Susan has worked extensively as a news and feature writer for various business and trade magazines and in internal comms; as a reporter on local newspapers and a sub-editor on national newspapers and on consumer and B2B publications; and as a copywriter/editor for various corporate and small business clients. She has worked on publications as diverse as the Daily Mirror, the Evening Standard, Hello! magazine, an online lifestyle magazine for the over-50s and trade magazines covering the greeting card, gift, cookware and fancy dress industries, as well as staff newspapers at British Telecom and HSBC and for a women’s interest features agency.
In her current role as a freelance contributor to a regional business lifestyle magazine she has carried out hundreds of interviews with board-level executives in sectors as diverse as retail, legal, insurance, banking, advertising, technology, accountancy, construction, telecoms and healthcare, on matters as varied as recruitment, IT, business development, the definition of success and what makes an effective company director.
Sarah is a writer and editor with extensive experience of the NGO sector. She researches, writes and edits accessible and engaging content for a wide range of digital and print communications, from fundraiser kits to policy reports and speeches.
She is currently a regular freelance writer/editor at Save the Children and Christian Aid and has also worked as a writer/editor, project manager or press/marketing officer for numerous campaigning organisations including the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, Friends of the Earth, Global Forest Coalition, Action for Children, CAFOD, Greenpeace, Make Poverty History, the Trade Justice Movement and the World Development Movement.
She has also worked for campaigning organisations in the fields of children’s welfare, land mines and genetically modified crops.