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EDUCATION

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

FRANKLIN COLLEGE

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.

 

CV

Career Milestones

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.