I work with both Bloomsbury Publishing Plc in London and Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP), a division of Bloomsbury Publishing based in Doha, Qatar. My role is to assist in the planning, editing and publishing of English, Arabic and children's books globally. I manage complex live databases; translate content from Arabic to English and vice versa; work with contracted freelancers; project manage multiple complex titles at once; run financial report and manage author relationships.
A corporate communications firm, its services include consultancy and research, messaging, branding, editorial content, film content, online and social. Clients I have worked with included Goldman Sachs, M&S, BVCA, BNP Paribas, TAQA, Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development and Doughty Hanson. My duties were divided between marketing and editorial. To summarise: Marketing: - Developing marketing campaigns, plans and strategies - Evaluating and reporting via Analytics and AdWords - Managing, sending and evaluating numerous monthly newsletters - Developing appropriate social media presence - Contributing to new business proposals - Writing and distributing press releases (Arabic and English) and award entries Editorial: - Translation = Liaising with the in-house team of writers, designers and account managers - Liaising with clients and account managers for amendments, approval and sign off stages = Proofreading and copyediting for Arabic content - Undertaking Arabic typesetting