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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsSocial Media Manager - Reporter - Writer

About me

Award-winning social media editor with three years’ experience delivering content-driven campaigns, engaging readers, growing new audiences and developing key organisational strategies. Proven writer with regular articles published on vehicle design and architecture.

Skills

  • Digital Social Media
  • Social Media Management
  • Writing
  • SEO
  • Blog Content
  • Digital Journalism
  • Analysing Data
  • Audience Engagement
  • Team Managament
  • Communicating

Work history

2016

Social Media Manager

Dezeen

May 2013 - Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Dezeen is the world’s most influential architecture and design magazine. I was responsible for the management, growth and editorial strategy across the brand’s social media platforms and newsletters. I was also responsible for writing features and news stories on the automotive industry. While at Dezeen: - I increased Dezeen’s social audience from 550k to 3 million (+440%). - Delivered substantial year-on-year traffic growth to dezeen.com. - Created agenda-setting engagement campaigns, including Dezeen’s award-winning comments update and #milanogram 2015/2016. - Increased engagement on Facebook significantly by adopting a video-first strategy. Many films now achieve more than 1 million views. facebook.com/dezeen/videos - Led a small team and was responsible for identifying and sharing news on emerging social trends and platforms.

2013

Editorial Assistant

It's Nice That

Oct 2012 - Jan 2013
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • - Produced audience specific, targeted online content. - Involved in SEO optimisation and preparing images for publication. - Managed It’s Nice That’s social media platforms daily.

2012

Editorial Assistant

Dazed Media

Apr 2012 - Oct 2012
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • - Conducted interviews in person and over the phone. - Followed up leads for potential stories. - Published articles relating to art, music and design.

2012

Editor

b[liminal] magazine

Mar 2011 - Apr 2012
  • Lincoln, UK
  • Full Time
  • - Commissioned to produce the official publication for the Frequency Digital Culture Festival 2011. - b[liminal] magazine, acclaimed for its graduate support, was showcased at many events after being endorsed by poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy.

Education

2010

BA (hons.) English Literature First Class

University of Lincoln

Sep 2007 - Sep 2010
  • Lincoln, UK

Awards

2016

AOP Digital Publishing Awards for Best Use of Social Media (Shortlisted)

Association of Online Publishers

2016

British Society of Magazine Editors Rising Stars award for Best Use of Social Media (Shortlisted)

British Society of Magazine Editors

2015

British Society of Magazine Editors Rising Stars award for Best Use of Social Media (Winner)

British Society of Magazine Editors

2015

PPA Independent Publisher Awards in the Rising Star of the Year category (Shortlisted)

Professional Publishers Association

2015

PPA Digital Awards in the Outstanding Digital Talent category (Shortlisted)

Professional Publishers Association