Rena Smith

Freelance Writer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Blogs
  • Creative
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Content
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting

Work history

Currently

Freelance Writer

Freelance

Feb 2015
  • I contribute articles to a range of titles, such as the Telegraph, i-D, Wonderland and Dazed.

2015

Editorial Assistant

LFW Daily

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015
  • Working under Editor-in-Chief Cat Callendar, I provided general assistance and writing work in the lead-up to London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2015. My responsibilities: - Liaising directly with PR agencies to request appropriate ticket and backstage passes for London Fashion Week AW15 - Carrying out editorial research for writing team - Writing interviews with editors for the sponsored features for H&M in LFW Daily - Providing assistance to team on location during photo shoots

2014

Fashion Assistant

Stella Magazine, Sunday Telegraph

Aug 2013 - Dec 2014
  • - Writing online features - Contributing to social media - Negotiating sample loans for fashion shoots with PR agencies, and managing their safe return - Managing interns working for the Fashion team - Calling in pictures from PR agencies in a timely manner, for use on the Fashion, Beauty and Feature pages - Uploading content to CMS

2014

Social Media Manager

Fashion Scout

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
  • - Live tweet from all fashion shows on the Fashion Scout schedule - Promote Fashion Scout blog - Promote sponsors with tweets in keeping with the Fashion Scout tone of voice - Interview guests for quotes to publicise on social media

2013

Editorial Intern

Dazed Media

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • - Writing short features - Providing editorial research - Uploading content to CMS

2013

Product Editorial Assistant

NET-A-PORTER

Jul 2012 - Feb 2013
  • Writing and sub-editing product descriptions Managing sample flow of 1,000 products per week between studio and Product Editorial desk Editorial research

Education

2013

Fashion Lifestyle Journalism

London College of Fashion

Feb 2013 - May 2013
  • PG Certificate

2011

English Literature French

University of Glasgow

Aug 2006 - May 2011
  • MA