James Wright

Co-Founder/Marketing and Communications Co-ordinatior

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Gaming
  • Exhibitions
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Content
  • Copywriting
  • Video Games
  • Socail Markting
  • Social Digital Marketing
  • Content Strategies
  • Social Media Content Management
  • Wordpress CMS
  • Administration 2+ Years

Work history

Currently

Co-founder, Marketing and Communications Co-ordinatior

Lost Shrine Communications

Nov 2014
  • - Collaborating with independent game developers to create bespoke marketing campaigns both pre and post release, prioritising tasks to tight deadlines - Running social media outreach across multiple platforms - Crafting press releases, bespoke press packs and engaging copy to achieve visibility for clients' games - Maintaining and cataloguing press and industry contacts and tracking press coverage and user engagement, including use of Steam and Google Analytics - Updating and modifying the company website and collaborating with clients via Slack, Skype and in person - Acquiring new clients for both full campaign and ad-hoc marketing work - Assisting graphic design colleague to create attractive visual assets tailored for marketing purposes - Offering consultation to developers on marketing strategy, enabling them to communicate effectively with their audience

2015

Student Advisor

Birkbeck College, University of London

Jul 2013 - Nov 2015
  • - Providing support to current and prospective university students in person, on the telephone and via email; tailoring my approach to people with diverse needs, backgrounds and attitudes - Collaborating with the in-house financial advice and disability support services to ensure a high level of service, prioritising tasks as part of a small team to tight service deadlines - Communicating with academic and administrative systems staff to solve student enrolment issues - Being responsible for the co-ordination, production and distribution of student ID cards - Using the SITS database system to log applications via UCAS Clearing - Experience of providing sighted assistance for partially-sighted Manger of Disability Services (dictation, writing emails, general administrative duties) - Training new staff on a wide range of internal systems, software and service approaches - Assisting students with Tier 4 visa registration, using Virtual Learning Environments (such as Moodle) - Providing bespoke course selection advise to new and current students in-line with institutional recruitment and retention objectives

2013

Research & Marketing Communications Co-ordinator

Epoda Ltd

Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
  • - Researching, evaluating and presenting information on government policy and the energy-efficiency industry both internally and in public communications. Particular focus on the challenges of delivering software products and services related to the government's ‘Green Deal’ strategy - Producing editorials and articles for company websites, the industry press and public policy magazines - Organising social media outreach and creating written website and e-shop marketing content via the Wordpress platform - Compiling regular e-newsletters and surveys to support customer retention using Mailchimp and Survey Monkey - Supporting stalls at industry exhibitions and local government events; engaging potential clients and occasionally addressing speaking events - Creating accurate and attractive marketing material, such as event brochures, with external graphic design staff - Co-ordinating the small in-house IT development team to ensure software product deadlines were met and user experience expectations were exceeded - Monitoring user engagement with our online content via Google Analytics and implementing improvements - Producing marketing copy across a range of digital platforms to a consistent brand message to a range of audiences - Collaborating with cross-department internal customers to implement usability improvements

Education

2012

World History MA

Birkbeck College, University of London

Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
  • Two year MA programme with dissertation focus on the history of ecology and concepts of environmentalism

2009

History BA

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Aug 2005 - Jun 2009
  • Three year history degree with a dissertation focus on Asante society and politics (colonial Ghana)