My name is Josh Edwards, I am a creative who founded a company called We Are Collective. We focus on creating content for brands to enhance their social media presence. Alongside this I am currently studying design part time at Shillington which I will graduate from in 2020. Focussing on Digital and Graphic Design. My previous experience has been in a sales and consulting background for FTSE 250 companies enhancing my skills in business development, account management and negotiation.Locked Pro Plan feature
• Film and produce content for brands incl. activations, events, adverts and music videos. • Handle all marketing and sales including inbound and outbound leads. • Day to day running of the business, including all bookkeeping and accounts. • Handle all customer service duties. • Create content and strategy behind campaigns.
• Developed relationships with prospective clients and providers. • Developed analytical knowledge valuable to my clients in the commercial market. • Created new opportunities and clients through business development prospecting. • Handled all client communication with stakeholders quickly, efficiently and empathetically. • Negotiated discounts on annual rates of up to 45% per annum from initial quote.
• Obtained commissions through many trades in the Dry Bulk Market with a focus on both the Atlantic and Pacific markets. • Produced multiple market & financial analysis reports that presented current and forecasted data to clients and seniors. • Successfully built and managed accounts by providing clients with indispensable market information compiled by myself through multiple sources. • Managed and lead all Interns in my department. Whilst exerting the highest levels of professionalism. • Secured 5 deals within my first 6 months compared to peers in the same position who were yet to achieve any.
• Ran events with brands across the UK & Europe including V Festival, Harry Potter & Disney. • Analysed data from social campaigns and ticket sales to enhance performance and ROI. • Built business models to achieve cost efficiencies on event rollout. • Managed teams of up to 25+ staff on days of events.