Freelance travel writer, editor, blogger & consultant
- London, United Kingdom
- Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Jaillan Yehia's Overview
- Freelance Travel Journalist, Editor and Blogger at Savoir There
- Travel Editor East Kent Lifestyle & West Kent Lifestyle Magazines at PSA Publishing
- London College of Printing
- Warwick University
- South Hampstead High School
Jaillan Yehia's Summary
Jaillan is a highly organised and experienced media and travel professional with a wide-ranging background in journalism and consumer PR and marketing.
She has worked for a variety of launches and start ups and is passionate about communication, particularly online and in a small business context.
Specialties: Travel research, journalism and blogging; branding & marketing copywriting and editing; entrepreneurship, social media, cloud computing.
Jaillan Yehia's Experience
Medical Management Systems Ltd
January 2006 – January 2011 (5 years 1 month) London, United Kingdom
Launched and developed a pioneering cloud computing application for use in the healthcare sector, acting as head of PR, marketing and communications. Role involved creating a brand from the ground up, writing all media and marketing materials, press releases, sales literature, business plans, websites, help system, and being the face of the company for the trade press.
Travel PR Account Manager
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Public Relations and Communications industry
January 2005 – December 2005 (1 year) London, United Kingdom
Hired to give a journalistic slant to copy (for publication in national and regional newspapers and magazines), and press releases, I also wrote media materials and organised press trips for a variety of travel clients, from destinations to travel insurance, hotels to travel websites.
Television Listings Writer
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BBC; Broadcast Media industry
January 2004 – December 2004 (1 year) London, United Kingdom
Writing television listings for a variety of channels, and translating programme info from French into English.
Senior Client & Agency Consultant, Jaunt Magazine
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Publishing industry
January 2003 – December 2003 (1 year) London, United Kingdom
Worked on the launch of a new upmarket travel magazine aimed at young urban travellers, with the strap line 'Somewhere for the weekend'. Role involved creating a mini-movie and presentation to market the project and generate PR during the launch phase.
Promotions and Creative Solutions Exec
Public Company; 501-1000 employees; MMB; Publishing industry
January 2002 – December 2002 (1 year) London, United Kingdom
Working on Sugar Magazine, B Magazine, TV Hits, All About Soap. Wrote and researched detailed creative solutions proposals for clients, managed advertorials, competitions, promotions and sponsored features.
Assistant Brand Manager, Metro Newspaper
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Newspapers industry
January 2000 – January 2002 (2 years 1 month) London, United Kingdom
Representative for a wide range of advertising/marketing agencies and PR companies, also assisted in bringing the Metro entertainment section in-house from the Evening Standard. Metro won Media Week Media Sales Team of the Year, New Brand of the Year, Medium of the Year, and Media Brand of the Year at this time. I was also a member of Metro’s successful CAM Entertainment Quiz Team.
Jaillan Yehia's Honors and Awards
Top 5 Luxury Lifestyle BloggersThe City Apartment Book
- April 2013
'Jaillan Yehia runs this stylish website from her home in London, combining travel journalism with blogging and travel planning. Not just another well-travelled blogger, Jai’s excellent writing style and photography skills transport you to wherever she is, be it Italy or the Philippines.'
Jaillan Yehia's Skills & Expertise
Jaillan Yehia's Languages
English(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Jaillan Yehia's Education
London College of Printing
South Hampstead High School
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