Sarah Ahmed

PR Intern

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

As a recent graduate from the University of Nottingham obtaining an upper second-class honors (2.1) in BSc Management (Hons), I am interested in launching and developing a career specifically relating to business to consumer brand, fashion and retail marketing.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Market Research
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Word
  • Time Management
  • Administrative Organisational Skills
  • Communication Presentation
  • Self Driven Individual
  • Team Coordination
  • Analytic Problem Solving

Work history

Currently

PR Intern

The Clear Agency

Aug 2015
  • My most recent work experience as a PR Intern has taught me how to successfully monitor for coverage, handle blogger and celebrity gifting, pulling sample requests and booking couriers and process returns, keep the PR area & showroom clean and tidy and answer multiple telephone requests.

2014

Market Research Intern

Emery Hill Media

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Taking place at the Google campus in London, this entrepreneurial environment helped me to gain first hand insight into understanding how ideas are developed and then implemented. My responsibilities included, sourcing leads from the Oil and Gas database called Rigzone and applying my findings to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet., conducting market research via telephones interviews by asking potential clients their current marketing strategies used and lastly I was trained on how to open a sale by confidently pitching the magazines advertisement services to potential clients.

2012

Supermarket Assistant Operations

Waitrose

Mar 2011 - Aug 2012
  • During my time at Waitrose I worked in a high pressured, challenging environment where I was required to multitask and ensure that I met and exceeded the targets set. My responsibilities included assisting customers who required help or supervision, using a barcode reader handset to conduct audit checks on available stock and making final price reductions and lastly I was trained on how to use the checkout tills.

Education

2015

Sc(hons) BManagement

University of Nottingham

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • I obtained an upper second-class honors (2.1). My time at the University of Nottingham taught me how to work strategically and manage my time more effectively. My course required me to complete a mixture of both creative essay writing modules such as marketing strategy as well as analytical modules including management accounting and decisions.

2012

History, Business Studies, Psychology

St. Michael’s Catholic Grammar School

Aug 2010 - Apr 2012
  • I completed these A Level subjects and obtained a grade A in Business studies and a grade B in both history and psychology

2010

11 Gsces

Copthall School

Aug 2005 - Apr 2010
  • I obtained 11 GSCEs with grades ranging from A*-C