April 2018 – Present

Creative Enabler @ The Shouting Mute

Working as a creative consultant, enabler and motivational coach, managing social media marketing, events, online communications and public relations for a young artist with physical and communicative disabilities who is a talented writer, spoken word poet, performance artist, theatre director and inclusive activist.

November 2017 – Present

Freelance Writer @ Caffe Lambro & The Little Deal Cottage

Writing SEO content and regularly blogging to enhance online traffic and increase client interaction for Caffe Lambro, a mobile prosecco bar company that caters for festivals and weddings all year round, and The Little Deal Cottage, a holiday home property to rent in the seaside town of Deal in Kent.

August 2015 – August 2016

Marketing Copywriter @ Bromsgrove International School Thailand

Working closely with the Head of Marketing and students to produce marketing tools for boarding such as magazines, newsletters, photo albums and videos to enhance social media and increase online presence.

Working in a freelance role but often on behalf of the school to research content, interview subjects, take photographs, proofread and copywrite articles for expat magazines and websites such as BKKKids.com, ExpatLife Magazine, and Big Chilli Magazine, which included a cover story and centrefold feature…

September 2013 – September 2014

MA Creative Writing @ Southampton University

The full time program was made up of a weekly critique group with published author Alison, two modules of fiction writing taught by published short story writer Aamer Hussein, script writing taught by Evan Placey, as well as a module of children’s literature and a dissertation closely supervised by published author Rebecca Smith, with one to one tutorial sessions. The MA also offered an opportunity to collaborate with BSc students…

September 2012 – September 2013

Learning Coach @ Bournemouth & Poole College

Supporting, advising, motivating and coaching students attending the colleges who were showing any need for intervention, including academic issues, truancy, struggling with home life, illness, bereavement, or family issues, as well as general pastoral and mental health support.

September 2001 – September 2005

BA English Literature @ Roehampton University

The full time program was made up various modules, which included Gothic & Fantastic Literature, Children’s Literature, Literature of Food, the Classics, and fiction across the centuries, as well as focused modules on prolific authors such as Charles Dickens, and Angela Carter.