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Writing is a challenge. Writing well is next to impossible for many. Not me. I have been writing for almost 25 years and writing in today's world has changed. The number of mediums for reaching an audience has greatly increased and each medium requires it's own special touch. In today's digital world, words are currency. Words can be everything. They can educate, inform, inspire or cause tears or laughter. Without words, we can't sell or get results. We can't communicate or accomplish great feats. No matter the medium or the words, they should always be relevant to your audience and delivered through the appropriate medium. Through years of experience, I have developed the skills to use the best techniques, mediums and words that will allow you to reach your audience in the most effective and memorable manner possible. I breathe life into your business with copy writing that educates and engages while persuading your audience that you are the only choice for them. My specialties include (but are far from limited to): * Website content * Articles * Blog posts *White Papers * Marketing Materials * Sales Letters * Training Curriculum * Policy Manuals * Reference Manuals * E-books * Other business related writing projects Don't wait, make the right choice today and let me work my magic on your next project and help you realize your goals today.
$40 USD/hr
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Experience

Director

Jan 2013

All communications aspects as well as all administration. Patient education Research Community Outreach Medical Cannabis Education

Communications Specialist

Dec 2006 - Jan 2009 (2 years)

• Respons (media relations, public & patient outreach/establish & manage relations with HCP's & HCT'S. • Acted as Communications Manager as needed. • Participated in pandemic planning for cities in Region. the Province & Canada. • Managed all communications activities & distribution of quarterly newsletter & researched and wrote "Ask Dr. Ben" coloumn • Received extensive training for print, broadcast and radio mediums and community outreach and trained all staff for media interactions.

Marketing & Communications Manager`

Jul 2004 - Jan 2005 (6 months)

• Managed all aspects of communications materials from design to print and delivery while managing multiple vendors. vendors & suppliers. • Ensured all communications were on message & brand appropriate. • Provided advice & communications leadership to Head of the School, Board of Governors, Alumni Assoc. & Parents & Friends Assoc. • Developed strong media relations strategy & worked with media to ensure proper placement of stories.

Communications Officer

Jan 2004 - Jun 2004 (5 months)

• Wrote/managed brochures, annual reports, academic profiles, Hillstrath Review & HIllStrath Link & all school communications to parents. • Provided advice/comms. leadership to Headmaster, Board of Governors & Trustees, Alumni Assoc.& Parent’s Assoc. • Media relations & outreach to Rwandan community in Hamilton for Senior School Social Issues Conf. & onsite coord. with speaker, Lt Gen. Romeo Daillaire. • Produced press releases, articles for local & national newspapers, magazines.

Communications Officer

Sep 2002 - Mar 2003 (6 months)

• Developed brand messaging. • Designed & produced a variety of branded communications materials & the main website. • Managed advocacy, community/government relations & represented shelter and United Way of Toronto at numerous events to increase donations. • Developed strong media relations with local and national papers which resulted in positive media stories and a 20% increase in donations. • Research/wrote grant & sponsorship proposals, grant reporting & a Corporate Package.

Education

Post Graduate Certificate in Public Administration

1999 - 2000 (1 year)

BA in Political Science and History from University of Western Ontario (NOT U of T. UWO not on list

1993 - 1997 (4 years)

Qualifications

Effective Communications in the Globalized Workplace (2018)

National University of Singapore

We will share with you some key cultural and linguistic features characterizing effective communication in this increasingly diverse and internationalised workplace. This is done through four courses, building from knowing the self to communicating with the inner circle of colleagues within the organisation & expanding this circle to include external partners and stakeholders. There is also a capstone project which requires you to apply what you have learned in the courses in real-life contexts.

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communications (CERC) (2018)

Centre for Disease Control

The right message at the right time from the right person can save lives. The CDC’s Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC)training draws from lessons learned during past public health emergencies and research in the fields of public health, psychology, and emergency risk communication. The CDC’s CERC program provides trainings, tools and resources to help health communicators, emergency responders and leaders of organizations communicate effectively during emergencies.

Health Literacy Certificate (2019)

Center for Disease Control

Understanding health literacy within the health care communications industry

Creative Writing (2020)

Wesleyan University

A certificate program in creative writing

Publications

Toronto Star

"Shelter Fights the Long Odds" article by Jim Coyle written about work done at Youth Without Shelter. I can provide a PDF of this article if requested.

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