Matthew Riley

Brand and Communications Manager

Level
Mid Level
Location
United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

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About me

Communications specialist, with a passion for diversity and inclusion, and experience in art, fashion & design. Currently Brand and Communications Manager at INvolve, a diversity and inclusion organisation driving change in business. Previously Communications Executive (Change and Projects) at UAL and Communications Assistant (Europe) at COS. Creative Direction graduate from London College of Fashion, UAL.

Skills

  • Creative Direction
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Content Creation
  • Content Writing
  • Social Media Management
  • Diversity
  • Social Inclusion
  • Adobe
  • Event Management

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • University of The Arts London (UAL)

    University of The Arts London (UAL)

    • Design
  • COS

    COS

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • A

    Attitude Magazine

    • R

      Roksanda

      Work history

      Currently

      Brand and Communications Manager

      INvolve the Inclusion People

      Nov 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time

      Currently

      Communications Executive (Projects)

      University of The Arts London (UAL)

      Jul 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time

      2019

      Communications Manager

      INvolve the Inclusion People

      Oct 2017 - Jul 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • INvolve is a membership organisation championing diversity inclusion in businesses. INvolve consists of three initiatives; EMpower, OUTstanding and HERoes, working respectively across ethnic minority, LGBT+ and gender diversity. Overseeing and management of all Communications, PR and Social Media. • Brand gatekeeper - leading on social media strategy, management and external creative output. • PR & Media - managing our external PR agency to generate D&I focused content, cross-industry thought leadership pieces, research and analysis and brand awareness. • Content - generating content through interviews and thought leadership pieces, exploring current topics and areas of relevant news around D&I (mainly gender, LGBT+ and ethnicity). • Role Model Lists - working with the Communications team on the INvolve Role Model Lists (EMpower, HERoes and OUTstanding), from nominations processes to list publication and media partner relationship. • Events support - supporting the Events team with collateral, planning and running of events, including the Annual Role Model Gala Dinners. Press coverage including: New York Times, The Independent, Quartz, BBC News, BBC World Service, CNBC, Yahoo!.

      2017

      European Communications Assistant

      COS

      Aug 2016 - Sep 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Supporting the European Communications team across all EU markets.

      2016

      Communications Intern

      COS

      May 2016 - Aug 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Supporting the Communications Department at COS, working for all markets.

      2015

      PR Intern

      Roksanda

      Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship

      2016

      Admin Manager

      COS

      Sep 2013 - May 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Position of management at COS' Covent Garden Store.

      2012

      Fashion Intern

      Attitude Magazine

      Oct 2012 - Oct 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship

      2012

      Inhouse Photographer

      PanAm Bar

      Mar 2010 - May 2012
      • Liverpool, United Kingdom
      • Freelance

      Education

      2016

      Creative Direction for Fashion

      London College of Fashion, UAL

      Sep 2013 - Jul 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • LCF Graduate

      2013

      Sep 2012 - Jul 2013
      • London, United Kingdom