Freelance copywriting and communications consultancy for education, arts, not-for-profit sectors, and organisations striving for positive social impact.

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About

Hello. Welcome to Sharpe Communications. We specialise in copywriting for organisations striving to make positive social impact. If you’re a college or uni, charity, arts organisation, public sector business, or a not-for-profit, you’re in the right place.

Sharpe Communications is managed by Kathy Sharpe, BA, MPhil, MCIPR, an award-winning freelance copywriter and communications consultant in Leeds. With 20+ years’ experience racked up in further and higher education marketing communications, we know just how and why your industry is so vital.

Kathy is a member of the Professional Copywriters’ Network, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, and has CIPR Accredited PR Practitioner status. She also has vast experience of both soft plays and metal festivals, but let’s save that for another day.

Unsurprisingly, we specialise in education copywriting, but work for many other industries proofreading, editing, supporting external and internal communications, public relations, crisis and change planning, and online content/SEO. We have a 100% success rate at getting awards bids shortlisted too.

Whatever your copywriting requirement, please get in touch to discuss this further.

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Experience

Graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2000 with an MPhil research degree, Kathy has since worked in the PR and Marketing Departments of a range of education and public sector organisations.

Kathy was employed by the Federation of British Artists, Mall Galleries, and King’s College London before relocating to Leeds where she married and had two children. Before making the transition to freelancing, she worked at Park Lane College and at Leeds City College.

Following a large-scale merger of three local colleges in 2009, Kathy was part of the marketing team that led on the award-winning public-relations campaign to establish the third largest further education institution in the UK.

Over the last 20+ years, Kathy has led communications teams and had responsibility for corporate communications, working alongside Human Resources, Senior Management, and Support Services departments.

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PR Week ‘Decade of Achievement’ Internal Communications Awards
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Contact

Please contact us to arrange an informal chat about your copywriting and communications requirements and where we can best enhance your existing work:

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