Katie Beardsley

Katie Beardsley

Account DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Katie Beardsley

Katie Beardsley

Account DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a creative and confident Account Director with 6 years experience in the advertising industry. Leading projects with demandin deadlines comes as second nature to me. Described as energetic and motivated, I thrive on challenging tasks and developing new skills. I see myself as highly resourceful and enjoy adapting to different environments.
Projects credited in
  • Age UK 'Just Another Day'
    Age UK 'Just Another Day'Credits Creative Agency:Drum ECD:Monty Verdi Creative:Tom Blackwood / Isabella Ding Account Team:Sarah Cabey / Katie Beardsley TV Producer:Maree Gecks Film Production:Independent  Director:Philippe André  Producer:Verity White Costume Design:Rebecca Rich Editing:Final Cut Post Production:Philip Whalley @ MPC  VFX:Bevis Jones / Bill McNamara Colourist:Jean-Clément Soret Sound Designer:Sam Ashwell / Jeff Smith @ 750MPH
  • Mission Very Much Possible
    Mission Very Much Possible
  • Age UK - Just another day
    Age UK - Just another day
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Work history
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    Account DirectorDrum
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Clients: McDonald’s, Sainsbury’s Tu, Audible, VW Group, Experian McDonald’s – DRUM is lead agency for their ‘always on’ social Owning all aspects of the relationship & acting as brand guardian for DRUM (& OMDs) biggest client I lead monthly content meetings with all key stakeholders, steer creative using brand insight, audience trends & execute directly with McDonald’s Social Editor In Chief as well as overseeing the design team, production team & the process Support on the social strategy to develop PR ‘able campaigns that credibly raise the profile amongst target demographic Leading the internal teams to ensure we are providing the highest quality of creative content Working with OMD to optimise our best performing content based on monthly results Leading discussions around negotiating extra projects and the retainer renewal My biggest achievement since leading this account across my 2 years at DRUM is the launch of Instagram as an always on channel for the brand, this involved: Scoping out the project and selling this in to McDonald’s Social Editor In Chief Working closely with the strategist to develop a sound strategy Leading the presentation of our strategy and creative concept to the Director of Marketing for Brand, Experience and Media for sign off on the project Running this project to implementation including refining the creative, shoot planning, working with our Producer on post production and delivery of the assets Providing data and metrics on the success of the launch General – across clients Proactively seeking new business opportunities with current clients Selling proactive projects into clients and negotiating production and media value on their behalf Supporting the Head of Client Services, Creative Director and Head of Strategy on several pitch projects Lead creative process; leverage consumer insights, market conditions & interpret data to develop campaigns - driving new ways of consumer interaction with brand services & deliver ROI Acting as the escalation point for any project that I am not solely running and ensuring junior members of the team are supported in the day to day running of their campaigns Line managing an Account Manager – setting goals, supporting development and training
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Client Services
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Co-ordination
  • Social Content
    BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and BrandingNottingham Trent
     - Nottingham, United Kingdom