David Simpson

Marketing Executive & Social media manager

Level
Mid Level
Location
Romford, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

A creative and versatile junior Marketing Manager with 5 years extensive integrated, online and brand marketing experience gained within the F&B and hospitality sectors. Extremely passionate, highly focused and committed with excellent organisational, communication and analytical skills. Effective at creating marketing and social media strategies for UK’s largest dessert franchise brand on a local and national level.

Skills

  • Market Research
  • Market Strategy
  • Marketing Branding
  • Marketing Campaigns
  • Social Campaign
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Management
  • Promotion Videography
  • Promotional Campaigns
  • PR Strategy

Companies I’ve worked with

  • 2

    2310

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      Studio Amorem

      • C

        Creams Franchising LTD

        Work history

        Currently

        Marketing Executive & Social Media Manager

        Creams Franchising LTD

        Apr 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • • Reporting directly into the Marketing Director and CEO, responsible for managing and executing the national sales and marketing plan across 85 sites within the UK, in order to help the brand meet its budgeted sales and profit targets. • Creation and management of regional local marketing plans as well as off-the-shelf sales drivers, toolkits and programmes to drive mid-week incremental revenue. • Developed online and digital channels including website and evolving CMS system, driving traffic online (Google Analytics, AdWords, SEO & PPC campaigns), social strategy (social advertising) and launch of Creams APP. • Responsible for launching new Creams venues across the UK. Developed and implemented launch marketing strategy including above and below-the-line activity (6-sheets, 48-sheets, bus sides, radio, TV, DM, PR, online, social, promotional teams). • Menu development – assisting the Marketing Director in designing and printing of various menu formats for the brand including main menu, drinks menu, kids menu and vegan menu. • Driving incremental sales; introduction and on-going management of delivery services including JUST EAT, Deliveroo and Uber Eats, networking with local businesses and hosting events. • Responsible for sourcing and implementing national 3rd party activity, events and associations including Thorpe Park, Lime Communications (selection of high profile movie launches with Sony and Fox Films) and Student Beans. • Creation of core brand and franchise manuals, videos, POS and collateral. • Delivery of pre-programmed monthly music profile listings by day-part. • Management of agencies including print, design, media, film, production, PR and social. Involved in supplier negotiation, responsible for briefing the creative, copywriting, photography and production teams by working extensively on direct marketing, online/digital, collateral, sales promotions and advertising campaigns. • Implemented change to enable the brand to evolve through customer focus groups, feedback and mystery visit programme.

        2019

        Marketing Consultant

        2310

        Apr 2018 - Jan 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Whilst I consulted with 2310 I created all of their social media campaigns for their clients as well as supported the negotiation of new clients. I worked on their online & digital campaigns as well as push their online presence. On top of this, I created their film content and directed many of their successful videos. Furthermore, I also negotiated the making of many websites & charity websites to help push forward new clients.

        2019

        Marketing Consultant

        Studio Amorem

        Feb 2017 - Jan 2019
        • Barking, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • I have consulted with Studio Amorem, creating their yearly plans and budgets to help meet and surpass their targets. By doing this I have negotiated new clients and business opportunities for the company. I have worked extensively on online/digital marketing and video/film content and strategies. Doing this has helped Studio Amorem save on any additional savings and helped grow their company and take it to the next level.

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