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Henrietta Easton

Editorial AssistantLondon, United Kingdom
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Henrietta Easton

Editorial AssistantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
After sadly loosing my role as an editorial assistant due to the current ongoing health crisis, I am seeking new opportunities. I have considerable experience in producing clear, considered content within tight editorial deadlines for print and online media. Having worked across four titles, I am able to quickly adapt my writing style and simultaneously produce and optimise content for different platforms. I would be very grateful to hear from anyone with opportunities that may suit my experience. Please send me a message and I can share my CV and portfolio of work.
Projects
  • Having a Nosey writing internshipSince graduating I have begun content writing internships with two start-up magazines based in
London. These require me writing around two pieces a week for each, and I have free reign over
the subject matter. I tent to concentrate on current fashion pieces or opinion pieces that generally
centre around clothes and style. The first magazine is entitled ‘Having a Nosey’, which is a fashion
magazine for women and those that identify as non-binary and its aim is to celebrate women a
Work history
    Editorial AssistantThe Chelsea Magazine Company
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Assisting the editors and producing regular content for Baby magazine, Little London, Wedding Ideas and Independent School Parent. Role includes: - Researching, writing and producing monthly written content for the magazines including fashion edits (Baby, Little London and Wedding Ideas), product reviews, hotel reviews, travel features, news pages (new products, events, launches, news stories) and longer features when asked, i.e. a four page spread on 'Top Children's Fashion Brands to Watch 2020'. - Assisting the editors with writing paid-for advertorial pieces for brands, leasing with brands to ensure they are happy with the content. - Sourcing and researching products and launches etc - contacting and maintaining good relationships with PR executives. - Uploading content to the websites via Wordpress and refreshing past articles to ensure that SEO is as high as possible. - Assisting the editors/colleagues with co-ordinating and writing occasional one-off pieces such as celebrity interviews. - Uploading and keeping track of competitions for each magazine - liaising with clients, selecting winners for each competition (usually two per issue per month). - Sourcing high resolution images to use in the magazines for each piece. - Assisting editors with ad-hoc administrative duties such as sending out magazine issues to clients, creating PDFs of past issues and sending PDFs to clients.
    Office AdministratorThe Chelsea Magazine Company
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    - Administrative assistance to the office manager and the PA of the MD. - Managing the information email account for the company and speaking directly with customers, answering questions and solving issues -Managing the online shop for the magazines and ensuring orders were sent out and delivered on time -Managing and recording post going in and out for both office Assisting with general ad hoc duties such as attending industry events as a company representative - I spent four days on our stand at The Chelsea Flower Show. -Managing the magazine stock inside the office, ensuring it is kept tidy and recording stock levels etc. -Booking travel and accommodation for employees to attend industry events -Overseeing couriers for deliveries to and from the office -Answering the office telephone and speaking politely and happily to customers, answering questions etc. -Being the face of the company in the office - welcoming people in etc.
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Skills
  • Academic Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Social Media Management
  • Research
  • Sub-editing
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Admin Skills
Education
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    MA (Hons) History 2:1University of St Andrews
     - Saint Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom
    Dissertation topic - 'The Lady's Magazine' - 1770-1832 - with a special focus on the changing image of women through printed publications such as these.
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    3 A Levels (History, French, English Literature)The Weald School 6th Form College
     - Billingshurst RH14, UK
    History - A English Literature A* French - B As Level German - B