Alex Darling

Account Director

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About me

A PR professional with over 10 years experience in the Entertainment industry. My experience ranges from in-house at a Major Record Label to Independent PR agency and most recently AD at leading Fashion and Lifestyle PR agency. Proven track record implementing successful and fully integrated PR campaigns across artists, brands and events. Over the past 10 years I have built strong media contacts and relationships across trade and consumer print and online media alike.

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Skills

  • Digital Media
  • Marketing PR
  • Music
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Team Leader Experience
  • Brands
  • Writing Communication
  • PR Campaigns
  • Press and Partnerships
  • Budget Control
  • Management Duties
  • Interviewing Skill
  • Event PR
  • Global PR
  • Crisis Communications
  • Crisis Management Experience
  • Fashion PR
  • Brand PR

People I’ve worked with

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  • Fiona Ghobrial

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Companies I’ve worked with

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    Freelance

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    • Exposure

      Exposure

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      • Marketing & PR
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      Converse

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        Exposure Promotions

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        Work history

        Currently

        Account Director

        Exposure Promotions

        Mar 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Account Director across a number of Exposure's leading brands: Converse, UNIQLO, New Era, Christopher Raeburn and more

        2017

        Freelance Communications Consultant

        Freelance

        Sep 2016 - Feb 2017
        • London, UK
        • Freelance
        • Freelance communications, PR, marketing and digital consultant for various artists and brands.

        2016

        Oct 2015 - Sep 2016
        • London, UK
        • Full Time
        • Account Director across several Cornerstone clients - Converse, Beats, Diageo, Google as well as overseeing PR for The FADER Magazine brand and platform in the UK.

        2015

        Senior Publicity Officer

        Cornerstone Agency

        Nov 2010 - Oct 2015
        • London, UK
        • Full Time
        • Senior Publicity Officer across various high-profile global artists and development artists. Working closely with US teams and marketing to implement print and online PR strategies across a broad spectrum of artists within different genres.

        2010

        PR Account Manager

        Cornerstone Agency

        Feb 2006 - Nov 2010
        • London, UK
        • Full Time
        • PR Account Manager for campaigns across events, brands and artist PR. Such as Band of Horses, Tina Turner, The Rolling Stones, Pink!, The BRIT Awards, Kerrang Awards and more

        Education

        2002

        Media Studies, Psychology, English Language

        Godalming College

        Sep 2000 - Jul 2002
        • Godalming, United Kingdom
        • 3 x A Levels Media Studies - B Psychology - C English Language - C 1 x AS Level Law - C

        Awards

        2014

        Music Week 30 Under 30

        Music Week

        • I was selected in the shortlist of Music Week's 30 under 30 for both 2013 and 2014.