Curriculum Vitae

Education

2010–2011
University of Melbourne, Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
First Class Honours: ‘Dangerous Writing’ (thesis)

2009
Monash University, Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts
First Class Honours: ‘Post-Apocalyptic Fiction’ (thesis)

2006–2008
Monash University, Bachelor of Arts

Employment Experience

2017 November–present     Toot Sweet Consulting
Technical Writer and Editor   
Duties include scheduling meetings with subject matter experts, and writing, structural editing, copyediting, proofreading and fact-checking documents for tender submission in the construction and engineering industry.

2017 April–October (contract)     Equiem
Editor, Content and Engagement   
Duties include writing, structural editing, copyediting, proofreading, fact-checking and uploading of website copy, scheduling, testing the new CMS, corresponding with content writers.

2015–current     Ascension magazine
Copyeditor
Duties include fact-checking, copyediting and proofreading of fiction and non-fiction pieces to be published online, and communicating with the editor and authors.

2014–2017     Claridge & Co. Digital Marketing Solutions
Website Content Development Manager
Duties include fact-checking, structural editing, copyediting, proofreading and uploading website content, including business practice case studies, and producing and editing copy for client blogs.

2016     National Young Writers’ Festival
Co-coordinator of Volunteers
Duties include creating a volunteer schedule, updating the information pack, carrying out induction with volunteers, liaising with the Festival Manager and other staff, scheduling follow-up meetings with volunteers and ensuring they attend designated events, responding to general queries via phone call, email and face-to-face meetings.

2013–2016     Melbourne Books
Editor
Duties include fact-checking, structural editing, copyediting and proofreading of fiction and non-fiction manuscripts of approx. 300 pages, editing manuscripts in InDesign, managing and editing the annual Award Winning Australian Writing anthology, communicating with authors, creating launch videos using Premiere Pro, managing AWAW’s social media.

2011–2014     Voiceworks magazine (Express Media)
Editorial Committee Member
Duties include reading for selection, proofreading and copyediting, corresponding with authors, attending launches, creating launch videos and video interviews for the blog using Premiere Pro, writing blog content.

2011–2014     St Michael’s Grammar School, The Dragon magazine
Designer, Editor and Mentor
Duties include proofreading and copyediting, creating the journal using InDesign, creating short promotional videos using Premiere Pro, mentoring students, attending launches.

2013     Stellar Call Centre
Inbound Phone Operator
Duties include providing service for an aged care information hotline (My Aged Care), creating customer accounts, referring customers to relevant sections of the client website.

2012    John Marsden Prize for Young Writers (Express Media)
Judge for short fiction and poetry
Duties include reading for selection and attending scheduled meetings.

2010–2012    antiTHESIS Volume 22: A University of Melbourne Graduate Journal
Editorial Committee Member
Duties include reading for selection, proofreading and copyediting, corresponding with authors, attending launches, creating the journal using InDesign, aiding with the symposium and trivia night fundraiser, managing the magazine’s social media presence.

Volunteering

Frequent participant at National Young Writers’ Festival, Melbourne Writers Festival, and other literary events; volunteer (including social media management, photography and filmography) at High Street Bells Choir, volunteer at Conservation Volunteers Australia, copyeditor and proofreader at Greyhound Rescue Victoria.