26 Letters. Countless Possibilities.

Hello, my name is AA and I’m a copywriter for hire. I’ve been doing it for 26 years now, which aptly enough is 1 year for each letter of the alphabet. Tempting though it is, you won’t be seeing an A-Z of copywriting on this website. Just an overview of what I do, how I’ve helped brands like Nissan, Radisson Blu and The Co-operative create great campaigns; and how I can do the same for your business or your clients.

I’m based in Manchester, UK but thanks to the wonders of the digital age can work anywhere in the world. Find out what I’ve been up to so far in work and education below, or check what’s happening right now and planned for the future by reading my latest bits and pieces.

Doing the write thing with agencies large and small for over 25 years.


APRIL 2005 – Present Day

By | July 11th, 2015|Categories: CV Employment|

FREELANCE COPYWRITER Producing original online and offline concepts and content for clients including Coats Crafts, The Co-operative Group, Odeon Cinemas, Nissan UK, ghd, Manchester City Council, NatWest Bank and East Coast Trains. Recent projects have [...]

Nov 2001 – April 2005

By | April 11th, 2005|Categories: CV Employment|

SENIOR COPYWRITER @ TBWA MANCHESTER responsible for producing creative concepts and copy for all marketing materials required by the Nissan dealer network in the UK. Creatively involved in press, TV and digital work for national retail [...]

May 1997 – Nov 2001

By | November 1st, 2001|Categories: CV Employment|

FREELANCE COPYWRITER for hire in agencies across Manchester and the North West including McCann Erickson Manchester and TBWA, working on a wide range of B2C and B2B briefs. Studied for and gained a Masters Degree in [...]

Nov 1995 – May 1997

By | May 11th, 1997|Categories: CV Employment|

COPYWRITER @ BDH MANCHESTER creating results-driven campaigns for a range of above and below the line clients such as Eurocamp, Pritt Stick, Brother UK and Manchester City FC.

Sep 1990 – Nov 1995

By | November 11th, 1995|Categories: CV Employment|

COPYWRITER @ J.WALTER THOMPSON MANCHESTER rising from junior to fully-fledged member of the creative department within 6 months. Learning the craft by working on pitches and live briefs for Alton Towers, Sharp Electronics, Manchester Evening [...]


September 2000

MA Creative Technology

By | September 1st, 2000|Categories: CV Education|

UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD A comprehensive study of emerging technologies and their potential for creative application. Research methods, project planning and skills in coding, digital design and 3D software were also covered in this intensive two-year [...]

July 1990

HND Advertising Design

By | July 1st, 1990|Categories: CV Education|

Newcastle College of Art and Design  One of the country’s most respected advertising design courses that gave equal emphasis to creative thinking and practical design and copywriting skills - working closely on dummy and live [...]

September 1988