Gavin James

Media Monitoring Clerk

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me


A media and cultural studies graduate with eight years experience in working in media monitoring and PR, I have a strong sense of print and online media best practice and am highly detail driven.



  • Marketing PR
  • Print Design
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Layout
  • Social Media
  • Sub-editing
  • Copywiting

Work history


Computer Press Cutter

Gorkana Group

Nov 2007
  • Source and represent press content and mentions to clients in a wide range of sectors. Work towards daily deadlines to make sure the days news is delivered to clients quickly and accurately. Condense articles into brief summaries to be easier for customers to find on their online hub. Preparing publications to be read by scanning machines. Maintain online article database and make sure journalist information is up-to-date Train new members of staff on how to use various computer programs.


Administration Assistant

Sony Bmg/universal

Jun 2007 - Sep 2007
  • Diary management. Data entry work, MS Excel based spreadsheet management. Workplace facilities maintainance. Redirecting phone calls.


Mail Room Assistant


Jan 2007 - May 2007
  • Responsible for the delivery of important footage to the news studio. Procurement of office supplies. Processing incoming and outgoing deliveries.



Media Cultural Studies

University of Sussex

Sep 2002 - May 2005