Natalie Claire Baker

Freelance copywriter

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCopy Editor - Writer - Copywriter
  • Fearne Carlin
  • Laimonas Junda
  • CATERINA MAROTTA
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About me

Freelance copywriter and editor based in London. I'm a passionate advocate of women's rights and a short story junkie. Feed me words. Feminist. Alongside my freelance work, I'm the Fundraising Coordinator for Bloody Good Period, a social enterprise that provides sanitary products to refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. My short stories and poems have been published in The Bacon Review, Synaesthesia Magazine, Luna Luna magazine, For Books' Sake, Severine Lit and Bad Pony. Need a skilled copywriter? Get in touch!

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Skills

  • Creative Writing
  • Academic Editing
  • Content Editing
  • Project Management
  • Copywriting
  • Article Research
  • Article Writing
  • Blog Writing
  • CMS Experience
  • Social Media

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  • Bloody Good Period

    Bloody Good Period

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      The Open University

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        Igloo Books

        Work history

        Currently

        Fundraising Coordinator

        Bloody Good Period

        Oct 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Fundraising Coordinator (and occasional blogger) for Bloody Good Period, a project supported by Centre for Innovation in Voluntary Action (CIVA).

        Currently

        Copywriter & Editor

        Freelance

        Oct 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • I’m a freelance copywriter and editor based in London. My recent clients include The Open University, CIPD, Igloo Books and Stratton Craig. I've written copy for a number of brands and companies including Moss Bros, Unbiased, Pure Search and The Open University. I'm particularly interested in working with smaller businesses and start-ups in the creative and charity sectors.

        2018

        Oct 2017 - Mar 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Supported the Online Project Producers (OpenLearn) in the production of innovative digital content for OpenLearn website, the home of free learning from the Open University. -Created, edited and published academic articles, podcasts and broadcast content on OpenLearn using the Drupal CMS tool. -Co-managed the Open University OpenLearn YouTube account, creating playlists, transcripts and metadata for the video content. -Provided creative assistance to Open Project Producer for on-going projects and documentaries for broadcast.

        2018

        Freelancer

        Igloo Books

        Oct 2016 - Feb 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Igloo Books Sept 2016–present Provide copy, proofread new titles and generate cookery indexes on adult reference titles and creative non-fiction. -Supply copy on a diverse range of subjects for the adult reference and cookery titles, including F1, Serial Killers and Greatest Sporting Moments. -Edited and sourced new imagery for over 1,500 recipes for the ‘Everyday Cooking’ series. -Supply alphabetised indexes for a range of cookbooks, including both title and ingredient indexes.

        2016

        Mar 2016 - Oct 2016
        • Sywell, Northampton NN6, UK
        • Full Time
        • Worked as Editor on adult reference and cookery titles for a fast growing, multi-award winning mass-market book publisher. Key responsibilities: -Commission packagers, authors and designers to create brand-new adult reference titles with fresh, exciting and accessible content to suit our market. -Work to tight deadlines, overseeing the development of each series and ensure key dates are met in order to meet shipping and printing requirements. -Project manage new books from concept through to print-ready files. -Work with budgets and retrieve quotes from outside contributors. -Create clear and concise briefs and schedules, maintaining regular communication with third parties, in-house designers and managing editors. -Develop relationships with image agencies, packagers and freelancers to ensure the creative brief is understood and the final files adhere to the brief. Key achievements and awards: -Winner of Best Adult Book 2014 at the annual Igloo Book Awards. -Gained recognition from the CEO and Board of Directors for establishing a donation book scheme, benefiting the local community and schools. -Featured on The Bookseller: My Job in 5

        Education

        2011

        Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
        • 1 Hawk Dr, New Paltz, NY 12561, USA
        • Study Abroad Programme Theatre, Creative Writing, American Literature and Women in Art and Culture.

        2012

        BA Creative Writing with Drama (2:1)

        Kingston University

        Oct 2009 - Jun 2012
        • Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

        Awards

        2015

        Best Adult Book

        Igloo Books

        • Winner of Best Adult Book 2015 at the annual Igloo Book Awards.

        2014

        Best Adult Book

        Igloo Books

        • Winner of Best Adult Book 2014 at the annual Igloo Book Awards.

        2014

        Tell John award (for innovation)

        Igloo Books

        • Gained recognition from the CEO and Board of Directors for establishing a donation book scheme, benefiting the local community and schools. I am a passionate advocate for education and believe each and every child should have access to books and educational resources. In November 2014, I founded a language book scheme at IglooBooks that donates excess stock to local SureStart centres. This involves contacting customers, dealing with book requests and arranging collection for the books.