Summary

Incredibly proud to work for one of the most respect not for profit brands in Global media. Media Partnerships professional working for the last ten years in the International media space. Lucky to work at a company where curiosity and exploration is the everyday.

Work History

Work History

Global Partnerships Manager, International Advertising

May 2013 - Present
National Geographic Society

Responsible for Corporate Partnership development with major blue chip companies, government operations and International Media Agencies across all National Geographic platforms - Digital, Social, TV and Print. Lead for Digital idea generation and marketing strategy within partnerships team. 

Additional responsibility for third party sales representation across Germany, Swiss speaking Germany, Italy, Benelux, Portugal and Spain.

Commercial Publisher

Apr 2009 - Jan 2011
Republic Publishing

Commercial Publisher responsible for delivering growth and management of partnership, display and remnant revenue to start-up technology site. electricpig.co.uk. Helped design and implement sales strategy that delivered one of the first native advertising funded websites in the UK. 

Sales Manager, UK advertising 

Nov 2006 - Mar 2009
National Geographic Society

Worked in a small team of two people across the UK market.Delivered record revenues in Print and Digital advertising sales for two years in a row. Responsible for revenue from London agencies, Omnicom, WPP and Havas.

Central Agency Manager

Mar 2001 - Oct 2006
Future Publishing Plc

Member of central trading team  for one of the UK's largest vertical interest publishers. Responsible for delivering company wide revenues from the Technology sector. Line manage two members of staff.

Education

Education

Geography BSC Hons

1997 - 2000
Royal Holloway, University of London

1990 - 1996
Clayesmore Senior School

11 GCSE's, 3 A-levels, Geography, English & History

Skills

Skills

Presentation

Practised and passionate presenter of partnership/content marketing. Experienced at meeting and pitching to mid to senior level agency and client executives. 

Powerpoint

My interest in visual media has led me to develop a practised eye in the production of internal and external; partnership marketing assets.  

Content marketing

Well versed in the multi discipline approach of building audience first, data led, content partnerships. Managing production, talent, budgets and delivery on a project by project basis.

One day I will...

Drive a train from Kolcatta across India and through the Khyber Pass, following in the footsteps of my great great grandfather who worked for the East India company, whose son, my grandfather, founded SOAS, the School of Oriental & African studies, University of London.