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Tom H.

Average rate
$30–50/hour
  • Joined January 2020

Oxford University student with 3 year's experience in: Content Marketing ✅ Copywriting ✅ SEO ✅ Student journalist since 2016 🗞️.

  • Oxford, UK
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Tom H.
Oxford, UK

Worked with

Services

Categories

Copywriting Content Social Media Marketing SEO

Experience

Summary

2018: I worked for six months for a French finance firm. I did admin work, social media, and copywriting.
Summer 2019: I joined a London start-up, taking charge of all social media and content marketing.
Dec. 2019: I created content for a summer school.

Work history

TempaGoGo
Marketing & Operations Manager
Idinvest Partners
Communications Intern
Oxford Scholastica Academy
Content Writer

Reviews and references

References

Lavinia Abell

Tom Higgins Toon undertook an internship at Scholastica in December 2019. His primary task was to research and write articles for our blog. He is familiar with the principles of SEO, and implements SEO best practices into his copywriting. He is hard-working, efficient, and very reliable, completing all his articles to tight deadlines. He has now joined the Scholastica team on a paid, freelance basis, thanks to his excellent work.

Portfolio

Not in my back jardin: resistance to French spelling reform reveals an ugly past

On the transformation of the humble onion – a critical look at the pressures of modernity on the French language

‘You have the right to remain silent’ – on national anthems and national identity

With Colin Kaepernick’s actions continuing to provoke heated debate, Tom Higgins Toon argues that no athlete should feel obliged to sing their national anthem.

Doping for a better future: examining cycling’s remarkable clean-up

Tom Higgins Toon explains how the fall of renowned cheat Lance Armstrong heralded a fairness revolution in the world of cycling.

As we increasingly receive our news from social media, political pluralism is at risk

Responding to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Tom Higgins Toon questions the role that social media is playing in the political realm.

Gilets jaunes: striking at the heart of French republicanism

Last Saturday, gilet jaune protestors brought Paris to a standstill for the 21st weekend in a row. Their demands? Too many to summarise, but most would make it onto a best hits album of contemporary populism.

Why Johnson's Churchillian bravado is misplaced

It didn't even take a biography to make Boris Johnson stand out as a latter-day Winston Churchill.

Education

Accreditations

Oxford University
MPhil in Modern Languages
University of Cambridge
BA in Modern and Medieval Languages
École Normale Supérieure, Paris
History of Art
Churcher's College
A-Levels

Skills

Languages

Portuguese

Elementary proficiency

Italian

Elementary proficiency

Spanish

Limited working proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

French

Professional working proficiency

Skills

blogging communications content creation content marketing copywriting digital marketing editorial journalism proofreading public relations

Tools

Canva Eventbrite Google Analytics iMovie Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Wordpress Medium Keynote

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 8hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Government Media PR & Communications Professional Services Sports Travel

What I read

Oscar Wilde, George Orwell, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Jorge Luis Borges.

Side projects

Selwyn College Linguist's Society (President), Oxford University Student Consultancy Programme, Hockey (III XI).

Ideal team

I think the best work is done in small, tightly-knit teams. Everybody should be free to develop and debate ideas, and not feel like part of a hierarchy. That said, as a freelancer, I am very happy to fit my work to a given brief!