • Outstanding problem solver; determined situation efficiently. • Managed customer queries and objections in a proficient manner. • Kept detailed messages from the person called upon, containing name, call timing and business nature. Personal Skills: • Objective driven hard worker with strong managerial skills and comprehensive oriented. • Exceptional adoptability and versatility. • Superb multi tasking ability in stressed environment. • Dedicated and hardworking. I am interested in writing, data entry, blogging, personal assistant, data entry, researching, presentations, surveys, email response, typing, article, customer service jobs and also retyping scan and FedEx documents

$8.89 /hr
0 hours

Allyson Jones

Allyson Jones

Writer, Editor & Destination Marketing Expert

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Summary Professional writer, editor and destination marketing expert with more than two decades of experience shamelessly and creatively promoting the people, places, organizations, events, activities and history of the South Carolina Lowcountry and Coastal Empire of Georgia, in print, online and in person. An avid traveler with an eye for detail specializing in the crafting and editing of clear, concise and compelling copy that sells. Writing Extensive background in the creation of marketing and promotional collateral, web copy, press releases, blog posts and social media updates, event calendars, online content and feature articles for visitor guides, private communities, non-profit organizations, public relations firms, real estate agents, lifestyle magazines, advertiser-driven publications and newspapers. Editing & Proofreading Skilled proofreader with demonstrated proficiency using The Chicago Manual of Style, The Associated Press Stylebook and house style guides. Competent in copyediting, content editing, line editing and proofreading of advertising copy, online content, feature articles, marketing collateral, screenplays and classified ads. Editorial calendar creation for assorted publications, websites and social media channels. Computer & Internet Skills Extensive experience using Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Quick Books and Constant Contact. Blog writing and content creation using Joomla and WordPress, creation and management of various social media channels utilizing SEO keywords, shooting and manipulating images/video to post online. Data entry and database management experience. Education & Professional Development 2015 & 2014 SC Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Travel 2015 & 2014 Marketing College, Southeast Tourism Society, Dahlonega, GA 1990 B.A. English - Villanova University Experience Oct 2013-Present Director, Administration/Online Content Lowcountry & Resort Islands Tourism Commission Yemassee, SC - Overseeing online content creation and maintenance of and various social media channels; production and proofreading of advertising and marketing collateral, including the Lowcountry Guidebook, writing press releases and promotion of special events. Assisting visitors with vacation planning and purchases at Frampton Plantation in Point South. - Banking, accounts receivable/payable, insurance benefits administration, mailings, creation of monthly reports and providing general support to the Executive Director at this non-profit organization charged with promoting the four-county Lowcountry region. June 2012-Present Contributing Writer, Taste of Hilton Head magazine Hilton Head Island, SC - Feature articles on local restaurants, nightlife and events. Jan 2012-Oct 2013 Freelance Writer/Editor/Marketer - Public Relations Specialist, Denarius Group - Real Estate Marketing Assistant, Steve Plowden, Dunes Marketing Group - Metadata Entry, BiblioLabs, LLC - Content Editor, Sky Publishers/ - Screenplay Editorial Review Board, The Development, Ltd. - Copywriter, Colleton River Plantation Club - Volunteer Event Committee, LoCo Motion/Carolina Cups Nov 1997-Jan 2012 Editor, Island Communications Hilton Head Island, SC - Writing, proofreading, editing and fact checking all copy appearing in Island Events magazine and the Official Guide to Hilton Head Island; advertiser-driven visitor guides with a combined annual circulation of more than 1.5 million copies. Contributing editor to Savannah Scene magazine. Updating and posting event calendars and local information using WordPress on several city websites, including,,,,, and utilizing SEO keywords and tags. - Creation of company newsletters, radio advertisements, new hire press releases, rate cards and other promotional collateral. - Editor of the former Hilton Head-Bluffton Shopper newspaper; assistant editor and contributing writer for Lowcountry Lifestyles magazine. - Rack card distribution contracts and inquiries for all Lowcountry Information Center locations; maintenance of magazine subscription databases and various other administrative duties. March 2005-March 2006 Freelance Writer, Savannah Morning News Savannah, GA - Previewed arts and cultural events for the weekly Diversions section. March 1992-Nov 1997 Lodging Administrative Assistant, The Sea Pines Resort Hilton Head Island, SC - Worked with local, national and international travel agents to book more than $400,000 in wholesale golf reservations each year. - Booked individual lodging reservations with a variety of golf, tennis and honeymoon packages. - Front of house department scheduling, lodging bank deposits and auditing of housekeeping invoices. Assisting the front desk, property management and PBX, as needed.

$50.00 /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.

63% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
65 hours

viejay valerio

viejay valerio Agency Contractor

Lead Gen/ZOHO CRM/Researcher/Data Entry&Mining/Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 9

Dear Hiring Manager, I worked as an administrative staff in a state university for twelve years. Where in my assigned duties and responsibilities basically focused on clerical tasks like receiving clerk, data encoder and records keeping and some research and update the database. In response to our clientele request, I have made an entry sheets for our incoming and out-going communications in Excel worksheet for us to easily retrieved of the data when someone request for follow-up of their communications. My experienced as an office staff confidently believe my skills would be ideal for your project. I am available to chat by email and I would be happy to work with you . During the last 25 years, I have been focusing on learning new things and enhancing my skills. I have been very knowledgeable at various fields in virtual encoder, data entry & mining, researcher and assistant, lead generation, zoho crm, photo editing. I have always known to be very smart, very flexible and could easily learn new things. It is my great intention to share my talents and be of great help to others who needs assistance. I can finish a project in one to two days or more depending on the volume of the work.

Associated with: International Entry Works

73% Job Success
$7.78 /hr
3,956 hours

Onyeka O.

Onyeka O.

Virtual assistant with expert email/customer service & admin skills

Nigeria - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

I am a current MBA student at Walden University with over three years experience in providing administrative services. I am proficient in the use of MS word, excel and power point, i have excellent written, oral and presentation skills, excellent organization skill, project management and time management skills. I also have good bookkeeping skills, speak, read and write fluent English.I am a hard worker and always put the needs of my clients first ensuring that all assigned tasks are delivered within stated timelines.

88% Job Success
$5.33 /hr
224 hours

Delano Alexander

Delano Alexander

Social Media & Content Manager

South Africa - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Media, Communications, & History. My postgraduate studies is focused on my core interests in Media & Social History. At the heart of my being, I am an academic, critical thinker and strategist. My work experience is built from being a part of some of the biggest brands and companies in the world. I have developed key skills in the areas of customer experience, social media management\marketing, sales, operations and everything in between. I have also worked in small independent, local operations where as an employee, you are a jack of all trades and no job is too small. I am extremely passionate about social media and about creating great experiences for users and consumers. I am an ENFJ personality type and true to form, my approach to business can be aggressive. I have a strong sales background and I believe every interaction is a closing and upsell opportunity. My approach to social media is about quality and not quantity. I believe that your social networks need to do more. They need to meet the needs and expectations of your members and you need to be the expert in your field. I am a fan of diverse content and love creating worthy pieces. "Passion is oxygen of the soul" Billy Butler

97% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
1,191 hours