Copywriting

 

Hi, I’m Olivia.

An intelligent, empathic and creative storyteller, I’m as comfortable explaining the work of an Oxford particle physicist as communicating the experiences of hospital patients or the genius of a quirky small business. Expert in sparky ideas, sensitive interviewing, and delivering bright and beautiful words, to brief.

If you want genuinely engaging copy – the sort of writing you’d expect to see in a respected newsstand publication – you need to use an experienced, trained journalist. I love to apply my skills from years writing for the likes of Guardian Weekend, Sunday Telegraph Stella and Sunday Times Style.

 

 

 

Here’s what I do for my clients

  • Freelance copywriting, content writing, editing and strategy within the public and private sectors and for both SMEs and high-profile organisations and businesses
  • Planning and working across diverse forms of copy and content, including social media, blogs, website copy, branded copy, long-form features, video scripts, brochures, advertising copy, guidebooks, marketing briefs and press releases. I’m happy with CMS, SEO and analytics
  • Working freelance with agencies, including Scroll, Guardian Labs, Newscred, YBM, Outlook Creative & Entice Communications
  • Delivering acclaimed media & PR training, both bespoke and as workshops

 

My latest contract?

I’m currently working as a part-time content designer for the Department of Education, and on content projects for the University of Oxford and Brasenose College, Oxford. I am fully booked for the foreseeable future.

 

My copy and content clients have included:

Guardian Labs (for clients including GAPDuracellinnocent, Courvoisier, Zizzi, Mercedes-Benz, Crowne Plaza hotels, Visit Flanders, Colgate and Enjoy England)

Entice Communications (for clients including Power Plate International, David Marshall, Star Trac, Chung Shi and Trixter)

NHS Counter Fraud & Security Management Service

NHS website

Oxford University

Brasenose College, Oxford

The Welsh Government’s Education and Skills Department

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme

The Department for Education

Internet Matters

YBM (for client magazines including those of Cambridge University and Bath Spa, and schools ZIS and Aiglon)

BMI Healthcare

Outlook Creative Group  (for med tech clients)

The Education and Training Foundation

alli

Cow PR (for client The Flower Council of Holland)

The Sorority

The Prudential

Sticky Content

Eastern Events

Ticktock Media

Emap Advertising (for client Transform Medical Group)

Telegraph Create (for clients Visit England and Travelmood)

The Association of Graduate Recruiters

Ten UK

International Chamber of Commerce

Classical.com

Sanitary Owl

I also write and edit for a wide variety of customer magazines and websites – these have included Oxford Today, Medtronic EurekaDesign Council Magazine, Ethos Journal, CAM (Cambridge University alumni magazine), PC World magazine, Bath Spa University magazine, Women’s Institute magazine and BMI Voyager magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to see a sample of my blog writing? Take a peek at this guest blog post for Internet Matters about young people’s social media use.

Or this guest blog post for Sanitary Owl on why the way we educate girls about their periods matters.

I plan, write and edit anything involving words and will almost certainly do a little happy dance if you ask for my assistance. Please contact me and I promise to let you know how I can help!

 

 

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