Pepper Chikezie

Founder and Director, The Assembly

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly
  • Founder and Director, The Assembly

About me

A visually creative individual with strong experience as a Creative Content Creator, Researcher, Producer and Brand Consultant. I'm a seasoned fashion professional with a track record in delivering Creative Direction and innovative content strategies and projects. For 3 and half years I was responsible for rebranding and managing Africa's First and foremost 24/7 African Fashion Channel (SPICE TV) on Terrestrial (ONtv) and Digital Satellite TV reaching 44 Million viewers across Africa. Through actively working and engaging with the fashion and creative eco-system in Africa and the diaspora for 6 years and my passion for supporting entrepreneurs and startups, I was lead to found The Assembly Fashion Innovation Hub with the aim to empower and develop local talent for global success.

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Skills

  • Creative Arts
  • Digital Expertise
  • Social Media Digital Strategies
  • Fashion Styling
  • Production
  • Brand Creative Strategy
  • Copywriter
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Community Management

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • ITV

    ITV

    • Television
  • The Communications Store

    The Communications Store

    • Marketing & PR
  • S

    Spice TV

    • F

      FAB Magazine

      Work history

      Currently

      Nov 2016
      • Lagos, Nigeria
      • Full Time
      • The Assembly is a community and platform impacting and supporting the Fashion + Creative Eco-system through consulting and providing access to resources, mentoring and creating networking opportunities.

      2016

      Social Media Manager

      Scratch & Social

      Mar 2016 - May 2016
      • Nigeria
      • Freelance
      • Content Creation, Visual and Narrative Construction for Nigeria’s first International Nail, Spa and Bar www.scratchandsocial.com The Art, Creative Direction & Management of brand assets (Digital & Social Management) Events, Website, Promotion, Content & Campaigns. Raised brand profile and grew social media following by 50% which increased in store traffic and referrals. Developing and delivering compelling visual content for social and digital platforms.

      2016

      Head of Channel

      Spice TV

      Feb 2014 - Oct 2016
      • Nigeria
      • Full Time
      • General Management of SPICE TV, Africa’s first 24hr Fashion Channel on DStv (Digital & Terrestrial) 44 Million viewers across Africa, with strong focus on creative and commercial brand development. Developed 30 +original programs and vision for TV & Digital content platforms. The Art, Creative Direction & Management of channel content and brand assets (Digital & Social Management, Events, Website, Promotion, Content & Campaigns).

      2014

      Brand Strategy Director

      Spice TV

      Jun 2013 - Feb 2014
      • Nigeria
      • Full Time
      • Successfully lead the rebranding and repositioning strategy of SPICE TV under Consolidated Media Associates Ltd from solely operating as a TV Show to a 24hrs digital satellite broadcasting channel. In addition to running the editorial and commercial development of the channel, strategic business and brand management. Developed brand’s social and digital following from scratch with over 80% growth between 2013-2014 by building and directing media content and strategy.

      2013

      Jan 2012 - May 2013
      • Nigeria
      • Full Time
      • Delivering the Fashion, style and Art direction of each issue of the international fashion and lifestyle quarterly publication. Writing fashion, lifestyle and music articles, reviews features and styling unisex editorial stories for print and digital magazine. Daily blog and social media posts. Directly working with and supporting content producers, PR and Event Managers, directors, digital, creative and graphic teams and freelancers.

      2012

      Fashion Editor

      FAB Magazine

      Dec 2009 - Dec 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Delivering the Fashion, style and Art direction of each issue of the international fashion and lifestyle quarterly publication. Writing fashion, lifestyle and music articles, reviews features and styling unisex editorial stories for print and digital magazine. Daily blog and social media posts. Directly working with and supporting content producers, PR and Event Managers, directors, digital, creative and graphic teams and freelancers.

      2009

      PR Account Executive

      The Communications Store

      Aug 2009 - Sep 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Public Relations and Marketing Assistant to Luxury Fashion and Retail PR Agency.

      2004

      Stylist

      ITV

      Jun 2004 - Jul 2004
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Make Up and Wardrobe Assistant at ITV Studios

      Education

      2013

      MA, Strategic Fashion Marketing & Management

      UAL (University Of The Arts London)

      Sep 2011 - May 2013
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Award: Distinction Final Year Dissertation: Nigerian Fashion SMEs & Entrepreneurship

      2010

      BA, Culture, Society & Communications

      University of Birmingham

      Sep 2006 - May 2010
      • Birmingham, United Kingdom
      • Award: 2:1 Final Year Dissertation: Distinction | President of the African & Caribbean Society