Bex Furno

Online Content and Marketing Manager

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsContent Manager - Account Manager - Fashion Buyer
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Projects credited in

  • DEPOP x BLITZ
    Leanne Bebbington
    Social Media Coordinator/Press
    Bex Furno
    Online Content and Marketing Manager

About me

Creative, forward thinking individual with extensive knowledge and experience in fashion management, buying, social media and marketing. Focusing an open mind on discovering new channels for brand development. With a passion to evolve, learn and progress. Using the skills I have already cultivated to spur me on. Taking huge inspiration from current trends, vintage, art and people watching. Capable of managing time effectively. While working full time and starting a small brand. Combining my love for painting and vintage clothing. Creating hand painted leather and denim pieces. Please see @babygirl.by.bf on Instagram for more information. I am also interested in accessories, interiors, textures and fabrics. Having passion for all creative outlets allows me to gather inspiration and ideas from unusual areas.

Skills

  • Social Content Strategy
  • E-marketing Campaigns
  • Fashion E-commerce
  • Account Management
  • Brand Content
  • Trend Analysis
  • Social Media
  • Managing Teams
  • Concept Creating
  • Brand Awareness

People I’ve worked with

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  • Leanne Bebbington

    • Social Media Coordinator/Press
    • Blitz London, Pause Magazine, Emerge

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Depop

    Depop

    • Technology

Work history

Currently

Online Content and Marketing Manager

BLITZ London

Aug 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Managing and heading up a team of 3 for social media and marketing. Having final sign off of all content that is posted over all social channels. With a collective following of approx. 48k. Which is constantly increasing and thriving. Creating new marketing campaigns and implementing them accordingly. Clear marketing strategies that are consistent over all social channels while not being repetitive. Managing two online retail outlets, coordinating shoots and product selection. Handling budgets for all social outlets. Whether that is events or promoted posts. While also being involved with in store events with Depop and Noctis. Creating relevant reports and relaying all information back to the company directors. Delegating specific topics and tasks throughout the team to help them develop and evolve. Being an active member of the team, while also always being able to offer guidance and support when required. While also contacting new brands to be involved and stocked within the store. This adds another level to my marketing strategy and allows me the freedom to help grow and evolve other brands.

2016

Social Media Strategist

Create Social

Jul 2015 - Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working with fresh new start up brands. Alternatively, established brands that require a social re start. Forecasting and assessing brand needs. Spreading brand awareness. Reporting on trends and progression. Building brand identity through social media presence.

2015

Concession Account Manager / Social Media Executive

Motel Rocks

Mar 2014 - May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Handling concession accounts with Topshop, Topshop.com and Lipsy.co.uk. Buying - own buy and sister brand Motel Vintage. Managing an in-store team of staff and in-house intern. Using constant trend reporting to make sure we are delivering what the customer wants. Visual merchandising to allow products to be accessible and enticing. Creating inspiring content for all social media channels. Allowing these actions to drive sales and create revenue. Strong sense of time and organisational skills. Allowing the appropriate research and analysis to be completed. Weekly KPI's to decipher what methods work most successfully. Reporting this information back to superiors. Managing all blog content, creating a schedule and re working how it had previously been organised. Delegating specific topics/ areas to fashion interns and guest bloggers. Clear and concise marketing strategies that are mirrored across all social platforms,so as to keep the brand message clear.

2014

Floor Manager

H & M

Jul 2007 - Mar 2014
  • Full Time
  • Starting as a part time member of staff and working up to a high level floor/ department manager. Managing a team of staff to ensure great customer experience. Pre-empting trends, visual merchandising and ordering to cater for this. Competent in working with women's wear, menswear, accessories, children's wear and home wares. Ordering, training, stock control, cashing up and all admin responsibilities. Being trusted to close down the entire store as standard to the highest security level. Having a keen eye for detail and ensuring this corresponded with the company guidelines.

Education

2008

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Fine Art

University of the West of England

Sep 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Fine art degree where I achieved a 2:1.

2005

Art and Design Foundation

Worcester College of Technology

Sep 2004 - Jun 2005
  • Worcester, United Kingdom
  • Foundation year where I received a DISTINCTION grade.

2004

BTEC National Diploma Art Design

Worcester College of Technology

Sep 2002 - May 2004
  • Worcester, United Kingdom
  • 2 year course where I received a DISTINCTION grade.