Hello! I’m Emma, an outgoing and hardworking Senior Account Manager with six years’ experience working at both a global and local level in two leading comms agencies. Looking to diversify into a broader creative / project management role and take on a fresh challenge. Dedicated to nurturing strong relationships with my team and clients to make sure personal and business goals are met.
Day-to-day client lead on top accounts, driving forward press offices and diverse brand campaigns from brief through to evaluation. Report directly into Associate Directors and manage teams of up to six junior colleagues. Recent highlights: Managed two high-profile events for leading retailer Asda, including the brand’s most successful Christmas in July showcase to date, attended by over 250 media, and a sensory dinner at the Rosewood to unveil the Christmas range and advert Project managed a 5-day film shoot for luxury cruise brand Cunard and GQ Magazine on-board the QM2, acting as the point of contact for talent and the production team Currently planning a brand awareness campaign for leading travel brand First Choice, which involves top talent, creative development and production Account lead for Wilkinson Sword Male and Female. Recently launched the new Hydro 5 Sense razor; talent management, creative styling and developed a 12-month PR programme
Diversified my client portfolio further by adding Chinese smartphone brand Honor, working alongside five European markets, and top retailer Westfield. I was particularly proud about building a case to carry out pro bono work for sexual violence charity Rape Crisis, and delivering #BreakTheSilence, a campaign which was shortlisted for a not-for-profit PR Week Award 2017. Highlights: Organised and hosted a series of press trips for Hotel Indigo and top tier media, including the Evening Standard and Sunday Times Travel Magazine Project managed the PR amplification of Westfield’s show-stopping Christmas launch with world-renowned artist Lady Gaga, exceeding KPIs by 150% Led the PR execution for MSC Cruises’ biggest announcement in history; smart ship fleet Delivered InterContinental Hotel Group’s successful #WhyOverpay campaign, challenging OTA’s, and exceed targets by 220% Oversaw the UK launch of flagship smartphone, the Honor 8, which included securing and hosting 70+ top media to attend the Global launch in Paris
Joined the Lifestyle & Entertainment Team where I had the opportunity to work on a range of big consumer accounts across retail, travel and luxury. I was selected to attend the agency’s intensive European-wide Summer School Rewarded by the CEO for outstanding client service
Supported the launch of the luxury magazine and commissioned and wrote articles for print and online covering everything from style to travel. Highlights included interviewing Sir Ranulph Fiennes and directing the S/S fashion spread.
Achieved one of four positions on H+K’s highly competitive Graduate Scheme and spent two years rotating through different industry sectors. Gained invaluable experience working into different managers and business. Client experience included: Food + Drink - BelVita, Carte Noire, Dairylea, Robinsons, Schwartz, Splenda, Mikado Energy, Industrials + International - DHL, Statoil, Brand South Africa, Renewable UK CPG – P&G brands: Braun, Gillette Venus, Head & Shoulders, Pampers and Camay Financial & Professional Services – Visa, Autoglass, Family Investments & GE Capital
A Level: 2 x As in Art and English Literature & 1 x B in Biology AS Level: 4 As & 1 B GCSE: 5A* & 4As
BA Joint Honours Degree: 2:1, English Literature and Art History
Shortlisted for Not-for-profit PR Week Award 2017 - Rape Crisis #BreakTheSilence Campaign aimed at demystifying the criminal justice system for your 16-year-olds
Achieved a Digital Impact Award for a 12 week intensive content marketing campaign we ran for start-up Foosle