Rachel Harrison

PR and Marketing Executive

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I enjoy keeping busy and learning which is why I chose to continue to work while studying for a masters. I am set to graduate in April 2016, with just my dissertation to go which is focusing on social media, consumer behaviour and luxury branding. I enjoy keeping fit and last Summer co founded an events company called The Privee Project in order for it to act as a marketing platform to connect health enthusiasts & bloggers with fitness brands in central London. Our last event raised over £2,000 purely through a social media strategy over 3 weeks for people that suffer with ME/CFS. In my spare time I write content for a few online health and fitness magazines. I'm comfortable with public speaking and have been a guest speaking at London Met University, speaking to master students about PR and Marketing in events.

Skills

 

  • Marketing PR
  • Branding
  • Marketing
  • Event Organisation
  • Communications
  • Powerpoint
  • Public Relations
  • Copywriting

Work history

Currently

PR & Marketing Executive

Chillisauce

May 2013
  • My job at Chillisauce consists of creating, implementing and executing marketing campaigns that align with the larger business objectives. I manage a team of two others, in which I have great fun with working as part of a team, and learning from one another. On a weekly basis I will meet with journalists from across both men and women's lifestyle, as well as national news, TV and Radio. I get a real kick out of securing coverage and executing a challenge. From recruiting the first ever team GB to compete in the Naked Sledding World Championships in 2014 in Germany to copywriting for fitness magazines and websites, I have a real drive to keep busy and learn.

2015

PR & Marketing Executive

Chillisauce

May 2013 - Dec 2015
  • I started working at Chillisauce as an intern and after two months was given the opportunity to become a digital marketing assistant. After 9 months, of learning about SEO, digital marketing and PR, i decided to start my masters in strategic marketing and continue with a full time job. At this point, I had be promoted to PR & Marketing Executive.

Education

2015

MA in Strategic Marketing

The London School of Business and Finance

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015
  • I'm currently studying for a masters in Strategic Marketing, and will graduate May 2016

2013

Media and Communications

Newcastle University

Aug 2010 - Apr 2013
  • I studied Media and Communications at Newcastle University and graduated with a 2.1

2010

Foundation Art Studies

University of the Creative Arts, Farnham

Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
  • I completed an art foundation course in between finishing my A Levels and starting University

Awards

2015

Starting my own event company

  • Last summer, I started an events company called The Privee Project, that organised events which put "influencers" in front of fitness brands. Specifically bloggers. The first event was at Tatler's Gym of the Year, Core Collective in High Street Kensington, with the second event being the first ever, 'floating yoga event' on the Serpentine, and achieved front page news in The Times. Our third event was to raise money for charity, and in three weeks and purely through a social media strategy, we manged to raise over