Writer, editor, digital content and social media consultant
Greater Manchester, GB
I have over fifteen years’ experience of writing, editing and managing content for a variety of applications. Clients have spanned a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals,more...I have over fifteen years’ experience of writing, editing and managing content for a variety of applications. Clients have spanned a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, finance and recruitment, as well radio stations, entertainment websites and specialist digital marketing agencies.
I write and edit commercial copy, website content, blogs and editorial articles, as well as having experience of managing social media accounts and implementing effective SEO strategies.
Particular areas of expertise are in developing tone of voice and brand identity through creative copy, and presenting complex information and ideas in accessible ways.
My approach to producing and editing content is meticulous and I bring a flexible, creative outlook that allows me to adapt to the needs of the client and the audience. I am professional and personable with a precise attention to detail.
Work Experience Summary:
- Content consultant for a national media group, developing a digital content strategy for the launch of a national radio station’s new website. Planning and producing editorial content to strict deadlines on a range of subjects, including travel, food and drink, gadgets, fitness, lifestyle and wellbeing.
- Managing editor for a specialist digital marketing agency. Managing a team of copywriters, producing, editing and proofreading website content and social media campaigns.
- Editor of an online entertainment guide to Manchester, UK. Producing reviews, features, previews and news items on bars, clubs, restaurants and events in the city, as well as managing all content and commercial aspects of the website.
- Music journalist for ten years, writing for various websites, fanzines and magazines. Attending gigs and music festivals, interviewing bands and artists.
- Travel/adventure articles published in national magazines.
- Wide range of clients through freelance work. Work includes producing, editing and managing content production, and consulting on content strategy, application and management of social media channels, online and offline marketing, brand development and public relations.
- I have a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from The University of Manchester.