Hamusa Sesay

Account Executive

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects credited in

About me

I am a charismatic, confident, optimistic individual, with strong social skills, who can work both as an individual as well as in a team. I am a strong team leader, who can motivate other employees to reach their highest potential. I have great interpersonal and communication skills and a keen eye for detail. I am an eager and diligent person who is able to work in diverse environments. I have the ability to prioritise my workload whilst working under pressure. I am ambitious and always willing to learn new skills and go the extra mile. I pride myself on being resourceful and being able to make creative solutions.

Skills

  • Marketing
  • PR
  • Event Organising
  • Organisation
  • Time Efficient
  • Creative

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • The Engine Group

    The Engine Group

    • Marketing & PR
  • Exposure

    Exposure

    • Marketing & PR
  • Nike

    Nike

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • Wasserman

    Wasserman

    • Marketing & PR

Work history

Currently

Sport & Culture Account Executive

Exposure

Aug 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I am part of the Sport & Culture team at Exposure, the main clients that I work with are Nike, Wingstop and Relentless Energy drink. During my time at Exposure I have also worked on campaigns with Stormzy, Instagram and Amnesty International. • I work on the Nike, Wingstop and Relentless Energy drink press office which requires me to maintain relationships with journalists from titles such as Hypebeast, Complex, Highsnobiety, Dazed, FourFourTwo, Versus, The Independent and The Evening Standard. • I look after the Nike showroom which involves me gifting chosen influencers for Nike sportswear campaigns and sending out product loans for editorial shoots. My role within the Nike team also requires me to come up with creative ideas for campaigns where I have to research and suggest the best and most relevant talent for Nike to work with. My role within the Nike team also requires me to plan and implement activations for Nike such as launch events for products and immersive influencer activations. • I helped to launch Wingstop in the UK. I also help to run the Wingstop UK Instagram Page as well as handling the allocation and maintenance of black cards to relevant celebrities and influencers. My role in the Wingstop team also involves me assisting the creation of content that has gone viral with the likes of Footasylum, KSI, Siobhan Bell and Big Zuu.

Currently

Entertainment and Sports writer / Link Up TV Assistant Events Coordinator

Link Up TV

Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I am one of the writers for Link Up TV. Link Up TV is a creative & youth inspired online talent and entertainment channel showcasing unsigned and emerging talent. Link Up TV is the first platform of it’s kind to obtain 500 million views on YouTube. My job role includes: • Interviewing musicians and entertainers. • Writing music reviews. • Writing cultural, entertainment and sports news articles. I am part of the events team at Link Up TV. We organize a monthly showcase in London Fields of the best up and coming talent from the UK music scene, some of which have gone onto hold their own headline shows across the country and have millions of views on their own YouTube channels. • Hand pick artists for the showcase. • Contact artist’s management/ prepare artists for the event. • Ensure efficient running of the event on the day through artist liaison, event time management and crowd management.

Currently

Account Manager

Dec Creative

Jan 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • DEC Creative is a creative agency based in London that helps brands and organisations develop and craft captivating stories through print and graphic design, web applications and brand development. DEC Creative have worked with clients such MINI and Crystal Xtreme. • Help to develop and transform ideas into actual plans of action and implement them to successful completion. • Present proposals to existing and potential clients. • Find new clients and research information on potential clients.

2018

Junior Account Executive

The Engine Group

Oct 2017 - Mar 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2016

Sports PR and Sports Marketing Intern

Wasserman

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I gained invaluable experience from working for a global sports marketing and entertainment company. I assisted with day to day creative and administrative tasks working closely with the PR, marketing, football and properties departments. • Assisted PR department with development of athlete sponsorship deals. • Assisted social media/content department with research into the top influencers and influential brands in Europe. • Assisted football department with talent scouting of the best young players in the world. Gathered key managerial information on all English and Scottish football league teams. Conducted the daily task of researching and presenting latest stories, information and statistics on athletes that were contracted to the company. • Assisted properties department with the valuation of global media rights.

Education

2016

Masters in Sport Management

Birkbeck, University of London

Sep 2013 - Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom

2012

Bsc in Business Studies and Sports Science

Brunel University London

Sep 2009 - May 2012
  • London, United Kingdom