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Genéa Saunders

PR and Talent Assistant

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPress Publicist - PR Account Executive - Marketing Assistant

About me

Driven and confident communicator, with several published articles covering human-interest stories, international development topics, and fashion. Has a genuine interest in promoting fashion with integrity. Experience within cross-departmental communication roles, including handling of PR activities and web and social media advertising, events and campaigns, Including digital content creation - built over 5 years. Eager to combine working knowledge of marketing and press relations with a particular focus on digital PR.

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Skills

  • Content Features
  • Brand Partnership
  • Copywriting
  • Writing
  • PR
  • Creative
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Gorkana

Work history

2018

PR and Talent Assistant

BBC Children In Need

Oct 2017 - Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Assisting in the implementation of the press and publicity plan for BBC Children in Need Appeal. Supporting the press office, working both reactively and proactively. Providing administrative support for both press and talent, including the monitoring of coverage, support in the engagement of talent, and assisting in the compilation of PR materials for a breadth of media campaigns.

2017

PR Assistant

CNN International

Dec 2016 - May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Assisting the CNN International Press Office team to support the overall communication strategy, working across consumer and commercial campaigns.

2016

Regional Marketing and Partnership Assistant

Uber

Apr 2016 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Managing and developing regional partnerships in UK&I (managing Belfast, Sheffield and Birmingham accounts) by seeding the development of the UBER brand; through localised partnerships with businesses, events, nightclubs, restaurants, charities, bloggers and influencers, to generate first time riders (FTR) using web and social media advertising to drive customer acquisition and commercial partners.

2015

Junior PR Officer

Philip Treacy

Oct 2015 - Oct 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • ♣ Compiling monthly media coverage ♣ Responsible for showroom ♣ Answering and routing all calls accordingly ♣ Organising call-ins for the press and VIP clients

2015

Showroom Runner

Joseph

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • ♣ Collating weekly print coverage ♣ Handling incoming calls and routing them appropriately ♣ Maintaining cleanliness of showroom ♣ Assisting the styling team with preparation for London fashion week SS16. This included collecting samples and dressing models

2015

Junior Press

Dune London

Apr 2015 - May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Gaining first-hand experience in a varied fashion and PR role. Introduction to multiple in-house databases used within the industry, including PR Shots, Gorkana and Fashion monitor.

Education

Currently

MSc Data Analytics and Marketing (CIM)

Arden University

Aug 2017
  • Coventry, United Kingdom
  • Developing the ability to create and manage strategic marketing plans, you will recognise the importance of data, globalisation and digital marketing.

2013

BA Magazine Publishing and FdA Journalism

University Of The Arts London

Oct 2010 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Two-year foundation degree including live experience on the Arts London News. The core syllabus of the journalism practices, included researching, story-finding, newsgathering, interviewing, evaluating, story-telling and investigating, as well as acquiring the technical skills to support journalism: video, editing, audio, content management and web design. Top-up in Magazine Publishing exploring media studies, journalism, law, production and business management.

2010

Advanced Creative Media Diploma BTEC

Southwark College

Oct 2008 - Jul 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Vocational joint media and graphics course.

2008

Oct 2007 - Jul 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Level 3/4 Art and Design course