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Kellie Hill Media

E: kelliehillmedia@hotmail.co.uk

W: http://www.kelliehillmedia.wordpress.com

Blog: http://www.couchdesignews.com

Qualifications

Staffordshire University
  • BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism 2:1
 
As/A2 Awards
  • A2 English Language – C
  • A2 Media Studies – A
  • A2 Sociology – C
  • AS Politics – C

GCSE Awards

  • English Language – A
  • English Literature – A
  • Mathematics – B
  • Science – 2xC
  • Media Studies – B
  • Drama – A
  • Business and Communication Studies – 1xC 1xD
  • German – C
  • Religious Education – B
 
Other
  • NCTJ Shorthand 60 words per minute
  • NCTJ Law Pass Internal University Examination
  • BAGA General Gymnastics Assistant Coach
 

Experience

Oct 2011 to present                    Account Executive for Halogen Retail PR Agency
Dec 2010 to Oct 2011                 PR Executive for National Design Academy
July 2010 to Dec 2010              Floor Manager for H&M
Sep 2009 to July 2010             Online reporter for http://www.staffslive.ac.uk
May 2010                                    BBC General election stringer
Nov 2008 to Dec 2008            Channel M Manchester
Sep 2009 to Nov 2009             Channel M Manchester
June 2007 to June 2010          H&M (Accessories & Clothing supervisor)
March 2007 to July                  House of Fraser (Concession Clothing Department)
March 2007 to June 2007      Superdrug Stores PLC
Oct 2006 to Jan 2007             TOPSHOP
Nov 2003 – Nov 2003            The Gazette Media Centre
 

PR Comms & Marketing

Social Media PR & Marketing strategyUse social media platforms including; Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Youtube, Blogspot, WordPress, Tumbler, Google Analytics, Polyvore and LinkedIn to distribute news, raise clients’ profile, increase press exposure, increase profits and interact with the public.
Digital PR & Marketing consultancy – Advise clients & other industry professionals to how they can use social media/online content/advertising to improve outreach, sales and business contacts and develop full strategic plans to put in place.
Campaigns & Events – Liaise with press prior/during events and campaigns, contacting press prior to running a press office, overseeing social media platforms during launches, collating data and delivering accurate reports in Microsoft Excel, Word & Powerpoint. 
Blogging – Launched successful interior design blog The Design Hub for previous employer to increase company profile, industry links, media links and profits. Currently run fashion, art & design blog Couch Design News and also edit guest blog posts.
Chairing PR & Marketing meetings – discussing and implementing new strategies
Press – write press releases covering trade and local publications as well as liaising with journalists to “sell-in” stories. 

Journalism

  • Creating radio and television packages
  • Researching & compiling facts and information for features
  • Setting up interviews and interviewing speakers
  • Managing a team of journalists and camera crew during events
  • Online writing for websites & blogs – Adapting copy to reflect various publications and audiences.
  • Script writing – television / radio
  • On-location reporting

 Software

  • Microsoft Office
  • Macintosh operating systems
  • HD Camera Training  – Sony HVR –VR1
  • FinalCut Pro/FinalCut Express 4.0
  • Audacity
  • Adobe Premiere/Adobe Photoshop 

Retail

  • Management leadership and training course – H&M Hennes Ltd
  • Visual Merchandising & trend predictions
  • Planning and Prioritising course – H&M Hennes Ltd
  • Team Management & Extra Responsible – H&M Hennes Ltd
  • Fire & Health and Safety
  • Disability and Equal rights

Additional Information

I hold a full and clean UK driving License

Referees

Will provide contact details on request


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