Freelance Writer and Social Media Manager
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Location: Jersey City, NJ, USA
School: Marshal University
Major: Elementary Education

Freelance Writer and Social Media Manager

Jennifer Belcher------------ / ------------ Jersey City, NJ, United States ------------ ♦ jennifer-belcher-812305127 (LinkedIn) ♦ justwritejen (Instagram)
Freelance Writer And Content Creator
Experienced and professional freelance writer, social media content manager, proofreader, editor and copywriter for a variety of clients. Creates valuable content, compelling articles, written work, website content, promotional copy and influential social media posts. Able to meet the needs of a variety of clients with a collaborative, compassionate and goal- driven understanding of what you want to achieve.
Key Skills
Expert in education and pet content
Social Media management
Experienced blogger and web content creator
Years of writing and editing academic work
Have written articles for a variety of publications and online sources 20+ plus years of proofreading work
Creative writing
Experience
Blog Creator and Social Media Manager – BGT Enterprises (The Brunswick Center), Jersey City, NJ
Present
Create weekly blog content for website which showcases the individual businesses, clients, and overall purpose of the center within the community.
Re-brand and revitalize social media accounts to improve community knowledge and drive increasing traffic to the center Work with developer and individual businesses to effectively achieve company's goals in their community outreach and presence
Develop media content through interviews, photo/video sessions, and regular communication with businesses
Contributing Writer – ChicPea JC, Jersey City, NJ 04/2019 – Present Pet and education content writer for local blog and social brand with 50,000 readers per month and 16,000 Instagram followers
Work with company CEO/Founder and editor to create specific content focused on local Jersey City community
Conduct research about local pet and education scene for site content
Develop and promote pet meetups to promote local pet culture and create publicity for blog
Social Media Consultant – Private Client, Jersey City, NJ In depth analysis of social media content
Regular consultation to increase client's influence
Editing and revising of social media posts
Present
Contributing Writer – Scholastic Corporation, New York, NY
Developed an online article detailing ways in which educators can use their products to create socio-emotional learning among students.
12/2018
Contributing Writer – Trip Copy, United States Developed written and jpeg content for travel company Created itineraries
Content Creator – Private Client, Atlanta, GA
Helped client to create effective web content for personal business Bio for business page on Psychology Today
Contributing Writer – American Dancer, United States
Wrote promotional article for dance competition as a feature in magazine Helped generate business and new clients for the competition organizers
Publications
11/2018 03/2012 – Present 10/2012
Spreading kindness: Teaching SEL with Scholastic News. ------------, J. (2018).
Teacher learning in a digital writing camp. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 23(4), 583-607- Zoch, M., Myers, J., and Belcher, J. (2015).
Teachers’ engagement with new literacies as support for implementing technology in the English/Language Arts classroom. Contemporary Issues in Technology Education, 17(1), Zoch, M., Myers, J., & Belcher, J. (2017).
Presentations
Effective Writing Instruction in the Age of CCSS. Presented at the North Carolina Reading Association State Conference. Langston-Demott,B. & Belcher, J. (2014, March).
The Identity Work of Young Writers in a New Literacies Writing Camp. Presented at the Literacy Research Association conference in Dallas, Texas. Vetter, A., Zoch, M., Martin, N., Mangrum, J., Lambert, C., Myers, J., Meacham, M., Adams, M., Langston,B., &Belcher, J. (2013, December)
Guided Math for the Primary Grades. Presentation at the meeting of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Greensboro, NC. Belcher, J. (2013, October).
E3:Dynamic Teaching Strategies and Pedagogy That Close the Achievement Gap and Guarantee Student Success in Early Literacy. Presentation at the North Carolina Reading Association State Conference. Belcher, J. & Doyle, E. (2012, March).
Guided Math in the Kindergarten Classroom. Presentation at the Common Core Math Lead teacher training with Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC. Belcher, J. (2011, October).
Reading Readiness for Kindergarten Students. Presentation at the 2011 Summer Training Institute for Principals Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC. Belcher, J. & Doyle, E. (2011, July).
Education
KEAN UNIVERSITY
Union, New JerseyCompletion date: Spring 2019
Post-Masters Certificate in Supervision and Doctorate Classes in Curriculum and Leadership Spring 2018-Present
4.0 GPA

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA GREENSBORO
Greensboro, North Carolina
Graduate student seeking Doctor of Philosophy in Teacher Education/High Education with a Specialization in Language and Literacy Education
Fall 2012-Fall 2015
4.0 GPA
Advisors: Samuel Miller, PhD and Melody Zoch, PhD
MARSHALL UNIVERSITY GRADUATE COLLEGE
South Charleston, West Virginia Master of Arts Elementary Education May 2010, Summa Cum Laude
4.0 GPA
WEST VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Institute, West Virginia
Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education with a minor in Social Studies 5-9 May 2007, Magna Cum Laude
3.75 GPA

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