Samaa Addo

Events and communications coordinator

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  • LocationExeter, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Client Services
  • Customer Services
  • Email Marketing
  • Sales Support
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Photograghy

Work history

Currently

Events & Communications Coordinator

Regen SW

Jun 2015
  • Principal responsibilities ? Events: Liaise with venues, speakers, exhibitors and delegates prior to, at and post events, collate material and information for events including packs, badges and displays, assist in the design process of event material, attend events where required, post-event analysis, event marketing and sales. ? Membership: membership renewal administration, processing of new members, conducting membership satisfaction survey via phone, data management and membership sales. ? Communications: Copywriting, proofing, data management, scheduling mail outs, writing press releases, developing relationships with media, collate and mail out monthly bulletin, social media and website updates. ? Systems Confident with wordpress, mailchimp and workbooks ? Use of adobe InDesign, Photoshop and illustrator.

2015

Project Coordinator

Plymouth CAST

Jan 2014 - May 2015
  • Directed the planning and implementation of key strategic activities in the coordination of a £40 million project to convert 35 schools to academies. This included budget planning, HR training, and advisory responsibilities. Gained strong organisational skills whilst working closely alongside the CEO to orchestrate organisational and operational tasks and events for the academies.

2013

Intern

Red Rocket

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Social media advisor to three clients. Advised a leading UK exporter of British dairy products on their marketing approach to enter the US market. During 2013 Christmas campaign increased the Guildhall Shopping Centre social media followers by 20%.

2013

Intern

This is Music

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Edited content and sourced relevant images for 3,000 posts on an artist’s WordPress blog in 4 weeks.

2013

Intern

Inge Theron Associates

May 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Researched current spa & beauty trends to create content for the website and social media platforms. Used HootSuite to schedule and distribute messages on social media to boost followers and publicise ITANDA’s desired image. Acquired networking skills at business development events and contributed to the ‘Chronicles of a Spa Junkie’, a regular column in the Financial Times.

Education

2016

Graphic Design with Indesign

Exeter College

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
  • Produce accurate layouts using smart guides and align tools • Place, scale, arrange, and organise images • Create custom text styles: paragraph & character styles, • Create interactive files to include buttons, links, page navigation • Draw vector curves with the Pen Tool • Create type on a path • Using layers to organize content • Wrap text around graphic objects • Create multi-spread documents • Export to PDF for print and interactive documents • Prepare documents for commercial printing – pre-flighting & packaging • Understand the basics of the CMYK and RGB colour process • Using Master pages with nested master pages

2013

BA in European Studies (french Pathway

King’s College London

Aug 2009 - May 2013
  • The study of Modern Europe from different disciplinary perspectives with additional specialisation in the politics, history, language and contemporary culture of France. The third year of the BA European Studies degree (French pathway) was taught and examined at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po, Paris).