Diane Karina Cunningham

Senior Delivery Consultant

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

I fuse my background in Publishing and Media with expertise in communication, writing and sales within the B2B and B2C environment. Specialties include ethical selling, compliance, content writing and recruitment within start up and corporate environments. I have varied sector experience in within creative industries, marketing, sales, telecommunications and recruitment. Provides sales support and highly-rated client service and excels in meeting deadlines in quick-turnaround settings. I’m always open to hearing about any opportunites in recruitment, sales, and media.; Feel free to contact me at diane.karina.cunningham@gmail.com I am the owner and wordsmith of Willow Factory, a lifestyle, fashion and music blog. I guest blog on Shove It Magazine. I am passionate about creative writing, journalism, fashion, music as well as culture.

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Skills

  • Creative Recruitment
  • Digital Recruitment
  • Recruitment
  • Account Management
  • Project Management
  • Creative Writing/blogging

Companies I’ve worked with

  • True North Executive Search

    True North Executive Search

    • Marketing & PR
  • S

    Simplify Digital

    • V

      Venari Partners

      • W

        Write Research Company

        Work history

        Currently

        Senior Research Consultant

        Venari Partners

        Mar 2020
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time

        Currently

        Research Associate

        True North Executive Search

        Jul 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Currently an Executive Search Consultant at True North, industry experts in Executive Search, Human Capital Consulting and HR Analytics. We create tailor-made solutions to help find, retain and inspire the strongest talent from across the global marketplace. Through the use of the smartest technology, best practice and a results driven approach, we help organisations to become true market leaders when it comes to the way they manage and develop their people. Our clients include start-ups through to FTSE 100 companies who all share the same objective; to excel in the management of their human capital. See l We create tailor-made solutions to help find, retain and inspire the strongest talent from across the global marketplace. Through the use of the smartest technology, best practice and a results driven approach, we help organisations to become true market leaders when it comes to the way they manage and develop their people. Our clients include start-ups through to FTSE 100 companies who all share the same objective; to excel in the management of their human capital • Building the True North brand in the marketplace • Undertake research for all assignments • Business development including lead generation • Documentation preparation for new client presentations / pitches and research reports • Account management • Track and report on market trends and company activity in the relevant sectors • Networking and advertising positons to potential candidates • Identifying candidate skills to match appropriately with vacancies

        Currently

        Owner/ Editor

        Willow Factory

        May 2012
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Willow Factory is a personal site i have built. It is a personal blog that consists of lifestyle, music, and creative writing. his is a place where "alternative meets clueless."Willow Factory is pretty much my creative platform. A personal blog where i air my views on everything from music, fashion, media and everything in-between. There will also be links to freelance work i have done, and links to websites i am currently Guest Blogger for.

        2016

        Research Executive

        Write Research Company

        Mar 2015 - Jun 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Write Research helps clients make better informed people decisions, based on real time insight from research. We help progressive organisations move from expensive, reactive, recruitment to proactive, cost-effective resourcing strategies, saving businesses time and money. Our unique approach results in reduced cost and time to hire, and provides invaluable insight. Write Research transforms your talent acquisition strategy, helping to break the costly cycle of reactive recruiting. We help clients make better informed people decisions, based on insight, to deliver sustainable success.

        2015

        Contact Centre QA Advisor/ Trainer

        Simplify Digital

        Jan 2014 - Mar 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Ensuring that the company and it's clients are complying with standards set by broadband/ broadcasting industry. Reviewing mandatory statements by suppliers and ensuring they are kept up to date. Spotting trends and errors and coming up with resolutions on fixing issues at hand. Analyzing calls and reviewing Scorecards and spotting training opportunities and areas of expansion within the company. Setting up meetings with Managers and Customer Service TL's. I also provide in house training and write in house training manuals. Dealing with Worldpay as well as charge backs and internal investigations. Distributing promotional information to partners and ensuring that all relevant material has been rolled out to all relevant parties and partners.

        Education

        Currently

        CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resources Management

        ICS Learn

        Apr 2020
        • London, United Kingdom

        2015

        Digital Marketing Strategy

        University of The Arts London (UAL)

        Oct 2015 - Nov 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • • Creating clear measurable objectives • Customer profiling • Understanding the UX Design for Websites • Customer experience • Branding • Search Engine Optimisation • How SEO and Social Media work hand in hand • Content marketing • Email marketing • Online PR • Affiliate marketing • PPC (pay-per-click) • Digital advertising and events • The impact of mobile on digital • Strategy and planning

        2013

        Creative Writing and Publishing MA

        Kingston University

        Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
        • Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
        • Politics as well as law and how the publishing industry is being run in it's political climate to cater to online and traditional platforms. Half of my degree was based on creative writing as well, and how to write for a particular target audience. I have worked alongside Faber & Faber, Jonathan Barnes (International Best Seller) and Fiona Sampson (Writer for the Guardian/ Poet)

        2012

        BA (Hons) Media & Cultural Studies (grade 2:1)

        Kingston University

        Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
        • Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
        • Digital Media, Marketing Research, Journalism, Marketing and Advertising.