Malina McLennan

Office Manager/Geopolitical Analayst

  • LocationSaint Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom



  • Events
  • Office Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Affairs
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Excel and Powerpoint
  • Political Writing
  • Editing Proofreading
  • Writing Communication
  • Research and Reporting
  • Client Facing
  • Liaison Negotiation
  • Social Media Content Management
  • Audit

Work history


Recent Graduate Seeking Professional Experience


Jun 2016


Office Manager

Frontier Horizons

May 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Reporting directly to Executive Director, tasked with general office duties; geopolitical and market research, analysis and reporting; liaising with external contractors in IT, software development, marketing, and finance sectors; cold-called potential clients and collaborators; created promotional content for industry publications; wrote internal employee training guides and client guides for the products we were launching; successfully prepared for British Standards Institute annual ISO:2008 audit.


Risk Research Analyst

Frontier Horizons and Endeavour Maritime

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
  • Write regular political, economic and security risk analysis reports on countries and sectors in the MENA region. Daily, weekly, monthly, market research, and PESTLE formats.


Public Affairs Intern

US State Department

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Report and monitor social media presence; write briefing memos, blog posts, official correspondence on behalf of consul general interim; assist in planning and hosting events for creative community, tech community, entrepreneur community, and LGBTQ community; general office duties; produce how-to tutorials for visa applicants without a budget, using FinalCutPro X and iMovie applications.


Door-to-door Fundraiser

Oxfam Public Outreach

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Full time fundraiser seeking regular contributors under form of membership. Regularly achieved and surpassed sales objectives on daily and weekly basis. Hit between 80-200 doors per shift. Extensive research on organisation and sector. Two weeks of sales training.


Administrative Assistant

Inresidence Design

May 2010 - Jul 2010
  • Provided general administrative support to Executive Assistant.



Liberal Arts

Marianopolis College

Jul 2010 - May 2012