Matt Zara

Online Retailer


Work history


Marketing Intern

The Common Thread Project

Jul 2017
  • New York, United States
  • Internship
  • Assist Marketing & Communications Designer in day to day activities of the marketing department. Brainstorm and execute on marketing campaigns daily for our social accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, LinkedIn etc.), engaging with fans/followers, and monitoring our success. Develop highly effective content across various platforms (emails, blogs, website, newsletters, social media, etc.) Contribute to the creation and organisation of brand assets Research new marketing strategies, and present ideas Research current brand initiatives Assist in the creation of all blog posts, articles, and press releases Collaborate on design, photography/video projects


Online Menswear Retailer


May 2011 - Jun 2017
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Trading in sought-after, limited edition menswear for over 5 years Marketing products effectively in order to maximise profit margins Specialist knowledge of the sector, able to source hard to find, desirable items Copywriting and photography skills have been enhanced in the process



BA Politics and Sociology (Undergraduate)

University of Leeds

Sep 2015
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • On the Wellbeing Board for the university, advising on mental health, sport etc. Peer Mentor for the School of Politics Have taken additional modules in Sports, Design and Philosophy On track to receive a First Class degree