Being a proactive writer with over six years of experience in writing original and high-quality content, I have a passion for content writing! Things such as miraculous write-ups, prolific blog posts, articles etc captivate my attention and inspire me. My writing and editing acumen is above par and creativity is something which comes to me naturally! Core Competencies: Creative thinking and writing Editing and proofreading Research competencies Copy writing Product profiles and descriptions Blog writing Web content writing Leadership skills Critical analysis of content Technical writing Logical reasoning Analytical and strategic thinking EDUCATION Royal Holloway, University of London, UK MA English Literature 2008-09 Completed dissertation on ‘Selfhood through Sexuality in Romeo and Juliet and Othello’.
Completed comprehensive research
Delivered 15000 word dissertation within strict deadlines, published for the library at Royal Holloway, University of London Analysed and created the following publishing level write-ups:
The Sources of As You Like It: Adaptation and Transformation
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: Rigours of Retaliation
The Debilitating Effects of Indulgence: Antony and Cleopatra
The Importance of Being Earnest: A Metaphor of Satire
The Tempest: Epitome of Analogies Delivered presentations using verbal, visual and electronic mediums to audience that included scholars, researchers and others. Lyallpur Khalsa College, GNDU, Jalandhar, Punjab BA (English Honours) 2005-08 Attained Degree with Distinction. Silver medal in B.A (2nd year) for achieving the second position in Humanities. WORK EXPERIENCE
Senior Content Writer at Transparency Market Research Pvt. Ltd. April 2015 – Present Wrote press releases, marketing collateral, report descriptions, templates, blogs, articles, etc. on different categories to boost traffic on company's website Composed daily news reports on varied categories such as public sector, medical devices, food and beverages, technology and media, consumer goods,etc. Composed crisp blogs and articles on trending topics Prepared quality content for numerous domains as per the requirement of the company Created company-relevant infographics for social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook
Worked closely with the SEO team for producing quality and search-engine friendly website content Worked as the POC for research templates and guided the other team members on drafting the same Worked closely with the business development team for setting long-term strategies for effectual content distribution and creation Content Writer at Kayako Helpdesk Pvt. Ltd, Jalandhar, Punjab Dec 2011 – Jan 2015 Writer as well as the editor for case studies, testimonials, press releases, blog posts, product catalogs, job openings, articles, brochures, employee handbook and technical content for the company website. http://www.kayako.com/customers/ Managed and mentored a team of 5 in preparing internal and external communications including announcements, presentations, technical documentation, sales support, etc. Wrote content for the internal wiki(for staff use) on the features and processes related to the Kayako product Composed, edited and proofread all company related content as per requirement and checked for grammar and spelling errors Composed efficient and focused web-content which gives readers access to information in a user-friendly manner. Worked with the team on multiple research topics and projects as and when required. Kept a check on positive/negative brand mentions and shared with in-house team and made suggestions accordingly Constantly on the lookout for what's trending and kept abreast with the content trends Associate Content Writer at Kayako Helpdesk Pvt. Ltd., Jalandhar, Punjab July 2011 – Dec 2011 Researched, created and edited web and intranet content from scratch. Utilized industry and organizational knowledge to develop ideas and content for the company blog. Drafted and edited assigned editorials and talking points. Generated, edited and proofread influential, interactive and product thematic content for the company website. Gained understanding of in-house content creation tools and quality standards. Freelance Writer, London, United Kingdom Nov 2009 – Dec 2010 Produced a wide-range of writing services to various clients, businesses, publications and websites, including: resumes and cover letters, chapter summaries, academic papers, articles, writing prompts, press releases, how- to articles, lesson plans. COMPUTER PROFICIENCY
I am proficient in MS Office especially MS Word, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.
Received the Phoenix Award for an outstanding performance in Transparency Market Research Attended international seminars all around United Kingdom, representing Royal Holloway’s English Society, London. Worked as the editor of my school and college magazine. Participated in creative writing from time to time. Participated in the internet and web designing conducted by the post graduate department of Computer science and I.T. at Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar. Participated in The Golden Jubilee Painting Competition and Certificate of Excellency awarded by Colonel Education Headquarters 11 corps. INTERESTS An ardent reader of books and fashion magazines Nature lover References available on request.