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Summary

I like to think of myself as a dedicated and diligent digital writer ; experienced working in-house and freelance for a wide range of audiences.

Working with clients based in London, Dubai, Bangkok and Sydney, has required careful organisation and forward planning in order to never miss a deadline.

Work History

Lifesize Magazine - Rokk3r Labs

Nov 2016Present

Editor & Content Lead

As Content Lead, I head up the content planning and creation for one of Rokk3r's companies. Lifesize Magazine creates a platform for the plus size community where they can connect with other like-minded individuals, read the latest news and trends and get involved with body positivity projects all over the world.

The Jewellery Editor - London

Jan 2016Oct 2016

Shopping Editor 

As Shopping Editor I coordinated with brands, agencies and designers in order to showcase their collections on the Jewellery Editor's 'Window Shopping' section. It's my job to source information and write descriptions of every single piece that we feature in our editorial content.

The Gay UK

March 2013Present

Freelance Travel Writer/Editor

I have been contributing to TheGayUK since I began travelling in Australia and have enjoyed writing various articles including travel guides and opinion pieces on a range of LGBT topics. My new role as Travel Editor centres on creating a new line of downloadable travel guides, coordinating with our team of writers and updating the website's travel section.

QS Digital - London 

Jul 2015Dec 2015

B2B Online Content Writer (Contract work)

As a brand new website, I was given full responsibility for creating a back catalogue of online content for the brand's B2B department. I planned the editorial content for the year, researched and wrote the copy, and then assisted in its distribution across various digital platforms - such as email campaigns and on social media.

Appy Hotel - Bangkok

Jun 2014Jun 2015

Content Writer & Community Manager

During my time at Appy Hotel I created a comprehensive collection marketing and support material for the company's website. In addition to this I was responsible for: growing the company's social media following by 250% in 1 year; syndicating our unique content in online industry publications such as eHotelier and Hotel News Resources; building communication with existing and potential clients via email campaigns; and using SEO to increase website traffic.

AskMen.com - Dubai

Feb 2013February 2016

Freelance Writer

As a writer for AskMen, I researched all manner of subjects, including film reviews, fitness and lifestyle, grooming and styling, and even travel and shopping guides. There is always more to learn about men's lifestyle trends, and working with AskMen has been a fantastic opportunity to add variety to both the content and tone of my writing.

Gulf News - Dubai

Jun 2012May 2015

Freelance Writer

I began my career as a writer freelancing for Gulf News, initially contributing editorial content to their print classifieds section, before on to write articles regularly for their Freehold real estate section. During my time with Gulf News I would generate content ideas on a range of topics, liaise with PR companies to source quotes and interviews with industry experts, and work to a strict deadline on monthly assignments. 

I was eventually asked to write for the new MyGuide weekend supplement of the newspaper, researching and writing articles which offered a guide to various aspects of living in the UAE from education to restaurants and entertainment.

Education

Winchester University

20012004

Bachelor Degree in Psychology

Psychology BA (Hons)

Dubai College

19962000

GCSEs & A-Levels

Biology, Economics & Drama A-Levels

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