Sara Leeson

Brand Director

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

Projects credited in

Skills

  • Digital Advertisement
  • Advertising
  • Planning
  • Strategy
  • Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Build Relationships
  • Client Relationships
  • Commercial Partnerships
  • Creative Partnerships
  • Budegting

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Hearst Magazines UK

    Hearst Magazines UK

    • Publishing
  • The Royal British Legion

    The Royal British Legion

    • Charity
  • O2 Telefonica

    O2 Telefonica

    • Technology
  • Hello! Magazine

    Hello! Magazine

    • Publishing

Work history

2020

Partnerships Manager

John Brown Media

Jan 2020 - Aug 2020
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working for Waitrose & Partners driving incremental revenue through strategic brand partnerships across emerging client sectors utilizing all of the platforms for the brand.

2019

Partnerships Manager

Hearst Magazines UK

Jan 2018 - Nov 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working in the newly formed Events team at Hearst UK tasked with driving new revenue streams into the business I was in charge of growing client relationships and driving creative partnerships and launching new headline events across multiple brands such as Elle Weekender, Red Smart Women Week & Women’s Health Live.

2017

Agency Director

Hearst Magazines UK

Sep 2016 - Dec 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Hearst UK restructured it’s commercial output to be agency group focussed I was Director of Publicis Group and IPG as well as all Independent agencies. Running a team of two, our task was to drive revenue and share across these key agency groups through excellent relationships and leveraging the 22 brands across all platforms including print, digital, app and events.

2016

Brand Director

Hearst Magazines UK

Jun 2013 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Brand Director for Country Living and House Beautiful Magazines across print, digital, events and e-commerce. Running a team of 6 people I was responsible for the planning, strategy, budgeting and P&L for both brands as well as the day to day running of the sales team ensuring that we exceeded all set targets.

2013

Advertisement Manager

Hearst Magazines UK

Feb 2011 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Advertisement Manager for Psychologies Brand tasked with running the strategy and sales team to drive revenue across the print and digital platforms

2011

Advertisement Manager

Hello! Magazine

Aug 2003 - Feb 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • During my 8 years at Hello! Magazine I rose from a Junior Executive to Ad Manager takes with all aspects of revenue generation across both print and digital for agencies and clients for both general advertising and creative partnerships.