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Richard Taverner

Communications Officer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMarketing Communications - Digital Marketer

Skills

  • Basic web Design
  • Cms
  • Any CMS Experience
  • Adobe Premiere Pro After Effects Photoshop Indesign
  • Editing
  • 1+ Years Creative Writing Experience
  • Event Filming
  • Filming Editing
  • Journalist
  • Fashion Journalist

Work history

Currently

Digital Marketer

Gresham College

Jan 2013
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • My role began as a communications assistant. It involved utilising professional contacts in order to facilitate growth of the college’s reputation as a learning organisation and held a key role in improving and maintaining Gresham’s public profile throughout various social networks. I improve and simplify the strategy for editing speaker transcripts to align with its in-house style. As well as continuing to undertake the communications assistant responsibilities, as communications officer I have held a key role in developing and delivering a communications plan to publicise the college lectures. This includes the filming and editing of in-house and external lectures using Adobe Premiere Pro. I have also played an integral role in launching Gresham College’s new website.

2012

Features Editor

The Grooming Guide

Jul 2012 - Dec 2012
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • As a feature writer and editor, I wrote articles and conducted interviews. I played an integral part in developing The Grooming Guides online presence by editing features and monitoring its social network presence.

2012

Marketing

Safilo Group

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • During my time at the Safilo Group, who specialise in the premium eyewear sector, I helped file and log various paperwork during the midsts of an office move and learnt how the brands are marketed in the UK.

2012

Graduate Journalist

The Daily Mail

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Shadowing film and theatre critics, I gained an insight into theatre production and film reviewing.

2013

Feature Writer

The Upcoming Online Magazine

Aug 2011 - Jan 2013
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Writing for the culture desk, I personally attended screenings, premieres and launches and conducted interviews throughout the fields of film, theatre, music and art.

2010

Graduate Journalist

The Times Newspaper

Oct 2009 - Jun 2010
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • Writing for the arts desk, I compiled and had featured various featurettes for the arts supplement.