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Alice Priestley

Editorial AssistantLondon, United Kingdom
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Alice Priestley

Editorial AssistantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Experienced Editorial Assistant and Freelance Copywriter with a demonstrated history of working in online and print Magazine, Partwork and Book Publishing. Skilled in Subediting, Copywriting, Biblio, Microsoft Office, InDesign and Wordpress. Strong media and communications professional with a Masters (MA) focused in Creative Writing from Loughborough University.
Work history
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    Editorial AssistantHachette Partworks
    Old St, Hoxton, London, UKFull Time
    • Proof-reading and copy editing • Uploading files for print and checking print proofs • Managing approvals and liaising with both licensors and external creative teams • Keeping files and records up-to-date and organised • Managing schedules and liaising with Production and Marketing Departments on covermounts and collection plans • Desk research • Attending research groups
    Marketing and Publicity InternPenguin Random House UK
     - Strand, London, UKInternship
    - Drafting press releases and campaign updates (B3/Biblio) - Creating showcards - Assisting with multiple large mailouts with competing deadlines - Assisting with a cross-promotional campaign - Archiving, filing, data entry and research for publicity projects
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Skills
  • Editing
  • Language Swedish
  • Feature Writing
  • Copywiting
  • Marketing
  • Copyediting
  • Copywriting
  • Sub-editing
  • Project Management
  • Editorial Management
Education
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    MA Creative WritingLoughborough University
     - Loughborough, United Kingdom
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    BA (Hons) English Literature 2:1Loughborough University
     - Loughborough, United Kingdom
    Modules included: Dissertation: Mindless Horror: Gendered Mental Illness in Stephen King’s The Shining, Misery and Christine. American Nightmare II: Horror Film, British Drama, Victorian Literature, Sensation Fiction, Critical Studies 1/2, Cruel and Unusual: Punishment on Trial in American Culture, Global America, Introduction to Linguistics, Introduction to Poetry 1/2, Introduction to the Short Story and Modernisms.
Awards
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    Best Contribution to FeaturesLoughborough University