Zaib Nasir

Freelance

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Side Hustles

About me

Just call me a writer who's artistic so to speak, and still trying to master my skateboarding technique.

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Skills

  • Content Creator
  • CAD
  • B2B Editorial
  • Article Writer
  • Illustration
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Social Media
  • Instagram Advertising
  • Facebook Advertising

Companies I’ve worked with

  • NCS with The Challenge

    NCS with The Challenge

    • Social Enterprise
  • i

    iCoolKid

    • K

      Kadium

      • I

        InQuire

        Work history

        Currently

        Head of Social

        iCoolKid

        Nov 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Currently responsible for producing unique and engaging content targeted to Gen Z, in a fast paced environment. Every day activity includes researching, writing and planning articles, as well as designing accompanying visuals using Photoshop and Premiere Pro to be used on our social media platforms. Originally hired as a Content Writer, I’ve extended my remit to Social Media Manager, creating engaging Instagram stories, as well as managing the Instagram grid, Facebook and Twitter. I also ensure engagement in social media is enhanced and maintained through creative daily content. All articles are researched from a wide variety of reliable sources to stay up to date with the latest trends, and cater to a ‘Generation Z’ audience. I have also taken over the development and production of our YouTube channel, as well as managing a video roll-out system to various social media platforms. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS: - Conceived, designed and launched YouTube channel content - Leading on technical projects along with the commercial team to improve website design - Curating original and engaging multiple Instagram stories every day, to drive traffic to the website. During this time, I have personally contributed to the company Instagram, which has grown from 6k to 10k followers.

        2016

        Jul 2016 - Aug 2016
        • Guildford, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Selected as a Senior Mentor with the National Citizen Service, mentoring and coaching eleven 15-17 year olds on the NCS Challenge programme. I was responsible for running workshops on active citizenship and facilitating the running of a charity campaign within the local community. I designed creative workshop sessions using initiative to improvise certain activities in order to maintain the engagement of my mentees and encourage them to participate in the set day to day projects. Under my supervision, my mentee charity campaign secured the most funding as a direct result of presenting the most innovative and interactive pitch to business partners.

        2016

        Website Entertainment Editor

        InQuire

        Oct 2015 - Oct 2016
        • Canterbury, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for managing content, editing and writing articles for InQuire. A weekly meeting was used to pitch and decide on a selection of articles. My role included writing articles, researching local areas events and arranging interviews with relevant local acts. As well as writing, I was also responsible for commissioning articles from university students, who pitched to us weekly. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS: - Took the initiative to research and attend relevant specialised events such as the Canterbury University Film Festival and independent gigs, reviewing and writing these for the website myself. This position involved editing and uploading on WordPress, ensuring articles adhered to the InQuire voice.

        2015

        Press Intern

        Institute of Contemporary Arts

        Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
        • The Mall, London, UK
        • Internship
        • Selected as a Senior Mentor with the National Citizen Service, mentoring and coaching eleven 15-17 year olds on the NCS Challenge programme. I was responsible for running workshops on active citizenship and facilitating the running of a charity campaign within the local community. I designed creative workshop sessions using initiative to improvise certain activities in order to maintain the engagement of my mentees and encourage them to participate in the set day to day projects. Under my supervision, my mentee charity campaign secured the most funding as a direct result of presenting the most innovative and interactive pitch to business partners.

        2012

        Intern Writer

        Kadium

        Aug 2012 - Sep 2012
        • Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • This placement gave me the opportunity to learn specific writing skills for a specialised B2B clientele. Working within the editorial department, I gained valuable experience learning to construct news stories targeted at a specialist audience, sharpening my writing and subbing skills. I was given the opportunity to put these skills into practice by writing a short article which was published in the magazine.

        Education

        2017

        English Language and American Literature BA (2:1)

        University of Kent

        Sep 2014 - Jul 2017
        • Canterbury, United Kingdom
        • -Kent Snow member. -Employ ability Skills Award. -Year of Italian -Entertainment Writer for InQuire (Kent Media student newspaper) -Website Entertainment Editor for InQuire -Steal This Magazine Content Creator -UKC Publishing Society Content Creator

        2014

        A Level

        Fullbrook 6

        Sep 2012 - Aug 2014
        • United Kingdom
        • English Literature and Language (B) Product Design (B) Government and Politics (B) -Music Columnist for Student Newspaper. -Marketing Director of my teams Young Enterprise Business, ‘Young Minds Combined’. -Book Club and Debate Club member

        Awards

        2015

        Kent Empoyablility Skills Award

        University of Kent

        2013

        2011

        Kings International College: Completed workshop of peer mentoring skills

        King International College