Charlotte Wheatley, Account Executive at Proximity London
My name is Charlotte, I am 23 years old and I work as an Account Executive at Proximity London. I studied Theology and Religious Studies at Bristol University.
What was your first ever job?
My first ever job was working as an assistant in a small art gallery in Cork street, London. I loved it because their focus is on modern impressionism, which I adore. I also learnt a few things about running a business which really interests me.
How did your career in advertising begin?
I actually managed to get myself a part time job in my third year at University working at a small advertising agency in Bristol called T&T (formally Taylor and Taylor). One of their accounts was Yeo Valley which I loved. It was a great way to gather some experience whilst studying and it convinced me that that was the industry I wanted to get into. After I graduated, I came to London in September after giving myself the summer off, and took an internship at Golley Slater London for 3 months. This gave me a good grounding and training in Account Management before I set off to find myself something permanent.
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