Elizabeth Schreckenberg

Professional Writing Services

My Resume

  I have been writing professionally for the past 20 years. Whether you need a writer or a proofreader, I can probably help.
  4/13-Present                         Freelance Writer/Editor

  • Write for various marketing firms and content companies. Industries have included retail, manufacturing, residential services, health care, and more.
  • Write parenting articles and blogs for local publications and organizations.
  • Manage and write personal parenting blog, Who Stole My Bonbons?

12/08-9/17           Contributing Writer, Belleville News-Democrat

  • Wrote feature articles for Lipstik Magazine, a women’s lifestyle publication distributed to more than 120,000 readers in the St. Louis metro east area. Stories covered local family entertainment, health topics, and female-owned businesses.
  • Wrote and edited advertorials for Abode Magazine, a publication geared toward area homeowners. Clients included Rothman Furniture, Dillard’s, and The Bedroom Store, as well as small businesses around the metro east.

3/99- 11/01           Marketing Communications Specialist, Incyte          

  • Developed brochures, catalogs, newsletters, direct mailers, and press releases geared toward the pharmaceutical research industry.
  • Managed a team of freelance writers and technical support representatives to ensure that all customer manuals were accurate and consistent. Also worked with a design firm to oversee layout and printing of manuals and other customer documents.
  • Proofread and edited scientific articles for publication in research journals.
  • Managed trafficking of all departmental projects, from gathering data, to purchasing direct mail lists, to writing copy and working with design firm to create visually sound literature.

4/97-3/99           Technical Writer, A.G. Edwards and Sons

  • Developed and edited training manuals and reference guides used by students in Information Technology training classes.
  • Wrote feature articles for and produced weekly online newsletter for department of 1,000 professionals.
  • Interviewed company executives to write corporate communication pieces regarding new technology in financial service offerings.
Education 8/95-12/98                     Webster University                    St. Louis, MO

  • B.A. in English, emphasis in Writing as a Profession
  • Minor in Media Communications
  • Graduated Cum Laude, GPA 3.8

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