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I’m a writer and editor, looking for my next challengeI love words, tech and helping others, and I love to find answers to questions, solutions to problems. I want to help you get your message to your customers!

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Phone: 07729961737




  • Creative Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Technical Writing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Data Analysis
  • Web Content
  • Media Criticism
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Media
  • Digital Media
  • Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Presentation
  • Problem Solving
  • Database Management
  • Web Design
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator


Customer Advisor, Dixons Carphone

October 2013-Present, Newcastle Upon Tyne

  • Responsible for selling solutions, driving profits and meeting key performance indicators
  • Experienced working as part of a team in a target-focused environment
  • Delivered on a wide range of customer needs with professionalism and integrity
  • Liaised with local and national B2B clients

Editor/Writer, Art in Healthcare

October 2012-April 2014, Edinburgh and remotely

  • Created content for online consumption and onsite
  • Assisted with AiH’s campaign to create a QR database of artwork
  • Researched and networked with local artists
  • Managed AiH’s content management system
  • Oversaw volunteer writers
  • Edited and proofread submissions for online publication
  • Developed an in-house style guide for online content

Intern, Luath Press Ltd

February-March 2013, Edinburgh

  • Evaluated completed manuscripts for commissioning
  • Created public relations content, press releases and advanced information for retailers
  • Researched authors, manuscript accuracy and market conditions
  • Tailored copy for retail and online publication
  • Oversaw digital media channels
  • Formatted publicity documents, posters and flyers


University of Saint Andrews

  • 2007: MA History (First)
  • 2008: M.Litt History (Merit)
  • 2010: MSc IT (Distinction)

University of Edinburgh

  • 2012: MSc Creative Writing (Merit)

Royal Grammar School, Newcastle

  • 2003: A-Level
    • History (A), Politics (A), Psychology (A)
  • 2001: GCSE
    • English (A*), English Literature (A), Mathematics (B), French (A*), Chemistry (A*), Biology (A), Physics (A*), History (A*), Latin (A), Art (A*)

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