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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationIreland
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  • ProfessionsMarketer - Writer - Public Relations Officer

About me

Currently working at McDonald's as a Crew Member. Recipient of an MSc in Management and Marketing and a BA in English and History, both received from UCC. I have a keen interest in Drama and Theatre, spent a year as the Public Relations Officer for the UCC Dramat Society. I have well-developed communication, presentation and team skills developed through experience in the performing Arts and my time in college.

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Skills

  • Creative Writing
  • Advertising Creative
  • Socia Media
  • Graphic Design
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • IT
  • Market Research
  • Consumer Engagement

Work history

Currently

Crew Member

McDonald's

Nov 2017
  • Ballyphehane, Cork, Ireland
  • Full Time
  • The tasks of this job changes every day which allowed me to be trained in all areas from the front counter, drive through, lobby and kitchen.Accomplishments I have made some special relationships and bonds with the regular customers. Skills used in the job allowed me to demonstrate my willingness to learn, my peoples and my math abilities.

2017

Digital Marketing Officer

Suits Distributors

Sep 2017 - Nov 2017
  • Ballycurreen, Co. Cork, Ireland
  • Full Time
  • Identified the suitable target market email campaigns to ensure our open rates, delivery rates and click-through rates were above non-profit email marketing benchmarks. Built a formally non-existent email database into a platform that now includes hundreds of relevant companies and organizations across Ireland. Coordinated with organizations in order to get online adverts on their website to promote our offers. For instance one advert on the CIT Student Union website that related to our student offers. Worked with the manager to create graphic design templates for upcoming fashion brands for the company. Particularly their forthcoming George Best brand clothing range.

2017

Junior Account Executive

Hopkins Communications

Mar 2017 - Aug 2017
  • Crosse's Green, The Lough, Cork, Ireland
  • Internship
  • Worked with a variety of different clients each one being in separate fields. Notable clients include Jägermeister, Cork City Marathon, Trend Micro, etc. Helped generate a larger social media audience for client’s accounts such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat by increasing online activity and interaction with followers. Developed my creativity abilities in the writing of original and fascinating press releases and social media posts for clients. Helped in the organising and development of clients P.R. events. For instance Trend Micro’s “Star Wars vs. Star Trek Employee Event”.

2017

Public Relations Officer

UCC Dramat Society

Jun 2016 - Jun 2017
  • Cork, Ireland
  • Freelance
  • Advertised Society events and shows around UCC campus and the city by hanging up posters, handing out flyers and talking to people. Managed the social media accounts of the society such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat. I have had great success with my campaign ‘Dramat’s Monday Memories’. Raised awareness for the Society in an attempt to attract new members. Which proved to be successful as we had an influx of new members for the society this year. Attended stands in the main quad to advertise the society which helped to bring more familiarity to the society

2015

Marketing Assistant

Cork Opera House

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Emmet Pl, Youghal-Lands, Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland
  • Internship
  • Gained experience in all areas of marketing and promoting events. Wrote press releases for performances at the Opera House over the months to come from performers like Jimmy Carr, 10cc, Pat Shortt and many others Assisted in market research for upcoming events particularly their Summer Musical, 'Singin' in the Rain' Utilised my creativity to help promote upcoming events particularly when it came to writing short, interesting and somewhat funny details for their events on their Facebook page.

2011

Office Assitant

Tyco Electronics

Feb 2011 - Feb 2011
  • Mahon, Cork, Ireland
  • Internship
  • Ensured all current patient information was updated and collected appropriately according to the organization and industry standards. Stamped, coded, and entered all invoices for good operations into Excel spreadsheets. Managed and order supplies within the budget guidelines of the organization. Arranged, scheduled and coordinated all logistics and travel itineraries for Tyco Electronics staff members.

2014

Retail Assistant

Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Sep 2008 - Aug 2014
  • Cork, Ireland
  • Freelance
  • Worked as part of a team of 6 - 8 staff in a professional environment. Resolved customer complaints in a sensitive & polite manner Ensured the correct display, cleanliness, and tidiness of merchandise and promotions in the show at all times. Discussed and recommended additional products to customers. Showed an interest in every customer’s needs. Worked quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment

Education

2017

Master of Science

University College Cork

Aug 2016 - Sep 2017
  • MSc in Management and Marketing Rewarded a 2.2 degree at the end of the course. Marketing Modules: Digital Marketing, International Marketing Environment, Market Research, Strategy, Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Communications & Social Media Marketing Management Modules: Project Management, Ethical Issues in Business, People and Organisations and Organisational Dynamics

2016

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

University College Cork

Sep 2013 - May 2016
  • BA English and History (Joint Honours) Rewarded a 2.2 degree at the end of the course.  Developed project management skills  Worked with Lecturers and other students on class projects  Increased my critical thinking abilities  Improved my Research expertise