Kanndiss Riley

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About me

A capable and highly creative BA Hons Journalism graduate, dedicated to working in the education industry. 2 years background in working in educational institutions developing student experience, employment opportunities, creative marketing and building retainment in further education programmes from High school diploma to Masters Degree.

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • University for the Creative Arts

    University for the Creative Arts

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    • Animation & VFX
  • The Sunday Times

    The Sunday Times

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    • Newspaper
  • Livity

    Livity

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    • Marketing
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    Diversity Matters

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    Work history

    Currently

    Social Media Manager

    Diversity Matters

    Sep 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Developing and implementing content distribution and growth strategies for the website, newsletter and social platforms based on content, data and competitor analysis. Managing online marketing and collaborations: identifying, developing and implementing online brand/PR campaigns and collaborations that are directly focused on growing our audience. Developing, negotiating and managing these tactics and strategic collaborations. Being the link between us and the other brands on all platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and youtube). Developing community: instigating and responding to relevant discussions that might assist in engaging our community and growing it, e.g. Facebook groups, Instagram, Twitter conversations. Creating content: producing timely ‘quick’ content (animated gifs, 10-second videos, images etc) to share on social platforms. Helping event organisation by developing programmes, branding them, communicating with guest and conducting networking.

    Currently

    Intern - Social Media

    Margate Mercury

    Jul 2017
    • Margate, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • - Assisting with a wide variety of administrative tasks. - Writing correspondence - Aiding in research efforts - Working on special projects and assisting in planning events. - Maintaining Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts - Creating comprehensive and engaging copy write - Attending meetings and took minutes

    2017

    Student Experience Officer

    SAE Institute London

    Jan 2017 - Jun 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • 2017 Student Experience Officer, SAE Institute – London • Created graphics to improve student experiences such as posters for master classes • Facilitated orientation days and other important days on Campus • Liaised with London faculty and staff to provide optimal support to students • Maintained and communicated student services information provided by external expert providers • Carried out account payable tasks with superior diligence

    2016

    PA/Content Editor

    Foxberry Boys

    Jun 2016 - Nov 2016
    • Margate, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • 2016 Content Editor,cFoxberry Boys - Fashion Company London • Managed Personal Administrative tasks: - iCloud calendar for business meetings, personal events, kept on top of recurring bills, agenda, appointments, and creating/ following up on actions and meetings. • Kept on top of and managed a range of Personal Relations tasks, including copy typing, email correspondence, document compilation, managed and assisted in creating creative content

    2016

    Mar 2016 - Dec 2016
    • Farnham, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • 2016 BMI Researcher, University for the Creative Arts - Surrey • Encouraged young people to consider university as viable and attractive options to deal with issues concerning BMI • Supported sessions and discussion to gain information for Teachers and Governors at the University about BMI student experience at the University. • Ensured feedback was communicated and follow-up steps were pursued to ensure activities around and outside the university were in a safe and friendly manner

    2016

    Style Features Intern

    The Sunday Times

    Feb 2016 - Feb 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • 2016 Style Features Intern, Sunday Times - Publication London • I used editorial skills to assess news on social media and print from other publications to ensure the times were producing current content. • Created and prepared press relations

    2015

    Work Experience

    Livity

    Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • 2015 Work Experience, Livity - Charity London • Researched and identified upcoming trends • Collaborated with creative team to create ideas for social media. • Produced Twitter Analysis • Communicated with clients and partners on new brand concepts. • Produced an analysis of web content and communicated with departments on constructive ways to boost interest • Produced video content on current affairs

    Education

    2016

    Sep 2013 - May 2016
    • Farnham, United Kingdom
    • I was a member of CU taking part in teaching and enriching sessions. I held various positions in student-faculty - Student Ambassador, Student Class Representation, International Student Officer and BMI Student researcher. I played basketball and badminton with the university as well as sharing interests in Gardening in the student project community garden.