Lauren Thackray

Marketing Communications and Business Development Manager

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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Projects credited in

Side Hustles

  • Marketing Communications and Business Development Manager

About me

Moved to London in 2016 - previously worked with The Laboratory Arts Collective and Screen International in Los Angeles. 

Lauren is a creative, bilingual, London based business development manager - with a background in Entrepreneurship & Management, and a deep understanding of the music industry. Loves to travel, scuba dive, all things spicy and thrives in time constrained projects with a high standard for quality. When she’s not stuck behind her screen you can find her creating music, helping out the World Peace Forum and consulting on various projects.

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  • Microsoft Office
  • Project Management
  • Scrum
  • Prince2
  • Multi-tasking
  • Song Writing
  • Communication
  • Analytical Skills
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Burberry


    • Fashion and Textiles
  • The Laboratory Arts Collective

    The Laboratory Arts Collective

    • Arts and Culture
  • Cuesongs


    • Music
  • A


    Work history


    Business Development Manager


    Jun 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • - Develop and maintain the sales funnel for current and prospective clients, on-boarding film production companies and creative agencies - Manage clients and prospective clients briefs - initiate and hold meetings - established and maintained the CRM - Create quarterly strategies and report to the board, outline the company's business development strategy, platform development strategy, music acquisition strategy, and marketing strategy - Create an elevator pitch to reach out to prospective clients, and define the company’s unique selling point


    Contract Technical Writer

    Sinitic Inc

    Aug 2018 - Sep 2018
    • Canada
    • Freelance
    • - Responsible for creating and maintaining the product knowledge base - Writing product-focused case studies and blog articles


    Marketing and Communications Manager & Head Coordinator

    The Laboratory Arts Collective

    Jun 2016 - Jun 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • - Communicate and coordinate information with Los Angeles office - Curate personalised content for bi-annual magazine, and sponsorship placements - Image Magazine collaborated with Matt Johnson (singer of The The) - Build Magazine sponsored by PELI - Organise and oversee events - The UK Premier of Carnival of Dreams, British Film Institute, London UK - Find potential wholesale and retail buyers and investors - Discover new innovative artists - Maria Svarbova



    BSc Entrepreneurship and Management

    Goldsmiths, University of London

    Sep 2016 - Jun 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Graduated with First-Class Honours (1.1) Relevant courses: Finance & Accounting - Marketing Strategy - Business Models, Values and Planning - Psychology - Consumer Behaviour - Leadership and Talent Management - Project Management Thesis: Within co-creational practices does the level of transparency of a company influence consumers engagement and interaction with a company, or is the Service provided by the company sufficient for co-creation ?