Lauren F.

  • Joined July 2016

Passionate copywriter & editor who will optimize your marketing & product content—to make it engaging and damn-near perfect.

  • East Rockaway, NY, United States
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Lauren F.
East Rockaway, NY, United States

Services

Categories

Content Copywriting Strategy Marketing Email

Experience

Summary

15+ years' experience as a department head & team manager, copy chief, copy editor, proofreader, content editor & writer. Industries: book/magazine sales & publishing, e­-commerce, direct marketing, education, nonprofit; startups & established companies.

Work history

Editorial Manager & Copy Chief
Manage bi-coastal team of writers, editors & freelancers. Write & edit copy for product listings, promotional materials, website & marketing email. Established standards, style guide & company voice/tone. Ensure good SEO practice & effective metadata tags
Senior Copy Editor
Copy edited book club catalogs, direct mail promotional packages, marketing email & postal pieces. Continually selected to work on and manage special projects, such as exclusive in-house books & aggressive member re-enroll campaigns.

Portfolio

Long Island Dogs Examiner

Researched, wrote & proofread local & generalized articles about dogs, dog health, dog training, and dog­-related events. Had 2 articles featured on Examiner.com landing pages, including the homepage.

Education

Accreditations

Pace University
M.S. in Publishing
University at Albany
B.A. in English, Writing Sequence; Journalism minor

Skills

Skills

editing copywriting content creation content marketing product marketing email marketing lean startups proofreading sub-editing writing

Tools

Bitly Buffer Eventbrite Facebook InDesign Google Analytics Instagram LinkedIn Photoshop Pinterest Powerpoint Slack Tweetdeck Twitter Wordpress

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available evenings and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 15hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Animals & Pets Consumer Products Ecommerce Entertainment Events Food Health & Wellness Media Travel

What I read

Wired, Self, Glamour, Rolling Stone, Travel Zoo, food & travel memoirs, Young House Love, How Far From Home, Refinery29, TechCrunch