Alexander Aplerku

Digital Content / Editorial/ Communications Assistant

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Writing Communication

Work history

Currently

Digital Content, Editorial and Communications Assistant

Afropunk

May 2014
  • - Writing and posting short and long form features, fact-checking and proofreading all text - Approving all text, images, embedded media, and sources before content is signed off by the Editor-in-Chief - Scheduling and populating AFROPUNK's social accounts with daily editorial and video content from AFROPUNK.com - Reporting weekly to the Editor-in-Chief and Head of Sponsorship with social engagement data - Activating advertising campaigns, sponsored competitions, and promotion for AFROPUNK events

2013

Editorial Intern

VICE

Apr 2013 - Jul 2013
  • VICE Media Responsibilities: - Writing long form features and conducting interviews for VICE.com and NOISEY.com - Transcribing interviews and proofreading articles for VICE's staff writers - Pitching story ideas weekly - Conducting interviews with members of the public for the “Question of the Day” series

2012

Personal Assistant

Tarell Alvin Mccraney

May 2010 - Dec 2012
  • - Organizing and managing diaries - Travel and accommodation - Shadowing meetings with theater heads and rehearsals - Conducting thematic and visual research - Copyediting scripts

Education

2008

English

Queen Mary, University of London

Aug 2005 - Jul 2008
  • Literature, Communications, Dramtaturgy