Stephen S
Writer #14493
Lake Ridge, VA
Joined 5/3/2016
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Career and Experience
2012-2014 Creator and content writer for a number of websites.
Topics included
- the forex markets including trading strategies and fundamental economic and political factors;

- British and American politics, history, society and culture.

- Golf instruction and equipment.

2005-2012 Customer Service
Worked on a number of temporary assignments for a major UK supermarket loyalty scheme. Role involved processing customer orders and complaints handling by post, e-mail and phone.
2005 – present Content and Article Writer
Writer of articles, blog posts and general content for a number of commercial websites, particularly focusing on the health, fitness and business sectors.
Marketing Copywriter
Wrote sales copy for a number of commercial clients and successful fund-raisers for a UK political party.
1998 – 2000 Writer of Weekly Financial Newsletter
Researched and wrote a weekly news digest as consultant for a leading London insurance market company. Focused particularly on political and regulatory developments which could impact client’s business.
1990 – 1998 Lloyd’s of London Insurance Market
Work within the Regulatory Services Division of this major financial institution included researching and drafting numerous technical and policy papers for consideration by the Council of Lloyds.
OTHER SKILLS
• Some knowledge of website design using WordPress Themes
• Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
• Social Media, particularly Facebook Pages and Twitter
• Pay-per-click marketing, especially Facebook and Google Adwords
OTHER INTERESTS
Currently researching and writing a book on Winston Churchill’s relationship with the British press in the years between 1874 and 1915
Book
Web Page
Finance

Specialties

History, politics, law, government, finance

Interests

Golf, rugby, cricket, literature

Education

University of London

This course involved a comprehensive study of various theories, techniques and methods of historical research, at the conclusion of which Stephen Smith completed an 18,000 word dissertation on the subject of Churchill and the 1911 Agadir Crisis.

Finance

4 Projects Completed

Steve worked for 10 years in the City of London , preparing numerous regulatory, technical and policy papers.

Web Page

18 Projects Completed

Steve has created a number of Wordpress sites and written many blog posts for them. He is also very familiar with social marketing and has promoted theses posts on both Facebook and Twitter.

Book

0 Projects Completed

Steve is currently working on a book which explores the relationship between Winston Churchill and the British press during the early years of his career.

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