Writer, Comedian

Gery Galabova

 

Writing Experience

 

Work Experience

Editorial Assistant, Guts Publishing

  • Updating website: improved design of the website and updated content.  

  • Social Media management: 38% growth on Twitter and 20% growth on Instragram, set up writer’s profile on Goodreads 

  • Copy-editing: reviewing memoir, short story and poetry submissions

     

Residence Experience Coordinator, Goldsmiths UoL

  • Teamwork: pitching 10-15 topics and delivering 5-7 high quality articles per week.

  • Planning: organising events for the students in halls

  • Social Media Management: took over management of @goldreslife Instagram

Creative Writer, Society19

  • Writing: pitching 10-15 topics and delivering 5-7 high quality articles per week.

  • Attention to detail: strictly following formatting and SEO optimisation guidelines of Society19

  • Time management: balancing writing and preparing for and performing at the Edinburgh Fringe

Blogger

Key achievements include: 

  • "Writing a personal statement", published in the publication 'Student Voices'

  • Short Story "7052 Shady Cape", published in 'Fiction Hub'

  • Most popular post (11.9k) is an article about the law latest reform in Bulgarian secondary education (focusing on 'The National High School of Mathematics and Science')

Editor, GLOW Associaton

GLOW Association is gathering the most inspiring stories of its alumni by also giving a chance for young writers to gain experience and exposure.

  • Editing: Giving written feedback to 17 writers, as well as editing 5 articles

  • Mentoring: Helping young writers develop by offering both practical and theoretical advice and providing personalised written feedback.

Video Designer, GLOW Association

  • Teamwork and Leadership: Carrying out different projects in teams, supervising tasks

  • Emotional Intelligence: Increased EQ through training sessions and experience.

  • Planning: Planning sessions, parties and other activities.

  • Marketing: Took over management of @bgglow Instagram

  • Training: Online and offline sessions on topics such as Presentation Design and Presenting and How to Webinar 

  • Graphic Design: launching a gender-neutral Valentine’s day couples’ T-shirt collection, designing posters, social media promotional posts, and other

  • Video production: producing/editing videos for the GLOW Association and GLOW Talks YouTube channels, as well as Leadership Academy GLOW Facebook page 

  • Photography: photographing events and editing photos for social media 

 

Education

2017 / 2020

Goldsmiths, University of London

BA English and Creative writing. Modules taken include: European Cinema, Digital Media Discourse, Shakespeare and Aesthetics

2012 / 2017

National School of Mathematics of Science

Bulgarian Diploma of Secondary Education. Specialising in Chemistry, Biology and English

 

Contact Me

gergana.galabova@gmail.com
Tel: +447479189605

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