Julia Sandston

Project Manager

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • 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

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Oxfam GB

    Oxfam GB

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    • Charity
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    Dam Digital

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      Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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      Work history

      Currently

      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