Hello, I'm Joe Walton, a Public Relations (PR) professional living in Scotland.
Joe Walton's Bio:
Joe Walton has years working with various B2B and B2C companies. Sectors include hospitality, sporting events, soft drinks, events, tourism, heritage, culture, property and finance. Interested in integrated online and offline PR.
Clients have included Scottish Information Commissioner, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola, IBM, Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland, Great Scottish Run, Ubiquitous Chip, Stravaigin, Hotel du Vin, De Vere, Glasgow Science Centre and many others.
Joe Walton's Experience:
PR Manager at Matthews MarketingMarch 2008 - September 2009
Part time placement at a dynamic marketing communications consultancy. Clients included a tourism group in the Forth Valley, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Scotkart.
PR Manager at Edinburgh Festival Fringe SocietyJuly 2009 - August 2009
Secondment to the world's most prestigous open arts festival.
Admin at Standard LifeApril 2003 - August 2004
Working in the Mortgage Endowment Complaint Department Pre-case administrator
Farm Labourer at F T WaltonJanuary 1992 - September 2000
Bovine/Ovine logistical programme facilitator (in other words I chased sheep and cows) Lambing Shepherd Delivery Driver Labourer General Employment
Committee Member at CIPR ScotlandMarch 2011
Voluntary position. Attended monthly meetings assisting the CIPR's activities in Scotland. Designed, managed, promoted and analysed a survey of 200 PR and communications industry professionals in Scotland. The results were used to help shape the group's activities and priorities for the years ahead. In Autumn 2011, I helped to organise the inaugural Social in City series of events helping PR professionals in Scotland develop their social media skills (http://ciprscotland.wordpress.com/social-in-the-city/) and discuss emerging technology.
Consultant at Real PR LtdNovember 2005
Real PR is full PR agency based on an ethos of offering only senior level advice. Clients have included Scottish Information Commissioner, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola, IBM, Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland, Great Scottish Run, Ubiquitous Chip, Stravaigin, Hotel du Vin, De Vere, Glasgow Science Centre and many others.
Joe Walton's Education:
The University of Stirling2004 – 2005PgDip
University of St. Andrews1999 – 2003BSc (Hons)Concentration: Psychology
Joe Walton's Interests & Activities:
Public Relations, Psychology, Marketing, Analytics