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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Promotions
  • Brand Management
  • Direct Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Assistant Manager

Lotta From Stockholm

Apr 2014
  • Full Time
  • I currently work for a small ecommerce business that sells fashionable clogs from Sweden and other various items from Scandinavian brands. As we are a small business I have taken on a variety of leading roles. • I manage our social media and blog and plan and produce engaging content. When I first started at Lotta we had fewer than 1000 followers on Instagram and now we have over 40,000 and still growing. (www.instagram.com/lottafromstockholm) I implement and adapt • Organize photo-shoots; styling, plan and location. • Organize pop-up shop events. • Photograph and list products through Magento and monitor on site presentation, such as making banners and arranging products depending on seasons and trends. • Collaborate with fashion bloggers, photographers and independent brands to help promote our products and reach new audiences. • Plan new seasonal colours and styles to be delivered on time. • Customer service via phone, email, online messenger and in person. • I have lead the business on various occasions whilst covering for our director, organizing the packing staff and managing the order system - Linnworks • I manage our wholesale accounts and stockists, communicating daily with small independent shops. • Use Mail Chimp to create attractive emails about our latest promotions or new season items. • Good practical knowledge of Microsoft Office • Administrative duties

Education

2013

BSc Sociology with Criminology (2:1)

University of Pmouth

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
  • • Researched, analysed and wrote a 13,000-word dissertation on ‘An analysis of the press coverage of the 2011 English riots’, for which I received a First. • Secretary of The Sociology Society, which meant I had to organise events, take minutes at meetings, welcome new students and make them feel comfortable. • Communication and presentation skills gained from leading seminars at university, which involved starting discussions, presenting work and sharing a well-rounded argument or point of view. I coordinated a presentation using online software Prezi at University in which our group received a First in, it was on ‘Slut Walks’ and feminism. • Work effectively under pressure whilst meeting essay deadlines and extracurricular commitments