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Erin M. Doherty is a Marketing Manager, Editor & freelance writer. A believer in the power of words, she specializes in helping clients communicate their story clearly and concisely.

Erin’s background is in writing & marketing. She graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara with her BA in English & Communication. During her time there, she wrote for the nationally ranked men’s soccer team and UC Santa Barbara’s Career Services Center.

After college, she continued her work as a freelance blogger writing for UCSB’s Career Services blog and moonlighted as a writing tutor & consultant, working on everything from resumes and personal statements to blogs and in-depth feature articles.

By day she is a Marketing Manager, overseeing a team execute integrated online marketing strategies including SEO, web design, social media, blogging and email marketing. By night she is a freelance editor and writer.

Erin has written for a variety of businesses and publications and is currently the freelance Features EditorĀ at Career Contessa, a publication focused on igniting honest conversation by real women about work and life, interviewing women in diverse industries across the world.

Most recently, she was a panelist at the UC Santa Barbara Liberal Arts Advantage Career Conference, speaking about careers in writing.

Erin is available for both writing & editing assignments as well as consultations. More details about her services can be found here, as well as a portfolio of recent work.


  • Lifelong bookworm with penchant for historical fiction.

  • Constantly planning, dreaming, scheming about her next travel adventure. (TallGirlTravels is her personal travel blog updated sporadically with each passing adventure)

  • Spin & pilates junkie. Always exploring new hikes and avoids running whenever possible.

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