Suzanne Imre

CV

 

Experience

September 2018 - ongoing Brand and content consultant

I have worked with various brands from DFS for Axon Publishing and etsy.com to Oka , David Hunt Lighting and Yves Delorme.

2001 - 2018 Editor, Livingetc

I took a small, start-up magazine aimed at 20somethings and turned it into a global luxury brand, with a monthly reach of 1.5m consumers and the highest AB audience in the interiors market (averagely 50%). Livingetc grew to have numerous international editions, a website and prominent social media following, events, educational courses and exclusive product collections.

(August 2013 - February 2014 Editor, InStyle)

Six month secondment as a trouble-shooter editor to refocus team, build relationships with the US owners and re-invigorate the editorial content.

2000 - 2001 Acting Editor, Livingetc, maternity cover.

1998 - 2000 Deputy Editor/Editor, Real Homes Magazine

1997 - 1998 Freelance journalist living in London and Sydney, contributing to Elle Australia, The Guardian, ES Magazine

1995 - 1997 PR Manager, The National Magazine Company (now Hearst)

External roles

Fronted a tv series about Livingetc for Discovery TV, 2005

Presented series on interior trends, GMTV 2009

Spring trend report for This Morning 2014

Judge in various awards including: KLC Graduate Shows, Porada International Design Awards 2015, George Smith/KLC Student Design Competition 2017, Dulux Let’s Colour Awards 2013

Regular panelist and interviewer at industry events including: interviewing Sir Terence Conran at the V&A and Tricia Guild OBE at the V&A, Patrizia Moroso at Focus and Jean_Marie Massaud at Design Junction.

PPA Accreditor for Magazine Journalism degrees 2014-2016

Mentor, Young Mums Support Network 2015-2016

Education

BA (Hons) English Lit and Art History, University of Nottingham