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Julia Sandston

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMarketer - Project Manager - Communications Manager

About me

A dynamic professional with a LLB from the University of Otago and an MA in Media, Communications and Critical Practice from the University of Arts London and several years professional experience. - A diplomatic communicator with an ability to encourage and influence decisions to a high level - A self-starter who is able to meet targets while always ensuring work is delivered to an exceptional standard - A quick and intuitive learner who is willing to tackle challenges head on - A pragmatic team member with the ability to build strong professional relationships and work well in a team environment - A creative, organised and efficient project manager skilled at independently juggling a diverse and challenging workload - An innovative thinker who understands the need to adapt traditional ways of working for modern organisations

Skills

  • Event Organisation
  • Communications and Media
  • Copy Writing and Editing
  • Social Media Digital Strategies
  • Research Insight
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Project

Work history

Currently

Junior Project Manager

Dam Digital

Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Draft project plans and schedules - Monitor and report on project progress against delivery plans - Motivate project teams to ensure delivery in line with deadlines - Facilitate teams to resolve blockers and mitigate risks - Track and report on project team’s activities - Provide consistent support to the senior project manager to ensure successful project delivery - Manage commercial aspects of projects including timesheets, development estimates - Facilitate internal and external meetings

2017

Internal Communications Officer

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

Jul 2016 - Dec 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Responsible for setting measurable communication objectives and implementing internal communication strategies - Liaising and building relationships with external and internal stakeholders - Coming up with innovative ways to communicate and distill complex subject matters for differing audiences - Coordinating and delivering internal events, workshops and tutorials. - Drafting copy for various internal communication tools, including; e-newsletters and intranet sites. - Utilising design tools for internal communications materials, including; presentations and assets. - Advising senior staff and council members on a range of communications and change issues

2016

Communications Assistant

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

Mar 2016 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Responsible for elements of communications campaigns. - Assisting in the organisation of conferences, fairs, community events and photo calls. - Prepare copy for a range of Council publications. - Drafting press releases and press notices. - Updating the community news pages on the Council website. - Completing the weekly media monitor. - Managing and maintaining the Communications Stakeholder database. - Providing administrative support to the Communication Office Management. - Daily Management of social media accounts. - Providing advice to senior council officers, senior members, client departments and contractors on a range of communications issues.

2016

Digital Marketing Intern

Oxfam GB

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • - Daily social media management and scheduling for Oxfam Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. - Daily management and updating of Oxfam Fashion Website, including the weekly management of Oxfam Fashion Blogger network. - Utilising social measurement tools and analytics. - Producing analysis reports outlining the digital and media trends. - Researching relevant issues online and in the media in regards to Oxfam social needs. - Weekly press research and analysis.

Education

2015

MA Media, Communication Critical Practice

London College of Communication

Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
  • London, United Kingdom

2014

Jan 2009 - Jun 2014
  • Otago, New Zealand