work history

Here's the nitty gritty of my last few work commitments. This doesn't include client work - find that on the PORTFOLIO page.

architects registration board (london)

COMMUNICATIONS executive

Communications Executive placed to introduce an annual marketing plan in adherence to government body restrictions

  • writing, editing and releasing press releases on a weekly basis

  • occasionally creating content on company and industry news

  • occasionally editing and proofing articles

  • periodically updating employees and external stakeholders on company developments

  • creating strategies to create employee awareness and promote productivity

  • integrating a full social media management system

  • bi-monthly preparation of press cutting, to be circulated to internal staff and external stakeholders

  • creating scheduled marketing content for the quarter

square up

media

accounts manager

Accounts Manager for London’s fastest growing independent media company, with a mixture of luxury and lifestyle brands

  • Acted as the lead point of contact for clients account management

  • Regularly went out to meet new and existing clients to entertain and build working relationships with

  • Managed client projects using CRM and AEM

  • Built and maintained strong client relationships

  • Negotiated contracts and closed advertising deals to deadline 

  • Developed new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas

  • Sourced new clients through warm calling cold calling, social media networks, LinkedIn etc

  • Prepared reports on account status periodically

  • Reported to Account Directors weekly to update on client progress, ongoing deals and outstanding work​

GUESTLIST SOCIAL

SENIOR COPYWRITER

Creative lead at a digital marketing agency, guiding the creative team and devising content and strategies for exciting new projects

  • managed the creative process from concept to completion

  • translated marketing objectives to clear, creative strategies

  • insured visual comms and brand standards were met

  • oversaw client pitches and proposals

  • met with clients and/or upper management to explain campaign strategies

  • reviewed work, troubleshooting and providing consistent feedback to creative teams

GUESTLIST SOCIAL

COPYWRITER

Copywriter at a digital marketing agency, writing high-engagement copy for accounts: 

  • wrote clear, compelling and concise copy for digital and social media campaigns to deadline

  • thoroughly researched clients, competitors, industries and their account needs

  • presented concept ideas to creative team and Creative Director

  • interpreted copywriting briefs to understand project requirements​

  • collaborated with designers, PR and other professionals on large and small-scale marketing projects (eg. landing pages and email campaigns

  • edited and proofread copy as necessary 

  • used SEO best practices to insure copy's reachability

LONDON 

EVENING

STANDARD

SUB

EDITOR

Junior sub-editor across lifestyle, sport and news sections.

  • Subedited news and expert commentary to ensure it read well and adhered to house style

  • Subedited scientific and clinical copy to ensure content accuracy

  • Fact checked sources and identified statements at risk of libel

  • Wrote headlines and standfirsts that got to the crux of a story

  • Conducted picture research, edited images in Adobe Photoshop and wrote clear and concise picture captions

  • Liaised with reporters, expert authors and editors

  • Employed keywords for SEO purposes

  • Fitted digital-first content to print templates using Adobe InDesign

  • Proofread print and online pages before the paper went to print

  • Ensured smooth flow of article through production, making necessary changes if delegation affected time-sensitivity

  • Maintained best possible presentation of content in print and online