Charlie B.

  • Joined October 2016

I am an NCTJ-accredited former journalist and experienced freelance content and copy specialist.

  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Charlie B.
Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Services

Categories

Copywriting Content SEO Marketing Public Relations

Experience

Summary

After training to be a journalist, I worked at the largest and most prestigious regional newspaper in the country, where I honed my ability to write interesting, sharp copy for both print and online. I founded Copydog to follow my passion for copy.

Work history

Freelance content and copywriter
I offer copy/content and ghostwriting services, all with free quotes specific to the project, so you get the best deal.
Freelance Copywriter
I have worked with MyDentist, the UK's largest dental corporate group, on several occasions.
Rare Pink
Freelance Copywriter
I have produced several articles for London-based jewellers Rare Pink.
Simply Abu Dhabi
Editor-at-large
I served as interim editor of Simply Abu Dhabi in 2015, producing several articles for them.
NHS DHL Supply Chain
Freelance Copywriter and Consultant
I have produced many case studies and other types of copy for DHL NHS Supply Chain, which currently holds the contract to supply the National Health Service in the UK.
J&PR
Freelance PR Account Manager
Sine July 2016, I have been working with Shropshire-based PR company J&PR as a freelance account manager. I work with several clients in sectors ranging from hospitality to pharmaceutical.

Portfolio

Enhanced Disclosure (Walker) Report - MyDentist (2016)

An annual report released by corporate dental group MyDentist to its investors and employees. This was the second year running I was hired to create the document for them.

Editor-at-large of Simply Abu Dhabi (2015)

In 2015, I served as editor-at-large for luxury magazine simply Abu Dhabi, which is released on a selective subscription-only basis in Abu Dhabi. During my time, I wrote several articles for the magazine on subjects ranging from fashion, jewellery and food.

The History of the Asscher and Marquise Cut diamonds - Rare Pink

I was approached by Rare Pink, a jewellers based in London which specialises in engagement rings, after they saw my work with Simply Abu Dhabi. I wrote several articles for their site detailing the history of the diamonds they offer.

How to find out your partner's ring size without them knowing - Rare Pink

Another article I produced for Rare Pink designed for people looking to pop the question but who don't know their partner's ring size.

Education

Accreditations

NCTJ Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (Gold Standard)

Skills

Skills

blogging communications content content creation corporate communications copywriting digital marketing SEO writing editorial

Tools

Contently Facebook Facebook Insights Google Analytics Google AdWords Instagram LinkedIn Meetup Twitter Wordpress Twitter Advertising

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Entertainment Fashion Gaming Media Travel Other