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About me

I am an engaging and innovative person who graduated from the University of Nottingham with a 2:1 Philosophy degree in the summer of 2014, and have been in full-time employment ever since. I have experience engaging with people at all levels. In 2015, I fully implemented and developed an ISO 9001 quality management system into a company of 20 people. Building strong working cooperation with team members from various departments, I drove quality-focused culture changes throughout the business. I then moved over to the Business Development team, managing all aspects of the company's marketing activities. Developing marketing plans, leading product campaigns and networking with stakeholders, I was responsible for showcasing the company's products to maximise sales opportunities. I'm particularly motivated by taking on complex and social challenges. Last year I co-founded Cold Cuts Hot Wax, an online record business which I work on in my spare time. I have also been volunteering at Crisis at Christmas since 2010. I have a proven ability to communicate well and build positive working relationships at all levels. I'm extremely ambitious and deliver on everything I commit to.


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  • Business Management
  • Copy Writing and Editing
  • Quality Management
  • Internal Auditor

Work history


Director of Marketing

Cold Cuts Hot Wax Limited

Jul 2015
  • Responsible for identifying growth opportunities and enhancing marketing throughout the business. • Continually developing sales and marketing strategy for the company • Liaising with artists, labels and external parties to secure record launches and brand awareness • Management of website, blog and social media platforms


Marketin Executive

Mission Room Limited

Aug 2015 - Jul 2016
  • Responsible for the development and management of marketing strategy and business development processes. Reporting to the business development director, this role primarily involved: • Management of projects such as website re-branding, product campaigns and marketing events • Networking with external stakeholders to promote the company's profile • Management of business development processes, sales performance and department meetings • Liasing with production department to support product delivery and meet customer requirements • Production of website copy, brochures, presentations, press releases and marketing materials • Delivering presentations to clients and leading client engagement throughout the organisation


Quality Manager

Mission Room Limited

Nov 2014 - Sep 2015
  • Responsible for the set-up, development and implementation of ISO 9001 Quality Management System into the organisation. • Wrote the quality manual and liaised with various departments to implement quality-driven culture changes and processes throughout the business • Conducted internal audits to ensure continual improvement and control of the system • Successfully gained the company ISO 9001 certification within a year



Philosophy BA

University of Nottingham

Aug 2011 - May 2014



    Wimbledon College

    Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
    • Philosophy & Theology: A* English Literature: A Politics: A