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Kathy Sharpe

Senior Copywriter , Sharpe Communications Available for work

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Sharpe Communications is the copywriting and communications consultancy business created and managed by me, Kathy Sharpe (BA, MPhil, MCIPR). I have worked in marketing communications for 17 years.

I have a background in the public sector - charity, arts, and education - and specialise in copywriting for commercial reports and documents, awards bids, PR planning and press releases, proofreading, internal communications including change / crisis communications, and PR / copywriting training.

Graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2000 with an MPhil research degree, I have worked in the PR and Marketing Departments of a range of charity and public sector organisations including a number in the arts and in education.

Most recently I have specialised in internal communications and copywriting, and have a lot of experience in the field of corporate communications. I have written text for annual reports, prospectuses, and promotional brochures, all alongside creating copy for smaller publications, social media, and websites.

Over the last 17 years I have had responsibility for corporate communications, working alongside Human Resources, Senior Management, and Support Services teams. I have promoted the work of individual faculties, business projects, and enterprise start-up companies, most recently leading a communications and digital marketing team in the education sector.

I have also written many successful awards bids including a PRWeek ‘Decade of Achievement’ Award for Internal Communications, and delivered seminars at national education conferences.

Contact

Horsforth
Leeds

07929 974 223
    Skills
  • Brochures and Leaflets
  • Content marketing
  • Content strategy
  • Copy-editing
  • Digital and SEO Copywriting
  • PR and Journalism
  • Technical
  • Training and Consultancy
    Specialisms
  • B2B
  • B2C
  • Charities
  • Education
  • Family and Childcare
  • Politics and Society
  • Public sector
Qualifications & Awards
Winner of 'Best Internal Social / Digital Campaign of the Decade' - PRWeek Internal Communications Awards.

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BA English / History of Art Degree

MPhil Research Degree - History of Art

CMI Certificate in First Line Management (Level 3) 


CIPR Crisis Communications


Communicating Change


Diversity in the Workplace 


Embedding and Promoting Equality & Diversity in Business Support 


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion e-Learning 


PREVENT / Anti-Radicalisation Workshop 


Safeguarding Children, Young People & Vulnerable Adults

Portfolio

Copywriting Training

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CIM Awards Bid

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#ChristmasInLeeds

Recent work has included writing copy for sections of the 'Christmas in Leeds' website. #ChristmasInLeeds is a LeedsBID project ...

Welcome to Leeds

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