CV, Recent graduate wanting to start a career in digital media

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11980

Skills keywords: brand management, copywriting, market research, social media, writing
Short Bio:

I have recently completed my English Literature and Creative Writing degree at Aberystwyth University. During my time at Aberystwyth I studied in Utica, New York for a semester.

I believe the communication skills I have acquired over the course of my education have enabled me to adapt to most, if not all, fields of work. I want to explore a career in digital/social media.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Marketing, media and design
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Australia, canada, Netherlands, new zealand, North America, Norway, Sweden, United States


BA English Literature & Creative Writing 2011-2014

Aberystwyth University

Literature subjects covered include: literary theory, structuralism, psychoanalysis, narratology, cross-cultural dialogues, and text in technology. Writing subjects covered include: reviews, biographies, and extended short stories. During my time at Aberystwyth I studied in Utica, New York for a semester, where I took classes in broadcast journalism and writing for public relations.

BTEC Music (Distinction), Media Studies (B), Drama (B), English Lit (C) 2008-2010

Plumstead Manor


With Love From Summer, London January 2014 – Present

Head of Social Media Marketing

I develop and maintain the jewellery company’s brand image to a high standard across various different media channels.

• I created and numerous social media accounts for the company, and continue to manage and maintain them efficiently.

• I regularly educate myself on current social media trends and create ways to implement them on behalf of the company.

• I conduct market research on new trends both in fashion and media.

• I assist in managing the company brand, helping create a specific image for the business.

Additional duties include:

• Interacting with customers and handling queries

• Influencing product design

Listen Fundraising, London February 2014 – March 2014

Telephone Charity Fundraiser

I increased the contributions of individuals by building positive relationships with the supporter. Also raising awareness of behalf of the charities for the cause and the organizations goals.

• I developed an excellent telephone manner, communication skills and customer service skills.

• I memorised large chunks of text and facts, including financial disclosures.

• I handled personal data on behalf of the support, including setting up direct debits.

• I worked to and exceeded targets in every single shift (including during training).

• I was able to use a call database system.

• I tailored my conversational skills to suit a range of different personalities in order to build a rapport with and persuade supporters.

Ichthus Revive!, Sussex Seasonal (Summers 2009 – 2013)

Catering service – roles in kitchen, waitressing, café and shop

I volunteered for a week every summer in a busy outdoor kitchen/shop/café at a Christian retreat.

• Food preparation

• Food service

• Cleaning

• Handling money

• Customer interaction


• IT skills: Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher.

• Skills in social media: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, WordPress, Pinterest.

• Knowledge of Hootsuite.

• Typing speed of 100 WPM.

• Basic understanding of French and German.

• Basic knowledge of Photoshop.