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Collette Black

Marketing and PR Execuative


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  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Design
  • Project Management
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Photoshoot Planning
  • Photoshoot Assisting
  • Administraion Accounts
  • Copy Writing and Editing
  • Social Media Content Management

Work history


Marketing and PR Assistant

deVOL Kitchens

May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • One half of deVOL Kitchens’ award-winning PR and Marketing team. - Responsible for creating and executing sales, marketing and social media plans for deVOL Kitchens whilst providing additional marketing support for our three sister companies. - Working alongside the creative department on advertising campaigns, supporting the process from initial idea stage to the project’s fruition. - Allocating budget, ensuring all deadlines are met and monitoring outcomes. - Acting as the main channel of communication with the press to achieve international media coverage and negotiate press partnerships. - Also responsible for: writing press releases as well as website, print media and blog copy; organising participation in events and trade shows and arranging photoshoots. Highlights: - Awarded ‘Best Kitchen Company Blog and Social Media’ in the Essential Kitchen Bedroom Bathroom Influencer Awards 2017. - Growing the deVOL Instagram following from 4,000 to over 90,000 in 2 years, as well as more than tripling website traffic from social media platforms.



MIDAS, Manchester Growth Company

Apr 2015 - May 2015
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I was asked to return to Manchester Growth Company to temporarily cover this position. · Diary management, organising internal and external meetings and corresponding with high profile clients whilst providing administrative assistance to the team.


Facilities Assistant

Manchester Growth Company

Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Communicated with various bodies to resolve logged work requests which were monitored against strict service level agreements. - Commended for making improvements to working practices which resulted in better communication and in turn a more efficient system.


Project Assistant

Knowledge Point 360

Oct 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Macclesfield, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Upon returning from travelling, I was offered a further post working with the commercial team. - Responsible for organising European medical symposiums, handling the logistical arrangements and acting as a key point of contact with the client. - Due to the success of these meetings our team was allocated an increased portion of the 2015 budget.


Project Assistant

Knowledge Point 360

Jul 2013 - Jan 2014
  • Full Time
  • I worked in the publications department of this medical marketing company assisting a busy team to develop and submit scientific manuscripts, posters and presentations. Focused on client services, I maintained an excellent client relationship with a global pharmaceutical company to ensure they kept a strong market presence.




University of Nottingham

Sep 2010 - Jul 2013
  • Highlight: Worked hard to achieve 1sts for the majority of my final year modules including an independent legal research project on Family Law.