- London, GB
- £25 /hr
- Available now
An experienced freelance website editor, skilled in writing for the web and intranets, proficient in the organisation of online content with an extensive track record of providingmore...An experienced freelance website editor, skilled in writing for the web and intranets, proficient in the organisation of online content with an extensive track record of providing well-researched copy for large international audiences. Recent clients include The National Gallery and British American Tobacco.
Area Covered: London, South East
Work Experience Summary: october 2008 - march 2009 • The National Gallery, website editor
Editor and writer for the National Gallery website, writing copy and using Dreamweaver to create and manipulate pages in HTML. Additionally, content migration to a newly built site - due to launch spring 2009 - via an Amaxus CMS, testing links, importing images and coding changes.
june 2005 - august 2008 • British American Tobacco, London, intranet editor
A freelance role with full responsibility for the intranet home page, providing daily news and features to over 80,000 British American Tobacco employees worldwide.
The role involved planning and research, interviewing employees of all levels from middle management to board directors, writing articles to engage employees with clear and effective language, uploading copy to the intranet using a tailored CMS system and sourcing and manipulating imagery in Photoshop. Additionally wrote for the in-house staff magazine, GHQ.
Gained a good understanding of the dynamics of large, multinational organisations by being based in-house in a role integral to the internal communications strategy, serving to embed a better understanding of corporate strategy and business activity.
february 2005 - may 2005 - Servista, London, internal communications writer
Brought in to develop, write and organise intranet content including news, features and corporate communications to complement change management processes, communicating company information on clients such as The Post Office, Lloyds TSB and Tesco to employees via the intranet during a period of change.
june 2001 - january 2005 - Clear, London, writer / account manager
Specialised as a writer for communications agency Clear. Involved at every stage in the production of a range of material for clients including Orange, Mothercare and Nikon with particular emphasis on copy, explaining complex products and services in plain English and providing well-written solutions to communication issues.
nov 1999 - jun 2001 - buy.co.uk (now uswitch.com), London, website content editor
Responsible for all copy across a portfolio of money-saving utility and telephone websites. Implemented a green energy calculator and set up affiliations with sites such as beeb.com and hotproperty.co.uk, and as the editor of an opt-in email service, reached thousands of subscribers on a daily basis.
oct 1998 - oct 1999 - Smartex Limited, Cambridge, website content editor
Wrote and edited website copy on smart card industry news, views and technical information. Produced the annual UK Smart Card Directory’â€š a listing of all smart card manufacturers and producers and wrote features for the monthly newsletter In-Touch’â€š which charts the smart card industry.
Education Summary: Degree: BA (Hons) History of Art; 2:i Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge 1995 - 1998
A-Level: English, French, History of Art - The Maynard School, Exeter 1987 - 1994
Web Content Editor