Hi there, my name's Philly and I sell ideas through funny and moving storytelling. I have over 6 years of experience working in communications, in-house and at top agencies including: Droga 5, Publicis, Gravity Road and Brave. I’ve worked on major brands including Apple, Amazon, Barclays, Tokyo Olympics and Coca Cola. Before this, I worked in journalism and filmmaking, writing and producing for Vice, BBC, Channel 4 and Al Jazeera. I also snuck in some significant experience as a Content Marketing Manager and have a distinction in strategy from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. My work has been featured in Campaign Magazine, Adweek, Muse by Clio Awards, David Reviews, AdAge, BBC and shown at The Barbican. In 2019 I was a finalist in the Cannes Lions 2019 cover competition. If I’m not working, you’ll find me reading Kurt Vonnegut, mentoring students or finishing my first book: "Passive aggressive notes to flatmates." If you're interested in my work, do get in touch: � 07986 330 456 � firstname.lastname@example.org SKILLS: ✔Copywriting ✔Ideation ✔Pitching ✔Strategy ✔Creative ✔Art Direction ✔Adobe Photoshop ✔Social Media ✔SEO/ Inbound content Fun fact: I’m very much one for a side-project and have a keen interest in science and technology. I was a VIP auditionee on Britain’s Got Talent 2019 as the Rapping Dinosaur of Kent – teaching about mass extinction through song.
- Barclaycard Business: We take business seriouslyWhilst I wasn’t involved in The Crystal Barn spot, it does set the tone for the next in the “We take business seriously” series. I was part of the creative team that came up with the idea and wrote copy and helped with the art direction of the campaign. Coming 2021
- Barclays x AppleBarclays and Apple wanted to drive awareness of the iPhone XI’s new monthly payment plan. It’s the best value way to buy the new phone, letting customers save up to £270 compared to buying it through a network. So I dramatised all the wonderful things you could possibly do with the savings.
- Dove x GettyAdAge ran a competition for their Cannes Lion 2019 issue cover in partnership with Dove and Getty’s “Show Us” initiative. The ‘Show Us’ collection is a range of new stock photos that feature a diverse range of women living their everyday lives – something rarely shown in the media. AdAge wanted a cover that would act as a rally cry for marketers – showing if they portrayed women in representative ways they could change the world. Out of over 700 entries, our cover was selected as one of 10
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London, United KingdomFull Time
Droga 5 is Campaign Magazine’s ‘creative advertising agency of the decade.’ Working on creative campaigns for some of the agency’s largest clients including: Amazon, UNIQLO, Kimberley Clark, Seat and Coca Cola. Involved in all aspects of the development of the work from, creating assets to assisting in their production. ▶ Came up with idea for Rustlers 2020 campaign which was selected as Campaign Magazine's "Pick of the week" and Adweek's "Ad of the day." ▶ Came up with the idea behind Barclaycard Business B2B tech campaign driving additional revenue for Droga 5. ▶ Instrumental in the ideation of Amazon Studios 2021 campaign to support the launch of a new global show – led to Droga 5 working on other campaigns for their business. ▶ Ideated and planned Barclays and Apple B2C campaign delivering on KPI’s within a week of running. ▶ Contributed to intensive brainstorming session that won Coca Cola business for the agency. ▶ Came up with idea behind the winning pitch concept for Seat’s new sports car launch: The Cupra Formentor.
CopywritingSchool of Communication Arts
London, United Kingdom
Creative marketing and advertising school supported by Sir John Hegarty, Drayton Bird and Dave Trott. It is sponsored by creative communication companies including: Facebook, M&C Saatchi, AMV BBDO and Havas. ▶ Web design, copywriting, history and fundamentals of effective advertising. ▶ Adobe Suite including: Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere Pro. ▶ Director of Photography for film on Sir John Hegarty. ▶ Attended workshops with case studies by leading creative directors, copywriters and art directors.