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Sara Whomsley

Copywriter and translator

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsMarketing Communications - Press and Social Media Officer

Skills

  • Fashion Writing
  • Brand Content
  • Communications
  • Bilingual French/english
  • Arts Culture
  • Marketing
  • Content/copywriting/writing/editorial/advertising
  • Creativie Thinking
  • Aesthetic Vision
  • Ambitious

Work history

Currently

Copywriter/translator

NET-A-PORTER

Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - I transcreate English product page copy (editorial notes, details, size & fit) and designer landing pages to French in an engaging way whilst preserving the house style - Write the trends-focus section of a French internal biweekly newsletter - Created an ongoing English-French glossary of brands’ signature details - Attend brand academies on the new collections and report them to the product editorial team

2015

Assistant Project Manager

Chanel

Jan 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Paris, France
  • Internship
  • - I wrote documents on style & Chanel and synthesized styling tips - Translated these documents from French to English, preserving the house style - Created an English-French style glossary for internal use and elaborated a weekly intern newsletter - Helped to organize the seminars & workshops on the fashion expertise development of the House and formalized the learnings

2013

PR Assistant & blog contributor

Wolf & Badger

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • - I wrote for the blog and edited website content: designers’ profiles, music Mondays etc. - Generated content for social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest) - Competitive analysis (equivalent websites and blogs)

2012

Sales Assistant

Louis Vuitton

Jul 2012 - Sep 2012
  • Strasbourg, France
  • Internship
  • - I sold luxury goods to a cosmopolitan clientele - I participated in a 3-day training on the brand’s selling policies and techniques at Head Office, Paris

Education

2015

Master degree in Public and Corporate Communication (French-British double diploma)

Sciences Po Lille & University of Kent (double diploma)

Sep 2010 - Dec 2015
  • - BA (Hons) Politics and international relations at the University of Kent: First-class honours - Grande Ecole diploma, Masters in Public and Corporate Communication at Sciences Po Lille: 2.1  Dissertation: ‘The different cultural perceptions of the universal Chanel Woman’ (case studies: Japan & UK)

Awards

2011

Honoured Mention Award

London International Model United Nations

  • - I represented South Africa in the SOCHUM (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs) debates - Obtained 'Honoured Mention’ Award at the end of the debates