Iris Goldsztajn
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Iris Goldsztajn

Freelance Content WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Iris Goldsztajn

Freelance Content WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a French-British creative writer, editor and copywriter based in London. My editorial work spans lifestyle, wellness, relationships, entertainment and more, and I have worked with a wide range of brands, including InStyle, Stylist, Cosmopolitan, Metro, Jasmine Hemsley, Hemsley+Hemsley and many more. I recently came first in Writing Magazine's first-ever Grand Prize for a short story and am working on my first novel.
Projects
  • Winning Entry - Writing Magazine Grand Prize 2020
    Winning Entry - Writing Magazine Grand Prize 2020My short story "A Story of Boy Meets Girl" was awarded the first-ever Writing Magazine Grand Prize.
  • InStyle - Why You Feel So Damn Tired While Working From Home
    InStyle - Why You Feel So Damn Tired While Working From HomeWhy working from home during the pandemic has wreaked havoc on our sleep quality, and what to do about it.
  • Stylist - “I can’t go to my grandma’s funeral, but I’ve found my own way to celebrate her life”
    Stylist - “I can’t go to my grandma’s funeral, but I’ve found my own way to celebrate her life”A personal essay on what it was like to deal with grief in the first coronavirus lockdown.
Work history
    The Merit Club logo
    The Merit Club logo
    Content CreatorThe Merit Club
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    -Create weekly newsletters for 3k+ Merit Club subscribers, including members and non-members -Promote upcoming events, discounts, services and competitions to drive traffic to the site and encourage new membership -Contribute occasional lifestyle blog posts on the Merit Club website -Curate Merit Club community Instagram posts to highlight each week in the newsletter -Scour the web for relevant and interesting links to share with the community
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    Content Manager & EditorJasmine Hemsley Ltd.
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    -Write copy in collaboration with award-winning cook, author and speaker Jasmine Hemsley for blog posts, recipes, event calendar and all other pages on JasmineHemsley.com, copy editing and formatting as needed -Create & send out weekly newsletter campaigns to 47k+ subscribers using MailChimp -Advise Jasmine on SEO best practices & implement corresponding strategy throughout the site and other public-facing materials -Ensure all content is consistent, accurate and up to standard -Run Pinterest account & create pinnable images for maximum performance -Update and format Linkedin account -Format & reformat content and images using Squarespace -Assist with partnerships -Liaise with Ayurvedic professionals and PR representatives as needed
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Skills
  • Writing
  • Blog Writing
  • Journalism
  • Film Criticism
  • Content
  • Editiorial
  • Copyediting
  • Fluent French
  • Social Media
  • CMS Platforms
Education
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    CommunicationsUniversity of California, Los Angeles
     - Los Angeles, United States
    B.A. in Communication Studies, Minor in Gender Studies
Awards
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    Grand Prize for a short story winnerWriting Magazine
    My short story title "A Story of Boy Meets Girl" came first in Writing Magazine's first-ever Grand Prize for a short story, published in their January 2021 issue and online. https://www.writers-online.co.uk/writing-competitions/showcase/writing-magazine-grand-prize-1/winner/