- Roswell, GA, US
- £7 /hr
- Available now
I am highly experienced with web-based content, both writing and editing, as well as print media and marketing copy. I have a keen eye for detail and can provide top-notch workmore...I am highly experienced with web-based content, both writing and editing, as well as print media and marketing copy. I have a keen eye for detail and can provide top-notch work with a quick turnaround. My typing speed is 80+ WPM, and I am also excellent at audio typing. I am also experienced with typing for the legal and medical fields.
Area Covered: London (but worldwide for any online work)
Summary: A hard-working creative writer with a focus on web copywriting who relishes a challenge and lives for tight deadlines. Having served as Head of Content for Toptable.com, Hostelbookers.com and site advisor to Rockfeedback.com, I have gathered up a wealth of knowledge in creating and maintaining ultra-enticing web experiences. Since launching 12Cycles Communications, I have added my expertise and polish to a variety of websites, including restaurants, jewellery stores, personal sites, commodities companies and online take-away ordering.
Job Title: Owner - Freelance writer
Company: 12Cycles Communications
Description: My company provides content creation, support and consultation to a variety of companies with a particular focus on SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and user experience. We have provided blog updates, full site re-writes, branding, email newsletters, content and user experience consultations to a range of companies including Just-eat.co.uk, Bookanddine.com, Hostelbookers.com and Rockfeedback.com, as well as market buyers, Indian jewellery, individual business, travel and fashion sites.
Job Title: Managing Director / General Manager
Company: Two Food Dudes Ltd
Description: Working under contract from Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead, UK, my company Two Food Dudes Ltd took what was once a failing bar and restaurant and turned it into a busy, much-loved neighborhood gathering place. I handled sourcing local food and drink, customer service and health & safety training, staff hiring and HR procedures, event hires and event planning. I have been trained on and received perfect marks in using Safer Food Better Business and all FSA requirements by the Borough of Windsor Maidenhead.
Job Title: Head of Content
Description: Marketing Manager (May 2007 – Dec 2007)
Restaurant Editor (Oct 2005 – May 2007)
My third promotion at toptable in under 2 years saw me creating the Content Department, where I managed 10 staff members. I was responsible for all content site-wide, including daily updates, reviews, new restaurant launches and developing new content ideas, such as a directory project where we added over 20,000 pages of content to the site. I also ran our daily internal news page, as well as our window sticker marketing program for our restaurants. As Marketing Manager I was responsible for our site promotional activity, as well as user acquisition and retention. I also formed and enabled our marketing plan utilizing online social networking (Facebook, MySpace, blogs, etc).
Job Title: Freelance Journalist
Company: NME, Q Magazine, Rockfeedback.com, Various Titles
Description: Focusing mainly on the music press, I worked as a freelance writer for titles such as NME, Q, Rockfeedback and several regional magazines.
Job Title: Charity Photoshoot Organizer / Talent Handler
Company: Glastonbury Festival
Description: On behalf of Glastonbury Festival, Michael & Emily Eavis and Q Magazine, I organized photo shoots with all the bands playing both the Pyramid and Other stages, as well as having them autograph a large banner -- all of which will be auctioned off in support of the Glastonbury Festival Charities (Oxfam, Wateraid, Make Poverty History and Greenpeace). This involved contacting labels and PRs to make arrangements for over 50 bands/artists, working with management and the artists themselves and being the first point of contact for the entire project.
Job Title: Temporary Office Employee
Job Title: Senior Press Officer
Company: Excess Press
Description: During my time at Excess Press I handled campaigns for artists and events such as include New Order, Happy Mondays, Stephen Jones (Babybird), Guilfest 2002 & 2003 (formerly Guildford Festival), the rosters of !K7, Necessary, Boobytrap and Distinct'ive Records, Ocean Colour Scene, Bloc Party, Hard-Fi, South and many others. Excess Press also served as on-site press consultants for Glastonbury Festival, and I managed the press tent for the festival in 2002 & 2003. My duties included planning and execution of campaigns, writing press releases and biographies as needed, and overseeing all IT-related concerns in the office.
Job Title: Affiliate Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Company: MTV Networks
Description: I supported a staff consisting of account managers, directors, and Vice Presidents with projects including database population and maintenance, regional Nickelodeon point person, NCTC acceptance/ rejection process, tracking of all 2000 NCTC subscribers, launching of MTV Networks services through the Network Operations Center and satellite services, working with affiliates to ensure excellent promotion of our 17 different channels, 2000 budget tracking, and creating an assistant training manual.
Field of Study: Corporate & Organizational Communications
University / College: Northern Illinois University
Field of Study: Theology
University / College: Augustana
University / College: Rolling Meadows High School
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