Kate Duggan

Freelance Copywriter/Editor

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  • LocationPayhembury, Honiton, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Blogs
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Content
  • Environment
  • Beauty Writer
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Beauty Blogger
  • Charity Marketing

Work history

Currently

Freelance Copywriter & Editor

Kate Duggan Copywriting Services

Aug 2014

2014

Communications Manager

The Co-operative

Jan 2008 - Jun 2014
  • • Managing communications across the CSR department. (20+ projects, 80+ channels.) • Overseeing all communications for The Co-operative's most successful Charity of the Year partnership ever, raising £7.2m. • Creating a communications strategy and style guidelines for The Co-operative’s CSR work. • Managing the Communications Adviser. • Overseeing the production of short films for a variety of audiences. • Delivering internal communications for a wide range of audiences, from Executive and Board level, to store and branch staff. • Delivering external communications through magazines, social media, websites, billboards, PR and printed collateral.

2008

Magazine Editor

The Magazine, Manchester

Apr 2005 - Dec 2008
  • • Responsible for the editorial content of a monthly celebrity/lifestyle magazine. • Overseeing production. • Planning features, including health & beauty, lifestyle, entertainment, motors, business and property. • Interviewing celebrities (eg Michael Owen, Liv Tyler, Girls Aloud). • Writing editorial. • Editing, proofing and ensuring that standards were strictly maintained. • Representing the company at events. • Managing the Assistant Editor and Editorial Assistant.

2005

Editor

Birmingham Independent

Jul 2004 - Apr 2005
  • • Responsible for the editorial content of a regional newspaper, with a door-to-door distribution of more than 90,000. • Managing and training the Assistant Editor. • Sourcing and writing local news stories and advertising features. • Interviewing community leaders, business people and celebrities. • Photographing local people and landscapes, and sourcing photographs for features. • Writing advertorials. • Proofing and sub-editing when needed.

Education

2009

Literature and Writing

Liverpool John Moores University

Aug 2006 - May 2009
  • Literature and Writing