Nina Webb

Freelance Journalist

Level
Junior
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Recent MA Fashion Communications Graduate from Central Saint Martins; founder of Fashion Blur, a fashion and lifestyle blog. Lived, studied and worked in fashion media in London for 4 years until recently moved to Greater Manchester; speaks Russian (fluently) French (proficiently) and Spanish (beginner).

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Skills

  • Article Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Social Media
  • SEO
  • Foreign Languages
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • CMS Management
  • Journalism

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Selfridges

    Selfridges

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • G

    GRAZIA

    • N

      National Citizen Service

      • F

        Fabulous Magazine

        Work history

        2018

        Features Intern

        The Sunday Times Style

        Jul 2018 - Jul 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Aided in research for both online and print stories and efficiently transcribed several interviews per day, as well as generating ideas for the magazine’s social media.

        2017

        Fashion Intern

        Bright Light PR

        Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Gained various skills from Fashion GPS to mounting coverage, as well as compiling media alerts and press releases, and influencer marketing. Creativity was encouraged when pulling for magazine call-ins.

        2017

        Editorial Intern

        GRAZIA

        Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • •Interned in both the fashion and editorial departments. •Published twice on the Grazia website as well as being featured in the print magazine. •Day-to-day ranged from general admin such as distributing post, managing courier bookings, to researching and pitching story ideas to the online team. •Also spent time organising the fashion cupboard and helping with research for fashion stories.

        2018

        Luxury Sales Associate, Saint Laurent

        Selfridges

        Sep 2016 - Dec 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • •Worked in a fast-paced and competitive environment to meet personal targets •Helped to generate revenue of £60,000+ per day in one of the most profitable own-bought departments in the store. •Maintained excellent product and trend knowledge by staying on top of of all designer collections and developments in haute couture, and aided in building a client book.

        2016

        Fashion Intern

        Fabulous Magazine

        Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Made use of initiative in liaising with PR departments of major high street fashion brands. Used initiative to put myself forward to assist fashion stylists on photoshoots, including celebrity clientele.

        2015

        Comment Editor

        The Beaver, LSE

        Sep 2014 - Jul 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Worked as an editor and features writer at the LSE Newspaper.

        2014

        Press Intern

        John Leech MP

        Jul 2013 - Feb 2014
        • Manchester, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Gained PR experience, working with press releases, canvassing the local community, and maintaining John’s public image.

        2012

        Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
        • Warrington, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • During the National Citizens’ Service, was responsible for fully marketing our final Litter Picking event both in print and online media.

        Education

        2018

        MA Fashion Journalism

        Central Saint Martins (UAL)

        Jan 2018 - Dec 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Achieved a Merit in the MA Fashion Communications Course at Central Saint Martins, which greatly aided me to improve my journalistic style and create engaging and interesting copy.

        2017

        Sep 2014 - Jun 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Achieved a very high 2:1 with 70 average in my BA History course, which greatly improved my analytical and research skills and interpretation of documents, whereas the LSE100 course fine-tuned my ability to comfortably analyse numerical data.