- Birmingham, GB
- £18.50 /hr
- Available now
I have worked within the PR industry for six years. After graduating with a journalism degree in 1999, I started my career with an in-house corporate communications role beforemore...I have worked within the PR industry for six years. After graduating with a journalism degree in 1999, I started my career with an in-house corporate communications role before moving to utilities communications. Wanting to build upon my existing experience, I moved into PR agencies where I specialised in legal, financial and professional services, property and construction and technology. Since being made redundant in July 2010 I have been freelancing and am currently available for any freelance position you may have that I may be suited to.
My journalism degree means I know exactly what the media are looking for and how to deliver it! By utilising my in-depth media knowledge and exceptional skills establishing and maintaining media relations, I am a true expert in achieving consistent media coverage across a range of print, broadcast, trade, regional and national titles.
Tailoring PR campaigns to suit individual client\'s needs, I also excel in delivering key ON-BRAND messaging while raising brand awareness, generating target audience interest and driving trial and sales.
Previous client account management within a variety of marketplaces - from financial, legal and professional services to technology and property and construction - has maximised my multi-sector expertise so I am confident in successfully implementing agreed PR programmes - creative AND strategic!
Area Covered: West Midlands, London, Merseyside and Scotland
Work Experience Summary: August 2005 - July 2007 Corporate Comms at leading law firm (inc. coverage of Internal Communications and New Media Executive roles)
August - October 2007 Press Officer at utilities company (temporary positon)
October 2007 - March 2008 Senior Account Executive at full-service B2B property and construction PR agency
March 2008 - May 2010 Senior Account Executive at leading B2B and B2C PR agency
June 2010 - August 2010 PR Account Manager at financial, legal and professional services PR agency
August 2010 - present Freelance PR Executive at cloud-based technology and legal technology PR agency
Education Summary: 1996 -1999 LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY (England):
BA (Hons) Journalism
1995 - 1996 VAN WERT HIGH SCHOOL (Ohio, USA):
YFU Exchange Student Diploma Class 1
1990 - 1995 GLENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Fife, Scotland):
Standard Grades (equivalent to GCSEs):
- 6 Grade 1s, including English and Maths
- 1 Grade 2 in German
Higher Grades (equivalent to A Levels):
- 1 Grade A in English
- 1 Grade B in History
- 2 Grade Cs in Biology and Maths
- Higher English Award (1995)
Freelance PR Executive, Copywriter and Editor