Christian Lynn

Christian Lynn

EditorUnited Kingdom
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Christian Lynn

Christian Lynn

EditorUnited Kingdom
About me
Graduate of a British university, with experience in writing, editing and publishing articles for B2B and entertainment magazines/websites. A strong understanding of the English language, with additional skills in operating Microsoft Office programmes such as Word and PowerPoint, social media management, SEO and page design/layout with software such as Adobe InDesign. With strong leadership and teamwork skills, I am a natural leader who builds relationships with colleagues and clients/PR agencies through effective communication and management skills.
Work history
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    Features Editor/Contributing WriterVulturehound Magazine
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    • Freelance editing and marketing of articles, reviews and interviews on various new releases, both in film and television, to be featured in the magazine and on the VultureHound website. WordPress used to curate, edit and publish material to the website. • Attend screenings at locations ranging from Warner Bros. Screening Rooms to Vue, Leicester Square. These were arranged through a liaison with key PR agencies. Screenings included some big releases such as Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare. • Experience in conducting interviews, such as with film directors like The Theory of Everything’s James Marsh and Crowhurst’s Simon Rumley.
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    EditorDatateam Business Media
     - Maidstone, United KingdomFull Time
    • Responsible for writing, editing and commissioning accessible articles on complex technical topics, both online and for a monthly published magazine that I oversee and produce. Also liaising with an associated team of sales and marketing specialists, assisting in the arrangement of advertisement for both platforms and writing newsletters for the latest issue. • Utilising IT programmes such as Intelligent Flatplan and Adobe InDesign to design and manage the layout of the magazine, as printed. • Networking with PR agencies and experts in the field of electronics from companies such as Panasonic and Sony, to scoop interesting stories, develop articles and conduct interviews. • Participating in the organisation of events such as ‘What’s New in Electronics’, making arrangements with clients to exhibit their products for display and demonstration.
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Skills
  • Editing
  • Writing
  • Proofreading
  • SEO
  • CMS Management
  • Digital Copywriting
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Magazine Design
Education
    Queen Mary University of London logo
    Queen Mary University of London logo
    First Class Joint Honours English and Film StudiesQueen Mary University of London
    London, United Kingdom
    Bachelor of Arts Honours in English and Film Studies - a three-year course that involved the study of Literature and Cinema, on subjects ranging from Victorian Fiction to the Contemporary Hollywood Cinema.
Awards
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    Udemy, ‘Blogging For Business: 3x Traffic Without Ads’ Online Course - Certificate of CompletionUdemy
    Certificate of Completion for a Udemy course, teaching the essentials of blogging and what techniques to employ in order to increase internet traffic, through the use of SEO and social media.
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    Udemy, ‘Viral Blogging 101: Blogging & Content Writing Masterclass’ Online Course - Certificate of CompletionUdemy
    Certificate of Completion for a Udemy course, tutoring on the best way to plan, write and proof copy to maximise its chances of gaining traffic online.