Relevant and articulate publicity and communications

Creating clear, plain English content

Freelancer – Technical writing, policy, editing, and communications  in Wellington.

I help businesses and the Government to create clear, easy to read communications. I support projects to communicate change and launch new websites or systems.

  • Writing plain English content for websites and a range of channels.
  • Making complex information simple.
  • Simplifying processes, policies and procedures.
  • Helping communications and project teams to engage with stakeholders.
  • Providing specialist writing, editing and communications support to IT, website redevelopment and change management projects.
Specialty areas: Business, digital/web content, plain English, technical. Now writing my first novel!

Services and latest contracts

Freelance content writing, policy, editing and communications services, for example:

  • NZ Police (2018): Senior Technical Writer/Policy/Communications, Te Pae Oranga/Iwi Community Panels.
  • MBIE (2017 - 2018): Technical Writer, Health Safety and Security hub project, providing plain English writing services.
  • Standards NZ (2018): Technical Writer for Touchstone website.
  • NZ Companies Office (2017): Developing Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Plans to launch new Companies Office fees on 1 July 2017 and new websites.
  • NZTA (2016): Providing specialist communications support for the business case phase of the Hyperion Replacement Project
  • Immigration NZ (2015): Converting technical visa content into plain English for the Website Redevelopment Project
  • Consumer Affairs (2014): Writing plain English content to reflect changes to consumer and fair trading laws
  • Business.govt.nz (2013) : Converting technical material from government agencies into plain English summaries for a new Compliance Matters tool
  • Standards NZ (2008-2015): Promoting the benefits of NZ and international standards, including content for the Touchstone website, feature articles, case studies and social media/LinkedIN updates.
See my portfolio for examples and check out my recommendations. 
Member of the Technical Communications Association of NZ  (see my writer profile) and the NZ Society of Authors and Writers Association (see my author profile).

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