Kirsty Mitchell

Communications Executive

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Skills

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Print Design
  • Copywriting
  • Design
  • Wordpress
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Copywriting
  • Editing Proofreading
  • Social Media Content Management

Work history

Currently

Communications Executive

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People

Jun 2014
  • • Establish and build collaborative and quality relationships with all relevant stakeholders across the UK and Europe • Create, implement and disseminate communications strategy • Lead on the redevelopment of the website and microsites, including complete restructure and re-write of all content. Personally moved the website from a static design to a CMS. • Recruit and manage volunteers and oversee their workload in supporting the communications team, including an online social media campaign “#IamABLE” • Create communications materials and branding for fundraising campaigns using the Adobe Creative suite • Manage and monitor all social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

2014

Communications Officer

UWC International

Jun 2013 - May 2014
  • Provide communications to a global education charity • Supported a network of 14 international colleges and groups of volunteers in over 150 countries with their internal and external communications • Managed the main website and microsites including writing, editing, proof-reading and uploading all content via CMS • Led on the redevelopment of the website and microsites in collaboration with a web development agency, including complete restructure and re-write of all content • Created marketing materials for global distribution including press releases, posters and other print and digital publications using the Adobe Creative suite • Managed the photo library

2015

Freelance Copywriter

Various

Sep 2012 - Dec 2015
  • Freelance copywriter and contributor for various online magazines and websites including Buzzfeed (2014), XOJane (2013-2014), More magazine (2013)

2012

Campaign Consultant

Multiple Sclerosis International Federation

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Provide communications to a global education charity • Supported a network of 14 international colleges and groups of volunteers in over 150 countries with their internal and external communications • Managed the main website and microsites including writing, editing, proof-reading and uploading all content via CMS • Led on the redevelopment of the website and microsites in collaboration with a web development agency, including complete restructure and re-write of all content • Created marketing materials for global distribution including press releases, posters and other print and digital publications using the Adobe Creative suite • Managed the photo library

Education

2005

BA(Hons) Theology

Exeter University

Aug 2002 - Jun 2005