Akosua Mensah

Freelance

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects credited in

About me

I am a london based Sociology and Media studies graduate, keen to pursue an exciting career in Digital Marketing and PR.

Skills

  • Social Media
  • Digital Marketing
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Networking
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content Creation
  • Event Management
  • Time Management
  • Relationship Management

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Fashion Retail Academy

    Fashion Retail Academy

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • My Runway Group

    My Runway Group

    • Events
  • N

    National Citizen Service

    • T

      The Evening Standard

      Work history

      2019

      Social Action Manager

      National Citizen Service

      Jun 2019 - Sep 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Responsibilities included:  Pastoral Care: line management of a staff team of up to 10 members of staff & 3 volunteers and pastoral care of up to 84 young people  Social Action Projects: Supporting each team of 12-13 young people to design, develop and implement a series of social action projects, including campaigns, sponsorship events and volunteering days  Ensuring an Inclusive Programme: making logistical adjustments to the programme and supporting other staff members in adapting sessions for inclusion needs  Enabling Graduation: Empowering young people to achieve graduation requirements  Risk Management: conducting Risk Assessments and giving daily briefings  Promote and Inspire: Encourage and inspire young people to stay involved with The Challenge after NCS: including with our graduate offer and Head Start  Incident management and recording  Programme Logistics: including transport, equipment and other programme resources  Money Management: Sponsorship money (cash and online giving pages,) petty cash, budgets and reconciliations  Communication: Communicating with social action partners and charities to ensure the young people on the programme adhere to all to their requirements.  Liaising with other staff members such as the relationship managers to ensure all aspects of the social action projects are completed and completed in line with the expectations of the community partners.

      2018

      Jul 2018 - Jul 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Responsibilities included:  Assisting the account managers with various campaigns  Brainstorming ideas for new, upcoming campaigns  Creating media lists of influencers  Contacting potential influencers regarding upcoming campaigns

      2018

      Social Media Marketing Assistant

      Charity Challenge

      May 2018 - Jun 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Responsibilities included:  Assisting the marketing manager with research for social media content  Scheduling of content for Social Media platforms  Monitoring all social media platforms and engaging with the audience through likes, comments and shares  Editing content from clients and uploading it to social media platforms  Creating blog posts for the company website  Collecting and reporting all social media analytics  Assisting the marketing manager with paid social media ads – using Google AdWords

      2019

      Head of Social Media Marketing

      My Runway Group

      Jan 2018 - Apr 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Responsibilities included:  Research into content for all social media platforms  Liaising with industry professionals  Attending networking events to build contacts and relationships  Leading a social media team to ensure all platforms are cohesive  Scheduling and uploading posts to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter  Creating content for all social media platforms  Planning and organizing events  Creating social media and promotion plans  Creating social media reports (Analytics)

      2017

      Media and Communications Intern

      World Vision UK

      Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Responsibilities included:  Assisting the social media team with research for social media content  Assisting the social media team with the scheduling of content for Social Media platforms  Administrative tasks, e.g taking notes during workshops and weekly meetings  Editing photo and video content  Liaising and communication with industry professionals and brand ambassadors  Assisting the PR team with the planning of events and campaigns  Writing press releases  Creating and analyzing surveys and their responses  Creating media lists  Uploading blogs to the website and radio content to Youtube, and Audioboom

      2016

      Social Media Intern

      Social Ghana

      Apr 2016 - May 2016
      • Accra, Ghana
      • Internship
      • Responsibilities included:  Assisting the Account Managers with the management and marketing of Social Ghana clients as well as participate in brainstorms and meetings to meet the needs of Social Ghana’s current and potential clients.  Being present and active during brainstorms and meetings  Assisting with planning Social Media reports (analytics)  Assisting Account Managers with research and content for campaigns  Assisting Account Managers with content for Social Media platforms  Assisting with the planning of events and activities (photoshoots, commercial shoots, focus groups, research activities etc)

      Education

      2020

      BSc Hons Sociology and Media Studies

      Brunel University London

      Sep 2015 - Jun 2020
      • London, United Kingdom
      • During my time at Brunel University I engaged in a range of extracurricular activities in order to enhance my university experience. These included; Course Representative - 1st Year Media Officer - Ghanaian Society Vice President - Ghanaian Society President - Ghanaian Society