Emma Kingston

Communications Specialist

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  • LocationNorthampton, United Kingdom

About me

 

An experienced communications professional and blogger with a PR and Internal Communications background. Passionate about creative content creation, and starting meaningful conversations through various communications channels. Areas of expertise include Internal Communications, Public Relations, Digital and Social Media Strategy and Implementation, Event Management and blogging. Currently working in Internal Communications at Avon but am also co-founder / Creative and Content Director at Year of the Yes - a campaign for positive thinking, encouraging people to make time for the people and things they love, try new things, push their limits and live life to the full.. At Year of the Yes I write and edit the website and blog, as well as managing all of our social media channels.

Skills

 

  • Digital Media
  • Marketing PR
  • Blogs
  • Blogging
  • Corporate PR
  • Web Content
  • Event Planning
  • Powerpoint
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting

Work history

Currently

Co-founder, Creative and Content Director

Year of the Yes

Feb 2013
  • A campaign for positive thinking, encouraging people to make time for the people and things they love, try new things, push their limits and live life to the full. Write and edit a Year of the Yes lifestyle blog which shares advice and curates new and exciting ways to say yes, as well as managing all of our social media channels and assisting with event management of our annual 'yes' parties.

Currently

Co-founder, Creative and Content Director

Year of the Yes

Feb 2013
  • A campaign for positive thinking, encouraging people to make time for the people and things they love, try new things, push their limits and live life to the full. Write and edit a Year of the Yes lifestyle blog which shares advice and curates new and exciting ways to say yes, as well as managing all of our social media channels and assisting with event management of our annual 'yes' parties.

2012

Digital Consultant & Account Manager

Twelve PR

Nov 2007 - Aug 2012
  • Running of key accounts, leading contact meetings with key clients, conducting media relations campaigns, organisation and management of events, contribution to client strategy and direction, implementation and maintenance of new business systems and database. Developing the agencies initial digital proposition, advising clients on appropriate social media strategies and implementing..

Education

2007

English 2:1

University of Exeter

Sep 2004 - Jun 2007

    Awards

    2010

    Finalist in 2010 CIPR Thames & Chiltern PRide Awards - Young Communicator of the Year