Nancy Cozine     
  Creative Copywriter     

Over 10 years of diverse experience...

Work Experience

           

Copywriter

5/2011 - 9/2013  EK Success Brands, Clifton, NJ            

§  Developed digital, eCommerce and print copy for all 11 brands of EK Success, a creative company that produces innovative consumer products for scrapbooking, paper crafts, jewelry making and kids’ activities under well known brands and licenses including Martha Stewart Crafts, American Girl Crafts, Disney and K&Company. Responsible for providing B2B copy for use in catalogs, email blasts and presentations, as well as for B2C vehicles including product descriptions for online retail, in-store signage and product packaging. Managed and mentored college intern. Responsible for managing workflow and budget of freelance copywriting personnel.

Freelance Copywriter

12/2007 - Present  Revolution Digital (formally DataPostive), Morristown, NJ           

§ Provide copywriting skills to mid-size digital agency. Responsible for creating copy, proofreading and editing various e-media projects including promotional email, website content, eNewsletters and social media accounts.  Clients include business to consumer companies and pharmaceutical firms.


Client & Creative Services

10/2007 - 5/2011  InGroup, Inc., Wyckoff, NJ            

§  Provide project management and copywriting support to boutique marketing/advertising/public relations agency. Project management responsibilities include client support and follow-up, tracking progress of projects, and various other related services. Copywriting responsibilities include creating copy, proofreading and editing various types of media including Web-based (websites, social media consisting of Facebook, Twitter and blogs); newsletters; press releases; and print advertisements. Clients include non-profit organizations, educational institutions and commercial businesses. Company also serves as public outreach sub-contractor on several federal transportation projects.

           

Marketing Copywriter

4/2003 - 9/2007  Siemens Hearing Instruments, Piscataway, NJ                                                                                

§  Responsible for creating and editing copy for new and existing projects for the marketing department, as well as overseeing compliance to company style guide. Provided copy for company website, various multi-media projects, product literature, advertisements and more. Served as project manager on a variety of projects including a monthly promotional newsletter and weekly e-newsletter.

Freelance Copywriter

10/2002 - 3/2004  InGroup, Inc., Hackensack, NJ       

§  Provide copywriting skills to boutique marketing/advertising/public relations agency. Responsible for creating copy, proofreading and editing various types of media including newsletters, press releases and print advertisements.  Clients include non-profit organizations, educational institutions and commercial businesses.

Copywriter

1/2002 - 4/2002  Brylane, New York, NY                      

§  Responsible for all aspects of copy for women's specialty sized mail order catalog from conception to print. Transposed merchandise buyer information into "customer-friendly" copy.

Freelance copywriter

2/1999 - 6/2002  True North, Inc., New York, NY          

§  Developed copy for various types of online advertisements including banner ads, emails and print ads.

Copywriter

6/1998 - 1/2002  Popular Club Plan, Inc., Garfield, NJ      

§  Under the guidance of a copy editor, responsible for all aspects of ready-to-wear copy and marketing pieces from conception to print including transposing buyer/marketing information into working copy, proofreading and editing. Worked closely with buyers and art directors to complete several catalogs per year, as well as, new marketing pieces to recruit customers.

Freelance Copywriter

6/2002 - 4/2003  Popular Club Plan, Inc., Garfield, NJ       

§  Provided copywriting and proofing for ready-to-wear and domestic merchandise.

Administrative Assistant

8/1996 - 6/1998  United Advertising Publications, Mountainside, NJ                                                                                      

§  Provided administrative support to the Regional Sales Director and sales staff. Responsible for all aspects of office management, processing contracts, magazine pagination and new ad insertion. Assisted graphic designer with ad layouts. Designed ads for publication, as well as, proofreading and copywriting.

Education

5/1996  Felician College, Lodi, NJ

§  Bachelor's Degree

§  Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List - six semesters, Honors scholar, Kappa Gamma Pi- honor society, Excellence in English award, Who's Who Among American Colleges-1996

Skills

MS Word (Intermediate)  

MS Excel (Intermediate)     

MS PowerPoint (Intermediate)   

CMS  (Experience in both off-the-shelf software and custom CMS admin)                      

HTML (Basic)

PhotoShop (Beginner)        

Website Builder