- London, GB
- £25 /hr
- Available now
I have excellent writing skills, being a published freelance writer, copy writer, and a dedicated blogger. I am instinctively drawn towards trying to understand the power of effectivemore...I have excellent writing skills, being a published freelance writer, copy writer, and a dedicated blogger. I am instinctively drawn towards trying to understand the power of effective language and I am passionate about creativity and have many creative hobbies including creative writing, and singing.
My most recent freelance copy writing work was writing copy for the company eGlobal Connections. I produced copy which was recommended by the client and agent. The strength of the copy was in how it kept to the point and retained a clear sense of purpose for the web page, as well as being commercially aware and highly accurate.
I am keen to pursue more experience in copy writing and produce similarly good results for future employers.
I have recently started a blogging about my passion for anthropology:
Below is a link to articles and reviews I have had published: http://tonguesandgrooves.blogspot.co.uk
I actively pursue creative writing by attending a creative writing workshop at the Kentish Town Library at least once every two weeks. I have written poetry since an early age and I now to take my creative writing, alongside my commercial writing, very seriously.
I have also been recommended for my work as a Writer's Assistant by the author Orna Ross. She commented that I had a editor's eye for detail and spelling whilst performing alterations on her manuscript.
March 2014- Present Freelance Copy writer Confident Living London
Produced copy for the company eGlobal Connections which was recommended by the client and agent. The strength of the copy was in how it kept to the point and retained a clear sense of purpose of the web page, as well as being commercially aware and highly accurate.
February 2014- Present Private Tutor UK Tutors Ltd London
Tutoring a year four student English Literature
January 2014- February 2014 Temporary ESL Teacher Kaplan International Colleges London
Teaching multinational adults English language.
December 2013- Present Writer's Assistant Go Creative! London
Altered a book according to writer's instructions
Put together ideas for blog articles
November 2012- November 2013 ESL Teacher Owen FL School Chongqing, China
Teaching English to Children between the ages of 2-12 years of age,
Learning Mandarin Chinese,
Tutoring adults in spoken English,
October 2011-November 2012 Assistant Office HMRC Portsmouth
Working to designated targets, updating customer records.
Providing external customers with corrected information.
Strong use of attention to detail.
Sept 2010 - March 2011 Education Assistant Kings Theatre Portsmouth
Organising educational tours and talks of/about Kings Theatre for schools and community groups.
Contributing articles for the Kings Theatre Newsletter and The Education Newsletter.
Played a key role in organising the first Kings Open Week, working independently to contact schools and community groups. The Kings had a successful week and was able to make new contacts within the community.
Nov 2009 - April 2010 Library Assistant Central Library Portsmouth
Answering enquires courteously and accompanying users to different parts of the library.
Able to make competent use of Spydus, the libraries database, to search for enquires, join readers and place reservations and orders for books
March 2009 - Oct 2009 Service Professional The Listening Company Portsmouth
Confidently dealing with engineer and customer issues by providing the relevant technical information to assist in the successful installation of Sky products.
Making use of listening skills to deal with customers in a courteous manner and ensure good communication.
July 2007 - Sept 2007 Research Assistant University of Reading Reading
Demonstrated excellent communication skills by discussing the strengths and limitations of using top down research methods. Offered suggestions on how best to compensate for the limitations of the methodology.
March 2011 - Present Community Singing Portsmouth
Taking part in Community Concerts,
Helping others to sing soprano by example,
Taking part in Sing For Water.
January 2010- November 2013 Volunteer Reviewer Tongues and Grooves Portsmouth
Writing reviews of Tongues and Grooves events.
The review required the interview of the main poet.
August 2011 Volunteer English Language Teacher Fire Fly International Svitac Brcko, Bosnia
Showed initiative in applying for the project and achieving funding.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to differences in culture.
Made use of my communication skills to teach English to the local children.
June 2011 Work Experience The News Portsmouth
Actively asked for work and managed to have a story published in the newspaper.
Was accepting of criticism of my writing style and was willing to improve.
July 2008 - Sept 2009 Volunteer Arthur Conan Doyle Lancelyn Bequest Archive Portsmouth
Catalogued the letters of Jean Conan Doyle on to CALM, the archives cataloguing system. This required an eye for detail and dedication to finish cataloguing the letters, which numbered in the hundreds.
July 2006 – March 2008 President University of Reading Karate Club Reading
Successfully organised the club stand at Fresher's week, resulting in an increased membership. Confidently put the club forward for sponsorship through the student union.
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