Jim Alexander

jim

07534 176525    j.alexander.editorial@gmail.com

Jim’s first copywriting job was in 2005, writing promotional copy for Turnaround Publisher Services – a company that focuses on getting UK exposure for underground, counter-culture and niche publishers from Europe and the US. Since then, he’s written copy for international agencies, serving some of the biggest brands in the world, done editorial work for Shakespeare experts and taken up the content-writing mantle for a great collection of independent clients. He also works on a white-label basis for design and branding agencies in the UK.

Areas of expertise:

Philosophy; popular science; music writing; surf and surf culture; literature and criticism; Shakespeare; health and fitness; digital SLR; digital compact; branding; social media; hospitality and leisure; stag weekends; hen weekends; events management; vexillology; ghostwriting

Key skills:

Copywriting; creative writing; editing; proofreading; blogging

Writing History

Freelance copywriter                                                       Self-employed and writingbug partnership, August 2009-present

Copywriter, Digital Promotions Manager                Turnaround Publisher Services Ltd, 2005-2007

Transactional Data Clerk                                                 Whitaker/Nielsen BookData, 2001-2003

Bookseller                                                                              Maher the Bookseller, 2000-2001

Publication History

Darwin’s Nuts                                                                      Zidane Press 978-0955485029, September 2007

Jim’s Very Large Handbook of Rock n Roll            Zidane Press 978-0955485077, December 2007

Education

BA (Hons.) 2.1 Philosophy & English

Lancaster Univ., 1996-1999

A Level Art (A); English (A); History (E); General Studies (A)

Monks Walk School, WGC, 1994-1996

10 GCSEs (A*-C)

Monks Walk School, WGC 1989-1994

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