I sub-edit and write editorial and marketing copy at Harrods, ensuring accuracy and applying house style. I also edit the Harrods app, which includes content from Harrods’ magazines. Results include: • Short and long-form pieces that appeal to the Harrods customer, highlighting the story and craftsmanship behind products and services. • Thoroughly fact-checked and edited copy across Harrods’ magazines, supported by imaginative headlines, sells and captions. • InDesign pages are ready for print and have been approved by all relevant parties, including editors, stylists, producers etc. • CRM and marketing copy is accurate, concise, compelling and adheres to Harrods’ house style. • Content on the app has been edited for mobile-phone and tablet users.
I sub-edited and wrote copy for publications produced on behalf of public and private-sector organisations. Titles included G20 Turkey: The Antalya Summit, Invest in Africa 2016 and United Arab Emirates: Growth of a Nation. Results include: • Authoritative articles (500–3,000 words) on a host of topics (international development, foreign investment, global politics and more) and forewords written on behalf of leading political figures. • Thoroughly fact-checked articles, interviews and advertisements highlighting opportunities and areas for development and investment. • Live blog reporting from the G20 Antalya Summit in Turkey based on attendance of outreach group meetings and press briefings by government officials and heads of state, including Former President Barack Obama. • Up-to-date content on g7g20.com, with personal contributions as well as commissioned content. • Targeted book proposals, media packs and synopses.
Having completed an internship at Newsdesk Media, I was offered a permanent position as an editorial assistant. I fact-checked articles, drafted forewords and did picture/data research.