Raed - University College London

Hello! My name is Raed and I am currently a final-year student at University College London studying Economics. If I were to describe myself with three words, they'd be: Adaptive, resilient, and innovative.

Work Experience

  • Part-time Education Consultant in Pakistan: Assist students to get into top tier universities like UCL, LSE, and NYU by editing their personal statements and preparing them for interviewers
  • Social Media Manager for education startup: Content advisory and creation to reach target audiences
  • Founder of UniJao, a college essays website: Designed a website to help students gain access to essays written by students accepted to colleges worldwide
  • Internship with UCL Department of Economics: Reviewed the online-learning teaching and delivery in 2020/21 by conducting focus groups and reporting my findings to heads of department
  • Internship with Ernst & Young Assurance: Worked on Excel frequently to perform test of controls while auditing firms; Interviewed management to gather information about legal, charitable, and HR-related practices and compiled a report for it
  • Founder of Keano, an eco-friendly e-comm startup: Ran a business in Pakistan selling reusable alternatives to plastic like straws, tote bags, and toothbrushes.

Skills

  • Website Design: I'm proficient with platforms like Squarespace and wix.com, and intermediate at HTML/CSS
  • Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and their Microsoft counterparts: I've worked in consulting and finance thus polishing both skills
  • Proofreading and Editing: I've helped students refine their personal statements to get them into both undergraduate and graduate programs in fields ranging from chem engineering to law
  • Content Creation: I've gained proficiency in Canva and Photopea (Photoshop alternative) having worked as a social media manager for two start-ups
  • Article/Blog Writing: I've written for multiple Pakistani magazines on topics ranging from economics to education, and am currently enrolled in a journalism programme with the University of North Carolina.

If you would like to schedule a chat with me please book a time with me here

I look forward to working with you soon!

Task area:
Administration
Business Development
Content writing
Customer service
Design
Marketing
Market research
Social media
Software development
User testing
Software Platforms:
Buffer
Excel
Canva
Google sheets
LinkedIn
Mailchimp
Photoshop / Illustrator
PowerPoint
SquareSpace
Wordpress
Availability:
Monday morning
Monday afternoon
Tuesday morning
Tuesday afternoon
Wednesday morning
Wednesday afternoon
Thursday morning
Thursday afternoon
Friday morning
Friday afternoon