Nichola Daunton is a features writer, copywriter and illustrator based in London. She specialises in writing about food, gardening and travel for publications including The Garden Design Journal, The English Garden, Euronews and Riposte Magazine. Her hand drawn illustrations explore food and nature, combining imaginative images with bright, bold colours.
Copywriter and IllustratorSelf Employed
London, United KingdomFreelance
A multi-skilled creative, with years of experience crafting copy, features and unique content. Talented photographer and illustration artist with knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Project manager with experience overseeing £100k+ budgets and writing funding bids. Excellent team player with the confidence to work independently.
Environmental Engagement ManagerCastlehaven Community Association
- London, United KingdomFull Time
Castlehaven Community Association is a 4-acre site in the heart of Camden Town, comprising a nursery, community centre and 3 acres of parkland. It’s mission is to respond to the needs of local residents and help people to improve their lives. - Devised and ran over 100 creative workshops, including 12 for Camden and Islington NHS Trust - Managed events, including CSR days with HS2, Deutsche Bank and Scottish Power - Wrote successful funding reports, and won funding from The Mayor of London, Postcode Lottery Trust, The City Bridge Trust and Groundwork. Managed budgets of £125k+ efficiently and concisely - Created copy for brochures, leaflets and press releases, adapting work to different audiences, eg: older people, under-18s, corporate groups and funding bodies. - Created a weekly newsletter using Mailchimp, with a open rate average of 47% per week - Managed a team of over 20 volunteers, helping people to upskill and progress to further education and paid work - Implemented a longterm strategy, securing funding for the next 3 years
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- Project Management
- Feature Writer
- Freelance Writing
- Editorial Illustration
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Assistant Editor