Jessica Cusack

Intern at AnOther Magazine

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Writing
  • Indesign

Work history

Currently

Intern

Another Magazine Dazed Group

Feb 2015
  • Assisting the fashion editors during Fashion Month. Coordinating activities in London, Paris, Milan and New York. Learning to problem-solve quickly and efficiently.

2015

Freelance Writer

The River Magazine

May 2013 - Feb 2015
  • Current freelance position. This includes numerous interviews with various creatives, requiring a probing, inquisitive and disciplined manner.

2014

Freelance Writer

VOIX Magazine

May 2013 - Dec 2014
  • Freelance writer for this online magazine, predominantly on fashion and art.

2013

Intern

Conde Nast Contract Publishing

Jul 2012 - Jul 2013
  • - Work experience, reporting to Darius Sanai, editorial director. My role included research for their extensive range of contract publishing titles, reviewing leisure venues in London, and general administration. - 2013: Baku Magazine. I researched feature ideas from international arts and culture events and was listed as a contributor in the Winter 2013 edition. I gained invaluable experience of the editorial routine of magazines.

2013

Beauty Editor

The Mancunion

Aug 2012 - May 2013
  • Beauty Editor at Britain’s biggest student newspaper, The Mancunion. My role entailed: writing and editing a weekly column; editing, uploading and formatting contributor content for both newspaper and website, and management of social media for the fashion and beauty pages. Nominated for Best Section in the 2013 Student Media Awards.

2012

Intern

Psychologies

Jun 2012 - Jun 2012
  • Work placement. When writing, I learnt to interlock contemporary news and interests with current psychological research. My work for the magazine – including small features pieces, an author Q&A interview and film reviews – was published in the November 2012 issue.

2011

Blog Manager & Second in Command

Shiftingclothes.com

Mar 2011 - Dec 2011
  • - Principal blogger for second-hand fashion site ShiftingClothes.com, writing about fashion, beauty, music and current affairs, in addition to conducting and writing interviews. - Promoted to manager of the blog (overseeing a team of five other writers) in addition to running the site’s social media activities. As the company’s second-in-command, I attended meetings with potential investors. - I maintained my ability to work efficiently towards a deadline, balancing both academic and blogging responsibilities through diligent organisation.

2010

Model

Select Model Management

Sep 2005 - Sep 2010
  • - Worked as a fashion model on the books of one of the world’s top agencies, an employment which I ultimately terminated in order to prioritise my academic studies. - Modelling enhanced my passion for the fashion industry and in addition encouraged effective time management, people skills, personal presentation and confidence.

2010

Sales Executive

MATCHESFASHION.COM

Sep 2009 - Mar 2010
  • Worked on both shop floor and in back office, boosting my commercial understanding of the retail business.

Education

2014

Issues in Modern Culture MA

University College London

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
  • Contemporary Literature

2013

English Literature BA

University of Manchester

Aug 2010 - May 2013
  • English Literature

2009

English Drama; French

The Harrodian School

Aug 2002 - May 2009