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Laura Skerrett

Media and Office Administrator

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationNorthampton, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWeb Content Administrator - Copywriter - Content Writer

Skills

  • Copy Proofing
  • Content Websites
  • Admin
  • Microsoft Office
  • Wordpress
  • Indesign
  • Social Media
  • Copywriting
  • Stock Management
  • Website Management

Work history

2017

Admin Temp

The Guardian

Aug 2017 - Aug 2017
  • Freelance
  • I am currently temping with the Guardian’s Marketing division, undertaking administrative I.T duties. I also have had the opportunity to attend daily editorial briefings, where editors come together to discuss their top headlines for the day as well as upcoming pieces and ideas. This has developed a great understanding of the running of a newsroom and its editorial department.

2016

Editorial Intern

Bubele Ltd

May 2016 - Oct 2016
  • Internship
  • I created weekly newsletters using Mail Chimp, which were aimed at families with young children it involved researching and writing about activities to do in the local area that would appeal to parents. This internship was completed from home, which I feel highlights my self-motivation and initiative.

2017

Media and Office Administrator

Jeffery-West

Nov 2014 - Jul 2017
  • Northampton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Website copy, inventory management and product descriptions. • Managing the brand’s social media platforms by creating content and writing the post copy throughout the week according to the new collections, promotions, and events. • Creating mailshot copy and designing newsletters, which cover new collections and promotions, which are sent out to our subscribers. • General admin, including booking and organizing courier collections, filing and stock management. • Head of Customer & PR enquiries; answering both telephone and email queries. 


2014

Editorial Internship

Open Book Publishers

Jul 2014 - Oct 2014
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • After graduating from university, I wanted to gain experience in a publishing house. Across the 3 months I proof read academic text, created, and modified indexes for texts using InDesign and edited website pages using basic HTML knowledge.

Education

2014

English Literature (BA)

University of Essex

Oct 2011 - Jul 2014
  • Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Grade: 2:1 (Upper Class)

2011

English Literature - A*, Philosophy - C, Religious Studies - C

Thomas Becket RC School

Sep 2009 - Jul 2011
  • Northampton, United Kingdom
  • 8 GCSEs grade C and above, including A in English Language and Media Studies.