Bethany Atkin

Editor in Chief of regional business magazine

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About me

 

I am the Editor in Chief of a regional business publication in Liverpool. I have a Masters in Marketing and a BA Hons in English Literature with over five years of editorial experience, ranging from university society magazines, monthly newspapers to copyediting entire novels. I have been to London on two separate occasions completing internships within the publishing industry, focussing the marketing of literature.

Skills

 

  • 5+ Years Editorial Experience
  • Master Degree
  • Experience in Managing Individuals
  • Ability to Communicate Both Orally and with Writing
  • Business Networking
  • Marketing
  • 4-6 Years Project Management Experience
  • Acquisition Copywriting
  • Business Journalism
  • Face to Face Interviewing

Work history

Currently

Editor

Switch on to Business

Mar 2015
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Full Time
  • Editor-in-Chief of regional business magazine, ensuring 100 pages of content is acquired, written and managed every quarter. Estimated readership of 20,000 per quarter.

2015

Creative Intern

Hachette UK

Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Spent two weeks interning at Hachette UK in the Hodder & Stoughton Publicity and Marketing departments.

2015

Editor

The University Paper

Jun 2014 - Feb 2015
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Freelance
  • Editorial control of the Liverpool edition of The University Paper, managing the production a monthly publication and over 150 student journalists.

2014

Editor

Ellipsis magazine

Sep 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Internship
  • Editor in Chief of student publication focussing on the artistic culture in the city.

2014

Creative Intern

Bounce! Sales and Marketing

Feb 2014 - Apr 2014
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Spent one day a week during my final year of university completing an editorial internship for Bounce! Attended a two-day book sales conference and the London Book Fair

2013

Editor

Bluecoat Press

Sep 2012 - Mar 2013
  • Liverpool, UK
  • Freelance
  • Copyedited an entire novel by a local author for an independent publisher.

Education

2015

MSc Marketing

University of Liverpool

Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
  • Achieved a Distinction

2014

BA(Hons) English Literature

University of Liverpool

Sep 2011 - Jun 2014