Kami Ramini

Freelance Article Writer & Copywriter

Location:Spearwood, Western Australia, Australia
2 Skills
Kami Ramini is a bi-lingual writer and editor with 10 years’ experience working for various international titles and companies. Kami specializes in food, travel and lifestyle publishing.

Please read on for my full Resume:

Professional Experience

Managing Editor – Recipe and Food Publications
Thermomix in Australia
January 2013 – Present

As Managing Editor I head up the Recipe Development & Publications Team at Thermomix in Australia for the planning and production of our cookbooks (online and digital) and food/recipe-related copy. This dynamic senior position requires the project management of diverse publications and their priorities and deadlines. It includes leading the editorial and recipe development team, strategic and creative planning of publications including budgeting and scheduling, supplier and contributor relations, journalism, copywriting and copyediting, subbing, art direction, food styling and photography, recipe development and recipe writing.

Deputy Editor, Food Editor
West Australian Publishers - Seven West Media Group
May 2012 – January 2013
West Australian Publishers is the publishing arm of the Seven West Media Group and produces a wide range of print and online publications, including a bi-monthly lifestyle magazine Minestyle, a monthly specialist industry newspaper, The Mining Chronicle, a series of annual guides such as The West Australian Good Food Guide, and The West Australian Wedding Guide, alongside a new launch for 2013, FRESH Mini Cookbook Series, for which I was Editor.
As Deputy Editor and Food Editor across all our titles, my role required working with the Editor to manage the editorial team and the planning and production of the company’s publications.

The job required high levels of organizational and creative skills, including project and team management, copywriting, journalism, copyediting, subbing, recipe writing, and art direction.

Food Editor, Journalist
West Australian Publishers - Seven West Media Group
June 2010 – June 2012
I was promoted to Food Editor after six months in my position as Journalist at West Australian Publishers. With this I continued my journalistic role across all the company’s titles with special responsibility for the food pages of the various publications.
During this time I was also part of a small team which managed the re-design of Minestyle magazine and the company’s online portal myresources.com.au, as well as the launch and planning of our social media presence on both Twitter and Facebook.

Freelance Writer
January 2005 – Present
I specialize in feature writing on food, travel, health and nutrition, as well as restaurant reviews, people and company profiles and interviews.
Credits include:
BMW Marque Magazine
SBS Feast magazine
The West Australian Good Food Guide 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015(restaurant reviewer)
Rock Candy
Whinging Poms
Real Travel Magazine
British Airways High Life magazine
The Guardian online

Account Manager – International
3G Media Consulting – Rome, Italy
January 2007 – August 2009
3G Media Consulting is an Italian marketing and events agency specializing in the positioning of hotel groups on the Italian ‘MICE’ market (meeting, incentives, conventions, exhibitions).?
As Account Manager within the International Division, ?I developed marketing and media plans to promote specific overseas Destinations and Hotel Groups to the Italian MICE market. This included organizing mid and large-scale events such as corporate incentives, team building and cultural manifestations and festivals, as well as being responsible for all local marketing and promotional material for my clients. I also worked alongside the Marketing Manager for new business opportunities and client proposals. Clients included: Valamar Hotel Group (Croatia) and Palmeraie Resorts Marrakech (Morocco).

Marketing Account – Internal Events
The European School of Economics – Rome, Italy
November 2005 – December 2006
The European School of Economics has two university campuses in Italy, one in London and one in New York. Reporting directly to the Marketing Manager, my responsibilities centred on event organization for each of the campuses, drafting of media and marketing material and internal communications (website texts, prospectus, newsletters, campus newspapers).

Education and Formation
• 2004 – University of Sussex, UK – BA Hons 2.1 in English Literature and Philosophy
• 2005 – 2007 – Various amateur cooking courses at ‘At the Table with the Chef’ cooking school in Rome.
• 2005 – CELTA Certification of English Language Teaching for Adults, Grade A

English – Mother tongue
Italian – Fluent

Computer Skills
Excellent knowledge of all operation systems of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Office 2003, InCopy, and Joomla online content management system. Good use of InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat. Excellent use of the internet.

Interest and hobbies
I am passionate about languages, writing, travel, photography and yoga and am a shameless foodie.
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing