Prime Consulting International
Dates employed: June 2018 – present
Job Title: Communications specialist
I am privileged to work with an impressive array of people across Prime Consulting International – a professional consulting group offering specialised services to an international market. I am responsible for communications and marketing activities across the company, including services in relation to specific in-country projects or programmes.
June 2017 – May 2018 (full time)
Job title: Media content executive
This position involved strategic content planning in relation to tourism marketing (ChristchurchNZ was formerly known as Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism), generating ideas, pitching to media, writing content for christchurchnz.com, copy editing, e-newsletters (Mailchimp), media monitoring (Meltwater), content management (Umbraco), organising media visits, liaising with Tourism New Zealand and managing a social media influencer programme.
Dates employed: June 2016 – December 2016 (contract work)
Job title: Content specialist
This position involved writing, editing and uploading content to a content management system (Silverstripe) as part of Environment Canterbury’s website upgrade project (ecan.govt.nz); created all web pages relating to air quality, transport, water and water zone committees.
Anna Frances Pearson
Dates employed: May 2015 – June 2017 (freelance)
Job Title: Freelance writer/journalist
Position involved: Writing/photography/multimedia projects for a variety of media outlets on a freelance basis, including BBC.com, Monocle 24, The Wireless/RNZ, New Zealand Geographic, Home Magazine, Wilderness Magazine, North & South, The Spinoff, Your Weekend and the Sunday Star-Times.
Dates employed: September 2013 – April 2015 (full time)
Job title: Journalist
Position involved: Researching, interviewing and writing daily news stories as well as features across a range of rounds, including breaking news, social affairs and local government.
The Nelson Mail
November 2009 – May 2013 (full time)
Job title: Journalist
Position involved: Researching, interviewing and writing daily news stories and features across a range of rounds, including arts, social issues and Maori affairs.