- Felix Hemsley
- Digital & Social Marketer
- Proven. Reliable. Logical.
WITH A PROVEN TRACK RECORD.
- Richard Turrell - Group Head of Digital at FiveTen Group -
- Simon Lewis - Co-founder at Edge Global Media Group -
- Mike Harrison - Marketing and Support Director at Spikes Cavell -
- Ryan Visser - Head of Social Media and Digital at VMware EMEA -
- Lee Lomas - Head of Corporate Business Development at ACE Group -
I am a natural and confident communicator, able to immediately strike a relationship with my peers and clients effectively. Difficult and sensitive situations are not to be shied
I am a firm believer that strategy lies in insight. It is only by understanding the current landscape that we can set the creative challenge to deploy truly
I understand that a team can only be as effective as those whom nurture and support it, I have previously inducted, managed and supported a full team to become more effective in achieving overall business goals.
Businesses and teams have very clear dynamics and I am not one to ruffle feathers, however I am always keen to find new a better ways to achieve objectives, both
internally and externally.
December 2011 – PresentAs digital account director at 3 Monkeys, it is my responsibility to have a global view of the digital accounts which we manage on both a retained and project basis. Liaising directly with the head of digital, my role extends to introducing best practices, ensuring teams are appropriately equipped to handle their tasks, and maintaining client relationships. My continued efforts to remain on-top of strategically backed creative approaches is regularly leveraged by the various teams in the agency.December 5, 2011
March 2010 – October 2010 (8 months)With the aim of creating a more forward looking event for the social media elite, The Social Collective sought to bring true visionaries at the cutting edge of the discipline together for a 1 day conference. This was a collective effort in the organisation of the event between myself and 3 others, culminating in one of the most successful events of the year across the industry; by industry professionals for industry professionals.March 11, 2010
July 2009 – November 2011 (2 years 5 months)Heading up the Social Media portion of the agency, this role required continual assessment of the ever changing Social Media space, ensuring that opportunities and developments do not pass by. I also managed and maintained the company blog (http://blog.essential-communications.com) and regularly posted articles covering topics from within the technology industry and the marketing arena, but specifically Social Media and web.July 19, 2009
July 2009 – February 2010 (8 months)Working within a close knit team, I was responsible for blue chip client marketing strategies, liaising with senior account managers throughout the process. Covering all manner of media, both on and offline, this role greatly extended my understanding of offline marketing strategies, most notably; Tele-marketing and direct mail pieces, which can be used to compliment my extensive online knowledge. With a central role, I had the responsibility to bring together other functional areas within the business, ensuring that client deliverables were met on time and on budget. Working strictly in the IT industry, I further increased my technology awareness and broadened my horizons working in the B2B arena.July 1, 2009
January 2008 – May 2009 (1 year 5 months)Making my first real foray into social media, I was lucky enough to be accepted as an account manger at what was then the largest social agency on the globe, delivering cutting edge campaigns for Nokia. Steep learning curves and huge levels of responsibility - reporting directly to the account director or managing director - were name of the game. It was a hugely exciting opportunity and a time of great change in the industry which I was energised to be a part of. Other team members and colleges have since gone on to founder We Are Social and work with other world class digital institutions at senior levels.January 8, 2008
September 2007 – January 2008 (5 months)I was responsive for the full account management for search engine marketing: PPC (Pay-Per-Click), SEO (Search Engine Optimisation), Affiliate Marketing, Shopping Comparison across my portfolio, requiring rapid learning and thick skin. This role also required:
Graduated with a 2:2 in business and law. I was also a member of the Sheffield University Rowing Club, coaching the senior men's squad to their most successful year on record. I was later a committee member of the university's mountaineering, biking and climbing club which allowed me to find a new outlet for my energy and led me into part time work during my studying at one of the UK's top climbing centres. Whilst there, I was an assistant centre manager and shop manager, often handling the entire premises on my own.June 30, 2007
A & AS-Levels:
After 5 years on the GB rowing squad, a slipped disk ended my career. I now expend my energy on two wheels whenever I can…
Fashion changes so fast, but the classics stay the same. I make everyday a day to bring dapper back into society…for better of worse!
The art of a traditional cocktail is not lost on me. Following a fine appreciation for single malt, Old Fashioned’s are the tipple of choice.
From vintage classics to modern advancement, I’m fascinated by the automotive industry and the design it drives.