Rory Day

Barista/Freelancer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Digital Media
  • Marketing PR
  • Email Marketing
  • Events PR
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Copy Writing and Editing
  • Social Account Management

Work history

Currently

Shift Leader

Caffe Nero

Mar 2015
  • • Working in a high pressure environment, maintaining high level customer service skills, with a professional manner that has been noted and appreciated by management. • Adept at rapidly learning, resulting in training and promotion

2015

Trainee Manager

Lush Ltd

Nov 2013 - Mar 2015
  • • Efficient management and utilisation of staff to significantly increase annual profit, • Major increase in effective use of social media channels, increasing followers by over 35% using no marketing budget. • Community outreach massively improved by events and campaigns work for ethical causes.

2014

Social Media Officer

The Dylathon

May 2014 - Nov 2014
  • • Created vibrant and effective social media profile strategically utilising both Facebook and Twitter to their maximum effect with minimal budget. • Raised awareness and ticket sales by 40% throughout 36 hour event by live tweeting acts and major guest stars. • Gained traction on social media platforms and created site traffic by correctly embargoing and timing press releases. • Project recognised by BBC’s Welsh Arts Review 2014 as a ‘cultural highlight’ of Dylan Thomas 100.

2013

Marketing Assistant

Mess Up the Mess Theatre Company

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
  • • Productively liaised and contacted both local and national press with aim to increase coverage of event, as well as working with online marketing assistant to create cohesive and strong campaign. • Ensured effective and even coverage of print material over the target area and demographic. • Actively worked with partners and sponsors to raise extra funds from SCVS and increased ticket sales by over 20%.

2013

Supervisor & Sales Assistant

Lush Ltd

Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
  • • Effective management support, with excellent communication skills to ensure messages and key information disseminated throughout team. • Ensured team met targets and provided a high quality of customer service, as commended in mystery shopper reports.

Education

2012

Performing Arts

Swansea Metropolitan University

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
  • Specialism in Marketing, Arts Management, and Events Planning, along with a focus on postmodern theatre and contemporary performance practice

2009

A Levels

Stowmarket High School

Aug 2007 - Jun 2009
  • A2 Level: English Language and Literature: B, Performance Studies: B, History B AS Level: General Studies: A, Critical Thinking: B, Physics: B