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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Journalist - Copywriting

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About me

Freelance copywriter, editor, social media person.

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
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Social Media Management
  • Audience Analysis

Work history

Currently

Social Media Manager

Platform Inspires

May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Responsibilities include: - Setting up all social media channels and linking. - Writing copy, creating content for all channels & wherever else necessary. - Creating animated videos & promotional gifs using After Effects & Photoshop. - Building and maintaining an audience. - Running promotions, using analytics to reach the right people. - Assisting founder with general admin, technical issues.

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.

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.

2012

Administration Assistant

Bangor University

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

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.

Education

2016

Media English

Goldsmiths, University of London

Sep 2013 - Jul 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

Aug 2011 - Jun 2013

Awards

2012

Grade 7 Piano - Practical

ABRSM