Marketing and Partnerships at The Dots
Under my role as Editor & Sub-Editor for two of Tianjin’s leading English language print magazines (Business Tianjin and Tianjin Plus), my responsibilities ranged from: ● Writing lead articles in both magazines (Cover and Feature stories) as well as for other regular columns on various business and lifestyle topics ● Preparing questions for and carrying out face to face interviews with business experts for lead stories ● Copy editing and proofreading other contributing articles ● Overseeing magazine closing process, signing off on design layout and ensuring design adhered to magazine voice and tone ● Forward planning content for future issues, pitching new article ideas After moving back to the UK, I continued to work for these magazines on a freelance basis, continuing to write articles and proofread remotely from London.
Linstock Communications apply the latest thinking to protect reputations, influence behaviour and create compelling communications strategies for clients across a range of sectors. I provided PR/ comms support for clients in financial services, higher education, public sector and not-for-profit organisations. I gained valuable insight to how the PR and communications industry works in the UK across a range of corporate sectors. As an intern, my responsibilities changed on a daily basis, however some of my regular duties involved: ● Research: Producing briefing notes to support new business leads and pitches. ● Account Support: Simultaneously providing support across client accounts in terms of desk research, social media updates, coverage reports, events and account admin. ● Writing content for blogs and weekly newsletters: keeping up to date with news and current affairs in order to write blog or newsletter materials relevant to and for Linstock clients. ● Media monitoring and analytics: Analysing and gathering information from a range of media channels including social media, print, digital and broadcast, with key duties for crisis communications clients. ● Office management: Answering telephone calls, booking and setting up meeting rooms ahead of daily appointments and admin work such as keeping contact databases and meeting agendas up to date.
First Class Honors History Graduate specialising in Early Modern European History Dissertation Title: Women as Public Intellectuals in Early Modern Venice