A highly motivated & creative individual with a passion for Advertising/Media Planning, seeking a job vacancy in a challenging environment.
A graduate who is currently seeking employment in the Advertising/Media Planning sector. I enjoy being creative in a challenging environment and want to aid businesses to connect with the customers by producing effective advertising campaigns. My perfect job role will be one that requires me to develop a deep understanding of a clients business, devise campaign strategies and select the appropriate interactive marketing techniques to ensure the message is deliver to the right audience. I have work experience in both B2B and B2C sectors and have worked as a Marketing Assistant, Event Assistant, Retail Supervisor, Administrator and as a Customer Assistant. Through these job roles I have developed transferable skills that I believe I can use as an “Assistant Media Planner”.
Manchester Metropolitan University - Centre for Enterprise, Marketing Assistant, Manchester City Centre
September 2009 to May 2010
Aid in development of marketing communications in line with business strategy.
Research trends and interest of the student community.
Organise and run events for entrepreneurial students in accordance with budgets and deadlines.
Work with Student Enterprise to ensure perceptions of the organisation remain positive.
Use social media to connect and communicate with potential audience.
People management when attending/organising student competition both internally and when participating in nationwide competition such as FLUX 500.
Participating in team meetings and suggesting possible solutions to given problems.
Updating website content and being a project task chaser to ensure all team members check and provide content on time.
Producing and distributing market literature for events.
Producing reports on client feedback from events they have attended.
Administration task such as data entry, updating databases, answering telephone, email and setting up meetings. Organising filling along with incoming and outgoing post.
Innospace, Administrator , Manchester City Centre
September 2009 to February 2010
Organise and manage diaries for superiors
Communicate with clients via face to face meetings, email and telephone
Manage external queries by emails and written letters.
Using Microsoft Office on a daily basis to write/edit documentation, maintain diaries and keep track of expenditure
Research methods to reduce expenditure such as by switching supplier or to negotiate with new suppliers.
Work with superiors to publish weekly office magazine
Communicate with media companies and send out press releases.
Manage bookings of the meeting rooms.
Lahore Stores, Retail Supervisor , Victoria Park, Manchester
May 2004 to February 2010
Assisting in overseeing the day to day running of this local convenience store, a family owned business
Ensuring the smooth operation of the store and supervising and directing a team of staff
Liaising and negotiating with suppliers and ordering stock
Stock replenishment, stock rotation, store display and merchandising
Participating in any advertising and special promotions
Monitoring competitor prices and pricing products accordingly
Monitoring of supply chain, ensuring best value for the store and maintaining high standards of service and product quality
ASDA, Customer Advisor/Sales Assistant, Manchester
August 2006 to August 2009
Working as part of a team in this well known high street supermarket, assisting in the day to day running of the store
Assisting customers, ensuring customer needs are met and offering alternatives if necessary
Assisting and encouraging customers to use the new “Self Scan” system, and ensuring the system remains operational
Training new members of staff on the use of self-scan and checkout systems
Participating in environment campaigns, raising awareness of reusable materials and promoting the sale of reusable bags
Business Marketing and Enterprise, Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Manchester Metropolitan University