ALLY RAE VAN SICLEN
Writer and Editor for Editorial and Marketing Content
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☕︎ Work History Self-Employed March 2011-Present
Freelance Writer • Research, write, edit, and promote editorial and marketing content for independent businesses. • Contribute to blogs and websites for public interests groups and organizations. • Edit content and grammar for novels, websites, short stories, and print advertisements. • Write comedy sketches and short plays for performance groups and teams. • Write and publish creative short fiction and narrative essays. • Freelance contributor to VICE Magazine. • Freelance copywriter for Flicker Creative.
National Fundraising Copywriter and Digital Content Specialist • Researched and wrote SEO optimized website content and blog posts. Management Jan 2016 - May 2016 • Adhered to strict editorial schedule of writing and editing long form articles for weekly blog and content publication deadlines. • Wrote e-mail marketing templates to motivate action, leading to increased link-building success of marketing team. • Improved for company’s digital ad campaigns through direct marketing, social media outreach, and content marketing. • Maintained company’s numerous social media accounts using platform management tools to promote national services with regionally specific web content. VICE Magazine Editorial Intern and Contributing Writer Jan 2012- May 2015 • Researched, wrote, and edited articles for magazine and website. • Pitched daily article proposals for featured print and online content. • Contributed to daily web column that documented interviews with everyday people answering difficult questions. • Line-edited and fact-checked articles for monthly print publication. • Compiled and presented content research and background reports for book, film, and music reviews. • Transcribed interviews. ✎ Education Aug 2009- May 2013
The Pratt Institute BFA in Writing for Performance and Production. Minor: Performance Studies Highest Honors
Professional resume of writing career.