DataFirst: 2020 – Present
Web development company – Content & SEO Lead
I design content for eCommerce and affiliate websites that balances user and SEO needs, in niches such as home products, pets, and cannabis.
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The Twin Bill: 2021 – Present
Literary sports magazine – Creative Nonfiction Editor
I work with authors, copyedit articles, contribute to content strategy, and seek funding opportunities.
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Freelance: 2018 – 2020
Content writer
I wrote long-form copy and interviewed thought-leaders for SaaS, B2C, B2B, nonprofit, and media outlets, including InsideBE, Fast Company, and CBR.
Among other clients, I worked with the edutech company Lambda Solutions, helping them to enhance their content library by converting mediocre blog posts into SEO-optimized explainers and case studies.
I also worked with the nonprofit arm of the edutech language app Simbi, establishing a blog, and clarifying brand story during a full rebrand of the organization.
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OUP: 2014 – 2017
Publishing house – Content Creator
I developed print and digital marketing plans for the release of new titles. Projects included podcasts, PPC campaigns, thought-leader interviews, newsletters, and live events.
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Other positions
Fact-Checker – Critical Read Magazine
Intern – Literary Review Magazine, Nonsense London, JWT, CHI & Partners 
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Academic and Teaching
Oxford University – MSt Creative Writing
King’s College London – BA(Hons) Philosophy
University of British Columbia – Writing for Content Marketing 
Eastleigh College – BTEC Diploma in Fine Art & Design

K&C Academy – AP Literature tutor & college applicant advisor
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Creative and Awards
Trains in the Basement (2020) - Essay series published in Critical Read magazine
2021 Best of the Net nominee, 2020 Pushcart Prize nominee, 2020 Critical Read fellow

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hitch.jm@gmail.com  |  778.587.8593
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