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Creative Copywriter | Award-winning Poet

  • $25.00 - $30.00 / hr
  • Lebanon
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Hey 🫶🏼 I’m Perla, an award-winning trilingual Lebanese-Armenian poet, copywriter, journalist, and creative writing consultant.

With a master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia completed with distinction, I have a strong background in diverse writing disciplines– journalism, tech, web3, fintech, and sales, to name a few.

My writings have being featured in 50+ renowned publications including The Rumpus, Magma Poetry, Electric Literature, Bookstr, Annahar Newspaper, The Armenian Weekly, and more.

✍🏻 My services include Brand Identity Copywriting, SEO Content Writing, Ad Copy, Video Scripts, Product Descriptions, Website Copy, Email Marketing Campaigns, Social Media Content, Press Releases, Whitepapers, Landing Page Copy, Editing and Proofreading, Communications Strategy, Arabic to English Translation, Branding and Messaging, and Speechwriting.

🦋 In my free time, I obsess over soft cats, Gregorian chants, Russian literature, and ancient mermaid folklore.

Education

Masters in Creative Writing

  •  University of East Anglia
  •  Sep 2021 - Jul 2023

• Master's degree in Creative Writing
• Grade: Distinction
• Honored to have been the sole recipient of the 2021-22 Sonny Mehta Scholarship for Writers.
• Recognized with the UEA Bronze Award for exceptional performance and dedication within the academic setting.

Bachelors in English Studies (Literature and Linguistics)

  •  American University of Science and Technology
  •  Oct 2015 - May 2019

• Graduated with High Distinction and was among the top 20% of the graduating classes.
• Recognized with the prestigious President's Award for outstanding academic performance and contribution to the university community.

Projects

Website Copy

Crafted SEO-optimized web content with creativity and ingenuity for the telecom startup’s brand new website. Collaborated with the client's team and web developer for content and design alignment. Working on brand taglines and suggesting ways for ultimate content optimization.

https://tecconnect.io/

Scriptwriting

Crafted a compelling script in collaboration with professional videographers, bringing out the emotional essence of Aline Kamakian's culinary journey for the MAYRIG x Four Seasons Maldives collaboration video. Ensured seamless integration of brand messaging, evoking emotions while staying aligned with MAYRIG and Four Seasons Maldives' branding goals.

https://mayrigrestaurant.com/

Website and Company Portfolio Copy

As a project-based freelance copywriter for Professional Touch, I contributed to their 110-page company portfolio by crafting compelling copy describing their completed projects and effectively communicating their vision, mission, promise to clients, and core pillars. My role involved capturing the essence of Professional Touch's architectural design expertise and showcasing their client-focused approach in the residential, hospitality, commercial, and F&B sectors.

https://professional-touch.net/

Scriptwriting and Editing

As a scriptwriter, I research and write scripts for YouTube content creators across various niches. As a script editor, I refine and enhance scripts crafted by other team members. I ensure consistent tone, creativity, oversee language and stylistic aspects, and conduct thorough fact-checking.

https://lancelotstudios.com/

Content Writer

As a freelance content writer for Bookstr, I produced a diverse range of engaging articles, including listicles, features, hot industry news, and essays, catering to their audience's interests in book culture and pop culture. Additionally, I conducted extensive research and implemented best practices for SEO content writing on the WordPress platform, ensuring optimal visibility and reach for Bookstr's online presence.

https://archive.bookstr.com/author/thepearlywords/

Product Descriptions

As a freelance copywriter for Yummy Gummy USA, I crafted captivating and persuasive copy for their product descriptions, highlighting the health benefits, unique features, and delicious flavors of their vitamin gummies. By combining storytelling, nutritional information, and a touch of whimsy, I successfully conveyed the brand's commitment to providing enjoyable and nutritious supplements that cater to diverse dietary preferences, such as vegan, halal, gluten-free, and GMO-free options. Despite the unfortunate closure of the website due to project challenges, I contributed by creating compelling copy that effectively showcased the brand's offerings and value proposition.

http://Yummy%20Gummy%20USA%20Startup

Website Copy

Integral part of Shoot to Kill, a burgeoning fashion startup in the MENA, driving the brand's unique voice and identity through expert copywriting. Translated STK's rebellious ethos into compelling mission and vision statements, infusing them with the essence of empowerment and unapologetic attitude. Crafted clothing item descriptions that capture the energy of street style, effectively communicating the brand's distinct personality and engaging its target audience.

http://Shoot%20to%20Kill%20-%20Streetwear%20Startup