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Meet the professionals who are changing the marketing and communications industry around the world

Christie Hewood

Christie felt marketing was the career path for her, as it allowed flexibility to move between different industries. This has certainly been the case in her role as Senior Marketing Manager at XITE Energy, as she has skilled up in various aspects of marketing and business.

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Mary Glazkova

Mary originally trained to become an aerospace engineer in her hometown in Russia, but found people and communications was her calling. She now holds a position of VP of PR and Communications at Wheely, London, as well as owning an independent PR agency that helps Russian tech companies get Western media coverage.

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Laura Zanotta

Laura has worked in television, radio and magazines, but property has where she has found her home in her career. Her role as content marketer allows her creativity to flow as a digital storyteller about properties for a real estate agency based on Lake Como in Northern Italy.

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David White

David had a fascination with all things digital whilst studying business and finance at University. He got a job as a link analyst, before digital PR was even a thing and has gone on to set up a digital PR team working with clients globally…

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Jessica Traupe

Jessica stunned her employers in hospitality when she quit her job in order to travel. Whilst on the road, she found herself doing content writing to increase her travel budget. On return to Berlin, she gave herself three months to find a job in content marketing, which only took three weeks. Here is her story…

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Nicola Younger

Working as an Assistant for a legal newspaper in a London publishing house, Nicola developed a niche in writing for audiences and a keen interest in marketing and events. After various marketing roles including digital and in the public sector, she now works as Content Marketing Executive. Here is her story…

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Ashleigh Donald

Ashleigh has combined her degree in Hotel and Tourism Management with a career in marketing, which has led to her latest venture, Halo Business Consulting. Her story is evidence of what can be achieved in the industry.

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Corrie Jones

Corrie got into marketing and communications by accident at University as a Publicity and Recruitment officer for a charity fundraising society. The experience set her up in good stead for a career in marketing after graduation.

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Serena Pearson

Serena undertook a publishing internship in between leaving high school and going to University. After really enjoying the experience, she decided to give herself 2 months to find herself a graduate level marketing role without a graduate degree.

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Katheryn Watson

After originally studying fashion design and communication for 5 years, Katheryn struggled to find a career in the industry. By her own admission, she accidentally stumbled into the world of digital PR and content marketing, and she hasn’t looked back since…

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Melitta Campbell

Melitta studied Design Management at University, where she discovered her love for communications and marketing. 25 years on from leaving University, the enthusiasm still runs strong as she works as a Business and Communications Consultant and Coach.

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Julia Ryzh

Julia felt unprepared for ‘adult’ life after leaving University, but she hasn’t looked back. The transition from performer to leader was tough, but understanding the different tasks, strategies and motivational skills has helped Julia move up in the world of marketing and advertising.

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Becky Boyd

After graduating when the recession was at its worst, Becky quickly realised that working for herself would be a more secure option so she could control her workload and manage her anxiety

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Marta Ceccato

When Marta was in her mid-20s accepting her first marketing role, she didn’t realise that in the new role she was expected to attend networking and industry events on a weekly basis

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Aida Grigoryan

Despite being an International Relations faculty graduate, Aida found herself interested in writing. But only writing wasn’t enough to make a good career and so she started to take online courses on SEO and inbound marketing

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James Diamond

Clear, kind and courteous communication underpins every campaign James has ever worked on, and remaining consistent in this message strengthens his company culture

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Quincy Dash

Quincy’s communications strategies have helped many SME’s and influencers gain the buzz, attention and awareness they need to reach the next level, raising their public profiles nationally and internationally

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Kaine Shutler

Kaine started off as a web designer but as he got more into the practice, he recognised marketing and sales theory as key skills to have in order to produce web designs that were both user-friendly and conversion orientated

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Dinara Omarova

Dinara’s biggest challenge was to overcome the fear of “I am not ready”. There were so many times she felt she wasn’t ready to write her first press release, publish her first social media post, organise events on her own or even manage a campaign

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Emma Venables

Emma always knew she wanted to go into communications and design, so she took the traditional route of studying Graphic Design at college and university, before landing her first job at an agency and learning the ropes

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Fran Page

Fran loves marketing because she can be creative and see her ideas come to fruition

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Helen Croydon

Helen was a journalist for 15 years and an author of three books before jumping ship into comms

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Bethan Vincent

Bethan studied medieval history at university and soon after discovered her passion for writing and blogging

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Aled Nelmes

Aled’s interest in marketing started as early as 7 years old, when he and his elder brother sold unwanted household items and plants to people in the village for a children’s charity

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Sara-Anne Mills-Bricknell

Sara-Anne didn’t know a great deal about marketing, communications or PR until she was in college and sat down with her politics teacher to discuss her next steps

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Klaudija Nikolova

While doing her Masters, Klaudija realised that the traditional marketing path was not something that really appealed to her, so she decided to teach herself all about online marketing

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Vanky Kataria

Personal Brand Consultant, Two time TEDx Speaker and Digital Marketing Trainer, Vanky Kataria takes a little time to share his story.

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James Kingsley

After earning his bachelors degree in Journalism, James Kingsley realised that he didn’t want to be a journalist. To test the waters, James ventured into marketing – and hasn’t looked back since.

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