Rikesh Chauhan

Social Media Manager and Photographer, The Rake

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

  • Still Life Stylist & Set
    Social Media Manager and Photographer, The Rake

About me

Singer, writer and photographer based in East London. Currently the social media manager and in-house photographer for luxury menswear magazine, The Rake. I'm also an ambassador for suicide prevention charity, CALM, and careers mentor at University of Westminster.

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Skills

  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Music
  • Videography
  • Brand Creative Strategy
  • Branding
  • Social Media
  • Social Meda Strategy

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Turnbull & Asser

    Turnbull & Asser

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • The Rake

    The Rake

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • Born Social

    Born Social

    • Marketing & PR
  • S

    Starcount

    Work history

    Currently

    Social Media Manager & Photographer

    The Rake

    Nov 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Management of all social media and in-house photography. Feature writer, curator and styling.

    2019

    Social Media & Copywriter

    Turnbull & Asser

    Jul 2017 - Nov 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • As the sole social media coordinator and lead copywriter, I am responsible for all social media content creation, strategy and paid media, focusing on building the community and overall engagement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. I also organise, shoot and executive all influencer campaigns. As the lead copywriter, I oversee all elements of tone of voice which includes web, email, social media, press and editorial. Working closely with the design team, I create all product names, descriptions and collection press releases for Marketing and eComm (AW/SS17, AW/SS18 and 2018/19 capsules).

    2017

    Senior Creative

    Born Social

    Apr 2016 - Jul 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Senior Creative responsibilities include the hiring and on-boarding of new Creatives, client and creative troubleshooting, team leadership, process, product and team development, internal and external presentations. I also lead creative for Born Social's own social media presence.

    2016

    Junior Creative

    Born Social

    Jun 2014 - Mar 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • As a Creative my core focuses were in art direction, branding, photography, graphic design and copywriting. I lead creative for all clients in Amsterdam, following Born Social's expansion into the Netherlands in early 2015. I curated and lead photography for Born Social's social content on Instagram in addition to contributing to Twitter and Medium as a writer. Externally, I gave talks on social media management for a variety of agencies and brands looking to utilise social.

    2014

    Videographer

    Starcount

    Oct 2013 - Mar 2014
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • I was the video lead at social media company Starcount. We launched a music platform called Be Discovered, in which I created all video content (75+ videos including interviews and live performances from artists including Little Simz, Shakka and more). I also ran and controlled Be Discovered's social media presence.

    2013

    Videographer

    Entertainmentwise

    Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Filming, producing and editing videos for online entertainment website, Entertainmentwise.

    2016

    Content Writer

    Sampleface

    Jan 2013 - Jun 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • I joined music blog Sampleface as a feature writer before becoming head of UK content the following year.

    2012

    Digital Content Manager

    RGS Music Group

    Sep 2011 - Jul 2012
    • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • I created and managed the digital content and social media for Milton Keynes based record label RGS Music Group (formerly RGS Entertainment).

    Education

    2011

    2:1 BA Commercial Music

    University of Westminster

    Sep 2008 - Sep 2011
    • London, United Kingdom

    Awards

    2016

    Best Medium Sized Agency

    Born Social

    • Born Social