Jason Nicco-Annan

Editor-In-Chief || Marketing Coordinator

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMarketer - Writer - Creative Director - Content Writer - Marketing Coordinator

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  • Africa, Creative process, Independent magazines, Publishing, Curation, Writing, Creative Direction, Editorial

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About me

I am a content writer and copywriter. I have a strong interest and comprehensive knowledge in the psychology that drives consumer behaviour, as well as the strategies companies use to influence behaviour, leverage brands and improve sales. I am also the co-founder and editor of Signatures, a new bi-annual print publication dedicated to creative passion, process and pursuit in Africa.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Design
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Writing Communication
  • Content Copywriting Digital Blogging Creative
  • Writing

Work history

Currently

Global Marketing Coordinator

FITCH

Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • My role at FITCH involves the support of worldwide marketing initiatives, including the website, social media, internal communications and benchmarking. General responsibilities include: ● Maintaining a global marketing calendar, tracking speaking events and conference opportunities and media across each region for benchmarking purposes. ● Co-ordinating global thought leadership initiatives with the GMD from brainstorm to document production, liaising with senior leadership, business development teams and design studios as required. ● With the GMD, raising standards of written and visual content on FITCH’s digital platforms and print publications. ● Developing and maintaining good relationships with marketing co-ordinators and managers across regions to promote information sharing. ● Providing general support on global marketing initiatives as required

Currently

Editor-in-Chief

Signatures

Aug 2015
  • Freelance
  • Signatures is a bi-annual print magazine that celebrates and explores the passion, process and pursuit of creativity in Africa. Founded and independently published by Ghanaian brothers Julian and Jason Nicco-Annan, Signatures is a refreshing and forward-thinking showcase of emerging and established artists, entrepreneurs, illustrators, photographers, and writers on the continent and its diaspora. We care deeply about culture and the creative process, which is why this magazine’s main goal is to explore what inspires, informs and influences today’s African creative class. As such, our exclusive and original content gives context and depth to the work that is coming out of the continent and its diaspora.

2017

Marketing Intern

FITCH

Nov 2016 - Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I was involved in a variety of projects, with a special focus on helping to develop content for the agency website and social media, building awards case studies and amplifying internal communications. Responsibilities included: • Assisting with managing the flow of content for the website and social media • Liaising with regional teams, preparing copy, finding images and publishing content. • Helping with the monitoring of FITCH social media accounts and the content calendar • Supporting internal communications activities. • Helping to create awards entries. • Maintaining and contributing to the global marketing resources, including events and awards calendar and building archive information.

2016

Content Intern

Trendwatching

May 2016 - Jun 2016
  • Internship
  • * Assisted trend analysts in content research for TrendWatching's Premium service and free publications * Daily research on trends, innovations and ideas for TrendWatching's Innovations Database * Helped with the day-to-day running of the tw:in network * Developed marketing strategies and content for the 3,000+ members of tw:in

2016

Freelance Writer & Intern

TCOLondon

Mar 2016 - Apr 2016
  • Internship
  • Huck Magazine is a global magazine that celebrates independent culture, exploring the many facets of radical culture, be it skate, music, art, activism, pop culture, the environment and the world. I spent a month helping the editorial team cover daily stories about art, music, film and activism from a youth perspective. I gained the opportunity to participate in daily story meetings, work closely with editors and earn bylines, and wrote about some exciting people and events shaping global culture.

2014

Copywriter

Publicis West Africa

Jul 2012 - Aug 2014
  • Full Time
  • In-house creative copywriter reporting to Creative Director. Experienced in product and campaign landing pages, POS materials and packaging, online advertising and banners, press releases, email marketing and sales campaigns, standardising and maintaining copy standards and style, developing tone of voice and to suit corporate identity. • Developed creative content for a range of commercial clients including Samsung, Nestle? (CWAR and Nigeria), DKT International, Vodafone, Guinness (Ghana) and SoftSheen.Carson • Wrote clear, persuasive, and original copy to market clients’ products and services • Wrote focused, concise and engaging material for different markets in different communication media • Worked effectively with a talented team of designers, writers and account managers.

Education

2015

Consumer Behaviour

Goldsmiths, University of London

Sep 2014 - Aug 2015