Hi. I'm Charlotte Wright,

a Psychology of Advertising Master's student from Lancaster University - with a 2:1 in Psychology - looking to pursue a career in marketing. This is my online cv.

Educational background

My educational background

and the skills I've developed throughout

MSc Psychology of Advertising

Dissertation (working title):
How does typeface affect expectations of brands?

Research initiated (on behalf of Experion Media):
Does a mindset exist that makes people more receptive to high street advertising?

    Modules:
  • Analysing and interpreting Psychological data
  • Analysing Talk and Text
  • Advanced Advertising Theory
  • Practical Aspects of Advertising
  • Psychological Aspects of Advertising

Skills Acquired:
Commercial Awareness- this course has taught me what is expected in the commercial world in regards to quality of work and professionalism, as well as the practical skills of holding presentations, creating proposals and producing research reports.

2:1 BSc Psychology Hons

Dissertation (2:1):
Can brand characters be used to increase children's preference for healthy food products to the same level as matched unhealthy products?

    Modules:
  • Advanced Human Neuropsychology
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Historical and Conceptual Issues in Psychology
  • Professional Skills for Psychologists
  • Statistics
  • Topics in Clinical psychology

Skills Acquired:
Analytical Abilities- Throughout my degree I have been trained to think analytically about everything, specifically when planning and carrying out research for my dissertation. This scientific way of thinking is a huge asset when it comes to research, problem resolution and planning.

Extra Qualifications and Awards

Most recently I completed an introductory course in HTML 5 and CSS 3

In 2013, I was the only student to be awarded Pendle College Principal's Award, for contribution to the community

I was also one of a select few to be awarded the Lancaster Award in April 2013, for efforts to improve employability skills and voluntary work in the local area

A Levels: Psychology (A), Geography (A)and Biology (C)
GCSE's: 2 A*'s, 3 A's, 6 B's

Skills Acquired:
Communication- Alongside presentations for my academic work, my extracurricular activities have involved meeting, interacting and working with people from various backgrounds and settings. This has ensured that I have developed skills allowing me to tailor my style of communication to the audience or situation I'm in.

My recent experience

and the skills it has allowed me to develop

Assistant Dean

at Lancaster University
2013-Present

  • Assist the Dean in the upholding of residency, College and University rules
  • Responsible for performing flat inspections on a weekly basis, investigating instances of rule breaches and holding disciplinary hearings when required
  • Part of the assistant dean team accredited with the lowest number of repeat offenders in the college
  • Lettings Assistant

    at Student Housing Lancaster
    2013-Present

  • Trusted to open and close the office, handle large sums of money and sign out keys.
  • Responsible for taking and arranging house viewings.
  • Assist with office admin, answering calls from landlords and resolving tenants problems.
  • Part of a team devising methods for promoting the company to students.
  • Commissioned to produce an Accommodation Guide

    for Pendle College
    2012

  • Investigated student experiences with off-campus accommodation and housing companies
  • Analysed data and placed results within the guide.
  • Researched housing companies in the area and published advice regarding securing off-campus accommodation in a booklet presented to all first year Pendle students
  • This guide has become the model for all future accommodation guides at Lancaster University
  • Volunteer with the Involve School Creative Art Project

    run by Lancaster University Students Union
    2012

  • Experience communicating ideas and projects with children aged 4-11
  • Contributed to the project by suggesting new ideas to involve the children more, creating educational projects and activities to run with children
  • Acting Returning officer in the Election Sub Committee

    run by Lancaster University Students Union
    2011

  • Solely organised and promoted Pendle college elections leading to the highest voter turnout yet achieved by Pendle, and the highest voter turnout among colleges that year
  • Solved the issues regarding low candidate nominations by devising a six week poster campaign for election awareness and college involvement
  • Responsible for communicating with all candidates and ensuring they adhere to all rules laid out in the elections bylaw
  • Part of a committee of 11 responsible for solving problems in the election structure, as well as discussing and voting on matters effecting the termly Student Union elections
  • Junior Common Room General Secretary

    in Pendle College
    2011

  • Elected into the position by my peers after a successful campaign
  • Managed a team of 16 responsible for organising the colleges social and welfare events by chairing all meeting and creating agendas that targeted the most imperative issues
  • Responsible for the welfare of 80 first year students as they begun University. This included organising social events, encouraging participation and caring for first year students placed in off campus housing, due to restricted spaces on campus. This year the off campus first year student population had the lowest dropout rate yet, attributed in part to their induction into University life by myself and the representatives I nominated
  • Want to hire me? Get in touch!

    Please contact me if you think I might be what you're looking for to fill a position. While I am pursuing a career in Marketing and Advertising, I am open to related positions and would love to hear from you

    Email: charlottewright92@yahoo.co.uk

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