Professional editor, writer and executive assistant
Paula Terry-Lancaster was educated at independent Woodard Corporation schools in England and Wales and has degrees from the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. She has worked as an Executive Assistant, translator, interpreter, journalist, actor, model, editor and teacher in the UK and Madrid, and spent a decade in account management at some of the world’s largest advertising agencies, including Foote Cone & Belding and a Saatchi & Saatchi affiliate in London, and Grey Canada and DDB Needham in Toronto.
Paula is the Principal of Write First Time, whose clients have included Johnson & Johnson, Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Canadian Airlines, Procter & Gamble, ScotiaMcLeod, Mennen Canada, Nabisco, MDS Laboratories, Ramada Hotels of Canada, Royal Trustco, the CIBC Development Corporation and BMW (Canada) Inc. She has written extensively on the Health & Beauty industry, and her work has appeared in national and international consumer and trade press publications.
“I’m a high-energy, intelligent, organized and creative problem-solver who brings wisdom and strategic acumen to your enterprise. A master of traditional communications skills, with a first-class education and robust initiative, I combine high-tech proficiency with established, old-fashioned reliability and a truly international perspective. Any business professional needing a well-rounded, mature, versatile and trustworthy team-member will find me to be affable, competent and efficient.”