David Hodge
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David Hodge

Associate Programme ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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David Hodge
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David Hodge

Associate Programme ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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  • New Designer's London Design Fair Associate Prize Winners
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  • Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council joins the London Design Fair
    Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council joins the London Design FairBased in Sharjah, UAE, Irthi Crafts Council works to represent, foster and promote artisanal crafts across the Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia. A socially and culturally pioneering initiative, Irthi was developed from the NAMA Women's Advancement Establishment, which empowers women through the preservation of traditional and modern crafts. This September Irthi will launch their first line of products at the Fair, the Museum Line, the collection a result of two projects carried ou
  • Material of the Year 2019: Biomaterials, Second Yield
    Material of the Year 2019: Biomaterials, Second Yield4 Designers moving the needle in the environment's favour
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Work history
    The storytellers logo
    The storytellers logo
    Associate Programme ManagerThe storytellers
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    - Worked closely with senior stakeholders to develop and manage budgets with complex delivery schedules. Routinely working on programmes with a value of > £300K and ensuring all were kept within a margin of 70%. - Played a key part in commercial administration owning the process from start to finish. Handling high-value procurement quickly and with due care ensuring cash flow was never affected. - Initiated new internal projects with a view of streamlining programme delivery and measurement. Focusing on consolidating multiple systems into one central “hub”, guiding the organisation towards a new internal digital transformation. - Worked internally with tightly-knit teams to ensure a wide variety of deliverables were executed as stated within the agreed scope. All the while building efficient working teams externally to ensure the right voices were in the room. - Worked closely with creative teams to help shape the outcome of the deliverables, ensuring the Storytellers work stood out in a highly competitive market. - Routinely acted as the voice of reason within working teams being preventative rather than reactive. Allowing flexibility but was highly vocal when scope creep occurred.
    London Design Fair logo
    London Design Fair logo
    Digital Marketing ExecutiveLondon Design Fair
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    - Managed the organisations external B2B and B2C communications ensuring the tone of voice and feel was consistent. Building strategies that covered social media, email, and content marketing, reaching an audience of over 321,000. - Built and managed a disruptive PPC strategy to drive new business and retention, the first of its kind within its field. Contributing to a 10% increase in footfall. - Handled the content and expectations of over 500 exhibitors. Collaborating with small start-ups right up to brands like Design Milk, Campari and government bodies like the Danish Embassy. - Worked with Eventbrite to develop a complex event management system from the ground up. One that allowed both onsite and online registration, with the ability for exhibitors to capture key visitor data onsite through a mobile app. - Maintained an active presence in the design industry. Regularly attending events throughout the year, travelling internationally to meet existing clients face to face and sourcing new leads. - Guided the organisation through a buyout. Moving from a small team of 5 to joining a larger organisation of over 100.
Skills
  • Social Media Management
  • Content Strategy
  • Digital Marketing
  • Google Adwords
  • Media Partnerships
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Brand Management
  • Project Management
  • Account Management
  • Graphic Design
Education
    General Assembly logo
    General Assembly logo
    Digital MarketingGeneral Assembly
     - London, United Kingdom
    Manchester School of Art logo
    Manchester School of Art logo
    BA (Hons) PhotographyManchester School of Art
     - Manchester, United Kingdom