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Jessica McKenzie
Co-founder, Co-director, Head of Social Media & Content
Louder Than Bombs
WHAT DO YOU DO?

Co-own and co-direct a marketing agency in Manchester. Social media marketing and content creation. Create strategies and manage social accounts.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Social media management
  • Content creation
  • Copywriting
  • Leadership
  • Creativity
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Launching a business and working on the marketing for a well-known online video game brand collaboration with celebrities, to help raise funds for the NHS during the pandemic.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I have my GCSE's, A-Levels and a degree in Philosophy. I started marketing nearly 5 years ago and worked within an agency. Here I self-taught, learnt and attended courses to develop my skills and knowledge.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

It was a new career path and I was intrigued. I wanted to learn more but in a different field and I fell in love with the industry. I help people and thrive off watching others flourish with their goals. The more I learnt and achieved, the more I wanted to delve in. 5 years later and I co-own my own agency.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

What's stopping you? It's a whole new world with endless skill building, opportunities and achievements. There are many areas in digital and tech - it's not just data and computers. It's like Alice when she falls down the rabbit hole; magical, mystical and a whirlwind that you want to get swept up in.


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