Krystal Scanlon

Freelance Copywriter

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

I am a freelance writer currently studying for my NCTJ Diploma in Journalism while I look to secure a journalism position. My interests are fashion, beauty, showbiz, entertainment, celebrities and travel.

Skills

 

  • Writing
  • Editing
  • SEO
  • Styling
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Social Meda
  • Interviews
  • Microsoft Office
  • Picture Research
  • Internet
  • Personal Shopping
  • Admin Skills
  • Office Skills
  • Fashion Beauty Shoots

Work history

Currently

Editor & Blogger

Krystal Scanlon

Aug 2013
  • - Writing blog entries promoting brands, creative articles, endorsing blog advertising, etc.

Currently

Freelance Copywriter

Greatcontent

Feb 2016
  • - Writing content for a variety of brands across fashion, beauty and lifestyle.

2016

Staff Writer

The Beans Group

Dec 2015 - Feb 2016
  • - Staff Writer for Hexjam.com - Sourcing and writing up news stories daily. - Producing longer features, light-hearted content and other listicles. - Pitching new ideas daily in order to produce content long-term. - Publicizing content via social media on Facebook and Twitter.

2015

Senior Sales Associate

Kate Spade NEW York

May 2014 - Dec 2015
  • - Meeting individual daily sales targets in conjunction with store targets while maintaining other responsibilities. - Managing relationships with some of the top VIP clients of Sloane Square store, as well as client styling. - Ownership of jewellery department of the store: deliveries, stockroom and shop floor, while creating new systems and catalogues to ensure the department runs efficiently.

2013

Freelance Copywriter

Lowcostholidays.com, Easyjet Holidays

Mar 2012 - Dec 2013
  • - Wrote hotel reviews and holiday destination features, ensuring content is SEO compliant.

2012

Stylist & Stylist Assistant

Freelance Styling

Dec 2011 - Oct 2012
  • - Helping/overseeing shoot preparation to execution with sample call-ins/returns, press meetings and events, trend research, admin for clients/stylists and London Fashion Week, etc. Successes: - Styled Pixie Lott for BBC Top of the Pops Christmas Special 2011 and T4 Stars of the Year 2011.

2012

Shopping Assistant

Bauer Media

Nov 2011 - Jun 2012
  • - Worked across two titles: Pregnancy & Birth and Mother & Baby. - Compiled pages for each title across fashion, beauty, celebrity, shopping, product tests/reviews and interiors sections, including celebrity

Education

2009

BA English

University of Reading

Aug 2006 - Jun 2009

    2006

    A Levels: English and Psychology, AS Levels: History and Law

    St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College

    Aug 2004 - Jun 2006
    • AS Levels and A Levels

    2004

    English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science (double Award), French, Religious Studies

    Sion Manning RC Girls School

    Aug 1999 - Jun 2004
    • GCSEs - 5 As and 5 Bs