Akua Ofei

Content Writer & Production

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

Freelance creative industries professional with experience in video production, live events, content creation and casting for TV & film

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Skills

  • Content Copywriter
  • Content Creation
  • Feature Writer
  • Music Journalism
  • Creative Production
  • Music Events
  • Copyediting
  • Copy Proofing
  • Social Media Management
  • Editorial Concepts

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • S

    Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust

    • Emerald Live

      Emerald Live

      • Arts and Culture
    • N

      Nation of Billions

      • 3

        3D Consortium

        Work history

        Currently

        Casting Assistant

        Aisha Bywaters Casting

        Feb 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Read scripts and compile character breakdowns Creating & maintaining each character log using Excel Calling agents actors to check availability Keeping & updating clear logs of availability Creating & maintaining comprehensive project documentation Working across multiple projects at once Answering phones / Making calls Diary Management Assisting with camera operations during screen test auditions Uploading & organising self-tape logs with Excel Attending theatre productions Assisting Casting Director with day to day running of the office Liaising with actors and agents assistants

        Currently

        Social Media Manager & Communications

        Emerald Live

        Nov 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors Devising social media campaigns for the benefit of customer base and the organisation itself. Have effectively engaged with web-based audiences and have developed a footprint for ‘Emerald Live' in conjunction with organisation's founder. Regularly managing outward communications, creating press releases, media kit and other B2B assets Co-ordinating sound, light and projection at events Liaising with artists and managers on event nights Point of contact on event nights Managing event diary Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members

        2018

        Associate Editor & Creative Producer

        Nation of Billions

        Sep 2016 - Sep 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Responsible for leading the editorial production of YouTube programmes & series Planning, researching & creating features both written & video Coordinating teams of photographers, videographers & writers planning, commissioning, editing & writing original features for Nation of Billions audience Copyediting, sub editing, proofreading Planning, scheduling content for social media channels Instagram stories, Twitter Using Office packages to organise projects: Excel, Word, Google Docs, Powerpoint, photo editing Creating original project briefs, pitch decks Budget planning that includes cost estimation and budget creation, ensuring that projects are delivered in a cost effective way Writing creative, engaging and valuable on-brand content Helping to create an editorial strategy, informed by keyword research Writing creative interface and campaign copy when needed. Produced 10 episode series for YouTube

        2016

        Business Development Associate

        3D Consortium

        Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Responsible for creating bespoke editorial content on social media best practice, promoting and building the organisation’s brand whilst supporting small businesses and their online marketing strategy. Working in conjunction with Job Centre Plus on delivery of Graduate schemes Have leveraged and built effective relationships with ethically minded brands such as Oxfam & the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, This has assisted in building the reputation of ‘3D Consortium’ as a business through increased advocacy and affiliation with well-known organisations. Increased social media following and clicks by 50%

        Education

        2011

        BA(Hons) Public Relations & Communications

        Sheffield Hallam University

        Sep 2007 - May 2011
        • Sheffield, United Kingdom