Freelance Copywriter, Blogger, Content Writer and Marketing Consultant in three languages.
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Toronto, Canada Area)
- Writing and Editing
Irena Kagansky's Overview
- Freelance Copywriter at irenakagansky.com
- Founder and Creative Director at Theatre the Good
- Blogger & Content Developer at WizOf.Biz
Irena Kagansky's Summary
I'm Irena and I would like to write your copy.
Innovation and creativity are key to successful copy. I make you think outside the box and celebrate new ideas cultivated through effective communication, and careful selection of the right words.
I offer you professional business content you can rely on. Great writing infuses your brand, business or project with just the right amount of personality to intrigue your audience. I am here to provide advice on marketing, social media, content development and more! I know that as my client, you want to get your money's worth as well as generate real results. That is why I give you 110% of myself; that is:
- a collaborative and friendly experience
- someone who takes the time to understand both you and your business
- one-on-one targeted approach and implementation
- a fresh perspective and a genuine curiosity
- unique personalized content to help you stand out
- quick email response time
- an off-the-cuff sense of humor and a winning personality
- top quality services for discriminating clients
So stop staring at that ceiling fan and hire me already! I promise, you won’t be sorry you did.
Irena Kagansky's Experience
Blogger & Content Developer
Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Management Consulting industry
2012 – 2014 (2 years)
Irena Kagansky's Projects
- April 2014 to Present
Researched Far North Developments
Wrote strong sales pitches with an overall appeal to investors
Created a PowerPoint presentation that best suited the company's design concept and purpose.
- March 2014 to Present
Wrote & designed a user- friendly guide to driving manual transmission vehicles.
- May 2012 to June 2014
I wrote regular content for the WizOf.Biz blog, Facebook and Twitter presence. I also assisted with promotional efforts and planning.
- 2007 to Present
Helped design the communication materials CEN uses to reach out to its various stakeholders. Developed a community outreach plan to expand CEN's reach and its key programs to improve civic education in schools.
- 2012 to 2012
Wrote the Integrated Standards Summary of the Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Designed a visual timeline to be handed out to companies and businesses looking to modify the way they do business in compliance with the AODA standards.
Wrote articles and other material to help promote the cause.
Content Writing and Promotion @ Simply People Festival
- 2009 to 2012
Make significant edits and helped translate Ellen Michelson's personal bio into Russian for her candidate site with the Green Party of Canada.
- October 2007 to January 2009
Co-Coordinated the Bandwidth for Belonging Project which focused on disability inclusiveness, web accessibility and the empowerment of the disability community through online and in person workshops.
Successfully prepared a comprehensive report on web accessibility and inclusiveness and an evaluation of the workshops to ensure that the workshop is continually improved.
- 2007 to 2008
Designed a series of workshops which were presented in local elementary schools to grade 4 to 8 students
The eight sessions workshop series is designed to teach students about the importance of energy conservation and to give them the knowledge to reduce their energy use.
Event Coordinator and Promotion @ Dignitas International
- July 2006 to September 2006
Helped coordinate and promote the Race For Dignity Challenge. Compiled press-kits and handouts for the event.
Irena Kagansky's Languages
Russian(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Spanish(Native or bilingual proficiency)
English(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Irena Kagansky's Education
BA (Honours), English, Communications
2001 – 2006
Activities and Societies: Excalibur Student Newspaper
Business, Copywriting & Marketing
2008 – 2008
Completed two courses: Writing for the Print Media, and Freelancing for the Future
Irena Kagansky's Skills & Expertise
- Creative Writing
- Social Media
- Grant Writing
- Marketing Communications
- Copy Editing
- Feature Articles
- Creative Direction
- Freelance Writing
- Content Development
- Creative Problem Solving
- Report Writing
- Web Content
- Non-profit Communications
- Non-profit Administration
- Creative Development
- Social Innovation
- Innovative Thinking
- Volunteer Training
- Online Publishing
- Press Releases
- Content Strategy
- Marketing & Promotion
- Non-profit Development
- Volunteer Coordination
- Technical Writing
- Proposal Writing
- Online Lead Generation
Irena Kagansky's Additional Information
copywriting, editing, advertising, marketing, promotion community building, on-line engagement, people, music, diverse cultural experiences, languages, reading, theatre, film, comedy & humor, cuddling, travelling, TIFF, Nuit Blanche, creative expression, modern art, Spacing Magazine, Festivals, art, philosophy, great conversations, Cirque du Soleil, playing the piano, writing poetry, singing, human rights, activism.
- Groups and Associations:
TakingItGlobal, Civic Education Network, Toronto Green Community, CNIB, People Access
Irena Kagansky's Publications
- Upward View
- June 2011
Fruitless Sorrows & Fleeting Elations, Irena's first self-published compilation, is an exploration of the human condition. It is an in-depth look into both our frailty and our common strengths. This book aims to juxtapose the often contradictory nature of man. It suggests both a link and the contrast between life and death, love and hate, happiness and sorrow.
- Spacing Magazine
- March 2008
The Anthology of Begin - The Blue -
- Tobin Stuart
A selection of my poems were published in this anthology.
Report on the 2007 Inside Out Film Festival published in the Excalibur Newspaper.
- Labour of Love Vol. 21
- November 2003
Poetry published in an ongoing anthology.
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