Kelly Doherty

Kelly Doherty

Digital & Creative Content ExecutiveDublin, Ireland
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Kelly Doherty

Kelly Doherty

Digital & Creative Content ExecutiveDublin, Ireland
About me
I view myself to be an extremely hard worker and a keen team player with a proven track record of engaging successfully in a multiplicity of roles ranging from content creation to journalism and more. I am an experienced writer, designer and I am dedicated to perpetually learning and taking on new challenges.
Projects
  • Irish Rapper Denise Chaila’s “Go Bravely” Confronts the Complexities of Identity
    Irish Rapper Denise Chaila’s “Go Bravely” Confronts the Complexities of IdentityI wrote an introductory piece and interview for Bandcamp Daily about rising rapper Denise Chaila. https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/denise-chaila-go-bravely-interview
  • IRISH HIP HOP: SELF EXPRESSION IN A CHANGING NATION by Kelly Doherty
    IRISH HIP HOP: SELF EXPRESSION IN A CHANGING NATION by Kelly Dohertyhttps://boilerroom.tv/article/irish-hiphop-Self-Expression-in-a-Changing-Nation
  • Graphic Design for UCC Students' Union
    Graphic Design for UCC Students' UnionIn my role as the Communications Manager of UCC Students' Union, I am responsible for all graphic design and branding.
Work history
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    Digital & Creative Content ExecutiveComfort Keepers Homecare Ireland
    Dublin, IrelandFull Time
    In my role at Comfort Keepers Ireland, I am responsible for: Administration, management and promotion of Comfort Keepers social media platforms Creation and management of promotional digital campaigns using multiple mediums - graphic design, photography, video and audio Graphic design and visual identity management Web design using WordPress Updating website content as needed Drafting internal and external communications Writing clear marketing copy to promote our services and vacancies Drafting, proofreading and editing blog posts before publication Submitting work to stakeholders for input and approval Supporting the digital marketing team in daily administrative tasks Researching industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies) Assisting in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web) Distributing marketing materials Conducting simple keyword research and using SEO guidelines to increase web traffic Identifying client and employees needs and gaps in our content and recommending new topics Ensuring all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)
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    Freelance Music JournalistBandcamp
    Dublin, IrelandFreelance
    Contributed essays, reviews, interviews and other features to Boiler Room, Bandcamp, The Thin Air, Nialler9, Motley Magazine, AbsolutePunk (Now Chorus FM) and more.
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Skills
  • Photoshop
  • Design
  • 3+ Years Experience with Social Media
  • Webmastering
  • Music Journalism
  • Journalism
  • Brand Sponsorship
  • Events PR Public Relationships Communications Journalism
  • Reviewing Live Music
  • Music Promotions
Education
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    MA Graphic DesignTechnological University Dublin
     - Dublin, Ireland
    Modules Taken: Media Law (1:1) Pre-Press Production (1:1) Print Management (1:1) Creative Professional Practice (2:1) Strategic Marketing (2:1) Project Mgt + Entrepreneurship (2:1) Thesis: Dissertation focusing on the role of interactive media in secondary level relationships & sexuality education.
    BA English & History
     - Cork, Ireland
    Studied English with a particular focus on modernism, post-modernism and medieval. Studied History with a focus on international relations, Eastern Europe and political history. My my final dissertation for history was 'The Development of Gender Equality in Poland in the 20th Century'.
Awards
    Student Leadership Award
    Award by University College Cork and UCC Students' Union for my contribution to student life and my student leadership within UCC Societies, UCC Students' Union and UCC student media.
    Societies Participation Award
    Awarded for competitive success and participation in UCC Societies.