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Iain W.

Average rate
$45–150/hour
  • Joined January 2019

I am an experienced and dedicated communications professional with a passion for writing, public relations, marketing and social media.

  • Colchester, UK
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Iain W.
Colchester, UK

Worked with

Services

Categories

Public Relations Copywriting Marketing Social Media Development

Experience

Summary

I am an experienced and dedicated communications professional with a background in business development. I have a successful track record of delivery against corporate objectives and I work in a highly organised and reflective way.

Work history

Stonehouse Communications Ltd
Director
We provide services across the full spectrum of communications including business development, public relations and digital and conventional marketing campaigning as well as project management.
Federation of Small Businesses
Development Manager
Responsible for managing local campaigns and activity including media and marketing activity, social media, press release writing, copyriting for magazines, newsletters and external publications.
International Association of Bookkeepers
Marcomss Strategy
I developed a new marketing and communications strategy for the client including digital and media strategies and provided the operational plan across the business. Content for social media and pr support also provided.
Enable East
Social Media management
Providing support for the client to grow their social media presence and develop their professional networks using linkedin in particular. Producing content for linkedin based on existing website and recommendations on strategy development going forward.

Portfolio

IAB Awards 2018

Developed and managed Digital and PR campaign for awards including introduction of new tone of voice and key messages to awards to make them attractive to clients- previously were seen as old fashioned and stuffy. Twitter reach during awards ceremony alone reached 74000 accounts.

Keep Trade Local Campaign

Developed and managed campaign that raised the profile of small businesses. This included branded bottled beer, casked beer sold to pubs in the region with branded pump badges, digital and media campaign including broadcast to support, and a series of events across the region.

Small Business Expo 2017

Conceived and managed one day business exhibition that attracted over 400 day delegates. All seminars, speed networking and other activities fully booked on the day. Supported with branded materials, pr and social media campaign to raise its profile.

Education

Accreditations

Brentwoood School
A-levels in English Literature, Politics, Modern History. GCSEs:9 at A-C including English and Maths
Wine and Spirit Education Trust
DipWSET
Chartered Institute of Public Relations
Member (MCIPR)

Skills

Languages

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills

communications copywriting social media public relations marketing strategy branding event organization marketing newsletters press

Tools

Canva Hootsuite Trello LinkedIn Facebook Instagram

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours only

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Food PR & Communications