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Richard Taverner

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsMarketing Communications - Digital Marketer


  • 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


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.


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.


Marketing & Social Media

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.


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.


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.


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.