13 December 2018
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Maxine Curry
Dayjob.com
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com


PERSONAL SUMMARY

A strong writer with a passion for story-telling who has extensive experience of writing literary compositions, articles, reports, books and other texts aimed at a specific target audience. Maxine dives into the writing process with the purpose and passion needed to engage audiences emotionally. She polishes each article with accurate research, proper grammar, and the appropriate style. In her current role she works with clients, designers, other writers and strategists to understand their requirements and respond to their content marketing briefs. Her work assignments range from blog posts to sales copy to longer, informative guides. Right now, she is looking for a new role with more responsibility, ideally one which has the potential to develop into something bigger.  


CAREER HISTORY

FREELANCE WRITER - Start Date - Present
Employers name - Location 
Responsible for researching and writing articles about various subjects such as leadership, management and career development.

Duties;

  • Drafting compelling, accurate, creative articles that reflect departmental messages and policies.
  • Playing a vital role in driving the marketing efforts forward by strategically writing punchy content. 
  • Identifying needs and gaps in content and recommending new topics to write about.
  • Producing written materials such as text and articles at the request of clients for previously agreed fees.
  • Reporting to an editing manager and the chief editor on a daily basis.
  • Writing, editing and proofreading text.
  • Carrying out site visits and interviews with people. 
  • Making sure that any written work does not violate copyright laws. 
  • Ensuring that all facts and statements in any written work are true.
  • Devising and establishing editorial style sheets and templates for future use.
  • Forging relationships with stakeholders in order to best understand what the client needs. 
  • Undertaking research into subject matter to find facts and key information. 
  • Playing an active role within the Content team.
  • Undertaking background research including desk-based research.


JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location

JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location


KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional 

  • Building up contacts in the field I write for. 
  • Strengthening brands by building a distinctive social media presence. 
  • Knowledge of how to market and distribute written work. 
  • Writing up career advice articles.
  • Able to tailor your work for a range of audiences. 
  • Able to work from home and produce content on a regular basis.
  • Thorough knowledge of grammar and syntax.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Skilled in analysing complex issues. 
  • Strong eye for information structure.


Personal

  • Able to fit my writing responsibilities around my other employment commitments. 
  • Have the perseverance needed to keep going when things get tough.
  • Not afraid to write about unpopular topics. 


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Developing contacts
Writing articles
Administration
Technical writing
Fiction
Newsletters


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 

University name  -  Degree details              Study Dates
College name      -  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       -  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates


REFERENCES 

Available on request.
 


 

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