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Content Writers create original content for websites. Based on our collection of resume samples, typical work activities performed by Content Writers include performing research, presenting succinct and interesting facts, using bulleted and numbered lists, embedding links, communicating with clients, following editorial guidelines, and adjusting work according to client requirements. Those interested in a Content Writer career should demonstrate in their resumes excellent writing skills, creativity, computer competencies, the ability to follow client instructions, and networking. Most eligible candidates have a background in English, communication and journalism.

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1

Content Writer

Wrote over 200 articles/blogs for the company's various clients.

  • Conducted extensive research on the Internet to help with providing factual statistics into the articles/blogs.
  • Wrote interesting posts for the company's various clients' Google+ Social Media Accounts.
  • Created monthly Excel spreadsheets to help manage when the clients' Google+ Accounts and the number of posts they needed posted.
  • Used BrightLocal to monitor the ranking of the company's clients' keywords.
  • Learned how to use Trusted Manager's Base Camp to organize To-Dos between co-workers in the company.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Arts
BA
English
2

SEO Specialist/content Writer

Manage up to 6 websites using up-to-date SEO techniques to increase traffic and improve site rankings

  • Track weekly site ranking and visits through Google Analytics and SEMrush to improve organic searching
  • Write up to 30 pieces of content weekly using SEO keywords drawn from Google Analytics and post through MySQL and FTP
  • Oversee content writing team, delegate assignments, edit work for grammatical proficiency and quality of content
  • Assist in the hiring and interview process of a number of candidates, train new interns and reviewing progress with hiring
  • Proficient in Hootsuite, FTP, MySQL, SEMrush, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, WebMasters, Notepad++, Wordpress; basic HTML
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Arts
BA
English, Womens Studies
3

News and Content Writer

Creates custom content including daily finance and industry news, press releases, blog posts, ebooks, newsletters and event materials for major banks, insurance providers and financial institutions

  • Project/ content coordinator and SEO specialist
  • Promoted to upper-level writer after 3 months; currently in training for lead editor role
  • Writes between 80,000 and 100,000 words per month or 4,000 words per day on average
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
4

Web Content Writer/technical Writer

Wrote and edited various documents to enhance company communication.

  • Provided recommendations for new company website, wrote new content, and edited existing content.
  • Developed user guides for physician recruiting database application.
  • Edited newsletters and various online promotional pieces.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Content Writer

Write scripts for the online interactive program that targets core deficit areas that stand in the way of school, social, and life
success for children and young adults with social learning challenges.

  • Focus fundamental skills needed to become socially competent
  • Integrate many components including: hidden rules, video modeling, self-regulation, and problem solving to help the user and adult understand concept and make gains towards application of skills.
  • Create teaching tips for each lesson to assist the adult working with the user to expand on each lesson.
  • Create printables and extentions of lessons for generalization of the presented skills.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Applied Behavior Analysis
BA
Liberal Studies
MA
Special Education
6

Training Content Writer

Assist Field Improvement Team and Field Management with the development of training and field educational materials including user manuals, PowerPoints, help documentation, instructions for field personnel and quick reference guides

  • Update and formatted existing training documentation to a more user friendly format
  • Create short videos to be used as training aides using Camtasia Studio
  • Work in small and large group settings to develop, validate and review writing deliverables. Included interfacing with the project teams, support teams, subject matter experts, and training personnel to solidify understanding and clarity of training materials
  • Assist in conducting on-site training
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Communication
7

Web Content Writer, Environmental Blogger

Curated and created web content for official OEC site

  • Complemented organization's state legislative agenda with relevant blog content
  • Researched and fact-checked empirical data
  • Tracked media mentions of organization and key employees
  • Worked with short deadlines and covered time-sensitive material
  • Identified relevant sources and conducted interviews
  • Condensed large amounts of technical information into news stories
  • Took on-site photos to accompany stories
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science
8

Account Manager / Content Writer

My role as an account manager has many different aspects that include working with our highest spending clients to ensure their projects are managed properly and deadlines are met.

  • Communicate professionally on a daily basis with top clients.
  • Conduct meetings to plan out projects with sales, management, editorial, and project coordinator teams.
  • Work closely with sales reps and VP of sales to provide clients with best services to meet their standards, but also fit within their budget.
  • Communicate with authors to ensure deadlines are met and assist them with questions.
  • Work with our European offices to manage international projects.
  • Work with Excel programmers to develop macros that can increase efficiencies on large projects.
  • Write quality content for clients from all industries (blogs, articles, website content, social media posts, etc.).
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
HS
High School Diploma
English
Design
9

Content Writer

  • Write and publish 94+ blog posts concerning the latest PPC, SEO, social media, and other online marketing strategies for the [company name] internet marketing blog.
  • Authored top #1 and #2 most popular, highest traffic-driving [company name] blog posts of 2013; authored [company name]'s highest performing blog posts for January, February, March, and April of 2014.
  • Listed as one of Sparkah's Top 100 SEO Copywriters for 2013.
  • Wrote blog posts that hold top #1, #2, and #3 positions in Google SERPs for several popular keywords including: predictive search, squeeze pages, Facebook marketing.
  • Syndicated and featured as a guest blogger on industry-leading web marketing sites such as PPC Hero, Compete, Business2 Community, and Distilled, writing 20+ guest posts across unique domains.
  • Create, edit, and optimize 70+ pages of evergreen content in order to improve SEO ranking for specific keywords.
  • Run marketing email metric reports and SEO analytic reports, collect data with Marketo, Salesforce, Google Analytics, and Google Webmaster tools.
  • Assist in designing landing pages, lead forms, and organizing email lead nurture campaigns. Also create, organize, and manage weekly Performance Tip e-mails.
  • Contribute to several link-building efforts to increase SEO ranking, successfully reaching out to over 100 contacts in promotion of our "Most Expensive Keywords" infographic and resulting in article being featured on Wired.
  • Research data for [company name]'s company-produced infographics and provide design feedback and suggestions.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English Literature, Visual Arts
10

Content Writer and Digital Assistant

Created original content for [company name] online.

  • Interviewed talent for features.
  • Created copy for NYLON Shop.
  • Assisted Web/Digital Department.
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Creative Writing

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