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Mar 2018Jul 2018

Client Engagement Programme Manager

Ascential - Cannes Lions

A contract role for support and lead content planning, promotion and operations of the ‘Cannes Lions Masters’ programme and its activities in the lead up to and onsite at the Festival. 

  • Lead the promotion of the new ‘Cannes Lions Masters’ VIP programme to existing and worldwide, high profile clients, and build and nurtur robust relationships with these clients through regular contact  - using salesforce to capture correspondence and create progress reports.
  •  Creating bespoke itinerary's alongside the programme agenda for  senior creative professionals and clients.
  • Support planning and coordination of the programme content and its activities in the lead up to the festival. Working closely with the Operations and Festival Content team, to secure speakers for the programme agenda, catering for the attendees, the room build and AV equipment etc.
  • Onsite, I managed the project delivery of the Cannes Lions Masters programme, managing and controlling the logistics, operations and build teams and allocating the Client Engagements team's workload, monitoring progress and ensuring the content agenda run smoothly during the festival week.
  •  Throughout the week I was in a very customer-centric role being on-hand during the programme to keep the agenda running on time and to solve any problems that could disrupt the time table. I also overlooked catering, offered a 'concierge' style service to my clients and escorted the programme speakers to our stage.
Nov 2017Feb 2018

PR Account Executive

Karla Otto

Account Executive for Belstaff, Sophia Webster, Tabitha Simmons, Billionaire and Craig Green.

  • Liaised and networked with media and stylists; dealt with requests, queries and took showroom appointments with high profile stylists and editors.
  • Created weekly/monthly reports on sample traffic and coverage, prepared and presented the material for client facing presentations.
  • Organised and assisted on London Fashion Week, press days, brand events/launches and meetings with press/stylists.
  • Created mailers, creative pitches, event/marketing calendars, updated media lists etc.
  • Managed the directors calendar, made travel bookings and conducted internal research and reports.
Jun 2017Nov 2017

Administration Assistant

H Bauer Publishing

Working across all magazine titles including: Bella, Grazia, That's Life, Take a Break, Puzzles, Total TV Guide, Heat etc.

  • Providing readers support over all media channels, inputting readers contributions, comments and complaints.
  • Reviewing material that has been submitted by readers and authors then handling queries, payments, data entry and correspondence.
  • Updating internal databases and personally managing a weekly magazine send out.
  • Handling internal and external communication channels, proofing calls and directing to the right person or department.
Mar 2017Jun 2017

Events Assistant

Ascential - Cannes Lions

A client facing role on the Cannes Lions awards team, responsible for quality control of award entries and preparing submissions for the jury. This role required precise administration skills, excellent attention to detail and confident communication skills.

  • Executed the processing of entries and their respective physical and digital components for Cannes Lions Festival.
  • Liaised with global clients over email or the telephone - ranging from agency support staff to Executive Creative Directors.
  • Reviewed creative entry material that had been submitted by global advertising, communication, creative agencies and handled queries and correspondence with creative agencies.
  • Assisted with new sales pitching, cold calling creative agencies to gently pitch for awards entries.
  • Event Operations at the Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France. Assisted and managed the Design and Product Design Jury in the award selection of the festival. Ensuring tight schedules were  met and provided direct support to the appointed jury president and jurors.
Jan 2015Oct 2015

Account Assistant

Exposure Communications

Account Assistant for Levi's®, Original Penguin, Agi & Sam and Christopher Raeburn.

  • Liaised with media and stylists; dealt with requests, queries and taking showroom appointments with high profile stylists and editors.
  • Used Fashion GPS, to manage  all sample movement, booking out and returning to our showroom etc.
  • Scanned for client coverage, press and online and created monthly reports on sample movements and coverage.
  • Organised and assisted on all events and shows, including London Fashion Week. 
  • Created trend reports, press releases, mailers, and updated the database. 

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Reception / Front of House- Multiple Companies (2016-2017)

Fashion Assistant - Picnic Productions (LFW SS15)

Sales Assistant - Next ltd - (2012 - 2015)

Education

20132016

Bachelor of Arts, Fashion Promotion & Marketing (1st)

University for the Creative Arts

This course taught me all aspects of promotion within the global fashion industry, such as marketing, events management, branding, creative direction, trend forecasting, journalism, public relations, fashion photography and filmmaking. Within the three years of learning I developed my portfolio extensively and completed an intensive nine month industry placement program at a top creative agency.

Professional Qualifications

  • Fine Art (Level 3) National BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • 11 GCSE Certificates  (A*-B) at Haileybury School