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  Rob Williams
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I am a creative writer with years of experience as a copywriter and editor at marketing agencies in New York City. I also work frequently for popular consumer magazines, as well as on campaigns for major corporate clients. I love to travel, and last summer, I worked as the foreign editor at a magazine in China. I also write nonfiction essays and host a reading series in Manhattan. While I have strong creative tendencies, I also have an eye for detail is rare among "creative types." I value efficiency, I thrive on clear communication, and I am dedicated to getting the job done right.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copy Editor 8 Years
Copywriter 8 Years
Writer 8 Years
Specialty
Arts & Humanities 8 Years
Humor 8 Years
Travel 8 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
8 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Rodale Grow (11+), Time Inc. (11+), EGR International (11+), Conde Nast (6-10)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Budweiser (11+), Walmart (11+), Whole Foods (3-5), Hilton (1-2)
Other Work History
Staff copywriter at That's Nice (a marketing and design agency in NYC).
Computer Skills
Adobe InDesign, InCopy, K4; Microsoft Office; Mac OS X
Equipment
iMac, Macbook Air
Unions
Freelancer's Union
References
Gregg Meluski: gmeluski@gmail.com; Lindsay Stehman: Lindsay.Stehman@rodale.com; Jennifer Mason: jennifer_mason@instylemag.com
Associations
MediaBistro AvantGuild Member
Other
I am also interested in creative nonfiction and host the Mr. Beller's Neighborhood Reading Series in New York City. And I love traveling; I have taken trips to China and India in the last couple of years, but right now I'm interested in seeing more of the United States.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license.
Work Samples
 
Copywriting  
(Building Markets, 5/3/2013)
I worked as copywriter on two documents. One was a detailed business proposal detailing the financial particulars of their latest program. The other was a brochure that briefly introduced the program to prospective clients. I also hired the graphic designer who worked with me on the project.
(Various clients)
This portfolio contains samples of the copywriting work I've done for various companies over the years.