Jean Gazis

Brooklyn, NY USA
Website: https://shwca.se/Jean_Gazis_Portfolio_Highlights
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Professional Experience

I'm a versatile and experienced copywriter who can handle everything from advertising to websites, via traditional and digital media, for a wide range of professional and business audiences. I also have considerable experience managing website content and projects for small business and nonprofits. Recent writing samples are available at https://shwca.se/Jean_Gazis_Portfolio_Highlights

Expertise

Copywriter
25 Years
Copy Editor
6 Years
Content Editor (online)
15 Years

Specialty

Entrepreneurship
25 Years
Technology
25 Years
Women's Issues
5 Years

Industries


Pr/marketing - all
25 Years
Online/new media
10 Years
Nonprofit
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

15 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Corner Media Group (6-10), Examiner.com (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Box of Rain, LLC (6-10), Brooklyn Business Base (6-10), L&D Computer Consulting Corp. (6-10), Taproot Foundation (3-5), Cub Scout Pack/Boy Scout Troop 187 (3-5), A Networking Event Made in Heaven (3-5), WebHostNY LLC (3-5), Alers Consulting (1-2), Urban Organic (1-2), Legends Entertainment Group (1-2), NYC Department of Education (1-2), Pratt Institute (10+)

Other Work History

Communications Specialist, Legal Momentum Freelance Copy Editor, Pratt Institute Freelance Writer, Corner Media Group Freelance Writer, Examiner.com Marketing Manager, Royal Media Group Marketing Communications Specialist, Caminus Corp. Marketing Manager, US News & World Report Promotion Manager, Ziff-Davis Central Advertising Sales Marketing Manager, Technical Database Services Marketing Director, Gower Medical Publishing Freelance Copywriter, Bookspan Freelance Editor, Delmar Publishers

Technical Skills

Web design, web content strategy, digital photography, graphic design, social media

Foreign Language Skills

French

Unions

Freelancers Union

Computer Skills

Social Media, HTML, CSS, Mac/Windows, MS Office, LibreOffice, Lotus Notes, Outlook, Firefox/Safari, Drupal, Joomla, Quark, Adobe Creative Suite,

Equipment

Mac desktop, MS Office, Adobe CS, phone, fax, email, chat, Skype, VOIP, Dropbox, digital camera

Work Permits & Visas

US citizen

References

on request

Associations

Taproot Foundation volunteer (brochure & website projects) NYC Drupal Users Group NYC Content Strategy Meetup NY CSS Meetup Group Brooklyn Business Base Avant Guild Freelancer's Union

Work Samples

Writing & Editing

I developed this brochure for a new energy software trading product with very fast turnaround - only 10 working days from receiving the assignment to delivery of printed materials. I wrote, edited, and proofread all copy and managed design agency and printer.
Company newsletter for Caminus, an energy software company.
One of Legal Momentum's key advocacy issue areas was online trafficking of underage girls. LM worked with the Thomson-Reuters Foundation to raise awareness of this serious problem in the U.S. This is a summary report of LM's anti-trafficking work in 2017-2018 that was prepared for the Foundation. I wrote and designed this print piece.
Bi-weekly organization newsletter for women's rights organization. Print, email, and web versions.
Email fundraising appeal for Legal Momentum - The Women's Legal Defense and Education Fund, based on a Women's History Month theme.
Blog and Medium post for Legal Momentum - The Women's Legal Defense and Education Fund.