My name is Nicola Beth Firth, an aspiring public relations professional from the city of Bradford. Described as hardworking, responsible and a flamboyant character, I gained a distinction from my Creative Media Extended Diploma and have now moved on to study a Public Relations with Journalism degree.
I have expanded my skills in the PR industry through a variety of different roles. In my current position, I’m a marketing/public relations assistant at fashion and photography company, Flawless Studios. I started and manage the company’s Instagram and I apply a proven effective strategic approach to scheduling creative content for Facebook and respond to any queries raised through social media platforms. My other duties include – assisting with Google Ad words and SEO; in depth research to ensure the company able to account for any changes; web content writing; assisting with arranging sponsorship and events; live social media coverage at ‘Miss West Yorkshire’; planning exciting campaigns by setting measurable objectives and exceeding the desired results. I also carry out general receptionist/PA duties to the marketing manager and CEO requiring a high level of efficiency and self-motivation.
In June 2015, I worked in the marketing/public relations office at Shipley College, here I had my PR article published in local newspaper, Telegraph and Argus. I also managed an autism campaign which I pitched confidently to over 100 staff/students/local MPs in one day and from this gained a distinction*, excellent feedback and the campaign was in the 1000’s for total engagement statistics through social media, public participation and involvement. During the beginning of 2016, I was a member of two promotion teams, the Leeds Digital Job Fair and Socialite Sundays at the Light Shopping Centre.
Here are just some of the skills and knowledge I have acquired from my education, my roles in marketing/public relations, 3 years in retail, my part time role as a Customer Service Operator and the execution and creation of my website, ‘Nicola’s Fashion Thought’ – Customer Service; Communication; Social Media; Strategic PR Planning; Creativity; Exceptional PR writer with the ability to adapt to different mediums/audiences; Teamwork; Multitasked; Public Speaking; Initiative and Problem Solving.
With a thriving passion for the Public Relations industry, every opportunity is an exciting new challenge. I transfer my knowledge, experience, enthusiasm and day to day abilities to each project with the desire of becoming a highly established Public Relations executive in the future.
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