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Firstname/Profession
Lisa
Account Manager / Marketing Specialist
8-12 years Experience
Auckland
441

Represented: 21/07/20

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Project name/Type
Tūrama Festival 2020
 
Specialities
Brand Strategy , Events, Marketing Communication, Marketing Strategy, Public Relations, Social Media Strategy
Industries
Arts & Culture
Views
62

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Project name/Type
The Naked Dinner
 
Specialities
Brand Development, Budgeting, Events, Marketing Strategy, Public Relations
Industries
Events
Views
60

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Project name/Type
Karangahape Road Business Association
 
Specialities
Brand Development, Campaign Management, Digital Marketing, Events
Industries
Advertising
Views
40

Bio

I am a Senior Account Manager specialising in branding and events with 8 years’ experience. I take a holistic approach to project and team management; adapting methods to suit clients’ work ethics and developing junior team members while supporting stakeholders.

 

I concentrate on the requirements of those both in and out of the office to ensure projects progress smoothly and benefit from everyone's’ key strengths.

 

Before moving to New Zealand, I spent three years heading up all major digital projects for a lead branding agency specialising in the legal industry. Such high attention to detail and the necessity for accurate information hierarchy, forced an improved user experience. Learning to work from the customers’ point of view has been key to creating websites that don’t just look pretty but accurately answer the requirements of a company’s audience.

Expertise

Account Management Budgeting Campaign Management Client Service Content Marketing Content Strategy Events Project Management

Software

Facebook Business Manager Mailchimp

Recent Employment

Communications Consultant / Mar 2020 - Present / Tūrama Festival

Auckland, New Zealand

 

As a freelance event organiser and marketing comms. contractor, I'm working on the rebrand, website, PR and marketing for Tūrama Festival 2020, taking place in October.

Senior Account Manager / Feb 2019 - Present / Monster Valley

Auckland, New Zealand

 

Monster Valley is a boutique creative agency based in Auckland’s artistic hub of ‘K’ Road’. I worked with the owner, a junior staff member, and creative freelancers, to develop their business, produce high standard content to brief, and organise an experimental arts event with over 900 patrons.

 

Achievements:

 

-Profitable business approach: I worked with the founder to develop a two-fold business approach to focus on (a) acquiring retainers with larger clients and (b) offering attainable packages for smaller clients. Retainers provide ongoing streams of communication with clients allowing us to plan content creatively and in alignment of existing brand strategies. The packages for smaller businesses come with feasible price tags, and grouping multiple shoots meant reduced costs (and higher profit) for Monster Valley.

 

-Event Management: I helped organise 40 artists, stakeholders, event staff and more to execute an arts and music festival attended by over 900 people - including a website build and social media promotion.

 

-People management: I mentored a junior member of staff to aid her next steps within the company, increase the agency’s social media presence, and introduce a promotion strategy for events. Clients: Tiger Beer, Hallertau Brewery, Harpoon Cold Brew, Quick Brown Fox Coffee Liquor, Go Good, F45 Gyms, The Experiment (arts festival), Black Lagoon (arts event), Taku Honey, Karangahape Road Business Association.

Account Manager / Apr 2016 - Dec 2018 / Overture London

London, United Kingdom

 

At Overture London we look after the branding and communication strategies for many of the top law firms and professional services in the UK and internationally. I specialise in running projects for clients to rejuvenate or realign their brand to better position themselves in the market. These projects involve creating and dissecting briefs, understanding client needs and in some cases helping them to better understand the route to achieving their objectives.

Industries I know well

Agency
Arts & Culture
Events
Hospitality
Law
Retail

Mediums I know well

Activation / Experiential
Digital

Qualifications

Middlesex University: BA Design: AWARDED 2:1

Barnet College: BTEC National Diploma Art & Design: AWARDED 3 DISTINCTIONS

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