My CV

Mark Jones, D.O.B 7th May, 1972
219 Katherine Road, London, E6 1BU
Tel: +44 (0)7967 353 727, E-mail: media.mark@yahoo.co.uk

SKILLS SET
10 years production experience: B-roll, A-roll, video podcasts, internal communications
News and features writing: broadcast press releases and media alerts used by journalists worldwide, scripts and advertorials
Production management: co-ordination of satellite news gathering and live interviews on location
Fluent in French and German
Produced content for leading international brands: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Nike, Philips, HSBC, Motorola, Nissan, T-Mobile, Sony Ericsson, European Central Bank.

CAREER SUMMARY
Ogilvy Broadcast & Digital – Global broadcast practice, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, London
January 2005 - March 2007
Production Director
Developing, directing and producing all broadcast quality video content for distribution on TV, online and digital media platforms. Writing broadcast press releases, A-roll scripts and media alerts, developing branded editorial content ideas for clients, presenting production-related new business pitches. Production of news packages on location including ENG and SNG management.

Achievements:
Strategic expertise: Defined, developed and implemented the Ogilvy Broadcast digital media offer including video podcasts, webcasting and digital content distribution
Leadership and planning: Managed production and media relations teams to produce branded content used by 1000s of broadcasters worldwide
Teamwork/creativity: Shortlisted for 2004 PR Week Award following successful broadcast campaign for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Moscow dealership opening

Bulletin International – Leading independent international broadcast PR agency, London
1998 - 2005
Dual role: Account Manager and Head of Production
Management of workflow from client briefing to scheduling of production services and media relations programmes to secure branded broadcast coverage on TV worldwide.

Bulletin International - Leading independent international broadcast PR agency, Paris & London
1996 - 1998
Dual role: Media Relations Executive and Production Manager
Development of international broadcast contacts to generate coverage of clients’ stories. Co-ordination of production facilities to produce and distribute broadcast quality content to TV worldwide.

EDUCATION
2003 – 2004 London School of Journalism. Merit (79%) in post-graduate 9-month journalism degree
1990 - 1994 Aston University, Birmingham. 2:1 BSc Honours degree in International Business & Modern Languages
1988 - 1990 South East Essex 6th Form College, Thundersley, Essex. 3 A Levels: French, German and Economics (grades B, B, C)
1983 - 1988 Deanes Comprehensive School, Thundersley, Essex. 12 GCSEs including Maths, English, German, French, Russian, Computer Studies, History, Physics

OTHER INFORMATION
Age: 34
Languages spoken: English, German, French, basic Spanish & Russian
Computer skills: Extensive experience of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
Technical skills: Basic knowledge of Sony Z1 and PD170 DVCAM camcorders, Final Cut Pro editing system

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