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Communications Officer

Netherlands Red Cross-NLRC
Communications Officer at The September 2015-(7 months) My primary role is to support the communication aspect of the Nationale Postcode Loterji-Proud of My Purok(NPL-POMP) Project-a partnership of The Netherlands Red Cross, Red Cross Climate Centre, CARE Nederland, Assistance and Cooperation for Community Resilience and Development Inc. (ACCORD), and Xavier University. This includes coming up communication plans-ideas and strategies on how to better communicate with target audience To also serve as liaison with local media to help drum up public awareness on the various projects I also serve to support the communication needs of the Country Office and its projects, such as having developed a quarterly newsletter, short stories, and brief case studies
2011Present

Freelance Writer

Immersive Play Pte Ltd

I do freelance scriptwriting, character and storyline development for a variety of animated series. The said series are mainly educational and are directed to young children.

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FAME Publishing

Writes articles on various events, topics for the publication’s magazines. Titles include DiabetEASE, Urban Scroll (now defunct), ZenHealth, H&L Magazine

Jun 2015Present

Web Content Writer

Alltel Pacific Pty Ltd
  • Creates effective, clear  web content copies for the company's various websites along with researching and predicting marketing/search trends to effectively broaden consumer base; social media management and engagement included
2011Present

Freelance Writer

Immersive Play Pte Ltd
Freelance Writer at (5 years) Does scriptwriting and helps with character and plot development for various series
Feb 2013Dec 2014

Content & Quality Assurance Specialist

MicroSourcing -MicroCreatives

• Thoroughly checks the accuracy and significance of content, making sure that it meets each specific client’s demands with style guides, tone, template and manner of writing
• Sees to it that each article is ‘flawless’ in terms of grammar and syntax, as well as for layouts (websites, brochures, packaging)
• Also does actual writing and research of articles as well – including blogging, creating of tag lines for campaigns and advertorials, etc, along with social media management.

I also did mentoring/training for new writers, as well as documentation for billing purposes and performance evaluation.

Feb 2013Dec 2014

Content& Quality Assurance Specialist

MicroCreatives
Content& Quality Assurance Specialist at (1 year 11 months) Thoroughly checks the accuracy and significance of content, making sure that it meets each specific client's demands with style guides, tone, template and manner of writing Sees to it that each article is‘ flawless' in terms of grammar and syntax, as well as for layouts(websites, brochures, packaging) Also does actual writing of articles as well-including blogging, creating of tag lines for campaigns and advertorials, etc, along with social media management. I also do mentoring/training for new writers, as well as documentation for billing purposes and performance evaluation.
Mar 2011Jan 2013

Product Content Copywriter

US Auto Parts

• Creates effective training materials to help better understand our products and how best to write about them
• Comes up with product descriptions and specifications for automobile parts, spare parts and accessories
• Researches trends in the automotive industry and applies these trends to effectively market our products
• Actively sees that intermal marketing projects and objectives (with emphasis on Affiliate Marketing, Web Analytics, Web Design, User Experience, Product Development, SEO and Email Marketing) are being met

Aside from the above-mention, I've also mentored new writers - guiding them on the processes and workflow for each project. I've also worked closely with the company's business analysts in determining market trends, as well as keeping a close watch on logistics - this also includes validating the website from time to time to see whether all information from item description, SKUs, images are all correct. I've done in-house trainings/lectures on the actual products that we carry in order for the team to have a better understanding about them, thus leading to accurate and effective marketing. I have likewise worked hand in hand with our Senior Category Manager in decision making with regards to processes, project direction and management.

2011Jan 2013

Copywriter

Auto Parts
Product Content Copywriter at US (2 years) Creates effective training materials to help better understand our products and how best to write about them Comes up with product descriptions and specifications for automobile parts, spare parts and accessories Researches trends in the automotive industry and applies these trends to effectively market our products Actively sees that internal marketing projects and objectives(with emphasis on Affiliate Marketing, Web Analytics, Web Design, User Experience, Product Development, SEO and Email Marketing) are being met Aside from the above-mention, I've also mentored new writers-guiding them on the processes and workflow for each project. I've also worked closely with the company's business analysts in determining market trends, as well as keeping a close watch on logistics-this also includes validating the website from time to time to see whether all information from item description, SKUs, images are all correct. I Page1 have likewise worked hand in hand with our Senior Category Manager in decision making with regards to processes, project direction and management.
Jun 2010Jan 2011

Reservations Specialist

Reservations Specialist-Hilton Hotels & Properties at AEGIS
People Support(now Teleperformance) (8 months) Duties and responsibilities include placing reservations for various Hilton properties worldwide Also guides guest on various attractions and special activities for the hotel and area while giving them memorable hospitable service Also helps advertise each properties‘ special promotions
20092010

Medical Coordinator

International SOS
Medical Coordinator at (1 year) Facilitated various tasks from simple refilling of medication to appointments and from critical tasks such as medical evacuations and repatriations. Clients include TRICARE, multi-national companies and private individuals Languages English (Native or bilingual proficiency) Filipino (Native or bilingual proficiency) Iloko (Native or bilingual proficiency) Skills & Expertise Journalism Editorial Copywriting Travel Blogging

Others

During college, I did research work for European expats based in Baguio- mainly focusing on the City's lifestyle, economics  and other opportunities for  expats. I also was part of the school paper doing news articles, features and opinion pieces.  Life after college saw me working part-time in various industries- teaching English as a secondary language online; as an admin assitant for a gym with high-profile clientel; a medical coordinator also dealing with various high-profile clients such as the US Embassy and US military; was reservations specialist for a large hotel group - booking, selling and promoting the chain's various properties and events worldwide.

Education

B.Sc

University of the Philippines
19992001

B.A

University of the Philippines