Media relations Job Cost Overview
Typical total cost of oDesk Media relations projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.
oDesk Media relations Jobs Completed Quarterly
On average, 13 Media relations projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.
Time to Complete oDesk Media relations Jobs
Time needed to complete a Media relations project on oDesk.
Average Media relations Freelancer Feedback Score
Media relations oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.60.
PR and communications professional with 11 years experience working in agency and internal communications roles. Extensive knowledge in positioning clients targeting U.S. and Latin American markets with a solid understanding of developing strategies with a 360-degree view of the business. Passionate about media relations, strategically leveraging social media and developing metrics and analysis that count. Fully bi-lingual in English and Spanish with a basic understanding of Portuguese. Have worked with brands such as Microsoft, NetApp, HP, UNICEF, Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA), DIRECTV, Nokia, Samsung, UPS, Viagra, Avaya and Florida International University among others. As a volunteer, have worked with Midwifery Association of North America and Florida Friends of Midwives.
A solutions oriented, diversely qualified, and highly motivated communications professional with close to ten years of experience across agency, in-house, and entrepreneurial environments. Proficient in public relations, corporate communications, and the strategic marketing tactics, opportunities, and challenges of B2B, B2C, and nonprofit initiatives. Keen ability to articulate complex messaging; cultivate relationships with both internal & external stakeholders; create dynamic emotional and objective content; engage with and influence media, and precisely budget for short and long-term revenue maximization.
Veteran public relations executive and consultant, media expert, blogger and former broadcast news producer with 18 years experience working with companies from startups to publicly traded firms. Background includes managing profitable accounts for companies in the technology, Internet and mobile space. Have also led highly successful accounts in a variety of industries outside technology, including consumer, fashion and accessories, food and beverage, banking, finance, film and entertainment, medical, healthcare, government, energy, and more. During my career I have also worked on the press side as a broadcast news producer covering business and technology for NBC News and for the nationally syndicated NPR show - Technically Speaking with John C. Dvorak. Today I write occasional blogs for various news sites. My services are available for both short and long-term campaigns, handling all aspects of public relations, media and social media.
I am a highly creative and motivated trilingual PR professional with more than 9 years of international experience. I am currently advising a diverse range of clients, all sharing the common need of communicating their activities at an international level. I have planned and implemented countless projects in both North America and Europe. Colleagues know me as an ambitious and results-driven worker, but also as someone to be trusted.
I have 19 years of experience in global public relations, corporate communications, media relations, marketing, marketing communications and copy editing. I have extensive experience in the financial services industry--almost my entire career. I wrote over 1,000 press releases per year while at A.M. Best, an insurance ratings company, while maintaining exceptional quality with zero margin for error. I also have experience in marketing communications, so I can be a creative copywriter as well.
Based in the Tampa, Fla. area, I am a versatile and charismatic writer, editor and publicist with 24 years of professional experience in journalism and PR/media relations. I write journalistlic-style press releases and bios, develop newsworthy story angles, generate significant media coverage, and author and maintain blog, website, Facebook and LinkedIn content. I also write magazine features and author books. With my dual experience in journalism and PR, I understand how to craft press releases and story angles that generate media attention since I worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers and magazines before embarking on my own in 2005.
First and foremost when you work with me, you'll receive a unique perspective and creative vision. I'll listen to your goals and work within that paradigm. We're partners, after all. I enjoy working with small businesses, nonprofits, creative artists and other business professionals by: * Marketing and building brands (offline and online) * Copy writing print and collateral materials * Designing websites * Creating content for Social Media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, et al.) Since 1991, I've had the privilege of working with some amazing companies and nonprofits in various sectors including: Corporate: General Electric, Mercury Records, Discovery Studios Nonprofit: Big Brothers, YWCA, Job Corps Education: University of Washington From 1998-2001, I lived in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and was the account manager for Fortune Promoseven, the leading PR agency in the Middle East, where I was responsible for managing the PR and corporate communications activities of Fortune 500 companies such as Lucent Technologies, UPS, Xerox, Gillette, and the World Wide Fund for Nature. AREAS OF EXPERTISE (but not limited to): * Advanced knowledge and experience of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Publisher) * Creating effective business and sales presentations with graphics, animations and transitions * Advanced knowledge and experience creating eBooks and writing content from scratch and proper formatting (including images, cover pages, etc) * Highly skilled with Social Media platforms including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, LinkedIn * Editing, managing and updating content for online websites, blogs, and social media accounts * Conducting market and online research * Email Marketing with Aweber, Constant Contact, GraphicMail * Creating aesthetically appealing print and collateral material, PDFs, brochures, flyers, etc. * Writing press releases * Creating media kits * Speech writing * Article Writing & Submissions * Web analytics and reporting * Self-starter, goal-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks * Able to adapt, learn and implement new information quickly * Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills * Excellent time management and organizational skills * Can Type 60+ wpm In terms of web design and ecommerce, I have developed a wide range of websites and redesigns for startups, small businesses and personal brands. I work on platforms that are easy for clients to manage and edit on their own such as: * Wix * Square Space * Imcreator * MoonFruit * Volusion * Big Commerce * Shopify Most importantly, my expertise is constantly expanding as I feel it is important to keep up with the latest trends in technology.
I am not only an experienced and skilled writer, but also an editor with great organizational and analytical abilities who can meet deadlines and challenges with creativity and resourcefulness. I am seeking a variety of freelance writing and editing work to continue to expand my portfolio. I ensure delivery of top-notch content in areas such as blog articles, business writing, news articles, press releases, website content, correspondence, editing projects, and more. Below is a brief summary of my qualifications: • I have spent more than 14 years honing my writing and editorial skills: I started out as a newspaper journalist. After earning a Master’s Degree, I took a position planning conference content for high-level university executives, during which time I gained experience in marketing writing. Later, I served as a senior editor over multiple monthly trade newsletters on regulatory compliance topics. • I am a self-starter: I launched a freelance writing business to serve the communications needs of a range of companies, which includes writing web content, editing articles, producing press releases, managing media contacts, and leveraging social media for exposure. My clients include Gale Custom Content/Cengage Learning, Gregg Albracht Photography, and GreenPea Baby Boutique. • I am a highly organized and resourceful editorial project manager with strong technical skills: In my editorial roles, I am the person everyone relies on to target messaging, edit and refine content, and review the final product. I also am highly skilled at using Wordpress and SEO strategies and have experience with Quark, HTML and website content management.