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Victoria F.

Average rate
$50/hour
  • Joined October 2016

Versatile writer with extensive experience writing in-depth pieces as well as shorter, social-media friendly “listicals” and blog posts.

  • New York, NY, United States
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Victoria F.
New York, NY, United States

Services

Categories

Content Copywriting Marketing SEO Strategy

Experience

Summary

6 years of freelance writing experience, 15 years as a travel writer, MBA in marketing, expertise in marketing/promotion, SEO, small businesses/online businesses, entrepreneurship, finance/banking, travel, saving money, and parenting.

Work history

Freelance Writer
Freelance Writer
Recent projects include: • The Ride: blog about events and promotions for this NYC tour company • Parachute/Mapquest: articles on travel and pop culture topics • Clarity Consultants: blog posts on creativity • Chicken Soup for the Soul contributor
Danvic Publications, Inc.
Writer & Co-Founder
Developed content for the award-winning Insider Travel Guides web site, a series of online destination guides filled with insider tips and information.
Theglobe.com
Director of Marketing
Responsible for all Marketing, Sales Support, Public Relations, Investor Relations and Customer Service functions for this early social media company aimed at individuals and small businesses.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Senior Marketing Manager – Online Services
Directed the online presence of the largest organization in the accounting profession.
First Fidelity Bancorporation
Senior Product Manager
Managed the $8.3 billion savings and money market account portfolio. Responsibilities included strategic positioning, portfolio analysis, pricing, product development, advertising, promotions, and in-branch merchandising.
Prentice Hall Legal & Financial Services
Product Manager
Created marketing strategies and programs to grow $26 million professional information product line. Directed new product development and strategies, collateral programs, market research, competitive intelligence, sales force training, and pricing.
Raven Press
Regional Sales Manager/Exhibits Manager
Developed marketing and sales programs for a $50 million line of medical and scientific publications. Directed company presence at over 250 international trade shows each year.
W.B. Saunders
Marketing Assistant
Collaborated with Marketing Manager in the development of comprehensive marketing, promotion, and sales programs for a $20 million line of medical books.

Portfolio

Parachute/Mapquest

Regularly contribute articles on travel and pop culture to this map-focused website to help readers discover new adventures where-ever they go.

The Ride

Regularly blog on events and promotions for this NYC tour company (ghostwriter).

Daybreak

“Daybreak” (poem) included in Rhyme On! 2016, published by the Loudoun County Public Library and Symington Press

Best Friends

“Best Friends” (essay) included in Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Dog

Musings from a NYC Mom

Excerpts from “Musings from a NYC Mom” (blog posts) included in Songs of Ourselves, published by Blue Heron Book Works

Finding My Way Home

“Finding My Way Home” (interview) included in Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 4, from Southeast Missouri State University Press http://www.amazon.com/dp/0996259643

Education

Accreditations

Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
MBA, Marketing
Smith College
Bachelor of Arts in English with concentrations in Economics and Psychology

Skills

Skills

blogging content content creation content strategy copywriting direct marketing email marketing marketing writing SEO

Tools

Bitly Contently Eventbrite Facebook Facebook Advertising Google Analytics LinkedIn Mailchimp Meetup Powerpoint Twitter Wordpress YouTube

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours only

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Animals & Pets Banking & Finance Ecommerce Travel

What I read

I'm an avid reader of all sorts of books, magazines and online media

Ideal team

I"m a high energy individual with a "can do" attitude and appreciate colleagues and clients with a similar outlook.