Rebecca Morice

Editorial director

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

Content expert with more than a decade’s experience working across brand and consumer projects in the lifestyle sector, covering everything from copywriting and commissioning to writing content strategy for social and digital campaigns.

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Skills

  • Copywriting
  • Feature Writing
  • Sub-editing
  • Editorial
  • Journalism
  • Brand Tone
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content Strategy
  • Social Content Strategy

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Havas London

    Havas London

    • Advertising
  • F

    Freelance

    • S

      South West Wales Media

      • S

        South Wales Evening Post

        Work history

        Currently

        Editorial Director

        Something

        Jun 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Overseeing editorial and social content production for global drinks brands, defining the direction for social and editorial content, and updating this regularly in line with learnings. Building and managing an internal team, commissioning freelance support and growing a large network of high-quality contributors, as well as working closely with creative, insight and distribution teams. Proactively identifying and solving issues, and keeping an eye on the evolving digital landscape, as well as best practice across social and editorial output.

        2016

        Senior Content Manager

        Havas London

        Oct 2013 - Jun 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Defining content strategy for a number of brands, generating creative ideas, hosting client workshops and advising clients on content best practice. Overseeing all editorial output, with a focus on SEO, as well as planning and running social newsroom sessions to identify opportunities for reactive content. Managing workflow and resource for short and long-term production deadlines.

        2013

        Managing Editor

        May 2013 - Oct 2013
        • Japan
        • Full Time
        • Planning, writing and editing content for the website, city guides and magazine, and overseeing all sections of the website. Commissioning articles, and selecting and editing submissions. Expanding the site’s reach through the use of social media, targeting expats and tourists.

        2013

        Writer/sub-editor

        Freelance

        Oct 2011 - May 2013
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Writing and editing for various magazines, websites and brands, with a focus on lifestyle, travel and food, including Time Out London and Time Out Tokyo.

        2011

        Page editor

        Aug 2010 - Oct 2011
        • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
        • Full Time
        • Subbing the weekly magazine, editing for tone and style, rewriting copy, and writing attention grabbing headlines. Working as section editor for the Travel and Shopping & Style sections of the magazine, managing listings and writing weekly features, as well as contributing to the Eating Out guide and cover features. Identifying and solving production issues, and fostering more efficient working. Overseeing picture selection and layouts.

        2010

        Production Journalist

        South Wales Evening Post

        Jan 2008 - Aug 2010
        • Swansea, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Working as part of a large team editing copy for numerous daily, weekly and monthly publications. Managing the design and subbing of the weekly paid-for titles, writing headlines and checking copy for legal pitfalls. Deputising for the team lead; identifying reactive story opportunities.

        2008

        Multimedia Assistant

        South West Wales Media

        Feb 2006 - Jan 2008
        • Swansea, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Sub-editing and designing sections of the newspaper and website, as well as writing a weekly shopping column and regular fashion features.