Ruairidh Pritchard

Acting Deputy Editor

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects credited in

About me

A highly motivated writer, editor and project manager with a wealth of knowledge and experience in connecting luxury brands with high net worth shoppers.

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Skills

  • Indesign
  • Workflow Management
  • VIP Four
  • CMS Systems
  • Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Editorial Content
  • Copyediting
  • Content Strategy
  • Content Management

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Freelance

    • G

      Global Blue

      • S

        SHOP magazine

        Work history

        Currently

        Writer and editor

        Freelance

        Jan 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • In addition to writing editorially as a part of my full time roles, I have written freelance both editorially and in a copywriting capacity for a number of publications and brands, including Quintessentially magazine, The Moodie Davitt Report, Pret AirPorter and Fred Perry. I am also a member of the Croudie Network, for creative agency Croud. I regularly copy edit and run quality assurance checks on content for clients including Virgin Trains, VF Corporation and Skrill.

        2019

        Acting Deputy Editor

        Global Blue

        Dec 2017 - Mar 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • While covering the maternity leave of SHOP magazine’s deputy editor, I took content lead on SHOP’s 60+ editions per year, and managing a team of dedicated section and language editors. Working closely with SHOP’s editor-in-chief and publisher, I am leading the restructuring of SHOP’s editorial offering, reviewing editorial, branded content strategy in order to maximising profitability and quality across SHOP’s portfolio of editorial, advertorial and map publications. This role combines project management, client facing communication and pitching, creative marketing solutions, magazine production and content creation and editing.

        2017

        Commercial Editor

        Global Blue

        Feb 2015 - Nov 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Tax free shopping experts Global Blue work with the world’s leading brands to offer tax free shopping services to high wealth international shoppers. As Global Blue’s Commercial Editor, I work with it’s various of international marketing and sales teams to produce both print publications and digital microsite campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands, including Vivienne Westwood, Burberry, Diesel, MaxMara and Tiffany & Co. This role combines product development and marketing strategy, content editing, project management, client facing communication and pitching, print and digital production and acting as the content lead in one of Global Blue’s most profitable media arms.

        2015

        Production Editor

        Global Blue

        Feb 2013 - Jan 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • SHOP Magazine is the world’s leading traveller shopping magazine; publishing over 4 million magazines a year, in over 40 luxury shopping destinations across Europe, South America and Asia. As Production Editor I managed a team of artworkers, worked closely with more than 30 international marketing managers and multiple international printers, and liaised with advertisers and agencies to manage the creation and delivery of over 90 editions per year.

        Education

        Currently

        Journalism BA (hons)

        Glasgow Caledonian University

        Aug 2007
        • Glasgow, United Kingdom
        • Glasgow Caledonian University The first degree in the UK accredited by both the NCTJ and BJTC, covering print, radio, television and online.