Helen Gould

Copywriting Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityCurrently available for full time and freelance jobs.

About me

 

I am currently working as a copywriting manager at an international education company, managing a team of two copywriters. However, I am now looking to go freelance or part-time in order to pursue postgraduate study. I have over three years of experience in marketing, with two years in copywriting. This has included: - writing entire websites - digital marketing (including writing web banners, landing pages, email marketing, social media posts, and blog posts) - brochures and factsheets - adverts for magazines and billboards - delivering writing courses to staff members I am also working on several creative writing projects. One of these is a scenario for a new tabletop roleplaying game, which is due to be published shortly. Please feel free to contact me on hgould91@gmail.com or 07790 592 674 if you have a freelance or contract opportunity for a dedicated and creative copywriter.

Skills

 

  • B2C Copywriting
  • Article Writing
  • Marketing; Email Marketing
  • 3+ Years Experience
  • Proofreading and Copy Editing
  • People Management
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Article Research
  • Creative Writing
  • Teeline Shorthand 100wpm

Work history

Currently

Copy Manager

Global University Systems

Jul 2014
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • In this role, I: - created a strong, reliable, and dedicated copy team that delivers high quality work for over a dozen brands across the business - worked with the design, social media, SEO, and PR teams to successfully create and develop new brands, from initial concept to launch - improved efficiency in the copy team through new processes, clear expectations, and regular team meetings and reviews - developed a weekly internal update for the whole business, which goes out to over 1000 employees - personally delivered several large or detailed projects for extremely tight deadlines, sometimes within a matter of hours - researched, wrote, and edited articles for the LSBF blog, contributing to improving its standing with Google and developing my own skills with Gorkana, Umbraco, and Wordpress - became highly experienced with HR processes, having investigated four grievances and chaired a disciplinary hearing; was also elected as employee representative

2014

Writer

Women's Views on News

Feb 2014 - Aug 2014
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • In this role, I: - researched, pitched, and wrote stories for the website every fortnight - contributed to increasing its readership - added valuable content to the site

2014

Marketing Assistant

SKills Matter

Jun 2013 - Jul 2014
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • In this role, I: - created and managed marketing campaigns that attracted over 1000 people to the business's main conference (Droidcon) - was in charge of updating all social media relating to this conference and successfully promoted it on several channels - wrote and edited press releases and invites that resulted in widespread coverage for the event proofread and improved copy across the entire main website - created and managed a brand new conference which attracted almost a hundred delegates in its first year

Education

2013

NCTJ Diploma in Journalism

Norton College

Sep 2012 - May 2013
  • Sheffield, UK
  • Whilst studying the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism, I achieved 100 words a minute in shorthand and passed modules in video editing, public affairs, and law.

2012

BA(Hons) English Literature 2.1

University of Warwick

Oct 2009 - Jun 2012
  • Coventry, UK
  • Whilst I was at the University of Warwick, I became Women's Officer and President of the New Writing Society.