Suzanne Patricia (Currie) Bergeron, BSc: Resume

Contact Information

Burlington,Ontario

sciencelives @ hotmail.com

Summary

Medical marketing writer with more than a decade of marketing experience along with scientific writing and technical writing experience. Specialties include content writing with a focus on search engine optimization (SEO), social media management, media buying and search engine campaign management, affiliate management, research, proofreading, and writing.

Work Experience

Medical Marketing Writer and Marketing Specialist

September 2013 - present
2231734 Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario

  • Wrote SEO-optimized product descriptions and other website content, articles, blog posts, press releases, and ad content, mainly with a medical focus.
  • Acted as team lead while training junior writers and edited third-party content.
  • Established and grew social media presence for various businesses, both B2B and B2C.
  • Advised managers on SEO strategy and implemented schema markup and other elements.
  • Set up and advised others on search engine marketing and online marketplaces including Amazon and Ebay.

Freelance Writer and Marketer

March 2001 - present
Various, Toronto, Ontario

  • In 2004 and 2005, I completed a technical writing contract with York Software in Toronto, where I wrote a manual and a supplementary document for Point of Sale software.
  • In 2003, I performed temporary office work for UPS Supply Chain Solutions in Oakville.
  • Between 2001 and 2004, for WSI in Mississauga, I wrote business marketing documents and researched potential web sites for advertising.

Sales Coordinator

November 2004 - April 2013
Instaclick, Inc., Toronto, Ontario

  • Set up and managed search engine campaigns, managed other advertising campaigns and affiliates.
  • Wrote search engine advertisements.
  • Organized trade show booths and recruited affiliates at trade shows.
  • Created and maintained reports.

Administrative Coordinator

November 2003 - September 2004
Manchu Wok Canada Inc., Markham, Ontario

  • Prepared franchise agreements and disclosure documents.
  • Prepared corporate minute books.
  • Created power point presentations and reports.

Marketing Coordinator

May 2001 - July 2003
WSI, Mississauga, Ontario

  • Researched places to advertise, placed and managed advertisements.
  • Updated search engine advertisements and changed bids.
  • Wrote advertisements and press releases.
  • Assisted in organizing seminars and trade show booths.
  • Managed sales lead database.

Intern Writer

May 2000
Equinox Magazine, Montreal, Quebec

  • Researched and interviewed, proofread, wrote two articles and an advertorial.

Web Page Programmer

September 1998 - April 2000
York University Office of Alumni Affairs, Toronto, Ontario

  • Created and updated web pages to promote events.
  • Assisted in promoting and planning events, ran information booths.
  • Researched, prepared reports.

Education

B.Sc., Combined Honours Biology and Geography

September 1995 - April 2000
York University, Toronto, Ontario

  • Worked on the Lexicon student newspaper.
  • Member of the Astronomy Club.
  • Assisted with Homecoming and the United Way Campaign.

Organizations

  • Canadian Science Writers' Association
  • York University Alumni Association

Skills

  • Media buying, affiliate management, search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO), social media management, marketing writing, technical writing, medical writing, proofreading.
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, HTML.
  • I am organized with an attention to detail, I am creative and analytical, I am responsible and dependable, and I love learning.

Interests

  • Reading.
  • Writing.
  • Working on my websites.
  • Collecting classic NES video games.
  • Baking.
  • Sewing and crafts.

Portfolio

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Suzanne P. Currie 1999