Jenny Ardagh

Deputy Editor

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  • LocationBishopstone, Seaford, United Kingdom

About me

 

I am a young professional, motivated to develop my career as an editor. I have always had a keen interest in the media industry and a keen aptitude for marketing, advertising, design and business development. I am creative in my thinking, and efficient with a keen eye for detail, as well as time management skills, proven by my track record of proof reading and copy-editing to a high standard for three specialist, monthly magazines in my current job role.

Skills

 

  • Presenting
  • Event Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Interviewing
  • Social Media Management
  • Travel Writing and Photography
  • Advertising Sales
  • Proofreading and Copy Editing
  • Photography
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Indesign Illustrator Photoshop
  • Magazine Feature Writing
  • Writing Editing Skills
  • Chairing Events
  • Website Maintenance

Work history

Currently

Editor

Life Media Group Ltd

May 2015
  • Promotion from Sales position. • Creating all editorial content for three specialist monthly magazines: OV Travel, Pixel and Sussex Business Times (B2B & B2C titles within travel, business and photography sectors). • Editing and proofreading all content before going to press: ensuring consistent tone and branding, with correct grammar throughout. • Working collaboratively with sales and design teams in order to organise monthly flat-plans and meet strict monthly deadlines. • Self-managing workload. • Attending industry events and building relationships with clients, suppliers and PR agencies. • Drafting press releases and content for e-shots/mailers. • Website (using Wordpress) and social media platform content upkeep for all magazines. • Keeping up to date with latest travel, business and photography news.

2015

Sales Title Manager

Life Media Group Ltd

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
  • • Selling print advertising space in OV Travel magazine. • Calling and pitching to prospective clients. • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients via telephone, in person and through emails. • Revitalising the brand: implemented new front cover design and established brand for OV Travel magazine.

Education

2014

Psychology BSc

University of Southampton

Sep 2011 - May 2014
  • Received an upper 2:1 Undergraduate Degree. Undertook modules in: Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Psychology, Perception, Neuroscience, Memory and Mental Health.

2011

A Levels

Brighton College

Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
  • English Literature; grade A Photography; grade A Psychology; grade A* Spanish (AS Level); grade B