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Laura Bryars

Editorial AssistantLondon, United Kingdom
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Laura Bryars

Editorial AssistantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
MA Publishing and BA Fine Art Media graduate with project management experience running an award-winning initiative. I am well versed in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, communications management and event planning.
Projects
  • Connected and Autonomous VehiclesSupporting a national programme of work with the focus on connected and autonomous vehicles within the UK.
  • The KU Big Read
Work history
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    Editorial AssistantBritish Standards Institution
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    Proofreader and copy editorInterrobang Editorial
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Working directly with authors, small publishers and other content providers on a wide range of materials such as dissertations, websites and manuscripts.
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Skills
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Project Management
  • Publishing
  • Events
  • Marketing
  • Coordinating
  • Editing Copy
  • Editing Proofreading
  • Project Co-ordination
Education
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    MA PublishingKingston University
     - Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
    A postgraduate degree with a focus on all aspects of book publishing. During this time I produced a final thesis on the future of bookselling, completed a professional diploma in social media marketing, undertook a month-long work placement with Bloomsbury Publishing and co-found a now internationally acclaimed shared-reading programme called The KU Big Read whilst gaining skills in marketing, design, editorial and wider research.
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    Diploma in Proofreading and Copy editingCollege of Media and Publishing
     - London, United Kingdom
    A fully accredited course in proofreading and copy editing which taught everything from the use of BSI marks to working on specialist content and business management.
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Awards
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    Times Higher Education AwardKingston University
    A nationally acclaimed award won for the work of The KU Big Read.