Patrick Williams

Patrick Williams

Account Executive at Pumpkin
London, United Kingdom

Positions

Junior Account Manager
London, United Kingdom
January 2017 - Present (11 months)
Account Executive
London, United Kingdom
March 2015 - December 2016 (1 year 9 months)
HR Intern
AAYA
January 2015 - March 2015 (2 months)
• Creating an online community for employees working at restaurants Babaji and Duck & Rice.

• Designing training programmes, menu manuals, tests and news updates.

• Researching appropriate candidates for the Assistant Manager role at Babaji, then carrying out interviews with these candidates.

• Aiding with photoshoots of restaurant dishes and reviewing new restaurant menus.
PR Intern
a number of names*
October 2014 - December 2014 (2 months)
• Developing and maintaining strong relationships with fashion press contacts, which helped to achieve maximum press coverage for new clothing collections.

• Helping to organise new clothing launches by finding appropriate venues in London and communicating with managers to negotiate prices.

• Arranging the show rooms for press events and managing stock for a number of clothing brands, including Billionaire Boys Club, Ice Cream and Gourmet.
Junior Account Executive
London, United Kingdom
August 2014 - September 2014 (1 month)
• Managing Christmas gifts strategy for Nando’s High Five customers by discussing prices and designs with bespoke pyjama and candy companies.

• Helping to manage contract workers and organise the John Lewis hospitality sector at ‘On Blackheath’ festival.

• Contacting press to achieve coverage for Thorpe Park’s Fright Night and Deezer. Working with the press at Under Armour’s kit launch.

• Finding suitable venues for events held by giffgaff and Niccocino, as well as negotiating prices with the venue managers
Work Experience
Pretty Green
August 2013 - September 2013 (1 month)
• Contacted pubs around London and negotiated prices and stock to find the best location for the Magners ‘Now is a Good Time’ campaign.

• Researched unique infographic designs to advertise a new EA game, then contacted graphic design companies to discuss ideas and prices.

• Collected and organised important information for co-workers, involving companies such as Virgin Media, Play Kinky, EA and blinkbox.
Work Experience
Creative Artists Agency
July 2013 - August 2013 (1 month)
• Reviewed possible new sponsorship deals for top flight National Hockey League (NHL) players (e.g. with Gatorade and Reebok).

• Researched and gathered evidence to help NHL players choose the right sponsorship deals to enhance their career.

• Took part in and contributed to business meetings involving NHL players and discussed their individual team contracts.
Work Experience
American Group Management
June 2013 - July 2013 (1 month)
• Reviewed possible new sponsorship deals for top Olympic Athletes (e.g. with Under Armour and Ralph Lauren).

• Attended one-on-one seminars with founder Brant Feldman who has broad experience as an agent for top sporting athletes.

• Discussed possible public relations campaigns to promote the athletes and their current sponsorship deals.
Work Experience
Pretty Green
July 2012 - August 2012 (1 month)
• Conducted background research for clients’ upcoming events.

• Brainstormed marketing and branding opportunities for client brands.

• Researched niche, but fast growing, sports for possible future sponsorships.
Work Experience
Carnival Film & Television Limited
July 2010 - August 2010 (1 month)
• Assisted producers in organizing script evaluations and edits.

• Proof-read scripts and identified errors and inaccuracies for editorial team.

• Verified facts, dates and statistics using research tools and standard reference sources.
Work Experience
Atlantic Records
July 2009 - August 2009 (1 month)
• Conducted analysis and research into possible new signings for the company.

• Assisted music producers in evaluating attractive and fast-growing areas in the teenage music sector.

Education

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Psychology , 2.1

Cardiff Metropolitan University
2011 - 2014 (3 years)

St John's School Leatherhead
2009 - 2011 (2 years)

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