Caitlin Halla

  • Joined August 2015

An impassioned writer with a degree in Creative Writing, a knack for freelance, and an indafatigable perfectionistic streak

  • Portland, Oregon, United States
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Caitlin Halla
Portland, Oregon, United States

Worked with

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months

Services

Categories

Copywriting Content Social Media Email Public Relations

Experience

Summary

After two years of sharing 720 sq. ft. with 23 kindergartners, I am rebooting my career to focus on writing. I earned my B.A. in Creative Writing but was sidetracked by a salary. Now I'm back and trying to prove Thomas Wolfe wrong.

Work history

Freelance Writer
Write compelling narratives reviewing dog friendly places and activities through features and blogs.
San Rafael City Schools
Teacher
Taught classes of 23+ primarily low income English Language Learners, wrote a monthly e-newsletter, created teaching materials, and organized 5+ events and field trips annually. Awarded the 2015 Golden Bell Award Winner for exceptional teaching.
Customer Operations Expert, Ecommerce
Fielded ~100 cases daily and maintained the “TRX voice” through clear, concise email and phone contact to provide outstanding service and resolve issues. Worked closely with Tech, Legal, Content, and Marketing teams.
Copyeditor Intern
Transformed choppy, convoluted copy into easy-to-absorb content through ruthless editing and rewriting.
Reader
Read and reviewed 10 stories per week, making recommendations for publication. Attended editorial meetings and special film events.

Portfolio

Website Portfolio

Here you will find an updated catalog of both my professional and personal writing.

Skills

Skills

social media Copyediting copywriting fiction content creation email outreach customer outreach blogging reflection empathy

Tools

Google Docs Facebook Twitter Instagram Salesforce Wordpress Weebly Tumblr Medium Microsoft Office