Copywriter, social media enthusiast, travel aficionado, sports-person, linguist, et al.

Professional Profile

  • Working experience in content writing, editing, and proofreading
  • Knowledge of best SEO practices and demonstrated ability to create quality content as per SEO requirements
  • Extensive journalistic writing skills
  • Considerable experience using social media for strategic communications purposes
  • Familiarity with InDesign, Google Drive, Google Analytics, WordPress, and JIRA
  • Working knowledge of HTML, website structures, and content management systems
  • Experience developing and managing blog and personal website
  • Able to meet deadlines and highly organised
  • Excellent judgement and initiative, within both group and individual settings
  • Strong and efficient communicator, all work environments
  • Proven ability to manage professional staff
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet and Macintosh applications
  • Languages: English, Spanish and French: spoken and written


  • Sports Writer, Exclusive Sports Media (London)

    Sports reporter/writer for online media. Write and edit articles, perform extensive research, conduct interviews, attend appropriate events, and navigate content management system. (View ESM in portfolio.)

  • Web Content Writer and Social Media Manager, INFURN (London)
    2013 – 2014

    Created, edited, and proofread content for eCommerce websites. Managed implementation of company-wide social media strategy, uploaded content, managed freelance translators, assisted in creating video content, and ensured on-going communication with management. (View INFURN in porfolio.)

  • Programme Assistant Manager, Hudson Yacht Club (Quebec, Canada)

    Assisted with managerial responsibilities, provided coaching and supervision to young competitive sailors, evaluated their performance, assisted in setting individual goals, developed a training and regatta schedule, and coordinated travel plans to outside sporting events.

  • Translation Consultant, Eventem (Madrid, Spain)
    2012 – 2013

    Provided language support; translated and edited promotional material. (View Eventem in portfolio.)

  • Sailing Race Team Coach, Real Club Náutico de Madrid (Madrid, Spain)
    2012 – 2013

    Provided at-home and away coaching to group of young competitive solo-sailors, assisted in setting individual goals, developed a training and regatta schedule, and coordinated travel plans to outside sporting events.

  • English language specialist, Instituto Gabriela Mistral (Madrid, Spain)
    2011 – 2013

    Mentored and supervised high school students in the English language, developed lesson plans in accordance with appropriate curriculum, translated educational material, and collaborated with fellow teachers. Coordinated and accompanied a group of Spanish students on a trip abroad. (View Gabriela Mistral in portfolio.)

  • Sailing Instructor, Forenex: Summer Courses (Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

    Taught and supervised Spanish-speaking students, and ensured overall safety and well-being of the students registered in the sailing programme.

  • Sports Editor, The Athenaeum: Acadia University’s publication
    2010 – 2011

    Researched, edited and wrote weekly articles for sports section; collaborated with staff to generate story ideas; assisted reporters in improving their writing skills; laid out and edited weekly sports section (InDesign); set individual goals for, and trained others to set goals to improve their journalistic skills. (View The Athenaeum in portfolio.)

  • Spanish Teaching Assistant, Department of Languages and Literatures, Acadia University
    2010 – 2011

    Supported students with composition, grammar and conversation; held daily office hours; graded homework; maintained student records; planned learning activities with professors; and strengthened personal knowledge of curriculum.

  • Programme Manager, Sailing Department, Hudson Yacht Club
    2008 – 2011

    Programme coordination, promotion and delivery; ensured effective management of sailing staff; provided instructor training; maintained equipment and teaching facilities; supported continued growth of all programmes; oversaw staff schedules, and ensured on-going communication with management and board of directors as well as overall safety and well-being of the staff and students. (View HYC in portfolio.)

  • Intern, Canada World Youth Development/Volunteer excursion to Ecuador      

    Fundraised to cover entire cost of trip, participated in trip preparation (orientation and language courses); lived with local Ecuadorian family and volunteered in local Ecuadorian day-care and with local Ecuadorian mothers’ association; participated in local language courses.


  • Universidad de La Rioja, Hispanic Philology and Advanced Diploma from Fundación La Rioja
    2009 – 2010

    Relevant course work: Spanish Grammar, Conversation and Culture, Art History, History of Ancient Hispanic Towns, Spanish Oenology, Spanish Gastronomy (all courses received in Spanish)

  • Acadia University, Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Political Science
    2007 – 2011

    Relevant course work: Pop Culture and World Politics, Mass Media, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Spanish (conversation, grammar and literature)

  • Dawson College, Health Science
    2006 – 2007

    Relevant course work: Global, Social Perspectives and First Nations Peoples in Canada


  • Member of London Ultimate Frisbee teams, mixed, women’s and indoor
    2013 – 2014
  • Member of “Quijotes + Dulcineas,” Madrid Ultimate Frisbee Team
    (won Nationals)

    2011 – 2012
  • Member of Relay for Life (cancer research fundraiser) organizing committee
    2008 – 2009
  • Student Representative on the Acadia University Department of Languages
    and Literatures

  • Member and Vice President of Acadia University Model United Nations Forum
    2007 – 2009

    (selected to attend McGill Model United Nations Conference)

  • Member of the Acadia University Women’s Varsity Rugby Team
    2007 – 2008
  • Recipient of YMCA Community Service Award
  • Recipient of Birks Bronze Medallion for Cooperation and Service


Currently based in London, UK. I hold a five-year UK Ancestry Visa. Expires 01/09/18, with the option of extending or settling.

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Hi, I'm Hannah, a London-based copywriter and blogger. I am a Canadian ex-pat whose interests range from food and travel, to ultimate frisbee, and sailing. As an avid traveller, food enthusiast, and sports-person I seek to write cutting-edge articles about athletes and sporting events, as well as travel destinations, tips, and culinary havens. If you like my writing and want to get in touch about freelance work or other job opportunities, don't hesitate to contact me!