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Alexander Cox

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCopywriting - Writer - Videographer

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About me

I am a young professional, who is seeking a position in Advertising. I show ambition in every project that I undertake, which has included working on short films, documentaries and Creative conception. I am always attempting to push the boundaries of what i'm capable of. I value creativity in all aspects of professional practice, and i'm constantly evolving from past experience and learning, to affect present and future commitments. I am highly motivated with all aspects of media platforms and constantly embracing conventional barriers in an attempt to innovate them to contemporary styles.

Skills

  • Film
  • TV
  • Creative Professional Writing
  • Adverising
  • Microsift Office Competent
  • Final Cut 7 Pro

Work history

Currently

Account Executive

Addison Group

Nov 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • While working at Addison as an Account Executive I have worked on a range of global accounts across print, video and digital projects, for a variety of international clients. These projects have had both national and global impacts and featured in publications such as CampaignLive, Metro newspaper and more. I most notably worked on the Federation Internationale De l'Automobile Ambassadors Campaign, creating content for all communication mediums, and more specifically creating a printed campaign book for the Pope. Role Includes: • Direct communication with Client's, receiving briefs and managing expectations. • Interpreting and creating briefs from client correspondence for the creative team. • Resource and Timeline management for a variety of simultaneous projects. • Project managing website build projects. • Assisting Account directors with print projects, both B2C and B2B, including billboards and Annual reports. • Working with an internal video team to produce AV content for numerous clients.

2016

Creative Work Experience

Saatchi & Saatchi

Jun 2016 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • During my time at Saatchi and Saatchi I shadowed a Creative Team, gaining exposure to the mechanics of the creative process and participating in all stages of idea development. I worked with brands such as McDonalds, Deutsche Telekom and Pampers. Role included: • Working from international Briefs for McDonalds and Deutsche Telekom to concept fully integrated campaign ideas for global markets. Involving researching into previous campaigns and using that information to innovate them to contemporary markets. • Participating in Creative Reviews of the ideas previously generated, working with a creative director to evolve the ideas into globally accessible marketing campaigns. • Working with the post-production team making sure the Av content created for Pampers fitted with the original insight generated by the creative. This involved observing how the Account Director had to intermediate between the Creative’s vision and the clients.

2016

Account Management Intern

Feref

Dec 2015 - Oct 2016
  • Great Pulteney St, Soho, London W1F 9NN, UK
  • Internship
  • During my time at Feref I worked with the client services team as an Account Executive Intern. I worked on integrated marketing campaigns for upcoming cinemas releases including Doctor Strange, Inferno, The Accountant, Storks and Finding Dory. Role included: • Working from client correspondence to create Briefs/REQs for the Creatives and Designers to work on both Idea Conception and Digital Content. Including localizing output for the global campaign for Storks. • Liaising with various Media Buyers for the Inferno Outdoor Campaign, requesting speciation’s for outdoor locations, and discussing the delivery dates for the creative. • Participating in creative brainstorms for future releases such as ‘Kingsman 2’ and ‘La La Land’ and creating top line ideas to pitch to international clients. • Writing AV scripts from behind the scenes footage for Doctor Strange’s digital campaign to be released on social channels.

2015

Development Work Experience

Megalomedia

May 2015 - May 2015
  • Internship
  • I worked at Megalomedia as a development intern working alongside the development department in both an organisational and creative role. Role included: • Participating in creative brainstorms, working from briefs from the largest UK channels, creating potential TV shows Ideas. • Researching into the previously generated ideas, including talent, locations and activities. Compiling into a pitch document to shown to potential clients. • Researching into the development teams at major channels so that the team would know how to best approach them during the pitch.

2015

Marketing Assistant

Commoneverybody

May 2014 - Aug 2015
  • Freelance
  • Common Everybody was a startup company created to as a catacomb for international school partnerships. I acted as a Marketing Assistant but this role then progressed into creating AV content. Role included: • Research into new technology’s being brought into the market and how these could be used to create a more reliable technological element in school partnerships. • Website design and copy. • Director of promotional content (1m45s online video)

Education

2016

BA (hons) Television Production

University of Westminster

Sep 2013 - May 2016
  • Harrow, United Kingdom
  • I studied TV production at the University of Westminster where I honed my creative skills and discovered a penchant for script writing and film directing, during my time there I worked on numerous projects in various different forms, these can be seen in my attached portfolio.