Employment and work experience
Textbroker – Freelance Author - October 2013 onwards
I have now been selling the rights to my written work on an online contract based platform for a reasonable period of time. This role has centred on rapidly and effectively fulfilling competitively advertised client briefs for technical writing. My work in this regard has been published on a professional basis, largely within the fields of advertising and information provision. I have also engaged in more informal original content creation such as developing blog content concerning current technological or cultural issues.
Feedback for my work has consistently been graded as excellent by a vast number of anonymous clients, marking it as being of superb value for the per-word rate offered. This role has proven both my high standards of technical literacy and my ability to create, develop and edit highly original non-fiction prose quickly and efficiently within a controlled environment.
South Somerset National Trust – Research and Development Intern - June 2013 - October 2013
This internship represented a significant promotion in responsibility and influence. Over five months, I undertook a set itinerary that fully utilized my abilities in research, analysis, rhetoric and social co-ordination in order to assist South Somerset National Trust in fulfilment of localised mid-term goals. These tasks combined contributed substantially to meeting the overarching objective within South Somerset National Trust of a complete operational overhaul by Q2 2015. Compiled into a concise 10,000 word report, my research outlined (and suggested viable solutions to) the conservational, curatorial and contextual challenges that Montacute House will be facing in the future. The report also concerned provisions for highly sensitive curatorial reforms that will affect the wider public history operations of South Somerset National Trust significantly. In being entrusted to handle this delicate task, I was allowed to deal with an unprecedented amount of highly sensitive information, and to make extremely important decisions relating to public heritage presentation on my prerogative.
This took place while I was living permanently on site and helping to oversee local volunteer operations at four properties, on a day-to-day assistant managerial basis. At certain points, I was required to manage Montacute House...