Skills & Services

We all know there's a lot to do when it comes to events, I can help out with the tasks behind the scenes:

  • Market research
  • Sourcing products and suppliers
  • Competitor research
  • PowerPoint/Google Sheets presentation preparation
  • Social media visuals for events
  • Sourcing speakers
  • Liaising with speakers to gather slides etc
  • Post events using Eventbrite or MeetUp
  • Adding events to local event directories
  • News, articles and press release announcing the event
  • Event booking landing pages
  • Add the event to your Google profile and social channels
  • Craft and send event invitations via email
  • Delegate admin and enquiries
  • Collating the needs of delegates e.g. dietary requirements
  • Liaison with venues
And more... please ask if you have a specific task which isn't on this list. If you'd like to know more about how I work with existing clients, you can find case studies in my blog.
With a background in Marketing over the last 15+ years I can offer marketing support in the shape of the following:

  • Database cleansing
  • Social media account set up
  • On going social media management
  • Content creation/copywriting for Pinterest/Google Profile/Instagram/Facebook/LinkedIn
  • Copywriting for web and print
  • Blog writing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Press release copy and submission
  • Content management system updates
  • Sourcing suppliers for event support
  • Email campaigns - preparation, segmentation and send/reporting
  • Briefing suppliers
  • Website content updates
  • Integrated marketing campaigns
  • Implementing marketing processes/CRM touchpoints
  • Directory listings
  • Sourcing suppliers for website and digital advertising
  • Sourcing and briefing photographers
  • Sourcing designers
  • Planning and coordinating photoshoots
  • Overseeing photoshoots
  • Ordering and filing imagery
  • Project management of signage installations
  • Implementing loyalty schemes
  • Project management of logo and branding projects
  • Overseeing production or branded merchandise and clothing
  • Podcast admin support (see my blog for more info). 

I have experience with a variety of web CMS platforms , I have used numerous email campaign systems including Mailchimp, Active Campaign and Mailerlite, various CRM systems and all sorts of social media scheduling tools including Buffer, Later, Planoly, Tailwind, Hootsuite, Creator Studio and Hubspot.

For anything specific which I can't help with I am lucky to have a network of suppliers and contacts I have built up over the years who I can call upon for advice and introduce to clients if the project requires.

Please ask if you have a specific task in mind which isn't on this list. If you'd like to know more about how I work with existing clients, you can find case studies in my blog.

As a Virtual Assistant, I can provide services to support your in-house marketing team. I have experience client-side and agency-side, from marketing to social media and project management and marketing projects (websites and events to print projects).

Industries in which I have worked in marketing teams:

  • Recruitment
  • Software
  • Consultancy
  • Non Profit
  • Healthcare
  • Aesthetics/Skin Care/Beauty
  • Coaching - various
  • Manufacturing
  • Catering Equipment
  • Education
  • Marketing/digital agency
  • Automotive
  • Estate Agency
  • Youth work/volunteering
  • Professional Services
  • B2B Distribution

And more… please just ask.

If you feel that you could benefit from the freelance support of a virtual assistant with a marketing specialism to help your marketing function to keep on top of things please get in touch. I will happily work on a project basis, or on going. I offer pay as you go rates invoiced at month end. I have experience of covering marketing campaigns during periods of recruitment, holiday cover, maternity leave and supporting during busy seasons with strategy, tactics, project management, campaign planning, content collation, production and deliverables.

Services offered are discreet, I have professional indemnity insurance and an up to date DBS check.

Virtual Assistant Gemma Gibbard

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