I am a friendly and cheerful copywriter, editor, proofreader, and virtual assistant who is passionate about supporting creative businesses and self-employed people produce the content they love.
I am a friendly and cheerful copywriter, editor, proofreader, and virtual assistant who is passionate about supporting creative businesses and self-employed people produce the content they love. Whether you need written content, editorial support, social media management, or just need someone to help pick up the slack behind the scenes, I can help you. I’ve worked with charities and marketing agencies as well as bloggers and other creatives on an individual basis, tailoring my work to each client’s needs. Some highlights include: ● 2018 (December): Print formatting for an LGBTQIA+ romance novella ● 2018 (Sept - Nov): Virtual assistant work for a clinical psychologist ● 2017 (May): Development edit for a RITA award nominated historical fiction novel ● 2016 (May): Development edit for a RITA award nominated New Adult novel ● 2016 (April - May): Development edit for a contemporary LGBTQIA+ romance novel
As Fellowship Services Coordinator, I proofread or edited all public-facing communications from the Fellowship department, including fortnightly newsletters and biweekly email mailings. I ran the administration for the Catalyst grant programme, including supporting applicants, managing applications, and scheduling meetings with shareholders. I also provided customer support by phone and email. Some highlights of my work here include: · Creating a proofreading style and process guide for the department and training other members of staff in its use to ensure consistent and efficient work regardless of staff absence · User-testing, and updating process guides for, a new CRM system, including training other members of staff · Writing the notification emails for the Catalyst grant programme to convey the most helpful information regardless of an applicant’s success
As School Administrator for this marketing company, I worked across all departments from Operations to Sales to Editorial. I was the first point of contact for all clients whether by phone, email, or in person, proofread all client-based communications, and worked on implementing and running individual campaigns. Some of my highlights here include: Producing and proofreading reports at the end of each campaign in order to feedback the outcome to the client Liaising with clients and schools to organise competitions (with over 9000 entries) and prizes Suggesting and implementing a social media strategy Doubling audience response to publication campaigns through devising and conducting new research
After a year studying Classics at Cambridge University, I decided to switch course (and university) to study film at UEA. I wanted to pursue something that I felt passionate about and interested in rather than continuing something simply for the prestige. During my degree at UEA, I wrote about The L Word, Bond women, female teachers in film, and young adult film adaptations, focusing on LGBTQ+ issues and feminism throughout.