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Amanda M.

Average rate
$32/hour
  • Joined February 2016

Writer and blogger with a passion for transportation advocacy and social justice issues. Witty, master of puns, and void of dull aspects.

  • New York, NY, United States
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Amanda M.
New York, NY, United States

Services

Categories

Content Copywriting Social Media Strategy Community

Experience

Summary

I have over five years of retail experience, which has equipped me with a strong set of interpersonal skills. Since graduating from college last May, I have been looking to make the transition out of retail and into the creative sphere.

Work history

Whole Foods Market
Cashier
At Whole Foods Market, I utilize my excellent communication and customer service skills by assisting customers accurately and efficiently while providing them with a positive shopping experience.
Streetsblog
Freelance Reporter
At Streetsblog, I craft original news pieces regarding safe streets advocacy in New York City area and correspond with Editor-in-Chief to address story development plans.

Portfolio

Francisco Moya’s 111th Street Proposals Are Going Nowhere

This article details Assembly Member Francisco Moya's alternative "proposals" to halt significant safety improvements that he fears would result in a traffic nightmare. My article explains why his fears are unjustified and how his plans are just a ploy to detract from the long-term goals.

Temporary Red Hook Greenway Plan Looks Better Than the Permanent One

The interim phase of the NYC DOT's Red Hook Greenway Plan is better than it's long-term proposal, which would relocate the bike lane.

Tips for Moving to New York City

Shortly after moving to New York City from California, I offer a list of advice for making the most out of new life in the Big Apple.

Education

Accreditations

English

Skills

Skills

email outreach event organization public speaking writing online community building offline community building proofreading customer outreach customer development community building

Tools

Facebook iMovie Kickstarter Instagram LinkedIn Tumblr Twitter YouTube Wordpress Prezi Powerpoint Eventbrite

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 15hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months

Interests

Industries I love

Animals & Pets Events Food Government Health & Wellness Travel

What I read

Websites: Vice, Salon, The New York Times, The Onion, Reductress, Let's Queer Things Up!, The Body Is Not an Apology, Bustle.

Magazines: Bustle, Bitch, VegNews.

Books: Man Alive, Cha-Ching!, Middlesex, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Choke.

Side projects

I'm about to start managing the social media for Sidetrack Series and will be working as a Production Assistant when the show starts filming for their second season in a few months.

Ideal team

I prefer teams of 10-40 people! As someone who attended a very small liberal arts college and feels that I benefited from the small class size, I highly prefer smaller work circles.