Katie Sharples

Marketing Executive

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Marketing Executive at Bell Pottinger Wired, one of the UK's leading digital consultancies; currently managing all marketing activity, from social media to events. Leading the digital offering for Bell Pottinger Arts, a new department within Bell Pottinger dedicated to the arts and cultural sectors. Both agency and in-house experience, primarily across the arts and luxury sectors; working for brands including Saatchi Gallery, INALA, Jamie Oliver and a number of commercial galleries including Marlborough Fine Art and Sims Reed. Winner of two Brilliance Awards 2014: Innovator for 'Blogger Breakfasts' and Low Budget for INALA. History of Art BA (Hons) graduate from The Courtauld Institute of Art and former Head of Press and Marketing at student-run exhibition East Wing during its tenth anniversary show.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Digital Media
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Brand Management
  • Consumer PR
  • Events PR
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Marketing Executive

Bell Pottinger

Jul 2013
  • Marketing Executive at Bell Pottinger Wired, one of the UK's leading digital consultancies; currently managing all marketing activity, from social media to events. Both agency and in-house experience, primarily across the arts and luxury sectors; working for brands including Saatchi Gallery, INALA, Jamie Oliver and a number of commercial galleries including Marlborough Fine Art and Sims Reed. Winner of two Brilliance Awards 2014: Innovator for 'Blogger Breakfasts' and Low Budget for INALA. Leading the digital offering of Bell Pottinger Arts, a new initiative within Bell Pottinger dedicated to the arts and cultural sector. History of Art BA (Hons) graduate from The Courtauld Institute of Art and former Head of Press and Marketing at student-run exhibition East Wing during its tenth anniversary show.

2013

Public Relations Intern

Bell Pottinger

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Supporting the Corporate and Brand team in B2B public relations. Tasks included collating contacts using media databases, conducting research new markets to support client campaigns, updating databases accordingly and gathering relevent content for weekly reports and newsletters.

2013

Head of Press & Marketing

The Courtauld Institute

Nov 2011 - Jun 2013
  • Maintaining the professional profile of the student-run exhibition, by sustaining successful public relations and devising new and innovative marketing strategies. Organising various events for up to 300 delegates at Somerset House; providing essential copywriting and communications; overseeing all social media marketing strategies and managing press inquiries. Other responsibilities included budget management, handling public inquiries, exhibition maintenance, private tours, helping to organise the deinstallation of the exhibition, providing exceptional customer service and general administration tasks. East Wing X Material Matters: The Power of the Medium, is the tenth biennial contemporary art exhibition held at The Courtauld Institute of Art.

2012

Marketing Analyst Intern

Stylus

Sep 2012 - Nov 2012

2012

Marketing Intern

Jamie Oliver

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Assist the marketing team in organising three high-profile events: “The Big Chair Project”, “Fifteen: Graduation” and “The Big Feastival”. Manage and update all social media for “The Big Chair Project”, a collaboration with Fritz Hansen and 20 designers, attracting over 1,300 likes on Facebook and over 800 followers on Twitter Other activities included writing and editing content for “The Big Chair Project” marketing collateral; composing a feature on "The Big Chair Project" on 160grams.com; updating the company blog during; assisting on photo shoots.

2012

Buying Intern

Jame Oliver

May 2012 - Jun 2012
  • Conduct research into, and identification of, future household and packaging trends Other tasks included supporting the wholesale team at trade fairs, writing trend reports and organising the company database. Jme is an exclusive homeware and artisan food collection by Jamie Oliver, collaborating with designers from around the world to encourage new talent and eclectic designs.

2011

Gallery Intern

Marlborough Fine Art

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
  • Assist senior directors in sales to a number of esteemed clients; organise and identify prints in need of conservation; design an advert for "Nina Murdoch: Shedding Light", which appeared in The Spectator. Marlborough Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery located in Mayfair, London.

2010

Gallery Intern

Sims Reed Gallery

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
  • Work experience in 2010 leading to the opportunity to independently manage the gallery for one day in November 2011 Sims Reed Gallery is a leading international print gallery, specialising in post-war and contemporary original prints and works on paper.

Education

2014

History of Art

The Courtauld Institute

Nov 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Specialising in art from the Mughal Empire and the French Revolution