• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
Literature and Writing