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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Levels: Art: A Media Studies: A Film Studies: A English Literature: B 11 GCSEs A* to B including Maths and English.