Lauren Liebowitz


Marketing Copywriter
3/10–Present    St. Edward’s University   Austin, Texas

Took a lead role developing a new voice and writing copy for award-winning admissions recruitment stream
Conducted video interviews with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the campus community; helped film and edit these videos
Extensive proofreading, editing, and fact-checking of materials from many offices on campus
Wrote articles for the university magazine, including feature articles
Created scripts and talking points for campus events and the university president

Freelance Copywriter and Editor
7/08–Present    Self-Employed    Austin, Texas

Worked for many different clients, juggling various projects and meeting very strict (and often short) deadlines
Wrote numerous product descriptions, ranging from jewelry to luxury real estate
Edited academic papers and essays for professors and PhD candidates
Followed clients’ specific guidelines to produce consistent documents
Interviewed subjects to create professional website copy in accordance with client’s original design

Contract SEO Copywriter
9/08–3/09   HomeAway    Austin, Texas

Optimized existing site content
Wrote targeted, optimized articles on a variety of subjects
Adhered to existing copywriting voice, working with a team to build new content

E-Commerce Copywriter
10/07–7/08    Zale Corporation    Irving, Texas

Wrote creative descriptions of hundreds of products
Developed a new voice for the company’s online presence
Proofread and revised existing content
Improved online sales within first four months

5/06–10/07    WebDex, Inc.    Carrollton, Texas

Wrote, edited and proofread press releases, internal and external communications, official documentation, and website copy
Performed keyword research and search engine optimization for client websites
As the sole copywriter, organized and managed my own work while working closely within the production team
Adapted my writing style to suit each project and each client’s needs

Education and Honors

2014–present, University of Southern Maine
Stonecoast MFA  in Creative Writing (Popular Fiction focus)

2002–2006, University of Texas at Dallas
B.A, Literary Studies (English) major / Creative Writing minor
Graduated summa cum laude (3.9 GPA) in University Honors Program

Writing Skills

Storytelling; it’s all storytelling
Skilled at developing new voices
Versatile; able to switch voice and style
Impeccable grammar
Marketing copywriting
Web content copywriting
Copy editing
Efficient, thorough research skills
90+ WPM typing speed

Software Skills

Microsoft Office Suite
Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and InDesign
Sony Movie Studio

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