Rosie Hewitson

Freelance Writer

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

I am a freelance writer with experience pitching and writing interviews, features, news stories and opinion pieces for The Guardian, The Independent, VICE, Refinery29, Time Out London, Dazed, DIY, Noisey, Huck, PinkNews, Red Bull Music, ShortList and O2 Alive on topics including music, the arts, queer issues, climate change, the internet and youth culture. I have worked on various branded content campaigns including VICE partnerships with VisitBritain, Art Fund and VanMoof bikes, and regularly do in-house shifts at Time Out London working on content across the global website and the London website and print magazine. Recently I have worked as Script Editor on video projects with Erdem, De Gournay and Matches Fashion.

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  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Article Writing
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Cultural Journalism
  • Music Journalism
  • Copywriting
  • Content Creation
  • Arts Journalism

Companies I’ve worked with

  • English National Ballet

    English National Ballet

    • Arts and Culture

Work history


Individual Giving Coordinator

English National Ballet

Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • -Responding to email and telephone enquiries made to the Development department and providing an excellent standard of customer service and stewardship to Friends and Patrons -Coordinating Development department mailings -Writing copy for membership communications including e-newsletters to our supporters, show programmes, season brochures, web pages and In the Wings annual magazine, in keeping with the organisation’s house style -Researching and writing up proposals to prospective donors and reports to current donors -Using Adobe InDesign to create and edit Development department print -Working with the Marketing team to promote memberships on the English National Ballet website and social media pages -Working with the Development Coordinator to request ticket allocations and manage ticket requests for Patrons and other guests of the Development department -Working with the Events team to coordinate, promote, set up and deliver a variety of membership and fundraising events -Maintaining the accuracy of the fundraising database -Liaising with the Finance team to process income and expenditure, and to perform regular reconciliation tasks -Providing general administrative support to senior colleagues



Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2:1 - BA (Hons) English First year courses: • Narrative Texts • Intellectual and Cultural Sources • Introduction to Medieval Language and Literature • Criticism Second year courses: • Chaucer (Core Course) • Old English I • Renaissance Literature • Modern Literature I Third year courses: • Shakespeare (Core Course) • Critical Commentary and Analysis • Restoration and the Eighteenth Century • Modern Literature II


4 A Levels (A* A* A B), 1 AS Level (B)

Emmanuel City Technology College

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
  • Gateshead, United Kingdom
  • A* - A Level English Literature A* - A Level English Language A - A Level History B - A Level French B - AS Level Philosophy


Sep 2006 - Jun 2011
  • Gateshead, United Kingdom