Writer #8046
Northvale, NJ
4 Star Rating
34 Love Lists
25 Clients
42,000 Words
Doug 's career spans over 45 years and covers a wide range of experience including copywriting, sales promotion writing, and account management. Areas of expertise include technical , manufacturing, medical, automotive, and retail sales promotion.

He has done copywriting and design for electronics, automotive, medical and manufacturing clients as well a creating corporate training materials for an SAP implementation , telecommunications, and wireless services. Work experience includes project management for IT and manufacturing, as well as creating corporate wireless strategy and policy for a multinational corporation.

Doug's writing style ranges from high tech, to conversational to sales orientated depending on client requirements and he is very deadline focused, and accepts revisions when needed as just another step in making the " Perfect" statement.

Highlights

Endorsements
4
Orders
70
Last Login
12/8/16
Elite Skills
2
Samples
3

Douglas A's Auto Industry Experience

31 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

While working for a retail advertising agency one of the accounts was Volkswagen Of America. There was a companion publication for Porsche/Audi. Volkswagen was aggressively expanding their dealer network and that included their parts and service departments. The project consisted of three years writing a 16 page publication, published quarterly, promoting parts, accessories, dealer service plus helpful tips to motorists on self maintenance, trip planning, and numerous other topics. Also included were retail copy segments for specific products including tires, wiper blades, roof racks, and everything else a customer might purchase through the dealer.

Industry Projects

  • Consumer Goods100+
  • Auto20+
  • Manufacturing10+

Summary of Industry Experience

Consumer Goods

1-While working for a retail advertising agency, responsibilities included creating weekly promotions for a 55 store chain, grand opening concepts and business to business ads. Additional work in electronics included business to business promotions for an electronics manufacturer. All of these materials were sales driven and required deep involvement in the industries and the client businesses.
2-Additional technical experience includes writing technical home inspection reports. ( Senior member American Society of Home Inspectors).

Auto

While working for a retail advertising agency one of the accounts was Volkswagen Of America. There was a companion publication for Porsche/Audi. Volkswagen was aggressively expanding their dealer network and that included their parts and service departments. The project consisted of three years writing a 16 page publication, published quarterly, promoting parts, accessories, dealer service plus helpful tips to motorists on self maintenance, trip planning, and numerous other topics. Also included were retail copy segments for specific products including tires, wiper blades, roof racks, and everything else a customer might purchase through the dealer.

Manufacturing

For over ten years as an employee of a global high technology manufacturer of medical equipment and supplies the responsibilities included creating corporate training materials in both hard copy and electronic formats as well as conducting training classes. Subject matter was varied as there was considerable diversity of the responsibilities.

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