• Successfully responded to enquiries on all accounts through immediate verbal and written communication; executing thorough and individualised research for a range of enquiries from press. Further assisted regularly in the copy-writing and image finding for features appearing in key print and online publications • Assisted in projects and campaigns, providing expert advice, editorial write-ups and digital promotion for internal campaigns such as the Turkish Culture and Information Offices 2014 Bloggers competition, and external campaigns like the BFI’S Nuri Bilge Ceylan Retrospective. Assisted in press trip organisation and key logistical and planning support, including Rick Steins Byzantine Odyssey, Channel 4’s Travel Man in Istanbul and the London World Travel Market 2014 • Completed monthly reports recording achieved tasks and activity for each client, alongside thoroughly researched and documented wider global sector activity and audience trends • Contributed to the creation and implementation of PR plans and campaign strategy on all accounts • Perfected proficiency in writing and editing press releases for both trade and consumer target audiences- providing promotional, catchy, engaging, informative and brand aware texts, with verifiable and accurate research and a creative designed layout, whilst additionally acting as social media manager • Performed integral translations for all requested texts, including Pegasus Airlines’ global campaigns, social media and advertorials • Assumed financial duties through the creation of thorough and accurate monthly reports, alongside the physical and digital logging of all domestic and international invoices into the database.
• Assisted in the research, development and launch of Which? Birth Choice - a website to help expectant parents choose where to give birth and directly empower consumers of health and social care. Supported the public campaign and web development project by conducting customer and expert reviews and liaising with midwives, their respective comms teams and NHS boards to secure necessary content, images and statistics to input into the site, ready for its set date launch. • Demonstrated optimal organisation, communication, administration and multi-tasking skills through responding to all project related emails and queries, recording all project research, data entries, and email and telephone correspondence on visually clear and accurate spreadsheets as well as a shared database, and reporting progress through regular meetings.
Turkish Literature and Comparative Middle Eastern Literature; Histories and cultures of the Near and Middle East, East Asia and Africa., modern philosophy, Middle Eastern Archaeology