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Phone: (UK) 07722137072|Email: dbholbrook@mail.com|BenHolbrook.blogspot.com DOB: 09/02/84 (27) |Nationality: British |Current Location: Barcelona, Spain

– Online Digital Marketing & Communications (09/2010 to 07/2011) • • • • • •

Created optimized SEO Content/Copywriting for company website, blog & social media Researched site statistics and KPIs (Google Analytics) Keyword research (Google Keyword tool) Produced the graphic design work for “The SuiteLife Barcelona Bible” series (Photoshop) Produced advertising art work and copy for both on and offline campaigns (Photoshop) Social media manager and online PR strategist (Facebook, Twitter, Wordpress, Blogger etc)

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Email campaign management (Mailchimp.com) Link building (Using SEO Quake to find high quality links) +Article submission – Online Copywriter & SEO

Marketing Manager (04/2011 to Present) •

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Implemented a Tailor-Made Online Marketing Strategy from scratch Set up and run the company blog, working closely and communicating clearly with the marketing

and business development teams Provide ongoing content creation for display and online marketing across multiple products, both online and offline. This includes graphic design for promotional activities Creative, engaging copywriting along with well researched and SEO optimized content, always paying attention to tone of voice and house style Social media manager and strategist

– Freelance Graphic Design & Copywriting Projects (2010-2011) • • • •

Blog copywriter & Manager (www.helmetdress.blogspot.com Social Media Marketer Graphic designer and Copywriter for B2B presentations Examples include a collaboration between HelmetDress Barcelona and the Valentino Rossi motorcycle racing team

– Owner, Copywriter, Graphic Designer, SEO, Marketing & Social Media Manager (12/2010 to Present) • •

Content Copywriting with a balance between “magazine style” article writing and “optimized” web content. The site receives a steady flow of readers and ranks highly in many motorcycle relevant searches. Engaging and fast-paced “Online Magazine” celebrating the world of luxury motorcycles


– English Teacher (09/2009 to Present) •

My time working as an English teacher has inevitably led to a deep and valuable understanding of the English language on both a functional and creative level. Working so closely with people has undoubtedly developed my verbal presentation and interpersonal skills.

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Guest Lecturer for Business Management & Marketing Modules

– Owner & Managing Director (06/2007 to 07/2009) • •

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Holbrook’s Coffee Co. won the title of “Best coffee shop in Swansea in 2007 & 2008” awarded by the Swansea Evening Post. Holbrook’s Coffee was voted “Best Coffee Shop in Swansea” at the Swansea Lifestyle awards 2011, beating 67 competitors.

2009 – TEFL Barcelona - BCN Languages, Barcelona, Spain, TEFL Qualified Teacher (B+) (Grade A for professionalism) 2005 – 2007 Leisure Management HND, Swansea University (Distinction) 2002 – 2004 AVCE – Information and Communication Technology, English, Web-Design. Spanish – Intermediate Level (Conversation)

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Ben Holbrook Communications CV 2011