Meg Chen

Press Intern

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

My name is Meg Chen and a recent fashion journalism graduate from London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. I am an avid storyteller who is passionate about arts and culture. I am a highly-motivated team player with a strong sense of organisation, responsibility and resourcefulness who relishes building interpersonal relationships. With excellent training in print, digital and broadcast journalism, I'm currently looking to join a dynamic team with a distinct voice and creative vision to grow my journalism career.

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Skills

  • Article Writing
  • Magazine Layout
  • Editing Copy
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Copywriting
  • Video Editing
  • Editorial Writing
  • Interviewing
  • Organisation

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

    • Publishing
  • Wonderland Magazine

    Wonderland Magazine

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • A

    Alighieri Jewellery

    • T

      The Times

      Work history

      Currently

      Jun 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • As Press Intern at Alighieri, where teamwork is crucial to the operation of the brand, I am responsible for assisting the Press Manager in handling daily press requests and liaising with magazines editors, stylists, retailers, etc. Hands-on experience is a big part of working at Alighieri, which means I get to engage with other departments such as production, marketing and wholesale on a daily basis. I have learned to be confident in communicating with colleagues and clients alike to represent the brand and be proactive in taking on responsibilities.

      2019

      Marketing Intern

      Grace Han

      Jan 2019 - May 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • During my five-month work experience at Grace Han, I worked closely with the Global Head of Marketing of the brand and my job description includes: - Market research for brand development e.g. e-commerce, influencers, etc. - Compiling brand-relevant reports from print media titles and fashion month - Copywriting and press release drafting - Assistance in hotel concierge outreach

      2018

      Sales Associate

      Sandro paris

      May 2018 - Nov 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Working as a part-time sales associate at Sandro Paris is my first fashion retail job and it has trained me to be confident and proactive in engaging with potential clients and delivering high-quality customer service in a personal style. Working at a premium brand also entails the requirement to understand the products at a deeper level and learning to multi-task and prioritise in order to maximise efficiency and optimise sales.

      2018

      Fashion Desk Editorial Intern

      The Times

      Mar 2018 - Mar 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • During my placement at the fashion desk at The Times, I was responsible for: - Compiling daily fashion news digest from other media titles - Assistance in researching for editorial content material - Liaising with fashion and beauty PR - Writing for weekly online columns

      2018

      Digital Editorial Intern

      Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

      Feb 2018 - Mar 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • My position as Digital Editorial Intern at Bloomsbury Publishing was within the Visual Arts and Humanities division in the Academic Editorial department. The job description was as follows: - Research for new concepts and projects already in development e.g. potential contributors for Bloomsbury Fashion Central - Creating and updating digital editorial records for Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases - Preparation for metadata for image archive in collaboration with the Wellcome Collection - Assistance in product development for the Bloomsbury Fashion Central official website

      2018

      Fashion Intern

      Wonderland Magazine

      Jan 2018 - Jan 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • During my one-month internship at Wonderland Magazine, I was responsible for managing the fashion cupboard, this includes ad-hoc tasks such as logging dockets and fulfilling returns. I also assisted in many editorial shoots in studios and on location, on the set my responsibility is to assist the editor/stylist in all aspects of a photoshoot such as managing call-ins, dressing models, listing credits, etc.

      2017

      Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
      • Shanghai, China
      • Internship
      • Job description: - Drafting potential client pitch proposals and SWOT analyses - Assistance in the organisation and operation of brand collection launches and PR events - Press release writing and Mandarin-English translation - Sample room management

      Education

      Currently

      Bachelor of Arts (BA)

      London College of Fashion, UAL

      Sep 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Studying (BA) Fashion Journalism at London College of Fashion, UAL has given me solid training in print, digital and broadcast journalism. On top of basic journalism skills, I also had an opportunity to develop a journalism project from market research and proposal to execution-interviewing, writing, editing and design. I also had the valuable experience to contribute to _shift London, LCF's fashion journalism website and work as the newsletter editor.