What has your journey been like up until now? What brought you to D&G?
I moved from Coventry to London in 2013 to study History at university and it brought out the nerd in me. I love reading, I don’t like watching TV or movies all that much, and I don’t have any social media apart from LinkedIn. I also don’t drink. So I’m a shoo-in for any fun parties that you’ve got coming up.
On a more serious note, I’m a big advocate of mental health awareness, having been affected by mental illness personally and through family and friends. It’s fantastic to see the stigma slowly being lifted over the last decade, and I’m proud to work for a company that supports that mission.
The natural next step after getting a BA in History is, of course, to work in digital marketing, and so my first post-grad job was as a copywriter at a digital marketing and translation agency. I’m not bilingual, so only one half of that applies to me... but it was a great intro to Facebook Ads, PPC and SEO.
After about 18 months there I applied for the Digital Copywriter position at D&G. My first interview was on a soaking wet Friday in March – so wet that the entire office had gone home (not sure that’s a thing?!). Gabriella Bello (our Digital Creative Lead) gave me a lovely tour of the (empty) Wimbledon office, and her passion and enthusiasm were infectious. For the last 14 months, I’ve been overseeing the development of My Account and Digital Claims, and I’m loving it.