Abigail Davies

Editorial Assistant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Over the past four years I have originated, researched, organised, composed and fine-tuned editorial features, news items and bulletins, for print, web pages and social media, in diverse fields including business-to-business, tourism and property. With a versatile portfolio of skills, I have a track record of producing original and engaging material against deadlines, both working solo and as part of a team, with the organisational and personal presentation attributes essential to get the job done.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • Business
  • Environment
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Current Affairs

Work history

2015

Editorial Assistant

Barcelona Metropolitan

Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Barcelona Metropolitan is a monthly lifestyle magazine offering advice on what to see and do in Barcelona. • Researched and wrote features for the print and online editions of the magazine • Interviewed celebrities, performers and local residents for colour pieces • Organised and supervised photo-shoots • Uploaded the latest events and images to the magazine’s website every morning

2015

Fashion Features Intern

Vogue Magazine

Mar 2013 - Mar 2015
  • During my MA at City University London, I carried out an internship at Vogue magazine. • Helped organise photo-shoots for the annual Vogue Festival (www.vogue.co.uk/event/vogue-festival) • Liaised with international fashion designers and PR agencies • Wrote a mini guide to starting University for the Miss Vogue blog • Trained new interns

2015

Editorial Assistant

Access London Magazine

Sep 2013 - Jan 2015
  • Access London is Keatons estate agents’ magazine, which is distributed widely throughout London. The publication focuses on the company’s local areas, as well as the wider property market. • Oversaw the company’s social media • Helped to create and launch Keatons’ new website • Interviewed business experts about the property market • Wrote features about local businesses within East and North West London • Wrote monthly e-newsletters for each of the company’s six offices (I continued to do this on a freelance basis whilst in Barcelona)

Education

2013

Magazine Journalism

City University London

Aug 2012 - Jun 2013
  • Grade: Merit. Media Law Training, News and Feature writing, Broadcast, InDesign and Photoshop, iMovie and GarageBand, Social Media.

2011

English Literature

University of Manchester

Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
  • Grade: 2.1