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Georgia Pounsford

Strategic plannerLondon, United Kingdom
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Georgia Pounsford

Strategic plannerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an outgoing, creative and ambitious graduate, recently graduated from Sheffield University with a 2:1 in English Literature and Theatre Studies. My work experience to date focussed on communications, marketing and editorial roles within the creative industries. I am currently looking for internships or permanent employment in Media, Marketing and Advertising.
Projects
  • Strategic intern for Farrow and Ball projectStrategic intern at Founded
Work history
    Strategist / PlannerFounded
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    • Interned as a planner and a strategist at the creative agency Founded which is a part of Iris Worldwide; a leading global innovative network working for brands such as Adidas, Samsung and Dominos • Gained valuable exposure to the advertising and marketing industry. Some of my daily tasks included market research, creative analysis and writing up competitive reviews, communication plans and creative briefs. Also gained experience in copywriting and account management • Supported the planning team and wider office, helping on campaigns and working towards pitches for clients such as Samsung, P&O Cruises and Farrow and Ball
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    Recruitment ConsultantJames Andrews Recruitment Solutions
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Worked in a fast paced environment and supported a team of five consultants from the beginning of July until the end of September, carrying out the recruitment cycle which included shortlisting candidates, scheduling interviews, and networking a portfolio of over 50 clients • Managed and marketed a client file on a daily basis, seeking business leads, maintaining and building key relationships, and at times negotiating rates for new contracts, maximising revenue and benefits for both company and client • Booked, organised and attended client meetings, which would help to foster existing relationships and improve my understanding of different organisations
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Skills
  • Performance
  • Creative Media
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Marketing
  • Recruitment Marketing
  • Writing
  • Reporting
  • Communication
  • Sales
  • Acting
Education
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    BA English Literature Theatre Studies: 2:1The University of Sheffield
     - Sheffield, United Kingdom
    I spent three years studying English Literature and Theatre Studies at the University of Sheffield, and graduated in July with a 2:1 My most significant modules included Creative Writing I and II, Contemporary Literature, Criticism and Literary Theory, Writing The Real, Eighteenth Century Restoration Literature, Victorian and Romantic Literature, Interpreting and Making Texts
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    English Literature, Theatre Studies, Psychology Kent College Pembury
     - Pembury, Tunbridge Wells TN2, UK
    • A-Levels: Psychology (A*), English Literature (A), Theatre Studies (A) • Received Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) with an extended essay on Expressionism • 10 GCSEs achieved A – C, English (A), Maths (B), Science (B)