Margaret Kalu - CV Profile

 

akon1956@yahoo.co.uk | 07979555722



Beckenham, Kent BR3 5XG        Website: http://www.therealakon.co.uk

               Professional Summary

She is a passionate writer with creative styles that makes a difference in producing engaging blog content on her website,www.therealakon.co.uk. Creates compelling authoritative visual content on a range of topics- able to transfer her organizational skills to her clients. Handles and keeps abreast of topical and relevant issues as demonstrated on her blog/website.

 Strong interpersonal skills- team-focused always build good relationships with others Structure ideas into written formats with attention to detail. Flexible and adaptable to make changes, achieve goals, and meet deadlines. Proven research and interview skills that translated into the publication of her book My African Restaurant Adventure-Branding Afro Flavour (2018).

 A Walk In The Beckenham Place Park and How I Discovered London Hidden Treasures are written articles submitted to Bromley and Lewisham Councils and MyLondon magazine for publication to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022. Embraces and adapts to the most up-to-date Microsoft 365- Word, PowerPoint, and Excel proficiency to optimize web traffic (SEO).

                     Employment History

From 2016 – Present - A self-published author of two books -Eat with Pleasure (2017), and My African Restaurant Adventure (2018 & 2020) Consistent social media presence where I speak, write, and coach on video skits on my blog. Proofread blog and social media posts, copywrites website articles. 

 In 2017 and 2018, I completed thorough research on assigned topics- interviewing market stall owners in Borough market, Brixton market, and Peckham market to mention a few that later translated into my two books.

From 2008 to 2017- I studied online courses in nutrition- child obesity, and pre-post-natal nutrition that inspired me to write my books on nutrition and weight management.

                                             SKILLS

 Writes clearly and concisely, speaks effectively, and openly expresses ideas. Leads group discussions

and provides solutions.

  • Negotiates /resolves differences -provides well-thought-out solutions. Edit Proofread

documents-correct grammatical errors, spelling,

punctuations.

  • Accuracy and clarity in grammar usage and context

 proofread blog and social media posts, website copy

and articles.

  • Confidently speaks in public, listens attentively, openly expresses

ideas Interpersonal Skills-Team-focused- works well with

others, sensitive, supportive- motivates others.

  • Co-operates, multi-tasks to reduce the backlog, and is flexible to cover absences.
  • Organizational skills-time keeping, managing projects, target deadlines
  • Set goals- plans and arranges activities

                Qualifications 

 Goldsmiths, University of London

MA Social Science (2003)

Diploma in Nutrition and Weight Management

                  Hobbies

 An active Beckenham Rotary club member and Ken’s Green Walk and Kevin Clay’s Walk groups. I love running in the park, yoga, and Pilate, and distributing leaflets for my local charity shops

My Book MY AFRICAN RESTAURANT ADVENTURE -POST PANDEMIC REVISED EDITION (2020) - is Top 4 Bestsellers On UK Magazine Cover