Marketing, Marketing & Business Management @
With over 12 years Marketing & Communications Recruitment experience in the south I really know the Marketing and Communications market. I have excellent marketing and business development skills and a passion for Social Media. I am always looking for a new and exciting marketing and communications opportunity. I love meeting marketeers and get a huge buzz from
With over 12 years Marketing & Communications Recruitment experience in the south I really know the Marketing and Communications market. I have excellent marketing and business development skills and a passion for Social Media. I am always looking for a new and exciting marketing and communications opportunity. I love meeting marketeers and get a huge buzz from finding Marketing & Communication executives a new beginning .
Everyone can learn something new everyday and I get great pleasure from training Carriage Driving and have co authored a book on the subject.
Specialties: Marketing & Communications, Marketing & Communications Recruitment, Internal Communications,PR, Copywriting and Digital Recruitment, On-line and Creative Recruitment, New Business, Social Media, Training and Carriage Driving
Marketing & Communications Recruitment Manager @ I am now the Marketing & Communications Recruitment Manager for Talent Crew a boutique recruitment agency specialising in three distinct areas:
•Executives in the SaaS Enterprise Software arena - Sales, Marketing & Communications and PR
•Documentation (Technical Authors/Writers, Copywriters, Copy Editors, Instructional Designers and e-Learning Developers)
•IT (Information Technology)
We believe passion, integrity, efficiency and dedication to customer service are our 4 core values and, in line with our name, it is our goal to supply you with the best talent possible. After all, talent powers a business to success! From February 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) Managing Director @ Specialist Sales, Marketing & Communications services to a variety of businesses who may be looking to grow or increase their head count. From January 2011 to February 2013 (2 years 2 months) Marketing & Communications Recruitment Manager @ Senior Merketing & Communications Recruiter - placing Marketing & Communications,PR,Creative & Difital candidates from all levels - Executives to Marketing Directors From October 2001 to December 2010 (9 years 3 months) Marketing & Communications Recruitment Senior Consultant @ Achievements included overall:
Motivating & building the team
Improved efficiency of the whole Company in particular the introduction of a bespoke recruitment database in 2006.
Significant billings as a consultant
Identification and conversion of considerable new business including B&Q, OS and Northern Tools. From October 2001 to December 2010 (9 years 3 months) Marketing Recruitment Manager @ Recruited at all levels for Marketing,PR, Digital and Design From October 2001 to December 2010 (9 years 3 months) Marketing Recruitment Consultant @ Calling prospects and clients to develop new business
Client meetings including presentations
Building the database via networking and attending events
Sending out e newsletters via 'my mailer'
Utilising 'Linked In', Twitter & Facebook
Continuous management of the website most recently to include RSS feeds
Solutions 4 Recruitment - Marketing, PR, Digital & Design Recruitment Agency - Bishops Waltham
Recruitment Manager 2004 - 2006
As the Recruitment Manager for Solutions 4 Recruitment, I have been responsible for office procedures including new business, management of the database and recruitment for the agency. I have managed three direct reports and have supervised their work load and annual appraisals. I am often the first point of call for advice in difficult situations.
Direct management of recruitment consultants and administrator
Presentation of proposals to new business prospects
Management and co-ordination of IT support & website
Assisting with Company Strategy & Business Planning
Resourcing both clients and candidates; The MD of Solutions had placed me in my two previous roles and when I was looking for a new challenge she offered me the role of Recruitment Consultant at Solutions.
Interviewing and assessing candidates face to face and over the telephone
Negotiating rates and offers
Creative copy writing for job advertisements & presentations
Working on a paper based system to match and select candidates
Rebranded the Company & transition to computer based approach using access and word files
Managed the production of a brand new website, marketing material and on line presence From January 2001 to January 2004 (3 years 1 month) Office Manager & Special Project Co-ordinator for PR & Marketing Communications Agency @ This role encompassed running the office on a daily basis as well as assisting the special projects team. MCC was very advanced in terms of Marketing Communications and I learnt a great deal and became responsible for the IT systems and assisted with the website and html newsletters.
Managed the office move for 25 staff to a brand new building
Assisted in the organisation for the annual journalist party in London with a budget of £20k!
Maintenance of the Company Accounts including debt collections From October 1999 to October 2001 (2 years 1 month) Office Manager for PR & Marketing Communications Agency @ Managed the Office,Accounts and worked on Special Communications Projects From 1999 to 2001 (2 years) Account Executive for Healthcare Informatics and PR Agency @ Prepared Client PR & Marketing Communications proposals
Liased with authors
Accounts, including credit control
Co-ordination of web designer From February 1999 to October 1999 (9 months)
B.Sc Hons, Marketing @ Lancaster University From 1987 to 1991 Marketing, Marketing & Business Management @ Lancaster University From 1987 to 1989 BTEC National Diploma, Business & Finance @ Padworth College From 1986 to 1988 BSc @ Ryde School From 1982 to 1985 BTEC National Diploma, Business & Finance @ Padworth College Sophie Adkins is skilled in: Advertising, Public Relations, Fundraising, Newsletters, Copywriting, Online Marketing, Direct Marketing, Customer Relations, Negotiation, New Business Development, Small Business, Event Management, Salesforce.com, Recruitment, Training Skills
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