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Raya P.

Average rate
$30/hour
  • Payable
  • Joined July 2015

An Editor and Copywriter with experience in online and print publications.

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
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Raya P.
Toronto, ON, Canada

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Services

Categories

Content Copywriting Strategy Marketing Email

Experience

Summary

Member of Editors Canada. Editor for Blood & Bourbon. Was an Editor/Journalist (Toronto) for The Scene Magazine for over 2 years. Digital Producer at a marketing agency. Studied Digital Media Arts, currently studying for Editor Certification.

Work history

The Scene Magazine
Editor - Toronto
Wrote and edited articles, interviews and reviews in the assigned field. Coordinated a team of 25 writers and photographers. Was the point of contact for promoters, bands, journalists and other stakeholders. Engaged the audience through social media.
180 Smoke
Marketing Assistant
Wrote copy for social media channels. Expanded social media channels. Was the contact point between designers and media outlets.
Editor at Large
A part of the core editorial team on the second issue of the magazine. Worked closely with five writers to uncover the true potential of their stories, copy editing and proofreading their work, and enhancing the layout of the magazine for readability.
Traffic Coordinator
Digital Producer
Skyrocketed revenue for Buy a Kid Some Time campaign for Kids Help Phone. Increased revenue of Walk Without Borders campaign for MSF by 15% in 2016. Expanded online viewership for Children’s Wish by 40% by launching their new website.

Education

Accreditations

Editing Certificate
ITU Online
Project Management
Seneca College
Digital Media Arts

Skills

Languages

Russian

Native or bilingual proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

editing copywriting stylistic editing project management team management

Tools

Asana Campaign Monitor Trello Wordpress Mailchimp Photoshop InDesign Illustrator

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available weekends only

Commitment

  • Can work 4hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

What I read

Currently reading The Tommyknockers by Stephen King. I follow Wired, Mashable, MindBodyGreen and other online publications. I also take courses on lynda.com and Udemy to keep up with trends and my skills.

Side projects

I an also a professional tarot reader.