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Alex Gwilliam
An experienced copywriter, editor, and magazine journalist,
working in advertising, e-commerce, and print publishing.
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t: +49 1525 786 5259 e:
Twitter | Facebook | Linked In | Tumblr | Instagram | Soundcloud | Flickr

E m p l o y m e n t

H i s t o r y

• Oct 2013 – Present: Music Curator & Marketing Copywriter
at Tracks & Fields

Aug 2012

– Oct 2013: Copywriter and Editor at

Sept 2011 – Aug 2012: Communities Manager at
Outside Line (now part of Saatchi & Saatchi London)

Mar 2011 – Jul 2011: Editor at iDJ Magazine
(closed after collapse of Create Business Media Ltd)

Jul 2009 – Mar 2011: Editorial Production Assistant/
Sub-editor at iDJ Magazine and Real Travel Magazine

Sept 2006 – Jun 2009: Event Coordinator at C-Y-N-T

Oc t 2 0 0 3 – S e p t 2 0 0 6 : P r o j e c t S u p e r v i s o r / Te l e p h o n e
Interviewer for Accent Market Research

Outside Line

Turning over a high volume of witty and informative written copy
for an e-commerce platform with over 14 million global users.
Scripting daily brand communications to a social media
audience in excess of 250,000.
Crafting effective, results-driven SEO, SEM, and marketing copy
for a department with a budget of € millions.

P a s t

2006 – 2009: Cardiff University
BA joint hons in English Literature w/ Cultural Criticism
- Level Achieved: 2.1

S k i l l s

›› Producing inventive, high-quality written copy for print and digital media.
›› Editing existing written work to meet a succinct, uniformally high
›› Identifying and upholding an appropriate editorial tone of voice.
›› Researching topics and distilling new information into an easily digestible

Jul 2011 – Present: Freelance writer at Crack Magazine

K e y

›› Crafting compelling brand literature, including press releases and
physical assets.

Managing a team of writers, addressing staff needs, and providing

›› Conducting face-to-face inverviews, chairing meetings, and speaking
confidently to both large and small groups of people.
› › Wo r k i n g t o s t r i c t , o f t e n s h o r t d e a d l i n e s i n a h i g h - p r e s s u r e e n v i r o n m e n t .
›› Administrating various brand social media platforms.
›› Using Adobe InDesign & Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and the
Google Suite with skill and ease.
›› Comfortable and practiced telephone manner.

R e s p o n s i b i l i t e s

Writing copy for major FMCG brand communications.
Engaging various social media audiences in two-way brand
Devising future strategy to maximise social media impact.
Image sourcing and digital manipulation.
Overseeing work output of internship staff.

E d u c a t i o n

H i s t o r y

Long-copy editorial feature writing.
Interviewing high profile members of the music industry.
Planning content and commissioning work from a wider
freelance writing team.
International travel to represent the company.
Maintaining close relationships with PR firms and agencies.

2003 – 2005: City Of Bristol College
A-Levels in English Literature, Media Studies, Film Studies,
and Art.
- Level Achieved: A,A,A,C

iDJ Magazine/Real Travel Magazine

2000 – 2003: Bristol Grammar School
GCSEs in English Literature, English Language, Maths,
Chemistry, Physics, Biology, History, French, D.T.,
Religious Studies

Previous work

— Selected Marketing Copy —

Previous work

— S e l e c t e d P r o d u c t C o p y ­—

Previous work

Website Copy
CRM Newsletters

Social Media

Medical Advice Board
(Click to read articles)

Company Blog

(Click to read articles)

Previous work

Company Blog

(Click to read articles)

Social Media

Previous work
(click images)

Previous work
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Get in touch to find out more
t: +49 1525 786 5259 e:
Twitter | Facebook | Linked In | Tumblr | Instagram | Soundcloud | Flickr

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