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Marketing Writer

Location:
Vasant Nagar, Karnataka, India
Posted:
November 30, 2020

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S.C ROOBAHARAN

**** ******* *****, *** ****, NY

+1-555-***-****

WORK EXPERIENCE

SENIOR SUB EDITOR

**/**** - *******

Phoenix, AZ

Manage process and governance frameworks for the wider Employee Communications (EC) team, ensuring our colleagues have support and guidance to deliver effective, targeted communications

Ensure rigorous high standards are maintained across the whole team, driving the quality of our communications up and providing proactive editorial advice to colleagues

Embed our strategy, Group corporate narrative and Brand Purpose in our ways of working, making communications clear and consistent across the businesses we support, in a way that resonates with the specific needs of each audience

Write and edit content for a wide range of communications (inc. strategic, leadership, newsletter, operational), adhering to Barclays’ brand writing character and guidelines

Manage day to day operational communications processes and scheduling, using judgement to prioritise messages against business need

Work proactively with EC colleagues in the wider team, and the business, to ensure all content we publish is quality checked and appropriate for publication, and that we are targeting the right audiences in the right way

Ensure copy published on all platforms is accurate, error free and adheres to each magazine’s house style

Consult with other departments in order to resolve issues with copy, pictures or layouts, but keep smiling during those chats..

Proven experience of managing a subs’ desk on weekly listings magazines

SUB EDITOR

09/2013 - 04/2017

Philadelphia, PA

Subbing description details, checking accuracy of copy against images as well as grammar, spelling etc

Update live copy with amend requests from Retail Coordinators, Stock Comparison teams and Buyers

Working with CHIEF PRODUCT SUB-EDITOR to coordinate the subbing team’s daily output across all Group brands

Liaise with Product Editorial Translations to schedule site audits in advance

Be accountable for the quality of all the translated content for the relevant language. This includes subediting the weekly magazine and signing it off in the staging environment, checking proofs for printed publications and regularly reviewing marketing content worked on by the Marketing Writer and Sub Editor

Manage a team of one Sub Editor, one Fashion Writer and one Marketing Writer, providing regular linguistic feedback, conducting annual reviews and sharing any concerns about performance with the Translations Managing Editor

Support the Translations Managing Editor in recruiting the right linguists for the team

Lead regular meetings with the language team to continue refining the tone of voice of the translated content

JUNIOR PRODUCT SUB-EDITOR

06/2008 - 08/2013

San Francisco, CA

Copy check uploads on both the CMS and live site, working to tight deadlines to ensure all product descriptions are well-written in a concise, accurate and informative manner, showcasing all relevant key details

Subbing copy details, checking accuracy of copy against images as well as grammar, spelling etc

Ensuring that all editorial content across product pages reflects the aims, values and house style of THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Maintaining house style document

Conduct regular audits of the site to check for consistency and accuracy

Update live copy with amend requests from RCs, Stock Comparison teams and Buyers

Copy check uploads on both the content management system and live site, working to tight deadlines to ensure all product descriptions are well-written in a concise, accurate and informative manner, showcasing all relevant key details

Subbing Editor’s Notes: checking accuracy of copy against images as well as grammar, spelling etc

EDUCATION

ROCKHURST UNIVERSITY

2002 - 2007

Mba's Degree in Writing

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Excellent organisation skills and experience managing and prioritising your own workload

Excellent people skills including problem-solving and a willingness to work with others toward a common goal

Strong interpersonal skills while working under time pressure, being a highly competitive individual and team player

Proven experience in managing multiple inboxes, and write numerous articles with excellent grammar and punctuation

Excellent communication skills including the ability to converse with a diverse range of people across different departments

Excellent grammar skills and ability to adapt to house style

Meticulous and organised with strong time management skills

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