Louis McGarry

Social Media Management

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Bar Supervisor

The Quay Taphouse

This is one of my two current jobs in which I have many responsibilities, they include:

  • Managing social media accounts
  • Online promotions of gigs / offers / menus
  • Opening / locking up 
  • Cash handling
  • Cellar management
Feb 2014 - Present

Social Media Manager

Seasons Plenty Catering

I was approached in February of this year by Seasons Plenty Catering, they asked me to create a Facebook account for their business. Since then, I have taken on the responsibility of managing all of their social media (namely Facebook, Pinterest & Twitter). This includes daily activity such as:

  • Event replies & organisation
  • Daily Tweets
  • Uploading images of events / dishes / ingredients
  • Frequent Facebook activities: announcements / contacts / news
Jun 2008 - Dec 2010

Foreign Language English Teacher

Smart Kids Centre

I traveled to Vietnam to teach English as a foreign language to children between the ages of 1 - 16 years old. My responsibilities included:

  • Vigorous lesson planning both online and offline
  • Endless fresh ideas to maintain interest and amusement
  • Online promotions of school activities
  • Assistance in building social media to expand the school's reach
Nov 2007 - Apr 2008

Snowboard / Ski Rental & Repairs

3Sixty

I spent a season in a small town named Sauze D'Oulx in the Italian Alps. Here, I worked in a Snowboard / Ski rental shop. My responsibilities included:

  • Heavy social media promotions on a daily basis
  • Leafleting on the pistes
  • Finding new customers in the local area
  • Board and Ski fittings & repairs / services
Oct 2006 - Nov 2007

Barman / Event Organizer

Aspire

I began this job as a barman / kitchen assistant, but within six months I worked my way up to supervisor / events organizer. This meant my responsibilities included:

  • Managing a small team of employees
  • Taking care of orders and deliveries
  • Organizing music events on a weekly basis
  • Using social media to promote such events
  • Online company promotions
Mar 2005 - Sep 2006

Sales Assistant

Active Venture

I had many responsibilities during my employment at this popular designer clothes outlet, which included: 

  • Cash handling
  • Face-to-face & online promotions
  • Managing a small team
  • Frequent suggestion meetings to improve business

Education

Education
Sep 2005 - Apr 2007

BTEC National Diploma

Newcastle College

I spent two years studying Advanced Music Production and gained two distinctions and a merit for my final mark. A large part of my course was music business, in which I learnt about how crucial social media has came to be today. I also learnt about how sites such as Facebook and Youtube can be pivotal to a companies publicity and success.

Sep 2002 - May 2005

GCSE

Whitley Bay High School
  • English Language - A
  • English Literature - B
  • Maths - C
  • Science - C
  • Art - A
  • Design & Technology - C
  • Physical Education - B

Seasons Plenty Catering

Skills

Skills

Social Media Account Management

I am extremely experienced in creating and managing accounts on Facebook, Youtube, Linkedin & Twitter.