katherine willis

Account Executive

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Promotions
  • Festival
  • Music Event
  • Account Management
  • Client Services
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Event Organisation
  • Relationship Management
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Account Executive

Love Creative Marketing

Jan 2016
  • Assisting the MD: Attending and contributing to pitches and meetings with clients. Building relationships though handling multiple accounts. Increasing potential of new business through research and calls. Creative strategy and brainstorming for F2F campaigns. Updating supplier, venue, staffing and CRM databases. Producing quotes, proposals & invoices. PA tasks such as meeting planning and pre-pitch info, travel and timings. Responsible for overseeing staffing, recruitment and live promotion logistics. Delegating adhoc tasks to interns.

2016

PA & Operations Assistant

JPC Ltd

Nov 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Assisting the MD: Attending and contributing to pitches and meetings with clients. Building relationships though handling multiple accounts. Increasing potential of new business through research and calls. Creative strategy and brainstorming for F2F campaigns. Updating supplier, venue, staffing and CRM databases. Producing quotes, proposals & invoices. PA tasks such as meeting planning and pre-pitch info, travel and timings. Responsible for overseeing staffing, recruitment and live promotion logistics. Delegating adhoc tasks to interns.

2015

PR Intern

Taylor Herring PR

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Assisting the MD: Attending and contributing to pitches and meetings with clients. Building relationships though handling multiple accounts. Increasing potential of new business through research and calls. Creative strategy and brainstorming for F2F campaigns. Updating supplier, venue, staffing and CRM databases. Producing quotes, proposals & invoices. PA tasks such as meeting planning and pre-pitch info, travel and timings. Responsible for overseeing staffing, recruitment and live promotion logistics. Delegating adhoc tasks to interns.

2015

Record Label Assistant

Wong Planet Artillery Records

Jul 2014 - Aug 2015
  • A&R Radio Plugging, Researching, Video Editing (Final Cut Pro) Administrative Tasks (Excel, Word) Learning about record labels, management and publishing.

2015

Work Experience

NME

Aug 2014 - Aug 2015
  • Transcribing, Researching, Searching Social Media for content and news (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), Writing Reviews.

2015

Artist Liaison

Standon Calling Festival

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Food vendor running Buggy driving Late night stage repping Logistical planning for artists, equipment and food/drink (teamwork skills) Conflict resolution Preparing dressing rooms and riders Problem solving where necessary in high stress environment Generally keeping artists happy with personal skills

2015

Intern

Freemavens

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Researching concept themes for insight mapping and learning mapping process with Sysomos software. Researching branding ideas for new retail campaign. Utilising social media platforms to promote app launch (incl. language and tone to relate to appropriate audiences). Learning tools to use WARC software to enhance searches and insights for companies. Learning about the stages of creative thinking, idea generation, and how to enhance own skills. Also, structure of creative timescales and developmental stages.

2015

Work Experience

The Physical Network

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Learning about Ambassador schemes for festival ticket selling. Learning business analytics for Facebook and social media advertising, and various techniques to enhance reach. Writing up mailers for festival promotion, as well as appropriate language. Creating and enhancing spreadsheets for followers of artists and festivals to identify target audiences.

2015

Intern

Ransom Note Beat Manifesto

Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Writing up Events/ Releases for The Beat Manifesto Content creation Updating/scheduling social media posts (Twitter (+Tweetdeck) Facebook) Writing Press Releases (Wordpress) Writing Interviews, Admin (Excel) and Promoting.

2015

Social Media Manager

White Bedroom Records

Mar 2014 - May 2015
  • Running the social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter) Interviewing Festival Organisers (Skype) Blogging (Wordpress) & Writing, A&R.

2015

Work Experience

JWT

Mar 2015 - Mar 2015
  • I shadowed different members of the team, including project managers, account managers, and planners. This involved: Meetings with clients Sitting in on various meetings with creatives, designers, and directors. Assisting with photo shoots Researching Organising strategy documents

2012

Front of House

Absolute Taste

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • Olympic Period Bar tending, Coffee making (Barista) Preparing, Serving, Client facing Cleaning.

Education

2015

Childhood Studies BSc

University of Bristol

Aug 2012 - May 2015
  • BSc Hons - degree 2:1

2011

English, Biology, Psychology (+ 11gcses

Millfield School

Aug 2000 - May 2011
  • A Levels, GCSEs