Jennifer Sherowski

1625 NE 57th Ave

Portland, OR 97213

(714) 330-9258

jen.sherowski@gmail.com



Qualifications

  1. *Served as a freelance copywriter generating inspiring creative for high-profile clients—expert deadline meeting and multi-tasking for several brands on a daily basis. Developed a comprehensive clientele through self-motivation and word of mouth. 

  2. *Spent six years as senior editor at an international magazine working with editorial team to create/source & edit content as per deadlines/copy regulations, along with helping strategize the company’s brand identity over multiple channels, from social to events.

  3. *Fully accredited copy editor through Media Bistro’s Copy Editing Certification program.

  4. *Focused on Search Engine Optimization through eCommerce product copy at NikeStore.com and Columbia.com.


Work Experience

2005 to present: Freelance copy writer/copy editor, Portland, Oregon. Generating original and inspiring content for brand voice executions, catalogues, eCommerce, ad campaigns, social media, etc. Clients include Adidas, Teva, Columbia Sportswear, Nike, Quiksilver, Lululemon, Igloo Coolers.


2011 to 2014: Lifestyle blogger, Burton Snowboards’ women’s site: Burtongirls.com. Providing creative, timely lifestyle blogging content on a weekly basis, exploring such topics as travel, health and beauty, style and culture, snowboarding, etc.


2006 to 2007: Copywriter, Nemo Design. Co-copywriter in charge of Nike’s online retail portal, NikeStore.com. Focused on Search Engine Optimization through product copy and brand messaging.


2000 to 2006: Senior Editor, Transworld Snowboarding Magazine, Oceanside, California (2000-2004) and Portland, Oregon (2004 to 2006). Writing; editing; managing the feature well; overseeing editorial flow and every part of production process, including managing junior editors and team of contributors and working with advertising department on the book layout; traveling; photography; event reporting; organizing and executing photo shoots, feature trips, and events.


2005 to 2008: Volunteer at Write Around Portland, a non-profit that runs volunteer-facilitated writing workshops for people affected by HIV/AIDS, survivors of domestic violence, people in recovery from drug/alcohol addiction, and others. I edited their quarterly anthology and interviewed featured writers for their Web site.


1994 to 2000: Professional snowboarder, Vail, Colorado. Traveled worldwide for competitions and photo/film shoots and represented such sponsors as Sims, Oakley, and 686 Enterprises.


Education

B.A. in Humanities from University Of Colorado, Boulder, graduating with honors, Magna Cum Laude, in May of 2000.

Fully accredited copy editor through Media Bistro’s Copy Editing Certification program.