September 2002 - May 2005
UNIVERSITY OF DERBY
BA (Hons) in Combined Studies: Creative Writing and Film & Television Studies.
Dissertation: Realism in Modern Literature
September 2000 - June 2002
A Levels: English Language, English Literature and General Studies
AS Levels: Psychology and History
September 1995 - June 2000
WHITGIFT SECONDARY SCHOOL
GCSES: English, Maths, (Double) Science, History, Drama, Food Tech, RE and IT.
May 2020 - Present
MADE IN GRIMSBY - FOUNDER
Managing a directory of local, independent businesses, helping to promote them across social media. I also sell Made in Grimsby and Made in Cleethorpes products.
November 2019 - Present
KJ COPYWRITING - FREELANCE WRITER
Boosting the online presence of small, independent businesses using the magic and power of words.
August 2014 - September 2019
HOWARTH - ONLINE COPYWRITER & SEO SPECIALIST
Producing the written content for the Howarth and Howarth at Home websites, including product descriptions and blog posts, ensuring each page was optimised fully for search engines.
January 2009 - 2015
BAREFOOT GIRL - BLOGGER
Beauty Blog, specialising in skincare, make up and haircare. Features including the Positive Beauty Pledge and Jargon Busting, as well as Makeup in Film combining my passion for film with make up.
November 2009 - August 2014
BAREFOOT GIRL WRITES - FREELANCE WRITER
Freelance Writer, working with a variety of clients from hotel chains to later life solutions. This is where my SEO journey began.
September 2005 - 2008
VARIOUS ADMIN ROLES
Following graduation from University, I spent two months doing work experience placements in London at Dorling Kindersley and Bloomsbury. I then spent three years in various admin-based roles building up my experience and knowledge.