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Dior Bediako

Founder and Director at Pepper Your Talk/The Junior Network

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About me

Having founded a company I wholeheartedly believe in, my personal and professional mission is to build an engaged community of support. Pepper Your Talk is a phy-gital platform for young fashion creatives. Why phy-gital? Because through PYT, I aim to create as many physical experiences offline and in real life, as we do online through your computer screens, tablets and mobile devices. My work with young people in a leadership capacity started at the age of 14, followed by obtaining the fashion course representative role during my time in college, an Art and Design foundation degree and University. At Pepper Your Talk we’re obsessed with people! My entire service is based around delivering critical information needed to navigate the fashion career crossroads. We’re open, honest and genuinely passionate about building futures.

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Skills

  • Content Copywriter
  • Communication Presentation
  • Connecting Creatives
  • Film/video Editing
  • Concepting Ideas
  • Collaboration
  • Public Speaking
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Premier Pro

Work history

Currently

Founder

Pepper Your Talk

Dec 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Inspiring and educating young fashion creatives through access to events, people and information. • Generated over 41'000 views via the Pepper Your Talk YouTube channel. • Organised and hosted sold out fashion networking events with industry speakers from Wonderland Magazine, Matches Fashion, Harvey Nichols, Spring Studios and more. • Toured Universities around the United Kingdom, introducing the Pepper Your Talk concept to the creative fashion community and next generation of fashion employees. • Worked with companies such as 'The Seen Group' and Depop to deliver workshops to students and fashion professionals.

2015

Graduate PR

Burberry

Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
  • Full Time
  • • Independently working on fast paced ad campaign sets to create business-critical product information documents. •Initiating and pitching blogger outreach programmes surrounding LFW/LCM. • Appointed to work with the Corporate PR team in preparation for key brand events, such as the Thomas’ Café launch and the 2015 VIP Festive event. • Formed strong relationships with international PR’s and increasing the sample return rate to 80%. • Gained an in-depth knowledge of speciality computer system, Fashion GPS, and worked with the Fashion GPS team to improve the efficiency of the system. • Developed strong time management skills through communicating with several time zones on a daily basis. •Represented the samples team in departmental meetings and gained strong presentation skills and public speaking skills. • Successfully implemented a new strategy for the APAC regions sample orders and loans. • A strong ability to effectively process new information and gaining a ‘keen yet critical fashion eye’ through memorised key looks and collection details. • Volunteered with the Burberry Foundation on various initiatives with families, young children and at-risk youth.

Education

2013

BA(Hons) . Fashion Promotion

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
  • Conducted and edited interview for the University magazine, Geist, with musician Shinghai Shoniwa from The Noisettes . Commissioned to contribute an article on ‘Parody Brands’ in the second issue of Geist magazine. Shortlisted out of 200 candidates as one of five to present my re-branding project to the Director of Marketing for England’s second largest shopping centre. Maintained the course representative position throughout my three years at University.

2010

Art Foundation Course

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2009 - May 2010
  • Maintained a course representative position throughout the one-year Art and Design Foundation.