|Company Name:||Cahill Communications|
|Work Phone:||011 614 0690|
|Media:||Books, Consumer Magazines, Internet - Website and Blogging, Newspapers, Public Relations, Trade Publications, Social Media|
|Speciality:||Business/Finance, Consumer issues, Culture, Environment, Fiction, Financial, General, Health, Humanitarian, News, Politics, Profiles, Travel, Academic, Science & Technology|
|Profession:||Copywriter, Editor, Project Manager, Researcher, Writer, Copyeditor, Proofreader, Subeditor|
I'm an independent communications consultant, freelance writer and editor with many years of experience, and I trade under the name of Cahill Communications. I've been in private practice since September 2002, providing communications and content development services for a range of different clients, including Efficient Group, Genesis Analytics, Sappi and a number of communications agencies.
In my writing and editing work, I specialise in corporate communications, corporate social investment support, sponsorship support, report writing, special supplements, profiles and case studies. I also develop all other forms of communications content, including media releases, thought leadership features, web copy, newsletters, promotional material, catalogues and books.
I was previously the Group Marketing Manager for Business Partners Limited, South Africa's leading investment company for small and medium enterprises. In this position I was responsible for the re-launch of the brand, the development of a new corporate image and the development of all communications content. Prior to that, I was the Marketing Manager and a Commissioning Editor at Struik Publishers (now a division of Random House Penguin), the country's largest publisher of illustrated non-fiction, where I was also responsible for the re-launch of the brand after it was acquired by Primedia. Before that, I was the Senior Manager: Promotional Marketing for the Nedcor Group. At Nedcor, I was responsible for all sponsorship support and promotional activities for the seven banking brands in the group at the time.
I have a BA in English and Art History (1978) and a BA (Hons) in English (1979). I also completed the Certificate Programme in Strategic Marketing Management at the Wits Business School in 1995, and have completed a number of post-experience courses in management, writing, journalism, book publishing, photography and project management.
My work philosophy is to provide an expert, efficient and cost-effective professional service, on deadline and to budget. I take pride in forming long-term relationships with my clients, and in developing in-depth knowledge of their companies and organisations.
For further information, please visit my web site or my profiles on Who's Who Southern Africa and LinkedIn. Queries about projects of all kinds are welcome, and there is no cost for taking a brief and developing a cost estimate.