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David W.

Average rate
$50–80/hour
  • Joined January 2020

Copywriter with 4+ years' experience in writing, content management and brand strategy. BA in Journalism and a background in corporate comms

  • Sydney NSW, Australia
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David W.
Sydney NSW, Australia

Worked with

Services

Categories

Copywriting Content Social Media Public Relations SEO

Experience

Summary

4+ years' experience copywriting across a wide range of industries, covering social media management through to brand strategy and corporate comms. Content worked on has included everything from Press Releases through to Blog Posts and Interviews.

Work history

Writer
A not-for-profit addressing climate change utilising cap-and-trade carbon pricing, powered by the blockchain. Writing included blog posts and press releases
Writer
A blockchain powered hotel booking platform. Writing included blog posts, press releases, FAQs, and interviews
Proofreader & Editor
A lifestyle magazine for San Luis Obispo county. Work included proofreading and editing.
Writer & Community Manager
A pharmaceutical logistics solution provider, powered by the blockchain. Writing included press releases, blog posts, and community management
Writer
A global leader in medical products and services used in the home. Writing included blog posts
Writer
A not-for-profit preventing Teen Dating Violence through Awareness, Education, and Advocacy. Writing included news articles
Writer
A technological solutions provider, helping to adapt and scale business processes. Writing included press releases, blog posts, and chat-bot dialogue scripts
Writer
A gaming platform, specialising in rebates. Writing included video scripts, web content, FAQs, and tutorials

Portfolio

Business Insider - PressRelease - emmi Foundation

PressRelease written for emmi (a decentralised carbon trading platform powered by the blockchain) which was picked up by BusinessInsider and featured widely across a number of news platforms.

Web Introduction Video - Bette

Introductory video produced for Bette (an online gaming platform), which was scripted

SLO Life Magazine - Feb/Mar 2019

The February/March 2019 issue of SLO Life Magazine, which was proofread and edited

Community Management - FarmaTrust

FarmaTrust is a pharmaceutical logistics solutions provider (powered by the blockchain) who during their initial coin offering (ICO) had a community of 40,000+. Community management was provided, tackling Q&A, technical requests, investor engagement, group administration, etc.

Interview - GOeureka CEO - Manraj Rai

Interview with GOeureka (an online travel agent utilising a blockchain powered platform) CEO Manraj Rai.

Blog Post - Invacare - Education: Segregation vs Inclusion

Blog post discussing education of those with disabilities, addressing segregation and inclusion.

Education

Accreditations

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Journalism

Skills

Languages

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

blogging community management content creation copywriting data analysis digital media editing proofreading social media management public relations

Tools

Facebook Facebook Advertising Facebook Insights Google AdWords Google Analytics Help Scout Hootsuite iMovie LinkedIn Medium Reddit Wordpress Yoast SEMRush Screaming Frog

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Animals & Pets Banking & Finance Education Entertainment Gaming PR & Communications Philanthropy Science Tech Travel

What I read

National Geographic, The Sun Magazine, Strange Horizons, BBC News

Side projects

I'm also a Director with ResumeWriter Asia Group, a leading professional CV services firm operating out of Singapore

Ideal team

I'm comfortable with remote, multi-cultural teams operating across varying timezones and geographies. I value open communication and engagement, and do well with dynamic teams that are responsive and creative