Solomiya G S

Solomiya G

Toronto, Ontario

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Education:


University of Toronto; School of Continuing Studies Marketing Certificate

University of Toronto; St. George Campus Honours Bachelor of Arts in English & Business

GPA:4.0

Honours: Building Canadian Leaders: Donald S. McKeracher Scholarship in Rotman Commerce ($2,400),

Building Canadian Leaders: The Victor G. Dodig Scholarship in Rotman Commerce ($500), Delta Tau Delta

Leadership Award ($3,000), and The Ted Rogers Leadership Scholarship ($2,500)

Relevant Course Work: U.S. Government, Quantitative Reasoning, Management Strategy, U.S. Foreign Policy

Relevant Case Studies: Real Life Consulting Project (RLCP) for the Canadian Italian Business and Professional

Association (CIBPA), American Foreign Affairs Development Through the 45th Election

Experience:

Copywriter & Editor Toronto, ON Contracted August 2016 – Present

Over 6 years of experience as a professional in-house and contracted content writer, copywriter, editor, technical writer, and proof-reader

Specialization in writing copy for website collateral and customer-facing communications, including stories for newsletters, emails, UX copy, social captions, and promotions for an array of brands in various industries

Research, analyze, and formulate written content for a variety of businesses while upholding each unique brand voice

Mastery in copywriting to advertise the marketable characteristics of a company by identifying the audiences and consulting quality research

Leadership experience in managing writers, alongside working as a collaborative team player

Outstanding grammar, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary, and proofreading skills

Experience checking, formatting, spacing, positioning, alignment, colour usage, etc.

Flexibility in writing and editing for different project types (instructional versus creative copy), platforms (digital,

UX, and print), and business models (B2B, B2C, and SaaS)

Professional in various writing styles depending on specification and project aim in order to uphold brand voice

Able to swiftly take orders and produce content by given deadlines while simultaneously multi-tasking on different

assignments

Exceptional cross-functionality collaborating with multiple departments within a company

Written for brands such as The Four Seasons Hotel & Resort, Dolce Magazine, Condé Nast – Traveler, Elle, Valnet

Inc., Estée Lauder, The Hudsons Bay, SSENSE, Marriot, BlueBay Grand Esmeralda, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruises, SEPHORA, Vegamour & The Hazelton Hotel

 

EHS Inc. Toronto, ON Technical Editor & Proofreader April 2018 – June 2021

Managed day-to-day editorial responsibilities to ensure accuracy and consistency

Overlooked a broad range of documents including technical, scientific, and financial material

Exceptional research skills by assimilating information into brief impactful content including digital books, survey

reports, articles, scripts, and white pages

Proofread materials including electronic media, presentations, brochures, information inserts, booklets, labels, packaging, etc.

Reviewed content line-by-line to detect errors in spelling, grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, word choice, and formatting while following client and in-house style guides

Fact-check and raise flags about questionable/inconsistent information

Reviewed dimensions, spacing and positioning of page elements to verify adherence to specifications and check for accuracy

Approved revised proofs to ensure that all corrections have been made following style guide and formatting standards by conducting separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data

Ensured quality control by comparing label artwork to an internal information database for accuracy

In-depth knowledge of various style guides (The Chicago Manual of Style, AP, MLA, etc.)

Closely working with the copy writers, designers, and other team-members to coordinate and collaborate on projects

 

Whistling Inc. Toronto, ON E-Commerce Copywriter & Editor September 2016 – March 2018

Managed all facets of the day-to-day editorial process, including assigning projects to freelance writers

Proofread materials including electronic media, presentations, brochures, information inserts, booklets

Conceptualized and created engaging and strategic copy for marketing projects across various channels (e.g., web content, blogs, ads, social media, corporate communications, multi-platform campaigns, brand-building initiatives, etc.)

Produced polished, engaging copy for client mandates and brands - meeting and exceeding the requirements of the creative brief, project specs, and client requirements

Managed and edited copy deliverables to meet editorial best practices and creative standards, adhering to various styles and brand guidelines

Proofread, re-structured, fact-checked and edited a high volume of articles

Interpret client objectives and craft strategic messaging to advance specific goals

Collaborated effectively with teammates (writers, designers, project manager and marketing team)

Optimized published pieces, generating new ideas around industry-related topics and monitoring web traffic and user

engagement

Ensure all digital assets reflect best SEO and SEM practice to increase web traffic

Fadshops Inc. Toronto, ON Marketing Coordinator July 2016 – August 2016

Created quantitative and qualitative targets and strategies for local expansion, including collaborating with stores, restaurants, and hotels under the Four Seasons collective

Directed projects in organizational planning, brand development, and supply chain to assist management in making key decisions

Responsible for producing written content for the Toronto location’s website and social media platforms

Grew client base and domestic partnerships among stores and brands, increasing business by 10-15% each month

Developed social media initiatives through brand development and storytelling to seize new customers

Assisted the Director of Marketing in maximizing revenue through supervising marketing campaigns organized

locally to ensure goals are met

Produced correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, layouts, and scheduled assignments for the team

Coordinated meetings between clients to develop ideas, discuss progress, and set future goals

 

Technical: Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT, Teams, OneNote) FactSet, Basic HTML, Slack, WordPress, CoSchedule, Asana, Canva, HubSpot, Visio, Google Docs, Adobe Acrobat and Apple Keynote

Languages: Fluent in English and Conversational Proficiency in Russian


Skills: Organization, Drafting, Research, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), WordPress, Content Management,

Proofreading, Aesthetic Sensibility, Client Relations, Storytelling, Social Media Integration, Layout & Design

 Interests: Reading, Photography, Chess, Traveling, and Creative Writing


Certifications: Proofreading Certification – Editor’s Canada & SEO Certification – SEMrush Academy

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