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Sohail Ashraf

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Associate - Marketing Assistant - Recruitment Consultant

About me

A recent graduate from Manchester Metropolitan University with a 2:1 in Philosophy. After travelling Asia for 8 month, I am back in London and looking for opportunities that allow me to engage with people and put my innovative and creative approach to work. I have a keen interest in photography and editing, I created, designed and run my own website where I digitally document photographs from my travels.

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Skills

  • Abobe Creative Suite
  • Photography
  • People Development
  • People Enthusiast
  • Flexible Thought
  • Innovative Thinker
  • Analytical Thinker
  • Complex Travel
  • Autonomous Worker

Work history

2017

Marketing Assistant

Safety First Community Training Centre

Jun 2017 - Nov 2017
  • Bradford, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Marketing Assistant - Created and designed advertisement platforms to promote and raise awareness for the company and the courses/training they offer. Co-ordinated and led pitches to senior officials at primary schools in Bradford to promote ESOL (English as a second or foreign language) courses available to those who are eligible. Operated various social media platforms to promote the training centre and engage with the local community. Directed the creation and design of all poster advertisement, which were distributed across the city of Bradford. Provided the training centre a reliable and creative marketing approach which resulted in an increase of community members enrolling for courses.

2015

Server

MyLahore

Sep 2014 - May 2015
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • My role was to serve customers and provide them with an enjoyable experience. I was promoted to a server within two months of starting the job, which gave me the extra responsibility of being in charge of certain tables. Taking orders in a busy and hectic environment which allowed me to develop confidence and strong communication skills. MyLahore was the highest rated restaurant in Manchester on Trip Advisor during my time at the company.

Education

2016

Philosophy B.A

Manchester Metropolitan University

Sep 2013 - May 2016
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Studying for a philosophy degree was extremely rewarding as it taught me valuable skills that can be transferred directly to this role. Deconstructing and presenting large amounts of material and information was a major part of my degree, as was writing word restricted essays on large philosophical texts. As a result, I am able to relevantly present relevant material clearly and in a way that flows and appeals to people. It gave the capability to approach problems in a multidimensional way. I was often expected to argue from positions that I did not personally agree with, in result it made me open minded and able to see both sides of an argument in order to make a systematic and well constructed arguments. Adapting these skills to marketing with a creative twist comes naturally as I can identify and present information that appeals to people in unique ways.