Sophie Cain

Creative Direction

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Digital Media
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Creative Event
  • Editorial
  • Events PR
  • Market Research
  • Coordination
  • Event Planning
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Partner & Creative Director

Oliver’s Cocktail Club

May 2014
  • - Pop-up cocktail bar and events start-up Management our permanent venue bar and team of staff as well a designing and organising bespoke event bars and menus. Liaising with clients and venues to discuss arrangements, payment and any particular needs and desires that need catering to. Marketing the business including management of social media platforms, organising magazine coverage and local advertisement. Book keeping and general admin. Events include private parties and functions, weddings and charity events alongside Oxjam Wolverhampton.

2014

PR & Marketing Intern

One Fell Swoop

Aug 2013 - May 2014
  • Working primarily within the arts, entertainment and events industries as part of a boutique marketing and publicity agency, assisting on the run up to events such as the UK’s largest African music festival Africa Oyé Festival, Threshold Festival & Liverpool SoundCity. Press release and copy writing working to tight deadlines. Managing and uploading to Africa Oyé’s social media accounts and enhancing the potential of these accounts via Hootsuite and tracking user generated content across these platforms. Contacting press for print, television and radio coverage of events. Updating mailing lists and building mail outs. Preparing resources and marketing materials. General admin assistance including uploading and updating event information to online systems.

2014

Beauty Editor

Liverpool Student Media

Aug 2012 - May 2014
  • Operation of a WordPress based site, editing site content and fixing basic glitches Contacting brands and companies for collaboration and product reviews including Urban Decay at Debenhams Liverpool One who I worked with on several promotional projects. Researching relevant content and trends for coverage and conducting interviews. Managing a team of writers, assigning articles and training new members on Wordpress. Managing the section’s social media platforms Assimilating data feedback and analytics to improve site traffic and encouraging the use of SEO within the team - Adapting work for publication in the print version of the site The Sphinx. Writing content for other sections such as Arts, Fashion and News

Education

2014

English Literature and Language

University of Liverpool

Aug 2011 - May 2014
  • 2:1 BA (Honours) English Literature and Language Modules including: Psycholinguistics, Modernist Literature, Women Writers, Pragmatics and European National Cinemas

2011

Fine Art Foundation

University of the Arts, London

Aug 2010 - May 2011
  • Foundation Diploma in Fine Art at Central St. Martins, Byam Shaw Additional: Award in Drawing (Fine Art)

2010

A-levels

Wolverhampton Grammar School

Aug 2005 - May 2010
  • Art - A* Psychology - A English - A AS Level: Business Studies - B