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Aleks Eror

Freelance Journalist

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About me

I'm a freelance journalist whose work has been published by the Guardian, Vice, the New Republic, i-D, the Daily Telegraph, Slate, Bleacher Report and a number of other publications covering a broad range of topics from politics to fashion.

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Skills

  • Content/copywriting/writing/editorial/advertising

Work history

Currently

Feature Writer

HIGHSNOBIETY

Mar 2017
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Freelance
  • Writing features, op-eds and conducting interviews. http://www.highsnobiety.com/author/aleks-eror/

Currently

Freelance Journalist

VICE

Dec 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Writing op-eds, features and conducting interviews. https://www.vice.com/en_uk/contributor/aleks-eror

2017

Senior Staff Writer

HIGHSNOBIETY

May 2016 - Feb 2017
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Full Time
  • Writing op-eds, features and conducting interviews.

2016

Staff Writer

HIGHSNOBIETY

Nov 2015 - Apr 2016
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Full Time
  • Writing 6-12 short (~80-200 word) daily blog posts on fashion, footwear, popular culture and every other topic that falls in Highsnobiety's remit then formatting them in Wordpress.

2015

Junior Strategist

McCann

Feb 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Belgrade, Serbia
  • Full Time
  • • Media planning and assisting head creative strategist in planning creative strategies for client brands. • Researching competitor brands and their campaigns to help position our clients in the context of the market. • Developing client social media strategies for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Constantly researching new developments in the social sphere. • Preparing creative briefs, storyboards, briefing creative teams, participating in brainstorming sessions, copywriting and helping conceptualise creative campaigns. • Compiling reports on digital trends, online consumer behaviour and cultural trends.

2013

Creative Intern

Crane.tv

Apr 2013 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Crane.tv is an arts and culture oriented online video magazine. They also have an in-house creative agency called Cult that specialises in producing in-house branded content for client brands. Cult: • Worked alongside Cult's managing director and creative solutions executive on branded content RFP's for Belvedere Vodka, Davidoff Cool Water, Ballentine's Whisky and the Bradesco Rio 2016 Olympics Flag Tour. • Assisted in planning campaigns from concept to activation. • Liased with in-house videographers to draft storyboards. • Compiled weekly media trend reports • Created storyboards and Keynote presentations • Helped prepare the CEO and creative director for meetings with prospective clients by conducting research on the brand they were meeting with. Compiling information on brand executives, past advertising campaigns & performance, recent brand news and financial performance. • Co-managing Crane.tv's Twitter, Facebook and Instagram account • Planning weekly social media content schedules • Drafting production call sheets • Scouting locations for video shoots

2012

Editorial Assistant

VICE

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • • Pitching and writing online editorial features for VICE and their music portal, Noisey. • Conducting and transcribing interviews for editorial features

2012

Editorial Assistant

JUKE Magazine

Oct 2011 - May 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • JUKE was an independent music magazine with a circulation of 30,000 copies per issue in over 40 countries. • Responsibilities: - Writing print & online editorial - Conducting a daily blog trawl and sending highlights to the editor - Writing a daily music-related blog post on www.the-juke.com - Scouting freelance writers and photographers to complete international features - Subediting print features

Education

2011

B.A (hons) Product Design

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
  • London, United Kingdom