Alastair Cooper

Content Writer

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  • LocationBrighton, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Office
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Content Writer

Per Call Ltd

Feb 2015
  • Worked remotely for lead generation company Per Call - Wrote content for a range of local businesses - Worked remotely, so self-managed time in order to meet deadlines - Adhered to strict SEO guidelines - Learnt how to use alternative content management system

2015

English Teacher

Education First

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Worked as an English Language teacher for international language school Education First - Taught a variety of ages and cultures - Taught a range of different abilities, from beginners to advanced students - Was invited to rejoin the staff at Education First after a year spent away from the company

2015

Business Profiler

Cosights Ltd

Sep 2014 - Apr 2015
  • Remote work for a start-up offering business profiling services - Worked remotely and had to manage time in order to reach set targets and deadlines - Profiled a variety of companies across a wide range of business sectors - Researched information including company activities, executives and estimated profits

2015

Reporter

The Bubble

Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Worked as an Intern for English language news site 'The Bubble'?; a site reporting on news within Buenos Aires, Argentina and broadly across Latin America - Wrote feature length article concerning ex-head of Argentina's intelligence service Antonio Stiuso - Gained experience in a newsroom environment - Conducted research in Spanish wherever necessary

2015

Digital Marketing Intern

Friday Media Group

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Interned at Friday Media Group, a company that runs a wide range of websites and businesses - Trained in search engine optimization, content writing, image rights and using social media - Wrote wide variety of content for a number of different sites - Took charge of different social media including Twitter and Facebook feeds with over 15,000 followers - Helped design and format a re-branding of the print publications - Became conversant with a range of content management systems

2015

Marketing Volunteer

Brighton Dome

Aug 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Worked for prestigious local arts venue Brighton Dome - Wrote a great deal of content for the 'News & Blog' section of the website - Wrote press releases and previews for a variety of genres and acts - Managed the database of press cuttings - Operated Twitter account

Education

2013

History and Philosophy

University of Leeds

Aug 2010 - May 2013