Liaising with artists, writers, letterers, and editors to compile all elements of comics and collections into InDesign documents Proofing and editing both scripts and editorial copy for a variety of titles including the Doctor Who series, Rivers of London and Millennium Writing sales copy and uploading information for Random House’s TI system and Titan’s own database Market research using systems such as BookScan Commissioning covers: one that I worked on was used to advertise our new Statix Press imprint.
Copy and line-editing articles for three blogging prizes (2015–2017), publishing these online and promoting on social media (30k likes on Facebook) Recruiting and managing a new team of editorial assistants for the Blogging Prize 2016 & 2017 Choosing new topics for the Blogging Prize 2016 and 2017 with the help of the editorial team In 2016, my first year in charge, we received a record number of submissions (+140% on 2015), and we are on track to increase again this year.
Pitching and writing new content for AllAboutLaw.co.uk and AllAboutLLMs.com, producing two original articles a week. Rewriting previous content for SEO: the sites I worked on had the biggest increase in unique visitors and page views compared to the other two interns Finding link-building opportunities on relevant websites and contacting similar associations
Experience in all steps of the publishing process, including proof reading, document clean ups, pre-print checks, use of InCopy/ InDesign, fact-checking, and writing cover copy/AIs.
Editing and pitching articles for over half of our sub-sections (Journal, Music, Literature, Food, Read, and Listen), producing at least one article a week for each section Holding meetings with the editorial team and organising events including two live music gigs Working alongside the President of the society at events to recruit new members, resulting in a tripling in membership size on the previous year Designing an application process to shortlist from over 50 sub-editor candidates; interviewing and selecting successful candidates Creating two print versions of our magazine featuring exclusive articles not published online. PDFs of these are available online (http://www.savageonline.co.uk/savage-in- print).
Modules: Chaucer and his Literary Background Critical Commentary and Analysis Literary Representations and History of Homosexuality London in Literature Modern Literature I Modern Literature II Old English Literature I Shakespeare As well as studying the modules listed above, I produced a research essay titled 'Subterranean Connections: Interpersonal Relationships on the Tube in London Fiction', and an extended course essay titled 'Two men and a woman: Triangular relationships in Renaissance drama'.