Sarah Hilbert

Sarah Hilbert

Seeking opportunities as a writer/editor in print, digital, & social media

Qualifications

<b>Print media: writing & editing</b>: Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills. ** Published freelance writer for historic preservation/period/home design magazines ** Five years experience as a manuscript editor for academic publisher **

<b>Writing for public relations & outreach</b>: As a staff member of a non-profit, I am called on regularly to contribute to our Development Office efforts in fundraising, grant writing, curating donors, social media outreach, & newsletter stories -- all using my skills in writing, editing, and outreach/networking. I am often invited to contribute articles for marketing publications for local non-profit and school organizations. Adept at tailoring messaging to specific audiences and motivating stakeholders with the written word.

<b>Interactive content creation</b>: Fluency with content management systems & content analytics ** Current with emerging web-based technologies and industry trends ** Wide experience creating SEO copy and facilitating marketing/branding efforts via interactive content ** Active in the blogosphere and on social networking sites

Memberships

1995-2001: Among founding and active members of Historic Seattle's Arts and Crafts Guild

2005-current: The Gamble House

2008-current: Denver's Old House Society

2009-current: Pasadena Heritage

2010-current: National Trust for Historic Preservation

2010-current: Invited member, Mothers' Club Family Learning Center, Advocacy Committee

2011-current: LA Conservancy