Ailsa Yexley

Marketing and Communications Officer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Currently Marketing and Comms Officer at Music Studio. Visual design graduate and results driven music publicist. Extensive work in the music industry in marketing and promotions. KEY EXPERIENCE Artist Manager. A&R Publicity Manager. Digital marketing and unlocking growth for brands. KEY SKILLS Community management. Content and strategy. Adobe CS Suite. Enterprise.

Skills

 

  • Marketing PR
  • Administration
  • Creative
  • Social
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Community Management
  • Copywiting
  • Communcation
  • Admin Support
  • A R Scouting

Work history

2015

Freelance Music Publicist

OK This Now

Jul 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Ongoing freelance work. Roster has included Still Parade, Children, Fluxus Head and Jacob Perlmutter.Working primarily with developing artists I drive new business and create tailored campaigns to improve social outreach and provide A&R advice to artists and services to management. Website coming soon.

2015

Communications Officer

Tradiio

Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
  • One month contract. I ran a music blog PR campaign for the company. Worked on artist acquisition and community management during the UK launch of Tradiio. (www.tradiio.com) Using contacts from past I brought UK music onto the site, assisted with marketing strategy and social media to raise brand awareness. Managed user voice tickets to engage and help all users of the site. Writing copy.

2014

Publicist & Artist Management Assistant Internship

Sandy ENT PR

Apr 2014 - Jul 2014
  • At this boutique agency my role was dynamic with a high workload and I was able to hit the ground running.. I am highly able to time manage effectively, develop relationships with key people and plan digital music release campaigns. Handling a high volume of outgoing and incoming requests on a daily basis alongside the days tasks, the fast pace of PR is one that sits very well with my personality and skills. I hunted new artists with talent and I drove new business at a time of change for the director, establishing further revenue for the business using research and data collection skills.

2009

Music Editor

Pollocks London

May 2008 - May 2009
  • I was a core team member and co founder at this online magazine where we covered music, art and fashion in the capital. Curating magazine content and arranging music interviews and live reviews. Annual reviews for the Secret Garden party amongst other music festivals. My role included talent scouting arts practitioners to exhibit at the culminating physical exhibition space a No.1 Carnaby Street. I Booked musicians to perform at the space for a duration of two weeks day and night.

2008

Administrator & PA

Office Angels

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008
  • Trained in a variety of switchboard systems and audio type with PA duties to directors.

2007

Receptionist

Just Jamie and Paulrich Limited

Jan 2007 - Mar 2007
  • Front of house, arranging meeting rooms. Postal dispatches, booking travel arrangements. I also assisted designers with pattern drawings and selection.

2006

Design Intern

Don’t Panic Media

May 2006 - Sep 2006
  • Delivering individual and collaborative design projects I was also first point of contact for nightclub promoters, events space and packing factories. Creating flyer designs and web banners and archiving prints I also designed the annual advert for Don’t Panic Media printed in VICE magazine alongside other mainstream publications.

Education

2012

Illustration

Brighton University

Aug 2009 - Apr 2012
  • Illustration and Graphic design degree

2007

Foundation Diploma art and Design

Central Saint Martins

Mar 2006 - Mar 2007