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Rebecca Davis

Rebecca Davis

Fundraising and Communications Specialist

United States - Portfolio: 9

“Would have been a bargain at 10x the price. Stop looking. Award your project now. You won't be disappointed.” (Contractor Feedback) ** Award Winning Writer, Graphic Arts Designer, and Marketing Specialist ** ** Author of More than $3 Million in Successful Grants ** ** Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) ** ** Successfully Raised More than $10 Million for Non-Profit Causes ** ** Author of a Book, Editor of a Textbook, Multiple Published Articles ** I have more than 30 years of graphic arts design experience and organized my first fundraising event at the age of 7. I can produce creative and compelling fundraising and marketing materials--brochures, flyers, newsletters, electronic newsletter templates, web sites--to motivate your donors to give. I have also written and managed more than $3 million in grants--federal, state and local government funds, private foundation funds, corporate foundations. I can assist you in crafting your message to ensure that your organization receives the awareness and support you need. Whether you need assistance with your end of year appeal, your sponsorship campaign, your golf tournament, or your gala, I can assist. Whether you are looking for a writer, graphic artist, or fundraiser, I am a results-oriented professional looking to make a difference in the work that you do.

$60.00 /hr
267 hours

Dory Estrada

Dory Estrada

Grant Writer/Project Coordinator

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

I believe very strongly in being a part of collective work that takes strides toward positive social changes and sustainable community development. After achieving an B.S. in Environmental Science and a minor in Writing, I began to work full-time at an environmental non-profit as a project manager and was able forge multiple partnerships across the corporate, government, and non-profit sectors. I bring a strong expertise in grant writing, technical writing, and research, but am looking to hone other talents as well. I am currently freelancing full-time before beginning a graduate degree in Urban Policy this fall. I also have a strong background in online content writing and editing for several publications, and have experience in multi-media technology. I am dedicated, thorough, and able to deliver high-quality work in a timely fashion.

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
11 hours

Erin Geller

Erin Geller

Non-profit grant writer and program management

United States

I have worked as a consultant for non-profits for the past 5 years. My work includes program management and development, grant management, grant writing and other professional writing (case statements, etc.). In the past year or two, my work has begun to focus on grant research and proposal writing. I am able to adapt quickly to the working style of my clients and fall into a groove that best fits their needs. I am independent in my working style, but also can work well in a team situation. I am interested in program development, grant writing, grant research, editing, proofreading and other areas of writing.

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
195 hours

David Landers

David Landers

Freelance Writer: Online Content, Fundraising, Social Media

United States - Portfolio: 1

David Landers is a goal-oriented and relationship-focused freelance writer with a special interest in triathlons, philanthropy, healthy living, and travel. A professional with over seventeen years of progressive responsibility and executive leadership within a dynamic non-profit and philanthropic sector, David demonstrates success in print and online writing, social media, and strategic communications; organizational development; financial sustainability and fund development; project and collaboration management; and partner and stakeholder engagement. For more information, visit ------------------------------- Greetings! I believe good writing, good will, and good health make better individuals, organizations, and communities. My freelance writing services can realize your vision: Articles inspiring better living in your audience. Tools enabling better communication with your clients. Resources supporting better performance of your organization. I am eager to solve your challenges through my experiences as: *A freelance writer with a special interest in fitness and healthy living, triathlons, philanthropy, and travel; *An accomplished executive with over seventeen years of leadership, fundraising, and strategy development within the nonprofit and philanthropic sector; and *A seasoned triathlete committed to improving my mind and body every season. I look forward to making better possible for you. David Landers

$16.00 /hr
84 hours

Tanya Slavin

Tanya Slavin

Expert Writer, Researcher, Editor

Canada - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

I am professional writer, researcher and editor with 14 years of experience in the field. My core specialties are academic writing, grant writing and resume writing, but I also enjoy content writing and creative writing. I have worked on projects ranging from academic papers and grant proposals to product descriptions and blog post, and have earned a Top-Rated status 12 months after joining UpWork (oDesk). With a Ph.D. in Linguistics and a B.A. in English from a top North American University, I have published several articles in academic peer-reviewed journals, and served as a reviewer for a number of publications. As an academic writer, I am well familiar with all major citation styles, including APA, MLA, HARVARD, CHICAGO, and IEEE. As a grant writer, I have managed to secure grant money for educational projects, scientific projects, non-profit organisations and for-profit start ups. During my graduate studies, I have raised a total of over 130,000$ for my own academic research over the course of 6 years. I love writing and can turn any type and amount of information into a compelling and easy-to-read narrative, matching the desired style to be anything from highly formal to informal and friendly, depending on the project and the client's preferences.

92% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
373 hours

Anna Tibbitts

Anna Tibbitts

Nonprofit Management & Development Specialist

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

As a business and nonprofit manager, I am passionate about helping organizations to become efficient and profitable. I love the challenge of helping an organization grow and broaden its impact. I have experience with bookkeeping, budgeting, strategic planning, fund raising and event management. I enjoy exceeding expectations and providing services to dynamic, growing organizations.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
300 hours

Tara Young

Tara Young

Expert Marketing Communications & Content Writer

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

As a marketing communications and content creation veteran, I have refined the day-to-day communications project management skills and long-term strategic planning aptitude that reinforces marketing message and builds successful brands. My clients value my ability to bring an authentic, credible voice to their marketing communications by creating content that resonates with their key audiences. Client successes have included: -25% increase in inbound sales responses via email marketing utilizing new collateral pieces -Increased social media engagement of over 2000% using a targeted online ad campaign -Achieved 300% organic, non-sponsored social media growth using viral methods -Built GTM and relaunch strategies that saw a 1300% subscription increase over 4 years for an owned wireless product, against larger competitors like Verizon and ATT -Won $529M in federal funds via communications proposals for clients in the IT and telecommunications spaces My experience includes internal and external marketing communications (newsletters, web copy, collateral development), traditional media and platforms (print, radio, events and trade shows), new media (social platforms, video, and electronic), as well as go-to-market (GTM) strategy, communication project management and marketing/sales implementation. Industry segment background: -Information Technology -Telecommunications -Manufacturing -Agriculture -Professional Services/Consulting Skills: - Project management - Strategic planning - Time management - Remote/virtual team management Accolades: -Nationally published author on sales and marketing topics -Nationally-sought speaker for trade shows on marketing and communications topics

91% Job Success
$55.00 /hr
149 hours

Pamela Davis

Pamela Davis

Writer and Editor

United States - Tests: 5

I am a creative, analytical, and dedicated communications professional with substantial experience developing and refining promotional, technical, nonprofit, and academic products, strategies, networks, and services. I excel at communicating and building relationships with a variety of internal and external audiences and stakeholders. My writing experience includes composing research materials; annual reports; e-communications; nonprofit grant proposals; blogs; and fiction. My editing experience encompasses careful and thoughtful copy editing and proofreading of long and short pieces. I am very familiar with the primary style guides, and my eclectic reading tastes make me a good match for a variety of editing projects, including fiction/technical/academic/science materials.

$15.50 /hr
45 hours

Amanda D.

Amanda D.

Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

100% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
264 hours

Sara C.

Sara C.

Extrodinary Assistant+Social Media Manager

Chile - Portfolio: 5

I'm a Jill of all trades. Productive, Dependable, Detail Oriented and Forward Thinking. As a Personal Assistant, I'm a natural. Your needs will be met before you have time to notice them. I specialize in social media management, grant writing, research & investigation, project management, event organizing and graphic design. I also boast a 72 WPM typing speed (sans error).

89% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
238 hours