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Dainielle M.

Dainielle M.

Experienced Administrator

United States - Tests: 4

I have over 5 years experience in data entry, clerical and administrative duties. As a current graduate student I've also developed keen research skills. I'm always up for a good challenge and I will work diligently and efficiently to complete any task

69% Job Success
$13.33 /hr
7 hours

Stacy Morrison

Expert Paralegal

United Kingdom - Tests: 6

I am a qualified Paralegal. I have been in the legal field for 15 years. I would like to start expanding my career opportunities. I have worked with all of the Microsoft Programs and currently have Microsoft 2007 on my computer. I have extensive computer knowledge and software knowledge. I work great under pressure and have always worked with deadlines.

$5.56 /hr
789 hours

Amanda Morris

Amanda Morris

Writer, Editor, Blogger, Website Creator

United States - Tests: 1

Reading and writing are the two loves of my life! I'm a bookworm to the fullest intent of the word. Editing is in my nature for some unknown reason as I find myself unsubconsciously critiquing every novel and article I come across. I hold two degrees in English. I graduated with my Associate of Arts in English in 2010 and continued my education earning a Baccalaureate degree in English from the University of Mississippi. I have successfully completed courses such as: - Descriptive Grammar - History of the English Language - Linguistics - Literature for Today's Teen - Women in Literature - Literary Criticism - Major Authors of American Literature - Applied Writing - Shakespeare - Major Authors of British Literature - Introduction to Film My different internships have given me experience in clerical/assistive work as well.

$40.00 /hr
0 hours

Nick P

Nick P

Talented and Committed Business and Marketing Consultant

New Zealand - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I have a host of experience in the business and legal sectors and am wanting to develop my skill set further with involvement in international ventures and projects. Having worked with a range of different clients and companies, I have been able to gain valuable insights into the standards required in the marketplace and have produced exceptional reports and results. I am currently involved in a legal capacity for a technology start-up and am operating several other creative projects as a hobby. I am looking for one off or part time projects which would allow me to use and further develop the skills that I have acquired. I am interested in legal research and advice, financial planning, social media marketing, market research, business plans and business writing.

97% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
966 hours

Gary Smith

Gary Smith

Freelance Writer

United Kingdom - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

I create outstanding, original and engaging copy for commercial clients. Whatever you require - whether it's sales pages, articles, reviews or commentary, I will deliver work of an extremely high standard. I was previously a lawyer in private practice where I honed my skills - generating engaging web content describing developments in case law and government policy, commentary on national and international news, information pages, promotional, and technical documentation. If you're looking for a skilled and reliable UK-based copy writer for either a one-off project or for a longer professional relationship, I won't disappoint.

97% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
279 hours

Aly J. Yale

Aly J. Yale

Freelance Writer & Content Strategist

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

I'm a freelance writer and content strategist based in Fort Worth, Texas. I have extensive experience in reporting, news writing, blogging, web content creation and SEO writing, as well as social media management, web management and digital marketing. My work has been published in The Dallas Morning News, Addison Magazine, The MReport, Forefront Magazine and Image Magazine. I have also worked closely with dozens of digital marketing agencies, providing content and strategy guidance for both the firms and their varied clientele. Specialties: SEO, web design, ecommerce, digital marketing, food/cooking, education, fashion, healthcare, fitness, nutrition, product descriptions, legal writing, news, medical writing, payment processing, real estate, mortgage, technology

100% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
471 hours

Benjamin Arem

Benjamin Arem

Attorney / Legal Work / Writer & Proofreader

United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

* * Licensed Maryland Attorney * * Experience and professional focus: - Contracts - Business and Commercial Law - Property Torts - Land Use and Zoning Law - Civil Litigation - Municipal Law Available for: - legal and/or legislative research; - article/blog writing on legal developments; - drafting, reviewing, negotiating contracts; - researching and writing memos, pleadings, and other documents; - consultation on civil, business, municipal, property, and land use matters. *** PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT ME FOR WORK OUTSIDE OF MARYLAND ***

$33.33 /hr
25 hours

Michelle J.

Michelle J.

Freelance Writer/Extreme Researcher

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

I am a freelance writer and contract Private Investigator with extreme research skills. My work as a Private Investigator has been a great benefit to my writing. I am able to think outside the box and see the whole picture. As well, Private Investigators are required to think on their feet. You have to create stories (pretext) every day, all day. With this in mind, I can create content on any and all subjects from interviews, or individual research. I am not limited to writing on specific topics. I can write on any topic assigned.

$35.00 /hr
49 hours