Zara Bosman
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Zara Bosman

Advertising Creative, D&AD New Blood ShiftLondon, United Kingdom
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Zara Bosman
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Zara Bosman

Advertising Creative, D&AD New Blood ShiftLondon, United Kingdom
About me
An empathetic and innovative storyteller with a knack for finding the sweet spot where the commercial and creative meet. I’ve worked at leading agencies in London and South Africa, been selected for advertising scholarships, interviewed Nobel-prize nominees and have poetry in an anthology at The British Library. Upcoming feature in the Dutch indie press Sunday Mornings at the River for their poetry anthology –'365 Days of Covid' (Nov 24 2021)
Projects
  • 365 Days of Covid
    365 Days of CovidPoetry anthology by Dutch indie press @Sunday Mornings at the River honouring key workers across the world, over the past year.
  • Designing For Good Competition Entry: The Bauhaus Waste House Project
    Designing For Good Competition Entry: The Bauhaus Waste House ProjectClimate change is the great issue of our times. We have not inherited the land from our parents, we are borrowing it from our children.
  • #GiveTheWorldAShot
    #GiveTheWorldAShotDigital advert created to encourage people to roll up their sleeves and fundraise with @crowdfunderuk for vaccinaid.org to play their part in the biggest vaccine drive in history! #GiveTheWorldAShot
  • Victoria's Secret Shame (SCA scholarship entry video, finalist)
    Victoria's Secret Shame (SCA scholarship entry video, finalist)Response to SCA scholarship brief to bring attention to something that matters to us in the form of a 2 minute video.
  • Real Sauce For A Digital World
    Real Sauce For A Digital WorldOOH posters created to spread the word that Sauce Shop are changing the condiment game with their additive-free sauces.
  • Choose Your Own Xmas Adventure (Topshop)
    Choose Your Own Xmas Adventure (Topshop)Top 20 finalist for the Pinterest open brief: Re-imagining Christmas with The Dots x Pinterest
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Work history
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    PR ExecutiveSearch Intelligence Ltd
    Oxford, United KingdomFull Time
    PR campaigns and strategy
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    Creative InternIris
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Worked on briefs for Suzuki, Lyle's and Starbucks, among others. Assisted on film shoots and voice-over recording sessions.
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Skills
  • Arts Journalism
  • Literary Journalism
  • Advertising Content
  • Content Writing
  • Editing
  • Poetry
  • Concept
  • PR Campaigns
Education
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    BA(Hons) Creative WritingThe Open University
    London, United Kingdom
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    Diploma in Journalism (1st year pass)Varsity College
     - Cape Town, South Africa
    Activities & Societies: Member of the Peer Academic Support System (PASS), writer and editor of the college magazine.
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Awards
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    Pinterest logo
    The Dots x Pinterest: Reimagining Christmas campaign open briefPinterest
    Selected out of hundreds of creatives as a top 20 finalist for an advert I conceptualised for Topshop in partnership with Pinterest and The Dots
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    School of Communication Arts logo
    SCA Merit-based Scholarship (Finalist)School of Communication Arts
    A finalist in The SCA's annual Merit-based scholarship competition.
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