Hannah Pidcock

Fashion Marketing Graduate

About me

I am a Fashion Marketing graduate from the University of Leeds. I want to pursue a career in PR as I have the necessary skills and creative drive to exceed in this industry sector. I am meticulous with an eye for detail and have a proactive attitude, which makes me well suited to the fast paced nature of PR. I strive to excel in anything that I do and I am always willing to accept a challenge and be put outside my comfort zone.

Skills

  • Content Copywriting
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Wordpress
  • Press Releases
  • Public Relations
  • Photography
  • Brand Content
  • Academic Writing
  • Creative Writing/blogging
  • Blog Writing

Work history

2017

PR Intern

Accent Clothing

Feb 2017 - Jun 2017
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • This internship for an independent, luxury fashion boutique entailed: - Writing weekly press releases & blog posts. - Updating the brand’s PR folder. - Managing the company’s contact database. - Strategising PR activities to ensure maximum brand exposure.

2016

Student Ambassador

University of Leeds

Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Acting as a Student Ambassador for the Fashion Marketing course on university open days entailed: - Showcasing and highlighting the benefits of studying at the University of Leeds. - Providing tours of the School of Design building for prospective students and answering any questions they may have. - Creating a friendly and positive atmosphere to make people feel comfortable and welcomed by the university

2016

Fashion Show Stewardess

RAG (Raise and Give) Society

Feb 2016 - Feb 2016
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • The Leeds RAG Fashion Show is an annual event organised by the official charity fundraising society at the University of Leeds. My role as a stewardess involved: - Working in a fast paced environment. - Showing attendees to their seats and answering their questions. - Conducting and presenting myself in a professional manner at all times. -Running errands in preparation for the show.

2017

Fashion Writer

The Gryphon Society

Nov 2015 - Jan 2017
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Being a writer for the fashion section of the official student newspaper at the University of Leeds involved: - Writing articles on fashion related topics in a tone suitable for a student readership. - Meeting tight deadlines. - Working to a brief.

2014

Visual Merchandiser & Sales Assistant

One Bead Leads To Another

Nov 2011 - Jun 2014
  • Oman
  • Full Time
  • My responsibilities while working at craft fairs for a local jewellery and home-made crafts stall included: - Displaying products to grab prospective customers’ attention in a fast paced and highly competitive environment. - Cash handling. - Keeping a record of sales. - Managing stock. - Customer Service.

2011

Work Placement Intern

Y Magazine

May 2011 - May 2011
  • Oman
  • Internship
  • My work placement at a local, lifestyle publication entailed: - Working in a team to produce reviews and an article which was later published. - Meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment. - Communicating ideas effectively.

Education

2017

2:1 BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing

The University of Leeds

Sep 2014 - Jun 2017
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Some of the modules on the Fashion Marketing course included: - Trends & Forecasting - Fashion Styling & Photography - Fashion Promotions - Marketing Creativity & Innovation - Fashion Style & Communications - Fashion Marketing Major Project - Photography - Independent Study: Dissertation - Fashion Marketing - 20th Century Fashion There was a strong emphasis on research and applying a range of marketing and business theories and principles to analyse all aspects of marketing within the fashion industry.

2014

GCSEs & A Levels

The British School Muscat

Sep 2010 - Jun 2014
  • Oman
  • A Levels: Art: A Media Studies: A Film Studies: A English Literature: B 11 GCSEs A* to B including Maths and English.