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Julia Connor

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsAccount Executive - Junior Project Manager - Marketing Communications

About me

A University of Leeds graduate with a First Class degree in BA Linguistics and Philosophy. A year's industry experience in the Client Services team of a Yorkshire creative agency, SHARP, having completed a full time 12 month internship as an Account Executive. A wealth of leadership and editorial experience as current Managing Editor at Flux Music, former Online Clubs and Electronic Music Editor for the Gryphon student newspaper and former Co-President and Editor-in-Chief of online women's magazine Her Campus Leeds. A range of further professional experience from temporary roles in office administration, reception cover, PR, library work and customer service. An avid communicator, team-player and project manager hoping to pursue a graduate role within the Communications sector in London.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • Editor
  • Mac
  • Microsoft Office
  • Office Management
  • Highly Organised
  • Communication Skills
  • Management
  • Outcome Focussed

Work history

Currently

Managing Editor

Flux Music

May 2017
  • Freelance
  • Managing a 15 strong team of section editors and writers of a growing publication. Design and coordination of a multi-stage recruitment campaign, curating and overseeing all content and deadlines, implementing a new social media strategy. Constantly looking for new ways to drive the online magazine.

2017

Online Editor - Clubs and Electronic Music section

The Gryphon

Sep 2016 - Jul 2017
  • Leeds University Union, Lifton Pl, W Yorkshire, Leeds LS2 9JZ, UK
  • Freelance
  • Heading up the section with the Print Editor curating content to expose emerging and established names in Leeds' clubs and electronic music scene, liaising with promoters and PRs securing media coverage, managing and supporting a team of 40+ writers, editing and uploading all content via WordPress, strategic social media management, writer of original content including music reviews, event features and interviews with key figures in the scene.

2016

Account Executive Intern

The Sharp Agency

Sep 2015 - Aug 2016
  • Colne Rd, Huddersfield HD1 3AY, UK
  • Internship
  • Full time year in industry based in the Client Services team. Account Executive responsibilities: client liaison and project management, writing and delivering creative briefs, using specialist software Synergist in producing timing plans, quotes and invoices, work planning, attending monthly client meetings, actioning client feedback, proof-reading, artwork checks, research projects. New Business: working closely with third parties and senior agency staff in project managing seasonal campaigns, mailing own-branded materials to prospects, database management, minute-taking in weekly meeting, flagging and researching potential new leads and campaigns Office management: answering the telephone, monitoring office materials, placing orders, organising in-house events, setting up client meetings, greeting and attending to guests, booking travel and accommodation. Creative: copywriting - working under the supervision of the Copywriter in researching and writing copy for an email campaign for the agency's largest client, Best Western GB. Working with the Creative Intern in the roll-out of the 2016 brand assets for student discount brand NUS extra - updating copy and design in line with updated brand look and feel. Ad hoc: social media management for small local client, writing content for the Sharp blog and uploading to the agency WordPress account.