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About me

Engaged and professional freelance writer with experience working with a variety of start-up projects to produce a huge range of content. I've picked up basic social media management, SEO and PR skills and I'm always keen to learn more. Previously worked as a development assistant in the film industry, as well as an amateur film-maker, and I am interested in all forms of story-telling, lit and film criticism and creative writing. My academic background is in History, Politics, Philosophy and Sociology and I remain an engaged and voracious reader. I am also a keen cinephile and book collector and always on the look-out for new creatives to discover.


  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Blogs
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Content
  • Executive
  • Short Films
  • Office
  • Word
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting

Work history


Marketing Manager


Aug 2015
  • Responsible for planning and creating content across a number of channels and media types. Manage a team of three to produce relevant copy and content to tight deadlines. Also responsible for long-term strategy, social media management and company-wide recruitment and fund-raising.


Freelance Content Producer


Jul 2015 - Mar 2016
  • Work for a number of start-ups and incubated projects to produce relevant and engaging copy and content. Produced both video and written content and provided input on website design and company PR strategy.


Production Assistant

Khona Productions

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Assistant to producer and CEO; Duties included research, casting, editing and pitching; Worked on adverts, shorts and a feature developed with BBC Films and Screen London.


Development Assistant

The Weinstein Company/amber Entertainment

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Two consecutive internships working in Soho-based film production companies. Duties included producing script reports, attending note-giving meetings and occasional re-writing responsibilities.


FOH & Backstage Support

Everyman Theatre

Aug 2013 - Dec 2014
  • Front of house and backstage support for a 750+seat theatre that staged a variety of shows, from Brecht to musicals. Provided an opportunity to work with the lead creatives in writing and acting workshops, as well as observe shows from backstage.



History and Politics

Oxford University

Aug 2010 - Jun 2013
  • History and Politics with a focus on political philosophy, modern European history and sociological theory.



James Gay Scholarship for Academic Excellence

  • Awarded cash prize and scholarship award for excellent academic results across 3 years of study.