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Skills

  • Events
  • Writing
  • Online
  • Print
  • Creative
  • Problem Solving
  • Features
  • Media
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media
  • Editing Proofreading
  • French
  • PR Media Communications

Work history

2016

Editorial Assistant

Gearing Media Group

Jun 2015 - May 2016
  • Hastings, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Worked over three magazines carrying out various tasks, including: • representing GMG independently and as part of a team at global design and trade events both in the UK, Singapore, Italy and Portugal • researching and writing a range of articles • interviewing industry leading designers and retailers • working across sales and production departments to produce layouts, flatplans, chase adverts and proofread before putting magazines to press • organising the creation of separate publications for outside agencies, requiring communication and copy chasing from over 300 clients at once • demonstrating confident face-to-face, email and phone communication

2015

Reporter & Sub-editor

Your Election 15

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Full Time

2015

Member of Editing Team

Fresher Publishing House

Jan 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Freelance
  • Part of a team whose roles include the selection and editing of creative writing pieces submitted as part of a competition for Bournemouth writers. Currently working towards a prize giving ceremony in May 2015 and the creation of an anthology of submitted work.

2014

Event Staff

The Work Foundation

Feb 2014 - Feb 2014
  • Freelance
  • • part of a team tasked with running an event at Saatchi & Saatchi with global CEO Kevin Roberts • included greeting clients, a Q&A session and facilitating post-event networking

2016

Waitress, Bar Staff and Events Assistant

The Powder Mills Hotel

Sep 2012 - Sep 2016
  • Freelance
  • • working as a member of a team, often in a supervisory role, to deliver a variety of events including weddings, art exhibitions and conferences • waitress in an award winning silver service restaurant • role demands first class customer service often to high profile guests • comfortable working with all levels of management and clientèle • confident with face to face, email and phone communication and thinking on my feet to achieve a solution to problems

Education

2017

BA English (1st Class Hons)

Bournemouth University

Sep 2013 - Jun 2017
  • As part of a Media School focused English degree, I have studied different disciplines, including publishing (creating and editing an anthology), journalism (news values, features writing and editorial work), editing, PR, and marketing. My key areas of interest were film and television and my final dissertation discussed post-apocalyptic feminism in The Walking Dead.

2012

3 A Levels /Basic Japanese/Personal Finance

Tonbridge Grammar School

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012
  • English Literature, French and Psychology full A level and History AS level. Also Foundation level Japanese and GCSE equivalent Personal Finance.

2010

10 GCSE A*-B

Claverham Community College

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010
  • A*'s in English Language and English Literature, Latin and History. A-B in French, Mathematics, Core Science, Additional Science, Media Studies and Physical Education.