My CV

Freelance copywriter, copyeditor & proofreader

PORTFOLIO
wendywoodhead.contently.com

 

CONTACT

07912 289 567
contact@wendywoodhead.com
www.wendywoodhead.com
www.twitter.com/writer_wendy  

 

CORE SKILLS

> Excellent written skills
> Proofing, editing & rewriting
> Research-led blog posts & articles
> E-commerce & persuasive writing


EDUCATION

2015 – Ongoing

College of Media and Publishing Diploma in Copywriting

2012 – 2013
University of Manchester
MA Literature & Culture 1200-1700 (Distinction)

 

2010 – 2011

Publishing Training Company

Basic Proofreading (Merit)


2005 – 2008

Cardiff University
BA (Hons) English Literature (2:1)

 

Wendy Woodhead

PERSONAL STATEMENT

A creative, self-motivated and experienced freelance copywriter with proofreading skills. Experienced writing articles and blog posts for commercial and human-interest purposes. Seeking to expand reach through new online and print avenues.

EXPERIENCE

April 2016 – Ongoing
News Hub (www.the-newshub.com/@wendywoodhead) – Contributor
> Expanded my portfolio by researching and crafting unique articles on lifestyle and current affairs with magnetic headlines.
> Maximised exposure through promotion on Reddit, Twitter and Google+.

February 2016 – Ongoing
Number 18 Dental (www.number18dental.com)Blogger
> Raised web presence of this dental practice with topical and well-written posts.
> Increased traffic through promotion on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.

July 2015 – Ongoing
Text Solutions Freelance Copyeditor & Proofreader
> Perfected academic manuscripts to publishing standards through comprehensive proofreading and copyediting, often to tight deadlines.

January 2014 – July 2015 (Freelance work ongoing)
Blackpool Grand Theatre Marketing Administrator (now Freelance Press Release Writer)
> Crafted and proofed compelling brochure and SEO copy to increase revenue.
> Worked with local journalists for exposure, crafting tailored press releases.
> Managed the theatre’s WordPress blog to enhance the customer experience.
> Built relationships with local businesses for promotional opportunities.
> Co-managed the Facebook and Twitter accounts to increase web sales.
> Efficiently organised advertising schedules, diaries and budgets for fluid working.

February 2013 – Ongoing
Various clients (via Great Content, Textbroker & Copify) – Freelance Copywriter
> Built reputation through working on short and long-term projects with various clients including websites Groupon, Zalando, Get Lenses and Cosmeto Nature.
> Worked to tight deadlines and briefs crafting unique blog posts, product descriptions and articles in fields such as health, beauty, travel, fashion and crafts.

 

 

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