Content Writer, Editor, Marketer
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: New York University
Field of study: Professional, Business, & Technical Writing

Content Writer, Editor, Marketer

Rachel Hirschhaut, MS

Writer, editor, project coordinator, Marketing-Communications strategist, and brand storyteller across industries. Consultant to mission-driven nonprofits, emerging startups, and media organizations.

Marketing Content Writer (Contractor), Dramatic Health
2020 - Present (11 months +)
·Created whitepapers on state-of-the art video-production technologies that enable companies to create effective healthcare videos remotely
·Wrote website and email-marketing content on timely healthcare topics, including Dramatic Health's new COVID-19 Educational Video Series
·Performed business development research to identify new prospective clients in medical and pharmaceutical fields

Communications and Research Assistant, Quorum Philanthropies
2019 - Present (1 year 11 months +)
·Researches philanthropic giving, Corporate Social Responsibility, sustainability, civic engagement, and government effectiveness for a new cross-sector social policy think tank
·Writes and edits public-facing Communications content
·Monitors media coverage of relevant issues

Summer Marketing Associate, Pawlicy Advisor
Jun 2019 - Oct 2019 (5 months)
·Wrote marketing, technical, and informational content to educate consumers about pet insurance ·Designed articles for new website in HTML, using UI/UX research data
·Performed SEO keyword research on pet insurance topics to drive content strategy
·Assisted founders in securing new seed funding from venture capital firms

Marketing Communications Fellow, The New York Community Trust
Apr 2018 - Jun 2019 (1 year 3 months)
·Created and edited press releases, op-eds, and newsletter articles on philanthropy, public policy, and the local and national nonprofit sector
·Collaborated with Donor Services team to analyze donor demographics and improve communications with clients
·Tracked Google Analytics and website traffic to measure audience engagement
·Evaluated long-term success of grants, with findings delivered in a final presentation

Project Assistant/Contractor, WinterWyman
2016 - 2017 (2 years)
·Supported large publishing editorial team in reviewing, validating & updating data in CMS
·Performed a high volume of data entry utilizing Excel and Google Drive
·Provided Development, Communications, and general administrative support to local and national nonprofits including Orbis International, EngenderHealth, YAI, and Friends of Hudson River Park ·Proofread and copyedited fundraising appeals
·Entered donor data & donations into Raiser's Edge

Staff Writer, News and Copy Editor, Brandeis University
2011 - 2015 (5 years)
·Wrote and edited News, Opinions, & Features articles for The Brandeis Hoot, an award-winning weekly campus newspaper
·Served as an editor of Wander, a literary journal for students abroad
·Assisted in production & layout using Adobe InDesign

New York University
MS in Professional Writing, Business/Corporate Communications
2017 - 2020
Coursework in Corporate-Organizational Communications, PR, business and financial writing, health, medical, and science writing, content design, data visualization, & UI/UX

Brandeis University
Bachelor of Arts - BA, English and Journalism
2011 - 2015
Winner of Epstein-Schindler Scholarship for the study of the humanities abroad

Licenses & Certifications
Google Analytics Certification - Google
Content Marketing Certification - HubSpot

Corporate Communications • Organizational Communications • Public Relations • Social Media • Content Management • WordPress • Copy Editing • Proofreading • Project Management • Research