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).Locked Pro Plan feature
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.
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.
•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.
•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.
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.
Worked as an editor and features writer at the LSE Newspaper.
Gained PR experience, working with press releases, canvassing the local community, and maintaining John’s public image.
During the National Citizens’ Service, was responsible for fully marketing our final Litter Picking event both in print and online media.
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.
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.