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Published author and freelance writer and copywriter. Writes newsletters and ezines, brochures, marketing communications, and resumes.

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Manual & Online Research Telford, PA
Non-fiction; Marketing, Publishing Telford, PA
Marketing & Copywriting Telford, PA
Copywriting & Marketing Communications Telford, PA
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Research & reading, non-fiction books, and nature walks.
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John Kidd (USN/Ret.)
46 W Ridge Avenue
Telford, PA 18969
(215) 399-7335
thesilverpen@msn.com

Technical Writer & Research Specialist

Current Government Security Clearance: Secret (Inactive due to BRAC)

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Retired military shipboard instructor and lesson plan writer turned technical writer, published author, and copywriter. Formulate data collection plans, standard operating procedural manuals, Navy instructions, illustrated parts breakdowns (IPBs), technical manuals, MS PowerPoint presentations, and business development marketing materials. Adept at translating government, engineering, and technical gobbledygook into smooth, simple prose to educate, amaze, and inform a targeted audience. Specialize in government affairs, business development, marketing, and information sciences. Experience includes five+ years with government defense contractor, corporate, and commercial magazines and websites.

• Experience with writing, editing technical documentation (usually user oriented) including: Technical Installation Plans, Technical Installation Reports, Start Up Procedures, Shut Down Procedures, and Back-out Plans among others
• Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, terminology and internally defined Quality Assurance Standards
• Maintain records and files of work and revisions
• Submit and track completed documents for Technical Review and approval
• Edit, standardize or make changes to material prepared by other writers
• Confer with customer representatives and vendors to establish technical specifications and to determine subject material to be developed for publication
• Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content in accordance with regulatory compliance standards

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Silver Pen Consulting, Telford, PA

Prepare brochures,
Education:
Bachelor of Science: Business Management
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John Kidd is located in Telford, PA and has the following skills: Manual & Online Research, Non-fiction; Marketing, Publishing, Marketing & Copywriting, Copywriting & Marketing Communications
Marketing / Sales, Business, Writing / Journalism, Internet / Web
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Manual & Online Research

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Years Experience: 7

Non-fiction; Marketing, Publishing

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Marketing & Copywriting

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