Mark Scott

Contract Copywriter

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  • LocationReading, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Branding
  • Html
  • Pitching
  • Communications
  • B2C Campaigns
  • Cms
  • Social Media
  • Editorial Content
  • Tone of Voice
  • Copy Writing and Editing
  • Copy Seo
  • B2B Experience
  • Client Communication
  • Journalism Copywriting Skills
  • Copy Crafting

Work history

Currently

Contract Copywriter

The AA Creative Studio

Apr 2014
  • Freelance copywriting for the in-house creative studio of The AA. Responsible for: • Social media: working closely with a designer and videographer to create and adapt multimedia campaigns for The AA UK on Twitter and Facebook. • Client briefs: writing marketing emails, DM, web pages, ads, printed banners, and editorial. • Video content: including driving tips, cooking guides, seasonal ads, and weather warnings.

2014

Freelance Writer

The Telegraph Media Group

Feb 2015 - Mar 2014
  • Advertorial commissions across web and print campaigns for Paramount Pictures and British Gas.

2014

Writer

Apple

Mar 2011 - Jan 2014
  • Operating within a global team of writers, editors and designers in an agency-style setup. I worked on campaigns launching and refreshing products, initiatives and services across Apple Stores worldwide.

2013

Freelance Writer

Goodbeans

Nov 2013 - Nov 2013
  • A branding project for a startup social enterprise looking to launch a range of bottled coffee.

2011

Freelance Writer

Videogamer.com

Jun 2004 - Mar 2011
  • Included writing reviews, reporting from events, and an appearance on the VG podcast.

2011

Online Content Coordinator

Game

Sep 2005 - Mar 2011
  • Lead writer for Game and (from 2009) Gamestation websites. Responsible for marketing copy, editorial content and calendar, briefing work, and managing social media. Included gaining 20,000 fans on Gamestation’s Facebook page.

2010

Freelance Writer

Eurogamer

Dec 2010 - Dec 2010
  • My opinion piece about Resident Evil 4 was published in December 2010.

Education

2015

MA Creative Writing (part Time

University of Surrey

Aug 2014 - Feb 2015
  • Ongoing Creative Writing MA taught one day a week. Ends July 2016.

2009

Principles of Great Copywriting

Chartered Institute of Marketing

Apr 2009 - Apr 2009

    2005

    BA(Hons) . Publishing Media

    Middlesex University

    Aug 2002 - Jun 2005
    • 2.1

    2002

    BTEC National Diploma in Graphic Design

    Stafford College

    Aug 2000 - Jun 2002