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Sales Media

Location:
Agoura Hills, CA
Posted:
December 26, 2018

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SIMON WAKELIN

213-***-**** • ac71y3@r.postjobfree.com • 11661 San Vicente Blvd., #1000, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Editorial-minded publicist and communications strategist examining the way brands interact with audiences through content. Adept at transforming complex topics into engaging and informative content. Adaptable personality with leadership and management skills looking to interact with creative talent on all levels.

SKILLS

Team Leadership

Public Speaking

Research, Analyze and Process

Information

Strong Work Ethic

Verbal and Written Communication

Make Decisions and Solve Problems

Plan, Organize and Prioritize Work

High level of energy, passion, and

dedication

WORK HISTORY

Jun 2010 - Current

Los Angeles, CA

Communications / Public Relations Specialist / Simonizer, Inc

Planned and launched on-point marketing strategies and communications campaigns.

Initiated partnerships, managed communications, and provided detailed feedback to clients.

Drafted and executed promotional material in accordance with brand objectives.

Extensive duties as a researcher, copywriter, and photojournalist. Provided constant feedback on brand consistency.

List of clients include Anonymous Content, RSA, The Mill, Furlined, Supply & Demand, @radical.media, Stink USA, and Believe Media.

Jan 2015 - Jun 2016

Los Angeles, CA

Senior Editor / HDVideoPro Magazine, Madavor Media

Organized material, determined areas of emphasis, and assigned articles.

Proofread, edited, and evaluated final copy.

Produced layout in collaboration with the design team. Created long-term editorial calendars, due dates, events and story assignments.

Initiated key partnerships to maintain brand equity

. Jan 2008 - Jan 2012

Los Angeles, CA

West Coast Editor / Shots Magazine, Media Business Insight Limited Oversaw day-to-day activities of shots magazine in Los Angeles, including story pitches, assignments, final revisions, and various office functions.

Wrote content interviewing global leaders in advertising on new trends and innovative branding techniques.

Implemented editorial strategies leading to major upgrowth in sales and subscriptions.

Jan 2007 - Sep 2008

Los Angeles, CA

Editor, Photo Editor / Werner Publishing Corporation

Researched, assigned and obtained articles covering filmmaking and photography in advertising and film.

Organized material, and determined areas of coverage for three publications: HDVideoPro, DigitalPhotoPro and Outdoor Photographer.

Coordinated with and supervised an extensive group of journalists and photographers on a global scale.

Sep 2008 - Current

Los Angeles, CA

Optioned Screenwriter / Branded Content, Ozma Production

"Wave Dancer" female biopic on the life of Hawaiian World Champion surfer Rell Sunn, extensive rewrites with director Martha Coolidge, former President of the DGA. Optioned property. Worked with commercial directors analyzing and improving screenplays and treatments.

Jan 2003 - Jan 2007

Los Angeles, CA

Unit Stills Photographer / Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., Virgin Records

Advertising photography including an international print campaign for Pony via agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. Shot photography in controlled lab, field and remote environments, material used for press and publicity on feature films, commercials and music videos.

Edited, toned, captioned and uploaded photography for clients including Sony Pictures, Warner Independent, and Virgin Records.

EDUCATION

London, England Media Law in Post Graduate Studies PMA Group

Montreal, Canada Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Classical Studies Concordia University



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