Professional experience

Skilled policy writer, content writer and communicator

I’m a skilled Freelance technical writer/editor with 20+ years’ experience in writing, editing, marketing and communications.

Rapco

  • Rapco: Relevant and Articulate Publicity and Communications.

  • I set up Rapco in 2008 to help businesses and the Government to create clear, easy to read content for websites and communications.

  • Specialty areas: Policy writing, business, compliance, digital/web content, plain English and technical.

  • I write for clients like the NZ Defence Force, Human Rights Commission, NZ Police, MBIE, NZTA, Maritime NZ, Immigration NZ and Standards NZ.

  • My writing has also been published in many sector specific trade magazines.

  • I provide these freelance services: Technical writing, operational policy development, content writing, editing and developing communications materials for businesses.

Recent contracts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (BCA in marketing and management).

  • Diploma in Business.

  • NZ Cert Management.

Recent professional development

  • TCANZ training 2021: Six principles that make your content better immediately.

  • TCANZ training 2020: Scoping your documentation projects.

  • Write Group training 2021: User Manuals and Instructions.

  • PRINZ 2017 Certificate of Practice in PR and Communications Management.

  • Trained by Contented, Write Ltd and PRINZ, 2008 to 2016:
    Writing plain English business content, Web content, Accessible content, SEO content for websites, Social media content, Mobile content, and News content.

Professional memberships

  • Member of TechCommNZ since 2017: TechCommNZ profile — Rosalie Chamberlain

  • Member of the NZ Society of Authors and Writers Association since January 2018.

  • Member of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) 2008 - 2018.

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