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Vivien Solak

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMarketer - Content, Copywriting & Journalism - Event Manager


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About me

A confident, tenacious and proactive team player with an extensive knowledge of event programming and management, marketing, and social media within the creative, retail, hospitality and corporate industries.


  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Promotional Event
  • Online
  • Print
  • Brand Management
  • Design
  • Direct Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Event Execution
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Photoshop
  • Word

Work history


PR & Events Manager


Jan 2016 - Aug 2016
  • - Curating, programming and managing an eclectic range of events to fit the Waterstones vision for the new Tottenham Court Road store, bar and cinema space (opened Dec 2015) - Forming and developing working relationships with key publishers and public figures - Managing events operations and logistics with the bar and store managers - Creating marketing campaign for the store and events including PR and social media strategies - Running all social media accounts, including Twitter account of 65k followers, with consistent posts in the Waterstones TCR style - Creating weekly newsletter sent to a list of 500 (and counting) - Designing all POS and graphics in keeping with house style


PR & Marketing Consultant


Jun 2014 - Jan 2016
  • - Creating and executing PR and social media campaigns for clients including Leo Joseph London, Secret Me Ltd, Little Ghost Bagels, Clementine Communications - Running and managing blog and social media channels to brief - Running private and promotional events to client specifications - Coverage gained includes: Vogue, Esquire, The Times, Metro and City AM for clients such as Nicholas Feuillatte, La Maison du Chocolat and Les Gourmets Des Ternes


Marketing & Sales Assistant


May 2013 - Jul 2014
  • - Creating marketing copy: social media channels, e-commerce copy and press releases - Curating events and launches in-store and at London Fashion Week - Trend-forecasting, buying and sales assistance


Marketing Intern

The Great Escape Mama Group

Feb 2013 - Jun 2013
  • - Writing online copy and managing daily blog and social media channel - Producing marketing copy for all social media channels - Shadowing event management (assisting bookers and promoters) with admin assistance


Marketing Intern

Thomson Reuters

May 2012 - Jun 2013
  • - Generating content for media coverage for Machine Readable News - Assisting PR office in the creation of corporate events - Data analysis and presentation - Administrative office support



BA(Hons) Journalism

London College of Communication

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014


    A Levels and Gcses

    Ashcroft Technology Academy

    Jul 2013 - May 2010