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Jacob M.

Average rate
$30/hour
  • Joined June 2016

I have worked as a professional writer and editor for the past five years. I've also taught academic writing and research in universities.

  • Da Nang, Vietnam
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Jacob M.
Da Nang, Vietnam

Experience

Summary

I've been shifting between academia and the world of professional writing for the past five years.

Work history

The Village Guesthouse & Resort
Marketing Copywriter
Wrote the content for the hotel website, along with event announcements, press releases, social media, and special promotional materials. Collaborated with the CEO and graphic designer to ensure the copy was stylized to convey their unique image,
Lenel Media
Head Writer & Content Manager
Wrote feature articles about travel destinations around Vietnam. Managed and edited the content for the full-length Vietnam Pocket Guide: Da Nang 1st edition. Collaborated with the Creative Director and Marketing Manager to shape the content of the guide.
Amaranta Hotels
Marketing Copywriter/Editor
Wrote announcements, content of the webpage in entirety, vision, values, other internal material, press releases, etc. Edited both copy and content.
Stamford International University
Head of Undergraduate Writing Programs
Reformed the undergraduate writing curriculum to meet international standards. Managed and scheduled a team of five teachers that delivered core courses to well over 800 undergraduate students.
Stamford International University
Full-time Lecturer
Designed the curriculum for and gave courses in academic writing for the undergraduate program. Built courses and taught in the preparatory EFL program. Designed and taught the MBA thesis workshop.
Long Island Business Institute
Adjunct Professor
Taught English language learners functional English for the academic and professional contexts including the essay structure and teaching customs alongside language in both ESL and academic writing courses.
SUNY Purchase
Adjunct Professor
Constructed the curriculum for and taught a course on the tenants of good writing, both academic and professional. Taught essay composition, grammar, rhetoric, and how to analyze advanced texts.

Education

Accreditations

Sarah Lawrence College
M.F.A., Writing
Loyola Marymount University
• B.A., English, Creative Writing emphasis

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months

Interests

Industries I love

Education Events Media Philanthropy Travel

What I read

New York Time, Reuters, ficton, poetry

Side projects

I'm a writer of fiction and poetry.

Ideal team

I'm adaptable.