Summary

In a short period of time, I have gained significant experience in Digital Marketing by working with SharkDog, a start-up in Edinburgh. During my ten months at SharkDog, I have been the manager for three work experience female staff and have been the Editor in Chief for a new business and recruitment newspaper in Scotland - TeamPlayer360. It has always been my ambition to reach Director/Board level and help cultivate a company to the best of its ability.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2014 - Present

Senior Social Media Coordiantor 

SharkDog

My role is to keep the Dog focused instead of chasing his tail all day.

This involves:
- Creating and posting content to the specifications of the client and the content calendar.
- Training new members of staff on the SharkDog social media strategies
- Keeping up to date with trends in the news and on the different platforms.
- Facilitate conversations among people online, interact with followers to answer any questions, and provide support on behalf of our clients.
- Analyse the performance of each clients' social media and generate a monthly report on KPIs and content engagement.

Feb 2015 - Present

Editor 

TeamPlayer360

As Editor of TeamPlayer360, I am responsible for:
- Selecting the content that goes into the paper.
- Deciding on where the articles go.
- Liaising with the Designers and Advertising team.
- Proofreading, editing and fact checking articles that are submitted.
- Choosing the editorial themes and calendar for the paper.

With the backing of mentors (in HR, recruitment, and startups) this newspaper is a new voice for recruitment and the sectors only free printed newspaper for job seekers and HR industry professionals.

Achievements To Date

My main achievement to date is that I have had a key role in the running of SharkDog and have managed the delivery for our clients for six months now. Additionally, in this time, I have had the amazing opportunity to experience the publishing world by managing the content and handling the production of the newspaper TeamPlayer360. 

Career Ambitions

My main career goal is to be in a position where I can help others attain their aspirations in business. This is something I hope to be doing within three years in Scotland by sharing the knowledge I have gained either through training or mentoring. Within five years, I look to be securely on a board whilst mentoring other women in the digital sector. I see myself utilising my talents with the other women in Scotland to help lift the profile for women. 

Key Skills

Skills

Social Media 

My job is to know what the best practices are for social media, so I keep up to date on trends, blogs and the news. 

Verbal Communication

During my different roles, it has been impertinent that I communicate clearly to ensure deadlines are met. Although, I am confident with this, this would be an area I am always looking to improve and your help would be valued and appreciated.  

Self-Motivated

The environment I work in is extremely flexible and changing so I make sure that I am motivated at all times to get the job done. I am very good at reminding myself why each task is important to the overall picture. 

Leadership

In business, I have been a manager for employees and running two separate companies. 

Microsoft & Apple Litearate

Confident with both Microsoft and Apple programmes. 

Press Releases 

As part of my role as Editor, I have had to write and select press releases for various companies. 

Education

Education
2010 - 2014

MA History 2:1

University of Aberdeen

Whilst at university, I studied a range of History modules from the Renaissance to The Black Atlantic World to Gender History. In addition to my studies, I played hockey for the 1st XI and was a committee member for two years - President and Honourary Member. 

2008 - 2010

A Levels 

Saffron Walden Sixth Form 

Economics - B

History - B

Physical Education - C

2003 - 2008

GCSEs

Saffron Walden County High School 

Twelve GCSEs, including A in History, Graphics, Physical Education; AB in English; B in Mathematics, Statistics, Religious Education, Computing and BCC in Sciences.