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Akosua Mensah

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Akosua Mensah

FreelanceLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a london based Sociology and Media studies graduate, keen to pursue an exciting career in Digital Marketing and PR.
Projects credited in
  • The Youth Will Be Televised
    A campaign curated to showcase and highlight amazing young people nationwide. Our aim is/was to change the narrative and media steriotype concerning young people by making sure thos doing amazing things on our community are the ones receiving the most publicity. We eneded up in the Evening Standard's business page. Click here to read
  • RUN THIS TOWN
    How many times have you wondered how some outstanding people manage to do what they do? Keeping updated with greatness via their instagram accounts clearly can't be enough. I curated Run This Town to connect passion driven creatives with people who have achieved greatness and excellence in their various fields. These monthly live conversation session will be held at the Hospital Club.
Work history
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    Social Action ManagerNational Citizen Service
     - London, United KingdomFull 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.
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    PR InternManifest London
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    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
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Skills
  • Social Media
  • Digital Marketing
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Networking
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content Creation
  • Event Management
  • Time Management
  • Relationship Management
Education
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    BSc Hons Sociology and Media StudiesBrunel University London
     - 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