Rhea St. Julien www.rheastjulien.com rheabette (at) gmail.com San Francisco, CA
Freelance Writer. Copywriter. Blogger. Media Specialist.
- High quality, unique writer
- Excellent communicator with intuitive listening skills
- Strong creative voice coupled with professional sense of what the client needs
- Engaging person of influence with a strong networking community
- Capable of effectively connecting at various levels with individuals and groups
- Enthusiastic, resourceful and enjoys challenges
- Experience with WordPress, Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and other web platforms.
WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Freelance Writer, Various publications
San Francisco, CA. June 2013 – Present
Recent publications include: Refinery29, The Bold Italic, MUTHA Magazine, Cinapse, Hip Mama and Rad Dad.
San Francisco, CA. August 2013–February 2014
Wrote product descriptions for the popular interior design site, Houzz.com. Wrote compelling, snappy copy that invited consumers to buy the home furnishings Houzz sold. Proof read and self-edited the product descriptions I wrote. Adjusted my writing to fit the Houzz Style Guide, keeping up-to-date with changes.
Freelance Copywriter, Happy French Gang
San Francisco, CA. January 2014–February 2014
Worked in a freelance capacity to write copy for the Happy French Gang brand of textiles. Wrote their business tagline, and copy to sell the blankets and pillows in the collection. Wrote copy to be screenprinted directly on the blankets, in the upcoming Dolores Beach and San Francisco collections.
Copywriter, Rare Device
San Francisco, CA. June 2013 – September 2013
Worked in a freelance capacity to write copy for the San Francisco design and home goods boutique Rare Device. Wrote their business tagline, their About Me page, their Press page, and product descriptions on their website.
Blogger, Thirty Threadbare Mercies
San Francisco, CA. April 2011–present
Blog regularly about parenting, body image, and pop culture.Created a community of followers who are invested in the blog and join the discussion it starts regularly.
Performer, Listen To Your Mother
San Francisco, CA. May 10, 2012
Chosen out of many applicants to be one of the 12 person cast of Listen to Your Mother San Francisco. Read my original piece, Falling Face First Into Humble Pie, at the Cowell Theater.Worked with the cast and directors to create a special event of parent-writers sharing their stories.
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, CA
August 2005 – May 2008
Masters in Counseling Psychology
Concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy
St. Davids, PA
August 1999 – May 2003
BA in Sociology
Graduated Cum Laude
References Available Upon Request