Ryan McKiernan

Intern @ Partisan PR

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom


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  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Music
  • Festival
  • Blogs
  • Online
  • Administration
  • Web Content
  • Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Content and Media Writing

Work history



Sounds of Country

Mar 2015
  • Sounds of Country is a Tumblr based music scrapbook that aims to create highly shareable, bite-size content that covers the world of country music.


Arena Crew

Festival Republic

Jun 2015 - Jun 2015
  • This short-term employment involved preparing Henham Park to host Latitude Music Festival. Duties included painting all signage for the event and working closely within an arena crew team to arrange the festival grounds.


PR Intern


May 2015 - May 2015
  • Working as an intern for Partisan PR involved assisting colleagues on the running of media campaigns, maintaining contacts within the industry and general administrative tasks.



The Music Intro

Mar 2012 - Mar 2015
  • Over a period of three years, I managed to take The Music Intro from a fledgling blog to a well-respected music discovery platform that particularly excelled within the niche of country, folk and Americana music. My duties as the site's owner/editor included writing daily posts that covered a range of topics, fostering and maintaining professional relationships within the industry, and constantly tweaking the website's design to increase traffic and user accessibility. During my time working on the site, The Music Intro was shortlisted for Best Irish Music Blog and Best Irish Youth Blog two years running in the Irish Blog Awards, as well as receiving nominations for the Irish Web Awards.




Mar 2014 - Mar 2015
  • As a front-end supervisor, my duties included dealing with customer queries/complaints, handling substantial sums of cash, leading a large team of colleagues and ensuring department standards were maintained at all times.


Admin Assistant

Mckiernan Sons Construction

May 2012 - Aug 2012
  • This summer placement within the administrative office of a construction company involved handling invoices, customer queries, filing and general admin tasks.




Queen Mary, University of London

Aug 2012 - May 2015


    Irish Leaving Cert Irish Junior Cert

    St. Mel’s College

    Aug 2006 - May 2012