Who I am
I am an experienced consultant and community & client manager with a passion for all things digital. I have over ten years experience in all aspects of client liaison and development, from the initial engagement through to extending projects.
I am an experienced and engaging trainer at all levels from interns to Managing Directors, as well as agencies looking to upskill and companies looking to embrace new marketing opportunities. I enjoy learning new technologies and playing with new networks. I love the internets.
I am confident in making sales from initial pitches to up-selling to existing clients. I have experience of managing a wide ride of clients, from local boutiques through to large multi-nationals.
My greatest strengths are my interpersonal skills and communication. These have been developed through a variety of roles both on and off-line. I possess strong facilitation skills, including managing and motivating staff to achieve company objectives. I have a proven ability to create and implement efficient new strategies and meet difficult deadlines.
What I can offer you, your clients & the world:
• Professional experience and digital industry knowledge
• Strategic consultancy
• Expert training in digital and social media
• Accurate statistical reporting and analysis
• Developing and maintaining corporate relationships
• Empathy with client goals and objectives
• Resolution and ownership of difficult situations
• Proficient user of a variety of bespoke database packages including creating new databases, segregating data, priority grouping and advanced reporting
• Great tea and coffee making skills.
Where I’ve worked:
August 09 to present Community Manager Wired Sussex (contract)
April 09 to August 09 Online PR Consultant Content & Motion (contract)
Feb & Sept 09, Mar 10 Brightwest (lead organiser) Twestival
June 08 to April 09 SEM Account Manager Leapfrogg Digital Marketing
April 08 to June 08 Business Development Manager The Telemarketing Company
April 03 to April 08 Account Manager The Telemarketing Company
June 03 to June 05 Youth Worker (volunteer) Positive Futures (EB4U)
What I’ve studied (so far):
Octopus Training Team Management Skills
Blue Pecan Advanced Excel skills
Blue Pecan Advanced Access skills
Silicon Beach Training Effective Time Management
Sept 1997 to July 2001 University of Leeds BA Sociology and Social Policy
Sept 1993 to June 1996 Queen Mary’s College 3 A-Levels 4 GCSEs all B grade
Sept 1988 to June 1993 The Vyne School 11 GCSEs inc Mathematics English French
What I like doing:
I have an active and varied social life going to events and generally trying to make the most of living in Brighton. I am a keen mountain biker, regularly heading up the Downs for an afternoon adventure. I also love digital photography and collecting graphic novels and comics.