Mathematician, Journalist, Researcher, Copywriter/Editor, Data Entry
Poulton le Fylde, GB
A first-year Mathematician at the University of Cambridge with extensive experience in student media, innovative profit-making and database management.
With an intuitive understandingmore...A first-year Mathematician at the University of Cambridge with extensive experience in student media, innovative profit-making and database management.
With an intuitive understanding of copywriting, editing, research and more, Gordon is an essential freelancer for challenging projects, and will guarantee both unbeatable professionalism and quality.
Available to begin work immediately on a wide variety of projects: flexible working hours and low costs mean projects are completed quicker and cheaper than similarly qualified freelancers, and at an identical quality to most professionals.
Area Covered: North West
Summary: Undertaken a range of innovative projects, from selling electricals to making a profit from bookmakers.
Not afraid to break the mould, the only science student to have been on the editorial team of the most read student paper in Cambridge.
Job Title: Deputy News Editor/Investigations Editor
Company: Cambridge Tab
Description: Write and edit a large quantity of copy, as well as devising innovative ways to keep The Tab the most read local paper in Cambridge.
Published and written exclusives that were widely covered in the national press, and syndicated as far away as India and Australia.
Managed team members and scheduled articles to avoid the website stagnating.
Part of the editorial team that has doubled monthly unique users through improving both quantity and quality of journalism.
Created innovative methods of generating hits, including surveys and investigating student issues.
Job Title: Electricals Salesman
Description: Imported graphical calculators from outside the country, and sold them on to students at my College, massively under-cutting other UK suppliers, and making over £1000 profit.
Noticed a gap in the market, that students were being over-charged both online and - particularly - in shops.
Negotiated deals with supplier and monitored exchange rates to order at the optimum time.
Undertook a large quantity of face-to-face selling. Developed reputation of reliability and trust through 100% satisfaction rate.
Job Title: Laying Free Bets
Description: Developed a system to lay bets from a number of bookmakers to claim the plethora of free bets offered as sign-up offers.
Created and maintained a database, calculated the optimum odds to make a profit of over £300.
Summary: I am in my first year studying Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, after attaining top grades in Maths, Further Maths and Physics A-Levels, as well as a wide range of GCSEs.
I also have a number of non-academic qualifications, including being an ECB Level 2 Cricket Coach.
Field of Study: Mathematics
University / College: University of Cambridge
Field of Study: Mathematics (A*), Further Mathematics (A), Physics (A)
University / College: Blackpool Sixth Form College
Field of Study: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, IT, German, History (all A*), English Language, English Literature, French (all A)
University / College: Hodgson High School Technology College