Amy Parkes

Amy Parkes

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Amy Parkes

Amy Parkes

About me
Freelance copywriter, editor, podcaster & social media person specialising in the third sector. Currently producing podcasts & creating positive social change with The RISE Collective in London, also removing barriers to tech education in Scotland with Code Division.
    AMPLIFY | The Podcast: EMERGING FUTURESAMPLIFY: The Podcast is back for a third season! This year, 8 emerging creatives will be looking ahead, exploring revolutionary ideas around what’s to come...
  • Amplify Podcasts | The Lockdown Sessions
    Amplify Podcasts | The Lockdown SessionsWelcome to AMPLIFY Podcasts' first season, The Lockdown Sessions. The Lockdown Sessions is the first series of podcasts created during isolation by members of The RISE Collective, a youth organisation that uses creative arts and media to amplify the voices of young people. In each episode we aim to explore a different theme via the work of an array of emerging and established artists, curated for your listening pleasure. 
  • RISE Produces: Journeys Through Music
    RISE Produces: Journeys Through MusicA live Q&A event featuring four industry experts with an extraordinary breadth of wisdom.
  • 'What You Sayin' with Eerf Evil
    'What You Sayin' with Eerf EvilWYS is a series of interviews and social discussion sessions created for the RISE Collective in collaboration with social worker and rapper Eerf Evil. Touching on a range of social issues, we've heard from some amazing guests such as Free Black Uni founder Melz Owusu and rapper Loyle Carner.
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    tir"The land where the stones know you is worth more than the land where the people know you."
  • The RISE Collective Presents: AMPLIFY
    The RISE Collective Presents: AMPLIFYAmplify is one of three main strands of the charity, and events-based program focusing on championing and developing young artists, activists and creators. We also create training opportunities and youth development programmes via these events.
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Projects credited in
  • Platform Episode One: Cherelle Skeete
    Platform Episode One: Cherelle Skeete
Work history
    Code Division logo
    Code Division logo
    Digital Marketing ManagerCode Division
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    Code Divison are a non-profit organisation and SQA-certified learning centre based in Scotland. We provide digital education to those that need it most. Our courses are FREE to those who are unemployed or facing barriers to employment, especially to those from backgrounds that are underrepresented in Tech ⌨️
    The RISE Collective logo
    The RISE Collective logo
    Community Engagement / Social Media ManagementThe RISE Collective
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    The RISE Collective are a youth charity that focus on the empowerment and engagement of disenfranchised young people through workshop and events-based youth development programmes. My main responsibilities are as follows: - Social media planning, strategy and content creation. - Research, creation and publishing of informative and relevant written & visual content for social media platforms. - Sourcing and creating appropriate visual content. - Managing social community, curating content and amplifying positive client feedback. - Planning, execution and measurement of paid social media ad campaigns - Community research, growth and engagement. - Measure and analyse campaigns to establish ROI. - Influencer outreach, research and relationship building. - Brand ambassador and partner brand research and outreach. - Strategising and supporting the development of creative content to be delivered on social channels. - Persuasive and engaging copywriting for social channels, email marketing and press releases. - Development of brand awareness and online reputation - Keeping up to date with digital trends - Mailchimp campaign creation and strategy - Event production assistance and marketing strategy
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  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Screenwriting
  • Creative
  • Proofreading
  • Web Content
  • Popular Culture
  • Time Management
  • Social Media
  • Organisation and Problem Solving
  • Computers: MAC PC
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Social Media Management
  • Audience Analysis
  • Mail Chimp
  • PR Strategy
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • AV Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • After Effects
  • Writing
  • Content Creation
  • Content Management
  • Artist Development
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Media & English (BA)Goldsmiths, University of London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Literature. Philosophy. Media Law/Ethics. Scriptwriting. Editing. Filmmaking. Journalism. Life Writing. Interviewing. Social Media Manipulation. Music Theory. The evils of capitalism. Gender. Social Theory. Basically, art college.
    A-level English, BTEC Level 3 Music, Welsh BaccalaureateColeg Menai
     - Bangor, United Kingdom
    Generally just vibing. Playing music w the boys. Grabbing distinctions left right and centre.
    Grade 7 Piano - PracticalABRSM