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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMarketer - Production & Project Manager - Strategist & Planner

Projects

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Skills

  • Digital Media
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Branding
  • Presenting
  • Brand Management
  • Budgeting
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Powerpoint
  • Busines Strategy

Work history

Currently

Marketing Manager

Secret Cinema

Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working on Secret Cinema productions to drive tickets sales and increase awareness amongst the existing and new audience • The lead for marketing and PR activity for 2016 productions including Dirty Dancing, 28 Days Later, Victoria • PR strategy for Dr Strangelove and Moulin Rouge • Successfully achieving sold out shows, including 30,000 audience over 2 weekends for Dirty Dancing • Print, online & in-cinema advertising campaigns • Working with the Head of Business on commercial projects and bespoke events • Working with Head of Partnerships with brands, including Keds, Grolsch, The Evening Standard • Working with Head of Communications on e-campaigns and newsletters to Secret Cinema subscribers plus e-campaigns with partners

Currently

Marketing Manager

Arrow Films

Jun 2015
  • Freelance
  • Contract role managing the Arrow Films label and the release of key titles across theatrical, physical, VOD and digital platforms

2016

Business Director

San Telmo Productions

Nov 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Full Time
  • SAN TELMO PRODUCTIONS / BUSINESS DIRECTOR December 2016 – August 2016 Senior position with film and TV production company based in Buenos Aires • Managing existing client relationships and seeking new business for new projects including commercial, corporate, documentary and feature film • Business analysis and planning • Budgeting and developing relationships with local and international companies for crew, casting, equipment hire, locations, transport etc. • Fundraising for new projects, including applications to INCAA, individual donors and events • Marketing advice and support, including email blasts to client lists and social media support

2015

Brand Strategist & Planner

Spark and Bang

May 2014 - May 2015
  • Freelance
  • Freelance position with a creative agency, leading branding and marketing campaigns for clients including the London Stock Exchange

2014

Marketing Manager & Product Manager

Anchor Bay Entertainment

Feb 2011 - Apr 2014
  • Full Time
  • Managing the release of over 200 home entertainment titles, including new release, catalogue and special interest

2010

Development Officer

Actors of Dionysus

Mar 2010 - Nov 2010
  • Freelance
  • A contract role marketing and coordinating a 2010 national theatre tour

2009

International Travel Consultant

Flight Centre

Mar 2008 - Aug 2009
  • Full Time
  • Target-based sales role with an international travel company

Education

2010

BTEC Level 3 Filmmaking

City College, Brighton and Hove

Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
  • BTEC Level 3 Filmmaking Distinction

2006

BA English (honours

Goldsmiths College, University of London

Aug 2003 - Apr 2006
  • BA English (Honours) 2:1