Scott Donaldson

About Me

My name is Scott Donaldson and I am a Communications professional.

Scott helped us set up and run our social media platform. He was very professional, responsive, knew his stuff and helped us a lot.

Chris Olsen - Institute for Collaborative Working New Zealand (ICWNZ)

I have been working in the media for 20 years in a mixture of permanent, freelance and contract roles for Canoe Racing NZ, eCampus NZ, Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga, New Zealand Institute of Education, Rugby News, Stuff, Nelson City Council, Consumer NZ and Super Rugby Tips among others.

See examples of my work below.

My background

My name is Scott Donaldson and I am a Communications professional.

I have been working in the media for more than 20 years in a mixture of permanent, freelance, and contract roles.

  • Communications and Social Media Specialist at eCampus NZ and Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga
  • Content Writer for Canoe Racing NZ
  • Freelance Writer for Rugby News
  • Communications expert for Institute for Collaborative Working NZ
  • Marketing blog and profile content writer for NZ Institute of Education
  • Communications Adviser - Digital and Editorial at Nelson City Council
  • Content writer for Last Word
  • Contributed  articles and sponsored copywriting  to Library Life, Builders and Contractors, Nelson App and Contact Pharmacy Guild.
  • Communications Professional for Resilience Room
  • Content Editor for Small Living 
  • Sports reporter for Stuff
  • Owner and editor at Super Rugby Tips
  • International Communications Analyst at Yachay City in Ecuador
  • Researcher, writer and verifier at Consumer NZ
  • Contributing writer for, Fans Unite and Travel and Lifestyle Magazine.

How can I help you?

  • Communication that pops!
  • Content writing and storytelling, including profiles for your business, media releases, blogs, opinion pieces, features and articles with SEO guidelines.
  • Helping your business reach their target audience with key messages.
  • Writing, managing, producing and editing content and publications.
  • Social media management and setting up profiles on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Creating social media calendars and content schedules
  • Communications plans, social media and marketing strategies
  • Covering events and sporting matches including content writing, interviews and social media posts, photos and videos.
  • Email marketing newsletters and surveys using digital channels
  • Market research and analysis.

For casual, freelance, contract or permanent roles please contact me at

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