Steve Fairclough

Steve Fairclough

Editorial Consultant & Creative Content StrategistUnited Kingdom
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Steve Fairclough

Steve Fairclough

Editorial Consultant & Creative Content StrategistUnited Kingdom
About me
Editorial and content excellence is my passion. I am a multi-platform creative content expert with 20+ years of experience in building and managing teams to plan, develop and produce innovative, inspiring and compelling content.
  • Terry O'Neill - Every Picture Tells A Story
    Terry O'Neill - Every Picture Tells A StoryI was the editorial consultant on the book 'Every Picture Tells A Story', which showcased the stunning career of the amazing portrait photographer Terry O'Neill. It told the stories behind Terry O'Neill's iconic images of Nelson Mandela, Muhammad Ali, Steve McQueen, David Bowie, Raquel Welch, Brigitte Bardot, The Beatles and many more...
  • Canon Professional Network (CPN) website
    Canon Professional Network (CPN) websiteAs editor-in-chief of The Red Dot Agency I was editorial lead for this on-brand website that was planned, developed and published for Canon EMEA. It was a mixture of news, interviews, multimedia, event coverage, technical articles and key product launch coverage that spoke directly to professional photographers and filmmakers. The site built to over 6 million page visits per annum and a Twitter following of 40K+.
  • Jeff Bridges on photography
    Jeff Bridges on photographyAn in-depth interview I did with Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges about his love of photography and why he shoots panoramic images on-set. Different versions of it were published in Digital Camera and Amateur Photographer magazines.
Work history
    Editorial Consultant & Creative Content StrategistSelf Employed
    United KingdomFreelance
    • I pitch, develop and produce on-brand creative content strategies and deliverables for websites, multimedia projects, social media channels, magazines and books. • My clients include ACC Art Books, Bauer Media, Bright Publishing, Camera Jabber, Canon EMEA, Future Fusion, Future Publishing, IBC, Image Republiq, ISE, Kelsey Publishing, Manor Marketing, Panasonic Europe, The Red Dot Agency and Ti Media.
    Editor-in-Chiefthe red dot agency
     - Amsterdam, NetherlandsFull Time
    • Planned, developed and implemented external and internal communication strategies, policies and deliverables for key clients (Canon EMEA, Getty Images, Avery Dennison and TomTom). • Managed a team of 15 creatives (and a freelance roster of 100) to produce quality, on-brand content across online, multimedia (product and documentary films), social media, print and app platforms.
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  • Content Consultant
  • Brand Communications
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Multimedia
  • Editorial Content
  • Copywriting
  • Content Planning
  • Website Content
  • Magazine Editing
  • Content Strategies
    Honours Bachelor of ScienceAston University
     - Birmingham, United Kingdom
    BSc (Hons) in Political Science