CV

SIOBHAN BOWATER
07756375876
siobhan.bowater.1@gmail.com

05/10/1993

Self-shooting media worker with over 6 years of media experience, ranging from radio, marketing, events, blogging, research and project management. I work hard under pressure, and I am always full of ideas. I am willing to work long hours, take on challenges and learn as much as possible. I will take every opportunity thrown at me to gain the necessary skills. I am effective at building loyalty and long-term relationships with customers while exceeding sales targets, from my previous customer service through retail, hospitality and media marketing.

SKILLS

  • Media relations
  • People-orientated
  • Event planning
  • Positive and friendly
  • Active listening skills
  • Goal-orientated
  • Consistently meets sales goals
  • Cash handling and management
  • Project planning and development
  • Market trend analysis
  • Negotiations expert
  • Service-orientated
  • Procedure development
  • Dynamic, friendly hostess
  • Self-motivated
  • Natural leader
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Inventory control and record keeping
  • Social and new media
  • Exceptional writer
  • Internet marketing
  • Sound editorial judgment
  • Broadcast scriptwriting  judgement
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Highly organised
  • Social media
  • Team player
  • Fast learner
  • Investigative skills
  • Blogging expert
  • Works well under  pressure
  • Creative writing background
  • Flexible schedule
  • Research expert
  • Fast learner

 

WORK HISTORY

Scratch Radio Presenter/Producer/The Scratch Head of Politics Writer
Scratch Media Groups –Birmingham City University

Head Writer of Politics section of The Scratch
Creator of Scratch’s Politics Matters website; Politics journalism and educational content too.
Presenting and Producing for  Scratch Radio. Temporary Project Manager for Scratch Radio Two Week Takeover 2016, a project that lasted approx. 8 weeks, managing 47 people. Assisted with marketing elements; meetings, managing money, and keeping sponsors happy throughout the project process.

Tech Assistant

Absolute Radio –1 Golden Square, London

Assisted Mic Checks, and sound checks for live performances
General Office assistant, running errands, keeping good communication with all departments
Artist Liasion for artists; making sure their needs were met.

Part Time Assistant Producer

Kerrang! Radio –Birmingham

Head Runner/Roadie for gigs; including Cancer Bats and Frank Turner, artist liaison for guests too.
Produced and edited interviews for the likes of Mick Foley and Meat Loaf.
Assisted with charity work and marketing schemes.

Assistant Producer

WOLVERHAMPTON COMMUNITY RADIO. 

Producing a feature on the Rise of 0 Hour Contracts, with an interview with Emma Reynolds MP
Interviewing Times Red, and recording a live session

EMO LTD.

Providing riders and setting up dressing rooms for artists such as Ed Sheeran and Wretch 32
Multitasking by looking after different artists such as The Wanted, and each individual needs that the band members had
Making sure artists were on time for their performance; Pixie Lott and Jason Derulo. Runner for big events, such as Liverpool and Manchester’s Wintertime Ball
Providing personal catered riders for artists.
Multi-tasking various different tasks within 24 hour shifts, always with a smile.
Marketing contributor

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts: Media and Communications
Birmingham City University – Birmingham City University, Birmingham.
Completed a variety of modules and different projects;

Live Radio
Radio Documentaries
Radio Station (Elected Project Manager)
Professional Journalism
News and Feature Writing
Magazine Production
Dissertation – ‘Representations of Bisexuality through TV programmes in 2015.’
Production Project – Creator and Head Writer of Politics Matter

Expected 2:1.

 

Foundation Degree: Radio Production
Birmingham City University – Birmingham City University, Birmingham

A Levels: Psychology, Media Studies, English Literature
St Peter’s Sixth Form – Solihull

GCSE:
St Peter’s School – Solihull

 

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