James Akers

Digital Marketing and Web Development

  • LocationUnited Kingdom



  • Advertising
  • Digital Media
  • Marketing PR
  • Art Direction
  • Mobile
  • Websites
  • CSS
  • Design
  • Email Marketing
  • Html
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Wordpress
  • Web Page Design
  • Photoshop

Work history


Digital Marketing & Web Development

Manchester Metropolitan University

Dec 2013
  • Web Officer for the Faculty of Education.


Digital Marketing & Sales Manager

The Lowry

Nov 2011 - Dec 2013
  • ? Responsible for the Digital Marketing Strategy including an email database of over 100,000 ? Building white-label integration for client websites ? Sharing best-practice, advising on marketing activity and up/cross-sell opportunities ? Managing digital advertising campaigns, social media channels and Facebook Apps ? Leading on training delivery and support during client handover ? Ensuring Quaytickets and its clients adhere to data protection laws and PCI:DSS compliance ? Assessing client requirements to feed development road map ? Keeping abreast of new technologies and anticipating changes in the marketplace


Business Development Manager

The Lowry

Mar 2010 - Nov 2011
  • ? Developing new business through independent prospecting, including cold contact ? Co-ordination and management of contracts, bids and tenders ? Maximising all sales and profit opportunities ? Development and maintenance of positive relationships with clients ? Strategic planning and ongoing business development planning ? Marketing and promotion of the Quaytickets brand and assisting client marketing ? Recruitment and management of affiliate partners ? Networking with industry professionals ? Delivering off-site projects, including operational management when necessary


New Business Manager


Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
  • ? Project Management of Ticketware box office system implementation, from scoping to go-live ? On-site training and supplemental client support including documentation and screen-casting ? Assisting clients with marketing support and sharing best-practice ? Tendering and presenting Ticketware as a solution for new contracts ? Managing and maximising affiliate relationships




Leicester College

Aug 2000 - Jun 2004