Kimberley Pennell

Social Media Manager

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  • LocationReading, United Kingdom

About me

 

A creative and intelligent English Literature graduate, pursuing a career in Fashion Marketing and Writing.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Content
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting

Work history

Currently

Freelance Blogger

N/A

Feb 2016
  • Currently looking for work, but in the mean time am focusing on writing Fashion Content copy for my personal blog, with the hopes of building a current portfolio and pursuing a personal passion.

2016

Online Marketing & PR Executive

Vesper Dresses

Dec 2015 - Jan 2016
  • o Worked as part of a team of two to control the entire brand image, reporting directly to the Head of Creative. o Created daily graphics (using Photoshop) that were used to promote the clothes, website and brand across all social media channels. o Wrote product descriptions and managed editorial content on the website. o Created a weekly social media calendar; making or curating posts, and implementing, running and promoting social media competitions, resulting in a rise in new and returning customer engagement o In my first week, organised and ran a highly successful social media campaign, designing all graphics and daily competitions, which resulted in a substantial increase in our following and brand engagement. o Increased newsletter to website engagement since taking over the role, by conceiving a weekly calendar that included original, celebrity style steals, blogger of the week and shop the edit graphics. o Created reports on social metrics and translated them into actionable insights. o Developed and managed relationships with off-site social influencers (bloggers and minor celebrities). Implemented a more personalised, 'Instagrammable' service with hand written notes and branded wrapping. o Updated and maintained the website using Shopify.

2015

Social Media Manager

Fable Farrow

Jun 2014 - Dec 2015
  • o Managed the social content calendar, curated and created fun content, in line with our target market. Ensured frequency of posts, community growth and high engagement. o Performed market research, using other retailers, popular culture, topical news, and trend forecasting websites like WGSN, to identify and capitalize on key trends. o Created, delivered and evaluated social media campaigns that aligned with the commercial and strategic objectives of business and brand purpose. o Analysed and created reports on social metrics and translated them into actionable insights. o Collaborated with Buying Team to develop social media reports and create bankable, trend driven items.

Education

2015

English Literature BA

University of Reading

Aug 2011 - Dec 2015
  • An emphasis on Modern and Post-Colonial Literature.