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James Gill | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 8, 2015

James Gill

   United Kingdom

Overview

Having just finished work at a popular and influential political news website and magazine, I am seeking to put my skills of understanding the political landscape to support successful campaigns and objectives of assorted clients.

As a dynamic and enthusiastic researcher and writer, who has worked in a freelance, part-time and voluntary capacities for a politics-business engagement network, current affairs magazine, my local member of parliament and a burgeoning academy trust, I am keen to take my career in a more commercial direction.

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Research
Analysis
Politics
Public Policy
Writing
Speech Writing
Social Media
Policy Analysis
Editing

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Progress
Editorial Assistant
2014 - 2015
To work with the Deputy Editor on the commissioning of all forms of content for the Progress website and magazine. Work with the Deputy Editor to make sure the Progress website has new and regular...
Steve Reed MP
Interim Caseworker
2013 - 2013
- Answered constituency enquiries in Steve Reed's constituency office - on the phone, via email or face to face. - Faced varying tasks day to day within the office. - Researched and devised the...
STEP Academy Trust
Director - STEP Academy Trust promotional video
2012 - 2013
- Provided the creative direction over a promotional video for the STEP Academy Trust - a trust consisting of three primary schools in Croydon. - Performed field research in each school - talking...
Croydon Voluntary Action
Volunteer Project Researcher and Leader
2012 - 2012
Help maintain CVA's presence on social media e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Chat forums. Provide leadership and support for projects to engage the wider Croydon community in having a greater...
Global Markets Consultants Ltd
Freelance Researcher and Writer
2012 - 2012
Provide policy research assistance for GMC CEO, Prem Goyal. - Monitor news and media outlets as well as various political, third sector and private organisations. - Research and help write article...
Labour Finance and Industry Group
Research Volunteer
2011 - 2012
- Assist in the administration and coordination of LFIG as it seeks to advise the Labour Party on policy matters. - Assist the policy network chairs with briefs and profiles of appropriate policy...
Croydon Labour Party
Voluntary Policy Researcher
2011 - 2012
I undertake research in the policy areas of: Education, Communities/Welfare and Local Economic Growth. This includes reporting to the respective Councillors who hold the above briefs, assisting...
Social Market Foundation
Intern
2010 - 2010
During this six week internship, I immersed myself in my own junior policy research and commentary assignments on welfare/workfare reform plans and the academies/free schools policy as pursued by...
Operation Black Vote
Intern
2009 - 2009
I interned 3 days a week at OBV. My tasks included writing blog articles on various issues affecting the BME (Black and Ethnic Minority Community), researching articles and subjects to place on the...
Croydon Labour Party
Intern
2008 - 2008
This was a 3 week work placement which formed part of my Prince’s Trust course (see below). For the first two weeks, I worked with the Croydon Labour Party in their Head Office (in Ruskin House)...
Beanos Ltd
Sales/Stockroom Assistant
2004 - 2008
I was employed part-time as a sales and stockroom assistant, working at the till and with general customer enquiries. I also helped with the reconstruction of the shop.
The Federal Trust
Intern
2007 - 2007
On a part-time basis, I assisted the staff in research, submitting essays concerning the then debated Reform Treaty and the attitudes of British political parties towards the EU. I also proof read...

Education

University of York
B.A. Hons History
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