Jessica Edwards

Editorial Administrator

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

A meticulously organised coordinator and administrator with a background in lifestyle media, I manage my time expertly and handle tight deadlines with ease. Personable, creative and enthusiastic, I'm an excellent communicator who excels in a fast-paced environment with a positive and proactive approach.

Skills

 

  • Interiors
  • Communication
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Problem Solving
  • Styling
  • Office
  • Multi-tasking
  • Positive Attitude
  • Financial Admin
  • Proactive and Focused
  • Trend Forecasting and Research
  • Orgnisational
  • Managing Freelancers
  • Shoot Coordinator

Work history

Currently

Editorial Administrator, Guardian Weekend Interiors Desk and Travel Desk

The Guardian

May 2008
  • -Manage all desk and financial admin for two creative teams of busy weekly supplements, including holiday and rota management, handling contributor payments/expenses and keeping tabs on departmental spending. -Manage freelance and casual workers, from bookings to payments, -Liaise with stylists and photographers, organising all aspects of Space shoots, from calling in products to sourcing set builders, studios and couriers. -Produce trend led interiors shopping pages. -Research features for both desks, transcribe and fact check articles.

2008

Account Executive

Sweet PR

Sep 2007 - May 2008
  • Organised launch parties/press breakfasts, conferences and meetings while supporting the rest of the team by looking after all office/financial admin, diary management and office supply stocking.

2007

Style Assistant

Real Homes Magazine

Jun 2006 - Jun 2007
  • Assisted the Style Editor on shoots, organising product call-ins and returns, attended product launches/press days and made PR contacts. Responsible for recruiting and managing interns.

Education

2005

English Language and Literature

University of Leeds

Aug 2002 - Aug 2005
  • BA (Hons) English Language and Literature: 2.1