Freelance Press Officer
Paula Wynne is a Freelance Press Office looking for freelance projects, creative work and outsourced contracts, as well as flexible freelance jobs working remotely or working from home.
Paula is a friendly, highly motivated and energetic individual with an ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels. She enjoys continuously improving on her current skills and organised timetable. She has a creative mind and considers herself to be a team player who works on her own initiative and above all she enjoy a challenge!
Paula loves being part of a team and bringing out the best in people. She is a confident person with an outgoing personality and a very positive attitude to life and the people around her. In previous positions she excelled at coming up with new ideas for marketing campaigns, writing publicity proposals and setting projects in motion.
As a Press Officer Paula has developed strategic alliances with corporate companies to enhance the client brand. Her strengths lie in perseverance, patience and tenacity and she flourishes in a fast, active environment. Being extremely organised, she is able to work to tight deadlines and enjoy lots of people contact.
She is flexible within a work environment and would like to hear from prospective employers who want an enthusiastic, productive freelancer able to work on fast publicity boosts or long term campaigns.
As a versatile and all round Freelance Press Officer, Paula has helped companies to implement PR, Advertising and Marketing campaigns as well as build corporate websites, such as The Cape Diamonds website.
These clients include:
* Galaxy Hot Chocolate
* Cape Diamonds
* The Vineyard at Stockcross and The Vineyard Cellars
* Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa and Donnington Valley Golf Club
* The Crab at Chieveley
* Oxford University Press Children's Books
* Wellington Riding and Wellington Country Park (part of the Duke of Wellington’s estate)
* Tadley Swimming Pool, Basingstoke Lido and Courtney’s Health and Fitness
* The Bunk Inn
Rapunzel Hair Studio, Cannon’s Health and Fitness, Worldwide Education Service, Radware, iKathi International, Kestrel Window Systems, Fiona Povey, Abbey House Hotel, Bythorn Data, Christine Hobson Couture and Flamingo Island.
Paula studied Public Relations and followed this with Marketing Management and has thoroughly enjoyed the interaction between the two. She has many years experience in a competitive market place in various roles and specialising in marketing and public relations.
Over the years she has built up a large portfolio of press cuttings and would gladly show them off to prospective clients.
It was announced recently that Paula had won the FreshIdeas Events Mentor Competition and was awarded Karen Darby as her mentor for the next six months.
Paula is also very proud that Remote Employment won the BT Global Action Plan 'Responsible Business Day' Award and Remote Employment is now working towards an Environmental Management Plan BS8555.
Paula counts these as special highlights her career:
* Helping to launch Remote Employment, the premier community site for remote and home workers
* Helping to organise The Remote Worker Awards, which aims to highlight remote and home working as the modern way of working
* Being awarded Karen Darby as her mentor
* Being nominated for Barclays Trading Places Top 100 Companies
* Project Managing Cape Diamonds website
* Launching Galaxy Hot Chocolate Bliss
* Managing the PR campaign for The Vineyard at Stockcross’ 2nd Michelin Star
* Managing the PR campaign for Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa when they won the AA Hotel of the Year
Paula launched the Remote Worker Awards, which aim to raise awareness of remote and home working as a viable alternative to the traditional nine-to-five office routine. There are a wide selection of prizes available including a Home Based Franchise, Five Business Start Ups, a Study Grant, a Penthouse Garden Office and lots of business support rewards. And Paula managed to get all of these prizes sponsored – the total value is more than £50k!
Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa and The Vineyard at Stockcross
Paula recently held the the position of PR and MARKETING MANAGER for an independent hotel group in Newbury. This was an extremely exciting position as the media liaison for Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa which won several awards including AA Hotel of the Year as well as The Vineyard at Stockcross which received a 2nd Michelin Star amongst other prestigious awards. Here she gained Local, Regional and National PR Coverage, including BBC South Today and ITV prime time viewing.
Oxford University Press
Paula also held the position of Press Officer for Oxford University Press to help launch press campaigns for Children's Books, including authors such as Geraldine McCaughrean's Peter Pan in Scarlet, Korky Paul's Winnie the Witch and Tim Bowler's award winning novels.
Company Care PR
As an Account Manager for a Communications agency in Reading, she managed clients such as Aimia Foods and helped launch Galaxy Hot Chocolate Bliss as well as other campaigns. She also project managed the Gold Bullion and Cape Diamonds websites.
Along with other daily business, Paula is a SEEDA Women's Enterprise Ambassador and talks to women’s groups around the UK about the exciting new remote working culture. Her personal experience and proof of her determination and persistence is inspirational. Paula’s passion and enthusiasm for knowledge, new experiences, and business focus motivates other women’s belief in their business and renews their confidence.
For a full CV and Portfolio of freelance projects as a Freelance Press Officer, please email Paula via the request button below.
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