Copywriter

Bristol

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I am a copywriting and editorial professional who combines meticulous attention to detail with the ability to present complex material in a concise and original fashion. I have extensive experience of writing for both print and online media, producing accurate, engaging and accessible copy on a variety of topics, including sport, education and technology.

Employment History

Copywriter, Harleys Global, February 2014 – Present

My current role centres on writing, copy-editing, and proof-reading documents for a range of clients, including Ericsson and Saab. I both write short advertising copy and edit longer technical documents for major industry events.

Freelance Writer and Editor, May 2010 – Present

My recent work includes writing:

• Marketing materials on the Under Armour ColdGear product range

• Newsletters for Mason Zimbler highlighting Microsoft’s community development work

• Blogs for the 'Let's Talk' section of the BT website

• Press releases for Edge Tax

• Several articles and interviews for trade magazine Education Technology

I also regularly write editorials designed to publicise scientific research projects and bring their findings to a wider audience. A number of these projects are detailed below;

• The ComPAg project, which looked into the evolution of plant domestication

• AcrossBorders, a project investigating settlement patterns in Egypt

• Oristars, a project looking into the origins of star formation

Marketing Communications Executive, Proskills UK, April 2011 – November 2011

I worked for Proskills on a six-month maternity cover contract. My responsibilities included;

• Writing press releases, case studies and marketing literature

• Managing web content to ensure it was relevant and up-to-date

Feature Writer, British Publishers Limited, July 2008 – May 2010

My role involved researching scientific subjects, interviewing project participants and writing clear, accessible and accurate articles on projects across a wide range of topics, including;

Information and Communications Technologies

• Servery, an EU-funded initiative developing advanced service architecture

Energy Efficiency

• The European Smart Metering Alliance (ESMA), which aims to help consumers monitor ...

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