Leonie Eastwood

WRITER

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Office
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Writer

Time INC

Mar 2015
  • Produced accurate and engaging real-life features in the Chat & Pick Me Up tone • Interviewed case studies • Researched and wrote travel features • Crafted attention-grabbing heads, cover lines and sells • Acted as an ambassador for the magazine at events • Cultivated relationships with PRs and news agencies • Commissioned features when necessary • Contributed to lifedeathprizes.com when required • Proof read and subbed copy for publication

2014

Lifestyle Assistant

Time INC

May 2013 - May 2014
  • Reported directly to lifestyle editor • Compiled weekly beauty and fashion pages in both titles • Sourced and oversaw new beauty product • Assisted fashion shoots • Organised reader make-overs • Booked taxis and couriers when required • Manned the phone for all fashion and beauty enquiries • Collated and checked credits • Sourced and secured exclusive deals for Snap Me Up page • Sourced imagery from picture libraries • Collated and uploaded puzzles for magazines • Forged excellent contacts with fashion and beauty PR’s • Worked closely with subs and pictures department • Adhered to house styles • Contributed to launch content of lifedeathprizes.com • Attended press shows.

2011

Team Assistant

Hearst Magazines UK

Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
  • Undertook international research to support beauty features • Managed all call-ins for product to shoot • Compiled regular ‘does it work’ page • Wrote trend stories for blog • Organised still life photography • Compiled stockist list and checked credits • Represented the team and key press events • Manned the beauty desk and handled enquiries • Held desk side appointments with beauty PR’s • Created beauty mood boards from fashion week • Offered general assistance to special project team • Contributed regular blog posts to Elle’s Little Black Book.

Education

2009

Writing Fashion and Culture

Southampton Solent University

Aug 2006 - May 2009
  • Fashion journalism

2006

BTEC in Fashion Design

York College

Aug 2004 - Apr 2006
  • Fashion design