Rachel Wilson

Founder, The Grief Network; Writer, The Future Laboratory

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

An experienced journalist, copywriter and translator currently based in London. Founder of Grief Network, a network for bereaved millennials.

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  • Copywriting
  • Feature Writing
  • Copyediting
  • Translation Copywriting
  • Culture Writing
  • Text Editing
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Future Trends
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Brand Consultancy

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • The Future Laboratory

    The Future Laboratory

    • Education & Research
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        Work history


        Strategic Foresight Writer

        The Future Laboratory

        Jun 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Creating narrative foresight reports for clients to establish thought-leadership in their industries.


        Director, Founder

        The Grief Network

        Jul 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance


        Translator and Copyeditor


        Jan 2018
        • Berlin, Germany
        • Freelance
        • - Translate feature articles and interviews from German to English for quarterly print magazine - Copyedit all text for quarterly print issues, including layout proofreading - Edit for source language interference and false translation in articles written by non-native speakers - Proofread text for advertorials, video content and native content on website - Structurally edit and shape articles on behalf of EIC - Maintain and update style guide for print edition of magazine




        Sep 2017 - Apr 2018
        • Berlin, Germany
        • Full Time
        • - Translated B2B and EU DGT texts from French, German and Spanish into English - Translated consumer-facing marketing texts for high-profile European brands including Bosch, Rowenta, BMW, Falke and more. - Translated highly technical documentation for manuals and internal reports with high-volume daily output using TMs and MT, for clients such as Airbus, Bosch, Daimler, VZUG and more. - Revised French to English translations provided by external translators.


        Oct 2014 - Jul 2016
        • Melbourne, Australia
        • Full Time
        • - Chief account manager for The Good Copy’s largest client, a major shopping center in Melbourne's CBD - Devised client's monthly social media strategy in line with their annual marketing blueprint - Coordinated and oversaw art direction for client’s social media and website imagery at weekly on-location photoshoots - Arranged weekly photoshoots, booking and briefing photographer and liaising with numerous retail managers and head marketing director - Managed admin and account invoicing, both for clients and suppliers - Wrote, edited and proofread copy for client’s social media channels, website and press releases - Scheduled and executed live coverage of major shopping events, writing responsive copy under strict time constraints - Contributed to work on other client accounts with colleagues, crafting copy, proofreading content and researching for articles - Worked under The Good Copy’s Strategy Director creating competitive analysis slide-show presentations for pitches to new business - Drafted content for The Good Copy’s print and digital news digests as well as contributing to decisions regarding the company's creative direction



        Oct 2016 - Jul 2017
        • Bath, United Kingdom
        • MA Translation and Professional Language Skills – Distinction - French to English - German to English (audit) - Spanish to English (audit) - Editing and revision - Proofreading - Précis Writing for the United Nations - Enterprise Skills for Linguists - Translation Technology - Translation Management 10,000 word thesis: literary translation of Muriel Cerf's "L'Antivoyage" – awarded top marks in year group


        Sep 2010 - Jul 2014
        • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
        • MA French and English Literature – First Class Honours