Gemma Coate

Wings for Life Intern


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About me

Intern at Wings for Life UK- Red Bull MSc International Marketing- BPP Business School BA (Hons) Geography- Newcastle University


  • Marketing PR
  • Branding
  • Brand Management
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Communications

Work history


PR Internship

Seven Hills, London

Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Researched and summarised information concisely for press releases and opinion editorials for clients; Cobra Beer, Ella's Kitchen, Tech City UK and Love Space. Contributed to creative campaigns, designed to turn mission into market reality.



Médecins Sans Frontières

Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Worked as part of the telesales team for (MSF), requiring resilience to the challenges of putting together a strong pitch under immense time pressure. Developed strong persuasive skills, which engaged and inspired supporters with confidence and genuine enthusiasm.


Marketing & Publicity Volunteer

Newcastle University Student Advice Centre

Aug 2013 - Apr 2014
  • Managed the marketing team to plan and execute all marketing activities, including promotional stalls around University campus.


Lead Superdry Brand Ambassador

Seed Agency

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Led the promotion campaign for a student Superdry event, involved digital marketing campaign, using social media and street marketing.


Marketing Internship

Mondelez International, London

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Assisted the Brand Manager of Green & Black’s Organic with daily tasks including the launch of a new product range in an integrated marketing communication campaign. Explored new market opportunities for Green & Black’s ethical credentials after analysing the current market trends in consumer behaviour. Attended meetings with Green & Black’s creative agency, Mother, London and supervised the Green & Black’s stand at a business to business Fairtrade show. Worked with the Global Project Manager of Cocoa Life Programme on future strategy development of Mondel?z International corporate social responsibility



MSc International Marketing

BPP University

Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
  • The MSc International Marketing course has prepared me to undertake a critical analysis of strategic international marketing issues (planning, practice and theory). It has helped me to develop insights into marketing decision making in a global marketing context, by engaging in critical thinking and applied decision making.


BA(Hons) Geography

Newcastle University

Aug 2011 - Apr 2014
  • The BA Geography programme provided me with a broad understanding of the geographical aspects of human society and the physical environment.



Certificate of Achievement BPP Business School

  • Following the October Business School External Exam Board, I received confirmation that I achieved the highest mark overall in the Marketing Communications coursework.