Craig Jackson

Marketing, Social media and communications specialist

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsSocial Media Manager - Marketing Strategist - Public Relations Manager

Projects

About me

Brand building / Social media / marketing & PR specialist working with and helping develop brands in the UK market such as PUMA, NASS, Patagonia, Eastpak, KR3W, Filson and Relentless to name a few. Over 5 years of experience working within the skate and streetwear industry across brand management, PR, sales, art direction, and influencer marketing. Co - founder of UK based headwear brand Theobalds Cap Co. A marketing exercise which has now turned into a full blown brand with stockists in UK, Spain, Japan as well as distribution in South Korea. I manage all art direction, sales and distribution, Social media, team management and the general day to day running of the brand.

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Skills

  • Marketing
  • PR
  • Strategy
  • Social Media Management
  • Brand Building
  • Sales
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Admin Skills
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Clothing Design

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Radiator PR

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      Vision Nine

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        Slam City Skates

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          canoe inc.

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          Work history

          2018

          Brand & Social media manager

          Vision Nine

          Nov 2016 - Oct 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • A live entertainment business focussing on music and extreme sports. Their flagship festivals are Boardmasters c50K capacity and NASS c20K capacity. Working in a marketing team of four, I led all marketing and social media activity on NASS Festival which is an action sports and music festival in the south west of England. My main duties included: - Social media management of all channels - Developing social strategies to keep our audience engaged during off season - Developing marketing campaigns for key festival announcements - Content creation - Customer service management - Liaising with the rights and partnership team, event management and creative team to maintain a consistent tone of voice across all output and inline with our audience.

          2016

          Account manager

          canoe inc.

          Jun 2014 - Sep 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • PR, Social and Creative agency that create innovative solutions that put brands at the heart of culture and lifestyle. Working in various teams, I managed PR accounts for brands such as PUMA, Patagonia, Filson, Reef and KR3W to name a few. My main duties included: - PR account management - Influencer marketing - Events management - Collaborating with the creative team on special gifting projects - Press trip management inside and outside of the UK - Advised on product and campaign launches including PUMA X ALIFE, PUMA X Trapstar and PUMA X Bape

          2014

          Account executive

          Radiator PR

          Oct 2013 - Jun 2014
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • A PR agency specialising in youth, sport and lifestyle brands Working in various teams, I helped the running of PR accounts for Eastpak, Relentless and Starter. My main duties included: - Day to day management of the PR accounts - Event management - Influencer marketing

          2013

          Store assistant & Social media manager

          WESC

          Aug 2012 - Oct 2013
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Streetwear / skate brand from Stockholm Sweden I worked in the flagship WESC store on Carnaby street for two years. My main duties included: - The Daily running of the store - Social media management - Instore event management

          2012

          Jun 2010 - Jun 2012
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Europe's oldest and most treasured skateboard store. I managed the Carnaby street Slam City Skates pop up store for two years. My main duties included: - The daily running of the store - Cashing up - Instore event management - Regular meetings with management to find ways to improve the store

          Education

          2007

          BTEC Media Moving Image and Production

          Brooklands

          Sep 2004 - Jun 2007
          • Weybridge, United Kingdom
          • Awarded a Merit ( 3 X A Levels at grade C)

          2004

          Sep 1999 - Jun 2004
          • Sunningdale, United Kingdom
          • 7 GCSE's ranging from B - D including English, Math and Science