Lateefah Jean-Baptiste

Media Officer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

A media communications professional and freelance writer based in London.

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Skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Campaign Coordination
  • Public Relations
  • Media Communication
  • Media Relations
  • Communication Campaigns
  • Content Writing
  • Press Releases
  • Press Copywriting
  • Social Media Management

Companies I’ve worked with

  • F

    Freelance

    • B

      Bell Pottinger Group

      • F

        Frank PR

        • T

          Terence Higgins Trust

          Work history

          Currently

          Jun 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Duties: • Managing all incoming press enquiries • Developing close relationships with both national and trade key journalists • Managing specific health promotion PR campaigns. • Sourcing potential speaking opportunities for health promotion specialists • Coordinating with regional teams around national campaigns and data. • Coordinating meetings with regional managers and service directors • Writing reactive statements for national press. • Building relationships with BAME journalists/influencers • Ensuring all campaigns are representative of service uses from BAME backgrounds. • Compiling interview briefs for regional spokespeople • Managing social media channels for the National HIV prevention campaign

          2018

          Freelance Writer/Journalist

          Freelance

          Sep 2017 - Jul 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • My articles have been commissioned by some of the most popular national and international publications such as The Independent, iNews, Metro, The Voice Newspaper, Cosmopolitan, Bustle, Refinery 29 and many more. I particularly enjoyed writing about topics such as race, gender and mental health. Aside from this, I also enjoyed using my work to help amplify the voices of the next generation of black creatives.

          2017

          Media Researcher

          ResponseSource

          Feb 2016 - Dec 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • • Writing SEO driven blogpost to drive engagement • Inputting correct information into the journalist database system • Communicating daily with both high-profile and key B2B journalists • Compiling reports to help PR agencies gain more coverage. • Evaluating data and feedback from clients

          2015

          Public Relations Intern

          Bell Pottinger Group

          Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • • Writing content for various online platforms. • Securing press coverage for various B2B clients. • Analysing KPI reports for stakeholder meetings • Attending and presenting coverage at client meetings.

          2015

          Public Relations Intern

          Frank PR

          Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • • Producing releases and other press materials • Working on various consumer PR campaigns • Communicating with lead journalists from consumer titles • Securing national press coverage for consumer clients • Assisting with the curation of a brand launch

          Education

          2017

          Media and Communications

          De Montfort University

          Sep 2014 - Jun 2017
          • Leicester, United Kingdom
          • Awarded: 2:1 Modules included: Public Relations Advertising and Consumption Media, Culture and Identities