Alex Darling

Alex Darling

Account DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Alex Darling

Alex Darling

Account DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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.
Projects
  • BEATS Presents: THE REDO
    BEATS Presents: THE REDOPR Account Director across the new Beats by Dr. Dre content featuring Craig David
  • Converse Rubber Tracks
    Converse Rubber TracksPR Director across all of Converse Rubber Tracks events and campaigns
  • Converse One Star Hotel
    Converse One Star Hotel
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Projects credited in
  • Beats by Dre, Beats Presents: The REDO
    Beats by Dre, Beats Presents: The REDOAccount, strategy and creative lead across the Beats by Dre campaign Beats Presents: The REDO where Craig David and Jack Garratt were paired to create some special content as Craig covered Jack's song 'Breathe Life'. The content was launched to coincide with The BRIT Awards and a special alternative after party for the Awards was thrown with artists Craig David, Giggs, Kano, Big Narstie and more.
  • Converse Rubber Tracks Weekender, London
    Converse Rubber Tracks Weekender, LondonAccount, strategy and creative lead across the Converse Rubber Tracks London Weekend which brought together 23 artists across 6 events over 3 days including special live broadcast events, and exhibition and creative workshops and talks for young Londoners. Artists involved across the weekend included Run The Jewels, Kelela and Mount Kimbie amongst others, and partnerships included Boiler Room, NTS, LEX Records, Domino Records, Foot Patrol and JD Sports. Press coverage came from the likes of Pit
  • Converse Rubber Tracks London
    Converse Rubber Tracks LondonAccount, strategy and creative lead across launch of Converse Rubber Tracks in London. The programme offered free professional recording time to local artists, as well as live events for music fans and content creation. Various partnerships involved including NTS, Boiler Room, NME, i-D and more. Artists involved in recording included Loyle Carner, Jay Prince, Crows and more, while artists involved in live shows and content included Mount Kimbie, Wolf Alice, Run The Jewels and more.
Work history
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    Account DirectorExposure Promotions
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Account Director across a number of Exposure's leading brands: Converse, UNIQLO, New Era, Christopher Raeburn and more
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    Freelance Communications ConsultantFreelance
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance communications, PR, marketing and digital consultant for various artists and brands.
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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
Education
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    Media Studies, Psychology, English LanguageGodalming College
     - Godalming, United Kingdom
    3 x A Levels Media Studies - B Psychology - C English Language - C 1 x AS Level Law - C
Awards
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    Music Week 30 Under 30Music Week
    I was selected in the shortlist of Music Week's 30 under 30 for both 2013 and 2014.