Courtney Grover

Account Executive

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

I'm a baking-mad yogi with a passion for writing and media relations.

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Skills

  • Social Media Management
  • Content Writing
  • Analytical Skills
  • Microsoft Officce
  • B2B Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Highly Organised
  • Public Relations
  • Copywiting

Companies I’ve worked with

  • RONIN Marketing

    RONIN Marketing

    • Marketing & PR
  • Crest Communications

    Crest Communications

    • Marketing & PR
  • Sainsbury's

    Sainsbury's

    • Non Creative Industries
  • N

    Newstead Wood School

    Work history

    Currently

    Account Executive

    Stellar Public Relations

    Dec 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Stellar PR is a boutique consumer PR agency. During my time there, I worked across the following accounts: JOB TODAY, Bolney Wine Estate, Soil Association, Pied a Terre, Elizabeth Shaw, Caorunn, anCnoc, friendrequest, CliKD and Master Oh. My duties included: - Establishing effective and lasting relationships with the press, including: the Evening Standard, the Metro, the Daily Star, the Times, and more - Going on press visits to regional locations such as Reading and Oxford - Reaching out and establishing relationships with key influencers such as @english_ems, @luxeat, @fairydustcaitlin, @thatoxfordgirl and more - Creating high-quality press releases to be distributed and sold-in to broadcast, print, online, radio, etc. - Securing coverage across a variety of trade and consumer publications: from the Evening Standard to Elite Business, the Daily Star to Drinks Business, and so on - Developing high-quality documents for our clients, including: media strategies, social media content calendars, media briefings docs, event bibles and more - Diary management for the entire Stellar PR team - responsible for the team meeting their deadlines - Creating high-quality, up-to-date media lists for the team ahead of media sell-ins - Ensuring central team databases are accurately maintained on a timely basis - Responsible for compiling daily press summaries for all clients to be shared by 10am

    Currently

    Marketing Intern

    RONIN Marketing

    Jan 2018
    • Bromley, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Reporting to both the Account Director, Caroline Cross, and Social Media Executive, Demi Bisette-Wilson, I was responsible for: - Creating and scheduling social media plans via Hootsuite - Developing testimonial and thought leadership social media campaigns - Writing and uploading blogs for clients' websites via CMS (B2B and B2C) - Writing press releases of which were later distributed to the press subsequently featured online - Conducting market research to improve RONIN’s business development

    2018

    Account Executive

    Crest Communications

    Jul 2018 - Oct 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Crest Comms is a digital PR agency. During my time there I worked across a diverse variety of accounts, including: InvestorConnected, Raffle House, Maison Bab, Lawrence Stephens, Lyons O’Neill, The Ability People (TAP), Travideo, Save My Exams, DayBreakHotels. My duties included: - Creating high-quality written content on behalf of clients (comment pieces, blogs, press releases, etc.) - Liaising with the media to pitch content on behalf of clients - Monitoring the media for opportunities for clients to react to - Running social media accounts on behalf of clients and creating engaging materials for social media - Fostering strong relationships with clients - ensuring clients feel up-to-date and in the loop with the work we are carrying out on their behalf - Producing reports and feedback for clients on the work we carried out on their behalf - Communicating with clients on a regular basis (via email, phone, WhatsApp, Slack, etc.) -Utilising my professional networks to help Crest increase its client roster and revenues - Identifying opportunities to approach prospective clients During my time there I secured coverage in a variety of business and consumer publications both in print and online. These include :Fintech Times, Metro, Your Coffee Break, Small Business, Elite Business, HR Magazine, PosAbility Magazine, Lawyer Monthly and more.

    2017

    Research and Teaching Assitant

    Newstead Wood School

    Oct 2017 - Dec 2017
    • Orpington, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Reporting to both the head of the R.S department, Laura Harvey and the head of sixth form, Matthew Bournat, I was responsible for: - Developing schemes of learning for the RS department - Shadowing teachers during RS lessons (classes with years 7-13) - Establishing a social media presence for the RS department - Teaching lessons to year 8 students - Mentoring year 13 students in psychology: this involved making workbooks and revision guides for the students

    2016

    PR and Marketing Intern

    Orange Door

    Aug 2016 - Sep 2016
    • Bromley, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Reporting to the Account Manager, Sara Poloni, my general responsibilities included: - Social media management for clients, including creation and organisation of new posts, as well as engagement with their followers - Writing press releases for clients - Business development - creating research portfolios on new and prospecting clients, including information on their target audience, current marketing strategies, company aims/ goals, etc. - Attending and participating in brainstorming sessions with the team to discuss potential marketing strategies for new clients - Helping to put together a pitch for a new client, and later attending said pitch - Meeting and liaising with journalists to promote our clients

    Education

    2017

    Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Philosophy

    University of York

    Sep 2014 - Jul 2017
    • York, United Kingdom
    • Achieved 2.1 degree classification, GPA of 69. Examples of modules studied: - God and Morality - The Value and Meaning of Life - Contemporary Philosophy of Art - Philosophy of the Emotions - Nietzsche on Morality

    2014

    A Level & GCSE

    Newstead Wood School

    Sep 2007 - Aug 2014
    • Orpington, United Kingdom
    • A levels: Psychology (A), Religious Studies (A), Mathematics (C) AS level: English Literature (B) GCSE's: 3 A*'s (including Mathematics and English), 7 A's, 1 B