S H

Sarah Holmes

Travelling freelance writer

27 years • Manchester

Summary

A creative writer passionate about making complex information accessible and making the mundane enchanting. Particularly interested in human nature and investigating our attraction to digital technology alongside our passion for escaping it all.

Skills

copywritingwritingcommunicationsresearchJournalismCopy EditingEditingContent Writingart directionMarketingSocial MédiastrategyPlanning

Experience

Writer

04-2016 - NowJournalism / PRPart-time freelance writing whilst travelling and working a range of jobs across Europe. Next stop Canada

Junior Copywriter

09-2014 - 10-2016 Community managementCreating concepts and copy for a clients in the health and pharmaceutical industries including AstraZeneca, Lilly, Siemens, Teva, Astellas and Novo Nordisk

Student Copywriter

10-2013 - 09-2014 MarketingWriting part time as a copywriter throughout my studies, I worked on large-scale multi-channel marketing campaigns and projects, copyedited prospectuses, contributed to the various university magazines and developed my writing capabilities.

Education & training

Birmingham City University

2012 - 2014 Manchester, Greater ManchesterTeaching, Journalism / PR, Community managementEnglish and Creative Writing.

My qualities

Communicating
Reactive
Curious
Creative

Languages spoken

  • English

    Native language

Non-Work Related Experience

Social Media Manager and PR Co-ordinator

Heatons Arts Trail
10-2015 - 06-2016

Project ongoing. Til now: • Creation of a communications timeline and a robust social media strategy • Strategic analysis and development of existing social media channels (Facebook, Twitter) • Development of a third social media channel and delegating management (Instagram) • Managing designers and photographers

My Internet presence