I'm an experienced writer, editor and digital content creator from the UK. Currently based in Tokyo, I specialize in creating quality, well-researched and SEO-optimized articles about Japanese culture, travel and lifestyle.
Writer and Digital Media Associate
Japan Partnership Holdings Inc.
日本, 東京都, Minato-ku
Write articles for external clients, including international companies, local Japanese governments and tourism boards.
Analyze Google Analytics for clients' sites to design and implement SEO optimization strategies.
Create diverse content for bilingual websites and social media pages, including website page content, blog posts and social media posts.
Manage a team of translators, web designers, developers, writers and photographers to fulfill project-based commissions.
Develop SNS content calendars, conduct community outreach and build relationships with Instagram and YouTube influencers to build clients' SNS platforms.
Global Mobilities Network
Conducted research with academics for various projects in the UK, Brazil, China, South Korea, Spain and Denmark.
Managed the Global Mobilities Network mailing list and Wordpress website by scheduling the content calendar and writing all content.
Edited the group's monthly journal and other upcoming publications.
Freelance Writer and Editor
日本, 東京都, Nakano-ku
Pitch and write online articles about solo travel in Japan.
Research keyword, travel trends and news.
Optimize each article's SEO for Travelr's Wix website.
Edit and proofread freelance writers' articles.
Meet UK travelers in Tokyo to share Japanese culture via tours and events.
Writer and Editor
日本, 東京都, Minato-ku
Write articles focused on the international community living in Tokyo. Topics include news, events, Japanese culture and Tokyo lifestyle.
Curate and manage the online publishing calendar by collaborating with freelance writers.
Analyze Google Analytics, research keywords and identify trending topics to an effective create content that will optimize site SEO and appeal to the magazine's target readership.
Manage the Metropolis Magazine’s Wordpress website.
Edit and proofread all freelance articles.
Work with designers, writers and photographers to plan the quarterly Metropolis Magazine's printed issues.
Manage social media for Metropolis Magazine’s Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.
Research events and Tokyo news for Metropolis Magazine's SNS and events pages.
English Literature, Creative Writing and French 場所 Humanities
BA First Class Honors English Literature, Creative Writing and French. Modules included French culture, modern media and journalism.
English-Language Course Developer - Hanoi University of Industry
Worked with an international team to develop the university's summer school English-language program.
Created lessons plans, voice recordings, homework sheets and exam material alongside university lecturers.
Taught English classes and hosted cultural exchange events.
Volunteer Researcher - Centre for Mobilities Research
Conducted research on disaster preparedness by working with local communities, police and army staff for workshops about flooding.
Worked with designers, filmmakers and academics to create a short film and website about disaster preparedness.
Hosted disaster preparedness seminars and lectures across Europe, including Spain Denmark, France and the UK.
Advanced French Studies at Lancaster University - language, culture and film. Two year course.
Best Writing Portfolio - Lancaster University English Literature and Creative Writing Department Award.
Organizer of the Centre for Mobilities international conference, including over 42 countries and 1,500 participants.
Learning Japanese language via private classes and cultural exchange meet-ups.
Joined photography classes and photography meet-ups to help create image content to compliment my future articles.