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I'm an experienced journalist and editor (with a background in technology and all-things social). I head up content here at Procurious HQ, and when I'm not doing that you can find me honing my camera skills at gigs around London.
FUNCTION: PR & Communications
CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Other
PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: Other
Content & Community Manager at Procurious
May 2014 - Present ( 3 years, 8 months ) | London, United Kingdom
Responsible for generating and distributing news and information about all our businesses across all available channels.
Technology and Gaming Channel editor
January 2008 - October 2013 ( 5 years, 8 months ) | London
Content editor of MSN Tech on the UK's biggest portal. I wrote reviews, features and news about mobile phones, cameras, tablets, laptops, apps and headphones. Also led projects for some of Microsoft’s most high-profile launches and respected product families. Some of these included Windows Phone, Windows 7 (and 8), Hotmail, MSN Messenger, Office, Bing, and Xbox One.
Home Office (Digital Communications Team)
February 2007 - December 2007 ( 10 months ) | London
Responsible for daily content updates, drafting designs for site overhauls, composition of online visitor surveys, and assisted with user testing.
December 2006 - June 2007 ( 5 months ) | London
Responsible for search engine optimisation (SEO) and user accessibility.
University of Gloucestershire
BA of Multimedia Systems/English Literature
2001 - 2004