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Ben Hewitt | Elance
 
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Ben Hewitt

All-round Media Professional/Writer.
   United Kingdom
  |   Birmingham, West Midlands

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

I have just completed a Masters degree in Creative Writing and Publishing, and have experience in a broad range of media professions - typing/transcription, publishing (print and digital), photography, journalism and video production. I have also had various office and administrative roles.

My media experience is both practical and academic experience, as well as some freelance work in typing, video production and online blogging.

In the past I have worked for newspapers, book publishers (both online and print), in eCommerce, video...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Content Writing
Social Media Marketing
Typing (speed of 82 WPM)
Creative Writing
English Grammar
Editing
English Proofreading
English
English Spelling
Microsoft Word

Service Description

I am seeking work that applies any of the skills listed on this page, from administrative tasks, typing and copyediting/writing, to video production and media-related projects.

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Employment

Zed Books
Editorial Intern
2012 - 2012
- Gained a wealth of editorial experience at an independent academic publisher. - Read and assessed unsolicited manuscripts; researched peer reviewers; compiled book proposals, cover briefs and...
Kingston Publishing Department Blog
Editor
2011 - 2012
- Was awarded a 500 pound bursary to edit the department blog - Drastically improved the hit count overall - Introduced new initiatives such as a Live Blog and video content - Generated ideas...
Arkstone Publishing
Intern (Editorial and Marketing)
2010 - 2012
- Worked on editorial and marketing for a new eSeries imprint, Boxfiction - Editorial tasks included copy-editing contracted works, reading and assessing potential works/authors, and researching...
Cookson Previous Metals
Video Production Contractor
2011 - 2011
- Produced promotional and instructional videos for a large jewellery/hobby company - Researched products and jewellery-making processes; copy-edited scripts and recorded voiceovers; shot and...
University of Birmingham Alumni Department
Student Caller
2010 - 2011
- Contacted Alumni as part of a fundraising campaign for various university research initiatives - Gained excellent communication skills
Take Note Typing
Transcription Typist
2010 - 2011
- Operated as a self-employed typist transcribing meetings and focus groups for corporate clients. Researched topics and companies, and adhered to strict formatting guidelines. - Built on existing...

Education

Kingston University, London
Masters Degree in Publishing and Creative Writing
2011 - Present
University of Birmingham
Bachelors in American Studies and Film (2:1)
2008 - 2011
King Edward VI Five Ways School
5 A Levels (AAABC) and 10 GCSEs (A* to A)
2001 - 2008

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