Freelance profile

Elyssa Campbell-Barr

An award-winning editor and writer with over 20 years’ experience creating engaging publications and web content across the charity, education and corporate sectors. I provide: • comms project management, from initial concept to finished product • clear, concise and engaging writing for print, web and social media • meticulous and speedy sub-editing and proofing • workplace training in effective writing, house style and grammar.

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Contact details:

Town: East Grinstead
Region/nation: South East
Country: United Kingdom
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See suggested rates:

Feature writerRates: Print media
Subeditor or editorRates: Sub-editing
ProofreaderRates: Sub-editing
Book writerRates: Print media - writing books
Commissioning editorRates: Print media
Online journalismRates: Online/writing
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


  • Charity/voluntary sector
  • Education
  • Children/educational materials
  • Trade unions
  • Women's issues
  • Youth
  • Lifestyle
  • Health and fitness
  • Advertising
  • Current affairs

Major clients:

  • The Guardian
  • Dove Self-Esteem Project (Unilever)
  • JC Decaux
  • The Ramblers
  • Arts Award

Profile last updated: 2020-03-03 10:55:58

Extra information:

After 15 years editing magazines and producing communication materials for major membership organisations, I turned freelance in 2014. I now work for:

  • global brands such as Dove, NatWest/RBS, JCDecaux, Lansinoh and Medela
  • educational institutions including King's College London, Regent's University London and the Society for Education & Training
  • charities and membership organisations such as the Ramblers, Early Years Alliance and Arts Award 
  • content agencies, namely Keel London, pslondon, Not Actual Size and River Group
  • national newspapers, magazines and websites, including the Guardian, Closer, Mother & Baby, Global Health & Pharma, Nursery World and Netmums.  

I've also written a book, Choosing Childcare, published by Cross Publishing.

Find out more about me and view my portfolio at 


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Dove Self-Esteem Project © Elyssa Campbell-Barr Dove Self-Esteem Project
Working with a great team at creative agency Not Actual Size , I edited and updated the Dove Self-Esteem Project's extensive suite of educational resources for teenagers, parents, teachers and youth leaders, writing some content from scratch, and improving the SEO based on Dove’s user research.
Choosing Childcare © Elyssa Campbell-Barr Choosing Childcare
My first non-fiction book, Choosing Childcare: Nurseries, Childminders, Nannies, Au Pairs, Family, published by Cross Publishing.
Regent's University London prospectuses © Elyssa Campbell-Barr Regent's University London prospectuses
As editor of undergraduate and postgraduate prospectuses for Regent's University London, I was writing, subbing and picture editing as well as producing supporting web content.