Alexander Gilbert

Creative marketer.

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About me

 

I'm constantly seeking new answers to the problems we face. My inquisitive nature to learn and discover with my analytic brain makes me focus and tactical. My secret is to know my surroundings People, places and culture. These points help me become a part of the team, and work together. Im currently working in Bejing as a marketing Intern for a great start up company. I know wnat focus on marketing in the UK

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Event
  • Outdoor Event
  • Buying
  • Direct Marketing
  • Shows
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Outdoor Campaigns
  • Event Organisation
  • Communications
  • Photgrapghy

Work history

2015

Marketing Intern

Pingo Space

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
  • Beijing, China
  • Internship
  • Pingo Space is a mobile app connecting expats to local Chinese wanting to learn English and lifestyles skills. The company trained me in Google Analytics and Adwords to carry out research for them. Another role was to invite new members onto Pingo Space, interview them, photograph them and then profile them creatively on the mobile app. I created new marketing content, for example planning our first Pingo event and blog post about living in China. I assisted in interviewing new interns that I managed in my last couple of weeks , creating a new team from America, China and Mexico.

2015

Social Media Intern

Harrod and Ji

Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Beijing, China
  • Internship
  • H&J is a start up retail designer store in Beijing importing Italian high heels and handbags at 5 Star hotels across Beijing by Luxury Pop-Up Stalls. I was H&J’s market researcher for its E/M -commerce in China. I researched websites and retail apps to help create a new website and mobile app. I research Chinese social media and Chinese M-commerce, most importantly WeChat, creating a store, payment system and customer service. I was then in charge of the social media plan. With the collaboration with the in house photographer we created eye-catching content and buzzwords. I managed the social media sites with Hoot Suite, organized posts and used insights to maximize clicks and views.

2015

Sales Advisor

telfonica O2

Nov 2014 - Jul 2015
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Sales advisor in Aberdeen and London: I focused on customer service and provide the best advice on buying on mobile phones. I Trained in Salesforce, Torax, Evolution and Business Gateway program. I was trained on selling mobiles by using social skills and facts. I Attended training sessions upcoming phones and new features in the mobile industry

2015

Volunteer Marketing Assistant

The Community Food Initative, Aberdeen

Oct 2013 - Apr 2015
  • Aberdeen, UK
  • Freelance
  • A part of marketing food products to staff in local organizations. Remerchandise the types of food being sold to local organizations. Assigned to train staff Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE) was constituted in 1997 and over the years has grown to become a successful charity and social enterprise, providing a quality service to thousands of people in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

2015

Volunteer Marketing Assistant

The Community Food Initative, Aberdeen

Oct 2013 - Apr 2015
  • Freelance
  • A part of marketing food products to staff in local organizations. Remerchandise the types of food being sold to local organizations. Assigned to train staff Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE) was constituted in 1997 and over the years has grown to become a successful charity and social enterprise, providing a quality service to thousands of people in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

2014

Social Media & Marketing Intern

The Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Jan 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Aberdeen, UK
  • Internship
  • Intoduced to social media marketing Systems and sites. Contacted the Scottish National Party, Aberdeen City Council, BP their support for the International Youth Festival. Front of house staff during the Festival. In charge photography.

Education

2013

Textiles Design Fashion Management

Heriot-watt University

Sep 2009 - Jun 2013

2008

BETC Art and Design

Edinburgh Telford College

Aug 2007 - Jun 2008