Mike Glenton

Mike Glenton

Photographer/VideographerManchester, United Kingdom
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Mike Glenton

Mike Glenton

Photographer/VideographerManchester, United Kingdom
About me
Trainee Social Media Assistant at One Manchester, working on the ‘StepUpMcr’ community fundraiser. Current Social Media Manager for The Silhouettes Project (a community-based music collective gaining substantial growth within the UK music scene) in a voluntary role. I’ve effectively executed work in social media and photography for Community projects, Charity events and live music venues. I have demonstrated great attention to detail and a consistent, high standard of work that my clients and employers have been thoroughly satisfied with.
Projects
  • HOME
    HOME'A young woman grapples with her dreams of being an artist as she adjusts to living back at home.' Really enjoyed putting my cinematography skills to the test after focusing solely on photography for the last three years.
Work history
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    Trainee Social Media AssistantOne Manchester
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    • Developing an effective social media marketing strategy • Creating visual and written content for social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc. • Devising and managing website content – SEO, Blog posts, Visual consistency • Supporting management with various admin tasks – Emails, Community interaction, Status Updates • Using Photoshop, Indesign and Premiere Pro to edit social media content • Promoting important events (Fundraisers & Community Projects)on various channels – Facebook Groups, Newsletters etc.
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    Social Media StrategistThe Silhouettes Project
    London, United KingdomInternship
    • Managing social media content – Organising posts for Instagram which have a weekly theme and schedule • Photographed live music events, portrait/headshot sessions and documentary shoots. • Content planning, management and creation that drives audience engagement - Interviews, Blogs, Quizzes and Giveaways • Editorial Judgement & Attention to detail– Making sure posts are carefully curated and constructed to be suitable for sharing • Growing social media reach – Attend weekly strategy meetings with the creative team and record label to work through ideas • Liaising with media outlets and radio shows to set up interviews for promotion of the project • Researching and completing administration tasks • Monitoring and understanding social media analytics and stats in relation to content strategy • Strong interpersonal skills with clients and excellent verbal/written communication via social media and email
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Skills
  • Photo Editing
  • Photo Assisting
  • Photography
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Video Content
Education
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    BA Media and CommunicationsGoldsmiths, University of London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Graduated in 2020 with a 2:1. Specialised in Photography practical alongside theorised essay work on a wide variety of topics within media.