Alex Griffin

Marketing Communications Executive

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsMarketing Executive - Marketing Manager - Brand Strategist


About me

I am a passionate and results driven marketer, committed to self-improvement and enjoy being part of a successful team. I have worked in the media industry for over 5 years, working on high-profile brands for the UK's leading media organisations. I can quickly understand a campaign objective and communicate this effectively to its audience. I have an excellent creative eye and proven attention to detail. Working with multiple stakeholders on a variety of channels, I have developed impeccable communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Campaign Delivery
  • Brand Planning
  • Brand Partnerships
  • Briefing Creatives
  • Creative Campaigns
  • Social
  • Digital/ Print
  • Ad Copywriting
  • Broadcast Media
  • Media Buying

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Haymarket Media Group

    Haymarket Media Group

    • Publishing

Work history


Marketing Executive

News UK, The Sun

Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As a brand guardian for The Sun, I managed a high volume of key marketing campaigns, built out of the brand and promotional calendar - ensuring all advertising works for the audience and drives significant audience growth. Planned and executed integrated marketing campaigns within a team responsible for a multi-million pound budget - all campaigns delivered and exceeded expectations. Responsible for media buying across the full marketing mix including TV, radio, digital and direct, and development of creative ideas with CHI & Partners agencies. Managed and negotiated key strategic partnerships/sponsorships with Merlin Entertainment, The Great North Run, The FA and The Wireless Group - Facilitating all Sun radio adverts across Virgin Radio and TALKSPORT. Developed social media strategy to ensure The Sun brand was effectively marketed through these channels. Relationship management of talent agents and high-profile clients . Monitored, tested and evaluated campaign creative, marketing spend and brand performance for the development of future campaigns. Ensure The Sun's marketing values, key positioning and competitive advantage translates into results driven campaigns and play a key role in brand innovation for the paper.


Senior Marketing Executive

Haymarket Media Group

Feb 2014 - Jul 2016
  • Twickenham, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As part of Haymarket Business Media, I worked in the centralized marketing team on a portfolio of 10 recruitment jobsites and 5 B2B supporting titles, one of which was the global B2B brand Campaign magazine. I'd plan and execute marketing campaigns to promote both the websites and titles to entice new users/readers to the sites. Developed and owned rebrand project - creating brand strategy and guidelines for 8 jobsites and 5 supporting magazines. Responsible for planning and marketing of new site launches - including managing and coordinating cross-functional teams across commercial, editorial, external agencies and events. Market and organize special events/webinars with clients such as Lucozade Powerleague to support editorial content, anniversaries and new promotions. Project managed redesign of 10 e-commerce sites and executed 6 month marketing plan - ecommerce delivered to budget month on month.


Marketing Specialist


Aug 2012 - Jan 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As part of the Kindle content team I worked across the eBook store, app-store and newsstand, promoting and marketing titles through tablet and mobile. Created digital marketing campaigns for Amazon Publishing titles and leading publications, Hello! and National Geographic to promote and drive sales. Management of creative, social media, emails, blogs, device promotions and across site merchandising. I would further analyse the success of these campaigns, which would be transferable for future promotions. Work with publishers: Hearst, Time Inc and Northern shell, to oversee the smooth running of their paid campaigns, which were advertised effectively on Kindle devices.



BA(Hons) . Publishing Media

Oxford Brookes University

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Dissertation/Major Project: 14 page prototype customer magazine for Fuller's Brewery Report: Market Analysis, Research and Future Longevity Planned and produced a 14-page customer magazine for Fuller's Brewery that would persuade customers to dine and drink out and be a supporting brand extension. Further created an integrated marketing plan, and completed creative testing, market research and competitor analysis to support a business case for the title.