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I’m a budding marketing professional and part-time photographer-designer-blogger. I make my living as a marketing & communications manager for a B2B/B2C distributor of industrial fasteners and engineering supplies – mainly serving customers operating in the Oil & Gas industry. As I have a passion for marketing, I also spend some of my spare time volunteering my services to informal businesses and small start-ups… get in touch if you think I can help.


My Specialities

Marketing Planning & Project Management / Business Development & Networking / Marketing Products & Services / Event Management & Promotions / Copywriting & Website Maintenance / Graphic Design (Basic)

My Web / Software Skills

MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Photo Editing / Graphic Design (Photoshop, Corel Paint Shop Pro X2), Blogs & CMS (WordPress, Plone), Google Webmaster Tools (Analytics, Places, Ads, Coupons), Email Marketing / Communications (MailChimp), Social Media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc), Web Design (Basic HTML, appreciation of SEO techniques, WordPress), and still learning…

Experience

Grampian Fasteners – Marketing & Communications Manager, 2009 – Present

Careers Service, Universiy of Aberdeen – Student Marketing Officer, 2008 – 2009

Shell STEP Program Work Placement (3 months), Grampain Fasteners – Marketing Assistant, 2007

Education

MA Management Studies, Upper Second Class Honours – University of Aberdeen, 2008

Matric – St. Stithians College, 2001

Awards / Achievements

Most Innovative Fundraising Idea – ‘The Clannonball Run’
The UPprentice Challenge, 2009 – www.theupprentice.com

Best Media Coverage – ‘The Clannonball Run’
The UPprentice Challenge, 2009 – www.theupprentice.com

Local runner-up (North East Scotland) / Regional finalist (Scotland & Northern Ireland)
Shell STEP ‘Most Enterprising Student in the UK’ Competition, 2007 – www.step.org.uk

A bit more… About Me

A selection of marketing materials can be viewed in my graphic design portfolio (coming soon).

My full/current/most recently updated portfolio is also available to download – My Portfolio (coming soon).

Thanks for taking the time to visit. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, get in touch and I’ll do all I can to help.

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