Curriculum Vitae

I’m Amy Hughes, a freelance writer and editor based in London.

I have a background in digital journalism and content marketing, and have written primarily on business and higher education. I also have experience managing social media and digital projects.

My skills

Writing

Editing

Interviewing

Social media management

Digital project management

Understanding of SEO & Google Analytics

Experience

Freelance writer for lowercase
(September 2021 – present)
• Writer for lowercase, primarily producing compelling blog posts for B2B clients within the SaaS arena.

Freelance writer for UNC Kenan Flagler Business School
(April 2020 – present)
• Writer for UNC’s blog, interviewing students, alumni, and faculty to produce compelling and original content for an audience of prospective students.

Digital Content Editor (Education) at the Institute of Art and Ideas
(Jan 2020 – Mar 2021)
• Responsible for building out the IAI’s education proposition, strategising new digital products to appeal to students and researchers.
• Product lead for the IAI’s budding institutional subscriptions, targeting schools and universities.
• Led the audit and overhaul of the IAI’s online courses hub, the IAI Academy.
• On staff at the IAI’s festival, HowTheLightGetsIn, as it moved online in May and September 2020.

Writer/ Social Media Manager at BusinessBecause
(Feb 2018 – Dec 2019)
• Joined as an intern on a 6-month contract; soon took on responsibility for a portfolio of business school clients as well as strategic and creative control of BusinessBecause’s social media.

Editorial Intern at Spindle Magazine
(Sept – Dec 2017)
• Created written content for Spindle’s website, regularly interviewing up-and-coming artists, and put together Spindle’s weekly newsletter.

Education

MSt in English with American Literature, Distinction
University of Oxford, awarded 2017

BA (Hons) English Literature, First Class
University of York, awarded 2016

Languages for All French Level 3, Merit
University of York, awarded 2014

3 A-levels A*-A
Solihull School, awarded 2013
• A* in English Literature
• A in French, Psychology

11 GCSEs A*-B
Solihull School, awarded 2011

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