Lev Alexander

Head of Media and Communications, Bi Pride UK

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

Londoner | Creative | Activist | Connection Maker Chivas Regal // Global ABM - Coordinating marketing operations of countries around the world for a luxury brand Bi Pride UK // (Volunteer) Head of Media & Communications - Running the media department with 24 individuals at an awesome LGBTQ+ charity Unicorn // Founder & Creative Director - A secret Bi Pride UK project launching in November RADAR // Co-Founder & Marketing Director - Connecting London's art scene

Skills

  • Management
  • Advertisement
  • Social Media
  • Public Relations
  • Creative
  • Team Development
  • Coordinating Teams
  • Positivity
  • Team Management
  • Media Communication
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Media Relations

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Bi Pride UK

    Bi Pride UK

    • Charity
  • B

    Brothers and Sisters

    • P

      PRISM

      • C

        Chivas Brothers, Pernod Ricard

        Work history

        Currently

        Head of Media and Communications

        Bi Pride UK

        Nov 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • New role directly managing the senior leadership team of the Media Department. Created four new teams for Bi Pride UK - Digital, Brand, PR, and Original Content (UNICORN). Due to oversee department of 24 individuals by Q1 2020.

        Currently

        Global Assistant Brand Manager

        Chivas Brothers, Pernod Ricard

        Jan 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • As part of the global On-Trade team looking after international campaigns for bartender advocacy for Chivas Regal whisky.

        2019

        Media and Comms Manager

        Bi Pride UK

        Jul 2018 - Nov 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • (Part Time - Volunteer) Wrote the brand identity, tone of voice, and visual guidelines. Built Media Hubs, Brand Hubs, and hired a team - built an entire brand marketing department from scratch. Collaborated with the largest LGBTQ+ charities in the UK for social media campaigns that reached 500,000+ users. Just finished expanding my team of diverse awesome creatives to ten people across two teams. Also working as Creative Director of Unicorn, a secret Bi Pride UK project launching in Q3 2019, with a small team of five working for me there.

        2018

        Art Director

        Bi Pride UK

        Jul 2018 - Aug 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • (Part Time - Volunteer) Created promotional materials for this LGBTQ+ charity, consulted on visual direction, and started development of a full brand identity.

        2019

        Junior Creative

        PRISM

        May 2018 - Dec 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Solo creative working on new business pitches, ensuring that each pitch has research insight, PR strategy, unique creative, beautiful design, and a great script. Also worked as Lead Creative for certain Aston Martin campaigns.

        2018

        PR Intern

        PRISM

        May 2017 - May 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • First as a four month internship in the Global Content Network - working on PR strategy, creative ideation, press relations, and graphics design. Then as a part-time PR Intern during my final year of university, mainly working on brand activations for Universal Studios.

        2016

        Creative Intern

        Brothers and Sisters

        May 2016 - May 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • An introduction to the advertising industry, specifically creative side, for a short time in the summer.

        Education

        2018

        BA(Hons) Advertising, PR and Media

        Middlesex University

        Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • First Class Honours. Deep dive practical degree into multiple funnels of the promotional industries. For my dissertation I didn't drop a mark and got 100%. Nailed it.

        Awards

        2018

        Dean's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Media

        Middlesex University

        • Achieved the highest grade out of all students, across all Media degrees, in 2018.