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Vanessa Butler

Average rate
$30/hour
  • Joined August 2015

I am a editor, copywriter & social media maverick with over six years of experience developing unique content for industry leaders.

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
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Vanessa Butler
Montreal, QC, Canada

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 45hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Services

Categories

Social Media Content Copywriting Public Relations Email

Experience

Summary

I was an editor at Playboy.com for four years and wrote for other sites on my down time. I then became a Project Manager at a Marketing Agency, and eventually took a job as the lead english copywriter for Le Site in Montreal.

Work history

Lead English Copywriter
Develop creative copy for promo campaigns, Facebook, Instagram, contests, email newsletters, blog posts & product descriptions. Work with the performance marketing, design & project management teams to develop insightful, cheeky & convincing copy.
Project Manager & Community Manager
Oversee all projects, write all copy & manage six social media accounts, ranging from LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter.
Sr. Editor
Pen articles on the various topics we cover in our editorial section mainly focusing on entertainment, music, nightlife, interviews and technology. I am also very detail oriented when it comes to SEO, link building & ad integration.
Mind Geek
Jr. Web Content Coordinator
Managed and edited all freelance writers, wrote copy for videos, managed affiliated and non-affiliated Twitter accounts and brainstormed how to further the reach of our website.
Music Librarian & Office Coordinator
Worked closely with the General Manager & Music Director to rebrand the radio station. Aided in all general inquiry e-mails & phone calls. Entered an average of 300 albums a week into the database & library.
WRG
Freelance Writer
Develop a unique piece for each WRG MAG issue spanning from music interviews to essays on mental health. I also wrote weekly music reviews for them in the past before the publication transitioned to a monthly cycle.

Portfolio

Contently

Over 6 years of experience developing content for industry leaders. Topics: mental health, celeb interviews, culture, product descriptions, e-commerce, gift guides, scripts, reviews & long reads.

Education

Accreditations

Laurentian University
English Literature

Skills

Skills

social media copywriting editorial content creation content strategy project management social media management social media strategy writing SEO

Tools

Facebook Insights Wordpress Mailchimp Hootsuite Basecamp Jira Google Docs Instagram Adroll Facebook Storify LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Animals & Pets Ecommerce Entertainment Media PR & Communications Retail Social Enterprise

What I read

I'm a Twitter addict, Wired reading, INC.com scrolling, David Sedaris loving, Podcast geek.

Side projects

xoJane, Eater, WRG Mag, Film projects, Student Issues... I write a lot for myself too!

Ideal team

I'm comfortable working in all sizes, as long as people work hard and are kind.