James Robertson

Web and Media Assistant

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

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About me

 

I am an experienced communications officer with experience working in both education and social services. Currently I am helping develop the content the UK's first domestic-violence app 'Bright Sky' created by the UK Says No More campaign at Hestia. I am also a published academic writer, whose writings are included two publications of Intellect, ltd. Through my work in communications and EFL teaching, I have experience working in the UK, Europe and East-Asia teaching at university-level and at not-for-profit educational organisations.

Skills

 

  • Academic Writing
  • Content Writer
  • APP Design
  • Photography
  • Socia Media
  • Communications
  • Content Management
  • Public Speaking
  • English Teacher
  • Customer Service

Work history

Teacher

EtonX

Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Online tutoring Chinese international students skills in leadership, including effective presentations, English fluency and written comprehension, and team-building skills;  Utilizing online communication platform and social-networking application WeChat to provide online visual-audio lessons;  Building good rapport with students, and maintaining an approachable, trustworthy and professional relationship and empathy towards students' educational needs;  Working within a network of tutors to help Eton College’s reach its global outreach goals;

APP Developer

Hestia

Oct 2016
  • Internship
  • Assisting the UK Says No More campaign team by adding and editing content on their mobile app ‘Bright Sky’ which assists victims of domestic abuse;  Researching and writing online content for the Hestia website;  Utilising and managing social media platforms to raise awareness for the UK Says No More campaign;

2016

Volunteer

Osaka English House

Jul 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Full Time
  • Preparing and delivering presentations on UK culture using Microsoft PowerPoint; Sharing administrative control over the company's Facebook page to help promote and strengthen their appeal through writing and publishing daily blogs; Preparing and giving lessons at the local university and to house residents; Promotion through distributing flyers and talking to local businesses and people;

2016

Teacher

Westgate Corporations

May 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Japan
  • Full Time
  • Managing a language learning environment to university students and staff, facilitating speaking and listening conversation lessons structured to ensure each student is involved in speaking activities for 80% each lesson; Preparing students for TOEIC examinations through weekly workshops; Leading workshops on presentation and communication skills; Responsible for student evaluations and class registration through online Microsoft Silverlight platform;

Education

2014

Master of Arts Film Studies

University of Kent

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
  • Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • I was awarded a Distinction in Film Studies (Scholarship) - my thesis focused on early French Film Criticism and questions of National and Transnational Cinema.

2012

BA (hons.) Film Studies, 1st Class

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts

Sep 2009 - Sep 2012
  • Lancaster, United Kingdom
  • I earned a First Class Bachelors in Film Studies - focusing on the independent American film industry.