Contributed ideas and supported work on pitches and client deliverables, from research through ideation to presentations for Ferrari, Deloitte, Clifford Chance, Macmillan Cancer Support, Colas, White & Case, Debenhams, and OneFamily. Developed skills including strategic analysis, insight, and planning; and worked closely with the creative team in feedback sessions. Particularly honed an ability to write lucid strategic/business copy, proposal and pitch document content, strategy narratives for presentation, and contributions to the agency's blog, including a study of British brands in a post-Brexit climate, an in-depth analysis of the luxury sector, and the use/misuse of emotion in marketing.
Monitored and evaluated the 65 projects funded by Tusk, communicated their activity, challenges, and successes to the UK and US fundraising offices, and prepared advisory reports for Tusk's funding committee. Worked closely with Investec to organise the annual Tusk Conservation Awards, processed nominees' information and transformed it into content for the ceremony's brochure, PR, and social media purposes. Wrote and edited content for the yearly issues of Tusk Talk magazine and organised the annual Safaricom Marathon twice.
Rotated through Halpern PR, CHI, M/SIX, and Rapier. Supported work on Carphone Warehouse and TalkTalk.
Participated in direct sales training during a university summer; relocated to America; and worked 75+ hours per week, ending the summer in the top 5 first year sellers of the educational website subscription. Prospected and approached 2000+ families in San Luis Obispo, California; independently executed all ordering, inventory, sales, accounting, presentation, scheduling, and delivery of educational products.