Resume

A confident, self-motivated business journalist and copywriter with excellent written and verbal skills, a technical background and practical, systematic approach to problem solving.

Commercial Experience: Teaching|Commercial Writing|Advertising & Marketing|Software Engineering|IT Networks

Soft Skills: Flexible, can-do attitude|Easy to work with|Listens carefully|Innovative

Writing Credits

Client: Bluebird Bakery
Project: Interview with Director Al Kippax, for website. Series of interviews highlighting Yorkshire-based food businesses.

Client: York Coffee Emporium
Project: Interview with Director Philippa Beardmore, for website. Series of interviews highlighting Yorkshire-based food businesses.

Client: Abbot’s Staith Charity
Project: Managed charity’s website, posted updates, introduced file-management system and undertook the communications role within the charity.

Client: Publishing Houses in Hong Kong & Asia
Project: Freelance English Teacher, Copywriter, Proofreader & Editor. Building from TEFL teaching, I quickly added copywriting, proofreading and editing to my set of skills.

Client: Lisa East, Digital Marketing Consultant for ‘The Thinking Cap’
Project: Press Article for Mr C’s, Selby. Lisa organised a marketing campaign for Mr C’s Fish and Chip shop in Selby and needed a copywriter to write a press article for the Selby Times and York Press.

Client: Green Party
Project: General Election Party Press Release. The Green Party selected a candidate for Selby District and required a Press Release for the Selby Times and York Press.

Client: Sam Horsey Copywriting
Project: Company tri-fold. My company needed Marketing Materials and, although time-consuming, company tri-folds are definitely a worthwhile investment for all companies, particularly SMEs.

Client: Selby District Council (SDC)/ Selby Times
Project: 650 word article to coincide with SDC’s ‘Don’t be a Waster’ campaign. Written for Selby Times at SDC’s request.

Client: National Council for the Training of Journalists
Project: As part of my training to become a journalist, I was charged with writing a series of short articles e.g. between 150 – 300 words long.  For example, “Palm Oil – what’s in your cupboards” and “You know when you’ve been Graphic Designer’d”.

Client: Victoria Bakes
Project: Interview with Director of Victoria Bakes, Vicky Ramskill, about food intolerance and gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan baking – 750 word article. Published in Howdenshire Magazine.

Client: York on a Fork (YoaF)
Project: Interview with Ben Thorpe of YoaF to discuss how the site got started.

Client: Bid Proposal – Abbot’s Staith
Project: Short proposal to underline the business potential of working alongside and promoting an adjoining business, to benefit both.

Client: Business Blogs – Sam Horsey Copywriting and other businesses
Project: Specialising in business blogs, Sam Horsey Copywriting writes for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Mid-sized companies to highlight their products.

Client: Website Management & Copy for SMEs and Mid-sized companies

Client: Event articles such as Leeds Festival of Science

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