Amy Parkes

WRITER

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Screenwriting
  • Creative
  • Proofreading
  • Web Content
  • Popular Culture
  • Time Management
  • Social Media
  • Organisation and Problem Solving
  • Pianist
  • Computers: MAC PC

Work history

2016

Student

Goldsmiths

Aug 2013 - Jul 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Being a full-time student, working on the side at waitrose, editing essays and scripts for food/petty cash, running the degree show, interviewing & attempting to podcast.

2016

Goldsmiths Degree Show Comittee

Goldsmiths, UoL

Jan 2016 - May 2016
  • Freelance
  • Copywriting for the degree show invites, flyers, social media posts etc. General event organisation, working as part of a team as well as individually to organise and curate the space.

2015

Checkout Assistant & Bakery

Waitrose

Oct 2014 - Jul 2015
  • Full Time
  • I worked on the bakery, checkouts, shop floor and back room of Waitrose in Walbrook. My tasks were mainly related to customer service, baking/cleaning, organising displays and general administration. My reasons for departure were late summer travelling and the looming final year of uni.

2013

Laboratory Technician

Wool Testing Authority Europe

Jun 2011 - Aug 2013
  • Full Time
  • Summer job consisting of a number of roles, including: cleaning, running tests, recording data, maintaining equipment, running complex programmes, operating machines too big for me, washing big bits of wool. Yes, I grew up in Wales.

2012

Administration Assistant

Bangor University

Jun 2012 - Jun 2012
  • Brief work experience in the music department helping to organise student files, carry out general admin tasks, run messages between people etc.

Education

2016

Media English

Goldsmiths, University of London

Aug 2013 - Jun 2016
  • Literature. Philosophy. Media Law/Ethics. Scriptwriting. Editing. Journalism. Life Writing. Interviewing. Social Media Manipulation. Music Theory.

2013

A-level English, BTEC Level 3 Music, Welsh Baccalaureate

Coleg Menai

Jul 2011 - May 2013

    Awards

    2012

    Grade 7 Piano - Practical