Involved with numerous tasks in establishing and developing the growing start up company The Pertinent Press. These include: liaising with international authors, reviewers and customers; website editing and maintenance; copyediting manuscripts, proofreading and substantial editing of translated texts and developing promotional materials and marketing. Our most noteworthy publication has been Invicta: The Life and Work of Daphne Caruana Galizia, which raised over 10,000 EUR for charity and was reviewed in The Sunday Times of Malta.
Organising series and projects in DAM database developed so videos, images and other assets could be more easily reused by OUP's English Language Teaching department. This primarily entailed creating tags and metadata in Excel spreadsheets and ensuring that assets were assigned their correct copyright terms. I also appeared in an interview for an educational video filmed to teach Spanish speakers English.
Month long placement in Berlin where I worked in a team to produce a travel guide aimed at young people for the city. Wrote reviews on landmarks, museums, eateries and activities. Produced page layout design of e-Book. Organised and coordinating book content. Proofed text and edited photos.
My main role was proofreading revises of articles for a range of academic journals and marking up corrections provided by the authors and editors. I also ensured that copyright forms and online metadata were correctly completed.
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