TANYA SADLER

Writing


EDITOR, TECHNICAL WRITER, BLOG WRITER, TRANSLATION, CREATIVE WRITING, FEATURES WRITING

  • Writing
  • — Business and Entrepreneurship
  • — Entertainment (Media kits; Profiles/Bios; Press Releases; Reviews)
  • — Lifestyle (Health; Wellness; Self-improvement; Beauty; Sex; Relationships)
  • — Retail (Catalog Copy; Case Studies)
  • — B2B & B2C Content
  • Editing
  • — Quality Assurance & On-screen Review
  • — Technical (Business; Management consulting; Manufacturing; Lean; OpEx; Customer-facing digital learning solutions)
  • Translation & Transcription
  • — Technical (Business; Management consulting; Manufacturing; Lean; OpEx)
 
 

The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.

ABOUT TANYA SADLER

I’m a committed and enthusiastic editor and writer with more than 10 years' experience, an exceptionally keen eye for detail, and a deep passion for my craft.

My writing experience lies largely within the digital sphere. My writing niches include business, education, entertainment, and lifestyle.

My editing experience is also mainly digital, with a niche focus on e-learning and customer-facing digital content.

I always go that extra mile to do the best job possible, and have made a promise to myself to always hand over good quility work done with dedication, care and loyalty.

My CV is below and you can check out my online portfolio here: tpotgieter9.wixsite.com/mysite

MY EDUCATION

1999 – 2001
Rand Afrikaans University (RAU): BA in Journalism
Majors: English, Journalism

MY EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

03/2019 - present
Freelance Editor at Cognician
Editing online coaching guides by performing onscreen reviews (OSR), which involve the following:

• Editing and refining this customer-facing digital content for optimal knowledge transfer and a quality
learner/user experience
• Ensuring a high level of content accuracy and quality
• Ensuring full compliance with style guides and project requirements
• Making sure writing is consistent and appropriate for the identified audience
• Ensuring a high standard of language quality
• Ensuring all content is consistent with the company’s Socratic methodology
• Functionality testing to eliminate any performance errors


02/2019 – present
Freelance Transcriber/Rewriter at EY Catalyst
Transcribing audio of corporate dialogue, and rewriting this transcription for specified business-related purposes.


06/2017 – present
Freelance Digital Content Editor at EY Catalyst

Responsibilities include:
• Editing and refining customer-facing digital content for optimal knowledge transfer and a quality learner/user
experience
• Ensuring a high level of content accuracy and quality
• Ensuring full compliance with style guides and project requirements
• Making sure writing is consistent and appropriate for the identified audience


04/2017 – 07/2017
Freelance QA Editor at The LRMG Performance Agency
Performing Quality Assurance (QA) editing on a range of management consulting- and learning solutions.

Responsibilities included:
• Functionality testing to eliminate any performance errors
• Ensuring all content is consistent
• Ensuring a high standard of language quality
• Ensuring full compliance with style guides and project requirements


03/2017 – 03/2017
Freelance Translator for Marianne Kapp
Translating 17 pages of dialogue, from Afrikaans into English.


03/2007 – 02/2017
Content Writer/Editor at TEAMtalk Media

Responsibilities included:
• Writing and editing digital content for client syndication and in-house websites
• Editing a diverse range of internally developed digital content
• Managing quality standards, including consistency in writing style and tone
• Sourcing and editing images and multimedia
• Managing content within a CMS
• Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
• Translating content between English and Afrikaans as required

Efficient organisation and time management were essential in this fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.


05/2012 – 09/2012
Freelance Afrikaans Entertainment Writer for Kagiso Media
Writing Afrikaans biographies for a comprehensive database of South African musicians for website, Ja.fm.


11/2006 – 03/2007
Content Writer at 365Digital Publishing
Creating an assortment of content for digital syndication.

The work required:
• An understanding of HTML and basic web technologies
• Proficiency with a CMS
• Efficient work in a fast-paced, deadline-,driven environment


12/2004 – 02/2006
Technical Writer/Learning Developer at Laragh Courseware
Creating content for e-learning courses on a variety of subjects ranging from business to IT.


07/2004 – 12/2004
Proofreader at FormsXPress Printing Centre
Editing and proofreading a diverse range of client content before print production.


MY TOOL AND TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

• Microsoft Office Suite
• Google Suite
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Acrobat Reader
• Sharepoint
• Wordpress
• Shopify
• Content Management Systems
• HTML
 
 

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SKILLS

  • Writing
  • — Business and Entrepreneurship
  • — Entertainment (Media kits; Profiles/Bios; Press Releases; Reviews)
  • — Lifestyle (Health; Wellness; Self-improvement; Beauty; Sex; Relationships)
  • — Retail (Catalog Copy; Case Studies)
  • — B2B & B2C Content
  • Editing
  • — Quality Assurance & On-screen Review
  • — Technical (Business; Management consulting; Manufacturing; Lean; OpEx; Customer-facing digital learning solutions)
  • Translation & Transcription
  • — Technical (Business; Management consulting; Manufacturing; Lean; OpEx)