Communications Planner and Buyer - Marketing / Media
After graduating in 2002 from the University of Edinburgh with an MA(Hons) in English Literature, Wendy spent a year as a Recruitment Consultant, where she doubled the turnovermore...After graduating in 2002 from the University of Edinburgh with an MA(Hons) in English Literature, Wendy spent a year as a Recruitment Consultant, where she doubled the turnover on the desk she was working within 6 months, before joining a worlwide media agency as a media planner and buyer.
Wendy was the Account Manager for several high profile accounts including First Group, HBOS Business Banking, Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) and was responsible for devising and implementing several campaign launches across a wide range of industries.
Strengths include an excellent understanding of cross media platforms and an ability to focus and manage client expectations.
Since 2008, I have worked with closely with the owner of a global music production library supplying music to TV and Creative industries. My role has been primarily as a Personal Assistant with admin and event management elements.
On a personal level I am easy to work with and am a fantastic multi tasker, if it can't be done I will tell you immediately and work with you to achieve what you need!
Area Covered: Any
Summary: 2003-2007 Communications Planner - Feather Brooksbank (Carat Edinburgh)
2002-2003 Recruitment Consultant - Beresford Blake Thomas
Job Title: Communications Planner
Company: Feather Brooksbank (Carat)
Description: Client facing role which involved planning and implementing advertising campaigns across all media. Main strengths included helping clients with the brief then working with the press, radio, outdoor, TV and digital departments to plan and buy the most effective media campaigns within the available budgets. Close working relationships with creative agencies to help find the most effective creative for the best media to reach the target audiences.
Job Title: Personal Assistant / Admin / Marketing
Company: The Funky Junkies
Description: Wendy provides daily support to ensure the smooth management of the client's diary, travel and any ad hoc tasks that may arise.
Summary: After gaining three As at A-Level at Newcastle College, Wendy attained an MA(Hons) English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. Following this, she studied for a PGCE in teaching secondary English at Moray House in Edinburgh.
Degree: MA (Hons)
Field of Study: English Literature
University / College: University of Edinburgh