- Maryport, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
A versatile writer with 30 years experience in Sales & Marketing in UK book publishing and retailing. I have written and edited sales materials including Catalogues and Eventmore...A versatile writer with 30 years experience in Sales & Marketing in UK book publishing and retailing. I have written and edited sales materials including Catalogues and Event Programmes. I write newspaper & magazine articles, both features and reviews and have appeared regularly on local BBC Radio.
Area Covered: national
Summary: Edited, dsigned and wrote copy for Liverpool FC charity event 24-page programme 2009 (2,000 attendees)
Edited, designed and wrote copy for Workington\'s \'Paint the Town Red\' Free Festival 2008 38-page programme (40,000 attendees)
Wrote weekly column for two local newspapers for three years
Wrote monthly and quarterly reviews and features for consumer book magazines for three years
Wrote topical / humour column for group of Midland newspapers for one year.
Wrote website copy for Bookshop and local Tennis Club
Reviewed books for BBC Radio Cumbria for one year
Wrote copy for and edited Book distributor\'s sales catalogues (6 years)
Company: Cumbria News Group
Description: Weekly book review column with occasional feature articles.
Company: Whitehaven News
Description: 1,000 word article on books published recently on local history.
Company: Times & Star Newspaper
Description: Devised and designed a publicity and marketing campaign for the biggest Free Festival in the history of Workington. (40,000 attendees) August 2008. Responsible for choice of Logo, strap-lines, copy writing and editing of 38 page programme, website, posters, flyers etc
Company: Booktime Magazine (Bertrams)
Description: 500 word review of new books published in October 2008. (an example of a regular supply of monthly copy to Booktime)
Education Summary: BA Hons
Copy & feature writer