Eve O'Sullivan

Senior Editor

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

About me

Senior Editor and Writer with 10 years of experience across books, magazines, newspapers and websites

Skills

  • Copywriting
  • Sub-editing
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Editorial
  • Feature Writing
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Journalism
  • Blog Writing
  • Recipe Development
  • Ghostwriting

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    • Publishing
  • Immediate Media

    Immediate Media

    • Publishing
  • P

    Phaidon

    Work history

    Currently

    Senior Editor

    Phaidon

    Sep 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Commissioning cookery titles across the Phaidon food list • Negotiating contracts, developing budgets and writing proposals for new titles • Project managing cookery and architecture titles from concept stage • Writing text and developing content for chefs • Creating press releases and back cover copy for new titles • Presenting new titles at sales conferences

    2016

    Oct 2014 - Sep 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Writing website content, including weekly newsletters • Commissioning and managing freelance writers and editors • Interviewing chefs, food writers and food producers for features • Liaising with authors to negotiate coverage on the website • Building relationships with key PR and marketing companies to develop and promote the brand • Advising on social media and marketing campaigns to ensure continuity • Negotiating contracts with new authors signing up to the website • Uploading all content to website via CMS platform, including knowledge of basic coding and HTML

    2014

    Assistant Editor

    Jul 2013 - Oct 2014
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Selecting and commissioning recipes from cookbooks, blogs, chefs and food writers for weekly content • Liaising with PRs, websites and publishing houses to clear rights for publication • Interviewing chefs and food writers for weekly columns, such as Last Suppers • Researching and interviewing UK food producers • Attending photo shoots, giving feedback in conjunction with the Art Director • Proofreading copy and layouts

    2013

    Sub Editor and Writer

    Immediate Media

    May 2010 - Jul 2013
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Fact checking and editing raw copy • Editing features and recipes on layout • Writing a monthly cookbook review • Interviewing producers, chefs and restaurateurs • Reviewing restaurants, hotels and bars across Europe and the UK • Writing copy for lead travel, restaurant and recipe features • Chief subbing supplements • Creating flatplans for issues and supplements • Managing supplement and app schedules • Approving pages at repro stage and signing off issues before printing • Chief subbing and editing apps • Editing and approving Olive’s digital edition

    Education

    2007

    MA in English Literature

    King's College London

    Sep 2006 - Jul 2007
    • London, United Kingdom

    2006

    BA in English Literature

    University of Leeds

    Sep 2003 - Jul 2006
    • Leeds, United Kingdom
    • 2:1