James Asker

Aspiring PR Professional

Level
Junior
Location
Farnham, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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About me

Graduate BA (Hons) English Literature & Film Studies - First Class Honours. Actively seeking a career in Public Relations.

Skills

  • Marketing
  • Copywriting
  • Digital Production
  • Audio Production
  • Public Speaking
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Editing
  • Content Creation
  • Digital Marketing
  • Communication

Companies I’ve worked with

  • E

    Enterprise Rent-a-Car

    • T

      The Sheriffs Office

      • L

        Linden Homes

        Work history

        2018

        Project Coordinator

        Linden Homes

        Jun 2018 - Oct 2018
        • Guildford, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Managing and coordinating works for multiple separate developments, totalling just under 1,000 individual properties. I had no previous experience of the industry, however I performed well in a high-pressure environment on an understaffed team. I carried a demanding workload with a large customer pool and played a key role in the team. Skills acquired: - Strategising, organising and delegating responsibility to ensure completion of works. - Communicating efficiently between clients and sub-contractors. Accommodating client needs. - Managing a busy inbox and high workload to reach and exceed set targets and KPIs.

        2017

        High Court Service Intern

        The Sheriffs Office

        Apr 2017 - Sep 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Representing the company at the High Courts when judgments were handed down, I played a key role in assembling legal files for cases and presenting them in front of a Master for approval, as well as helping to organise their enactment. Skills acquired: - Refined communications skills in highly professional environments with senior figures. - Administration duties such as assembling case files were carried out to a high-degree of accuracy.

        2016

        Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
        • Aldershot, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Handling and processing customer requests, complaints and negotiating sales, as well as arranging for car rentals at branches. I improved my negotiation and communication skills, consistently leading my team in volume of calls taken per day and the closure rate at which I sold rentals. Skills acquired: - A passion for selling and exceeding set targets, as well as strong negotiation and analytical skills. - Resilience, persistence and the ability to self-motivate.

        Education

        Currently

        1st Class Honours BA English Literature

        Manchester Metropolitan University

        Sep 2015
        • Manchester, United Kingdom