Jennifer W.

  • Joined March 2016

A prolific author and freelance writer, I have more than two decades of writing, editing, and project management experience.

  • Seattle, WA, United States
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Jennifer W.
Seattle, WA, United States

Services

Categories

Content Copywriting Social Media Marketing

Experience

Summary

I am a content machine & crack editor. I have written or co-authored more than 25 books, and have written for a variety of national magazines and sites. A former publishing executive, I am a publishing consultant who helps writers develop book proposals.

Work history

MarCom Consultant
Assisted the Office of the General Counsel's communications team by developing app, newsletter, and website content for the 1,000-member worldwide department. Increased metrics by 200 percent, edited content for style & accuracy, conducted interviews.
Copywriter
Generated in-depth descriptions for thousands of products for an Amazon-owned retail site.
Columnist
In my biweekly column, I focus on how to navigate in a gig economy, as well as on workplace trends and culture.
Copywriter & Social Media Marketing Consultant
Create strategic blog content and reconceive web pages to attract and expand client base, increasing the business’s social media presence and engagement across several popular platforms. Develop approaches to drive brand awareness and increase page views.
Publishing Consultant
Deliver publishing workshops and lectures, specializing in book proposal development. Offer consulting options and seminars, and teach a 4-week book-publishing course at the University of Washington.
Editorial Director
Oversaw editorial content and schedules for 170 new titles annually. Generated, developed, and acquired dozens of original, agented, and packaged titles. Managed the departmental budget and hired, trained and supervised an 8-person editorial staff.
President
Create compelling content for websites, event collateral, retail catalogs, email marketing, and print projects. Work with a variety of clients in diverse capacities, including editing and project managing for complex, multi-year projects.
Marketing & Social Media Consultant
Developed the RealSelf voice through approachable, informative web content. Wrote SEO-enhanced site content & blog posts, produced a video series on real women’s beauty “confessions.” Brainstormed new approaches to increase brand awareness & page views.

Reviews and references

References

Colleen Dunn Bates

Jennifer is a supremely talented, experienced, and professional writer and editor. I've worked with her on two book projects and hope to work on more. I cannot recommend her highly enough.

Kerry Colburn

If you want something done, and done right, hire Jennifer Worick. Jen is smart, witty, resourceful, organized, reliable, and a real stickler for detail. We have worked closely for years, in a variety of capacities: from co-authoring books to consulting potential authors on the publishing business. In every venture, Jen brings creativity, enthusiasm, and a wealth of experience and concrete skills to the table. She can be counted on to bring her A-game to any new challenge.

Portfolio

As My World Turned

As a 54-year-old soap opera ends, I had to cope with the grief that came with saying goodbye to characters who had been constants through my own tumultuous life.

10 Books You Really Should Have Read in High School

My most popular (and controversial) column for today.com

Everything You Didn't Know About Washing Your Face

I can write about virtually anything, including something as seemingly obvious as washing your face! This was a slide show piece for everydayhealth.com.

City Spotlight: Exploring Seattle’s Book Ecosystem

This article showcases Seattle's thriving publishing and book ecosystem for an industry publication.

Education

Accreditations

Bachelor's Degree in English & Communications

Skills

Skills

copywriting editing editorial project management writing content creation content marketing content curation publishing book

Tools

Word Wordpress excel onenote Photoshop Scrivener Constant Contact Mailchimp Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Tweetdeck Hootsuite Tweepi Powerpoint

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Entertainment Events Fashion Health & Wellness Media PR & Communications Retail Travel

What I read

Salon, Slate, Lithub, New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Jezebel, Tom & Lorenzo, ManRepeller, Seattle Times, Seattle Magazine, Vanity Fair, Erik Larson books, crime fiction, true crime, Publishers Weekly, McSweeneys