Barry Keane - Student and Social Media enthusiast

Client Management Team (Internship) at Simply Zesty

Nationality

Irish

Current location

Ireland

Work category

Marketing

Education

Masters/PostGrad

Postgraduate student(M.Phil Popular Literature) of the School of English, Trinity College Dublin.

Business and Politics graduate [B.A. Mod (Hons)] of Trinity College Dublin.

Extra-curricular experience garnered in sales, marketing, publicity, operations management, fundraising, event management and publishing.

Professional experience includes Overseas Volunteerism, New Media, Legal, Civil Service, Hospitality, Telefundraising, Retail and Front of House work.

5 year goal: To become an expert in monetisation of social and new media content services.

Specialties:
Social media advertising, New media advertising, Youth communications, Popular literature, Business development, Marketing strategy.

Barry Keane's Professional Experience

2011 - Present

Airtricity - Social Media and Digital Media Executive

I report to the e-Commerce Manager and work collaboratively with members of several departments.

Responsibilities/concerns: Digital Marketing, Analysis, Customer Service, Content and Online PR.

Key Skills
2010 - 2010
Key Skills
Dublin Web Summit Founders f.ounders
2009 - 2009

Abbey Theatre - Front of House Staff

I work as part of the front of house team to ensure delivery of a world-class theatre experience. Duties include ushering, bar tending, stock/inventory management and crowd supervision. Customer service is our remit, however one must be conscientious and flexible as a Front of House employee, to facilitate the workings of all other operation units (box office, production, etc).

Key Skills
bar tending Customer Service supervision
2009 - 2009

Suas Educational Develompent - Overseas Volunteer

I worked in a non-formal education centre in Kolkata, located on Makaltala municipal dump. I taught children and teens (ranging in age from 10 – 18) Maths and English (as a foreign language). This placement was undertaken as part of the Suas overseas volunteer programme.

I attended and participated in the week-long 'Global Perspectives' conference held in Delhi by Suas which hosted speakers from the World Bank, the UN, and numerous Indian and international NGOs.

I also raised €2,995 through fundraising activities. Activities included supermarket bag packing, the women’s’ mini marathon and selling scones and tea/coffee outside the entrance of the college library during the exam period.

2007 - 2007

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council - Student Clerical Officer for three months during college summer holidays (Full time)

I held the position of Clerical Officer in Housing loans and Rents departments. I developed an excellent knowledge of MS Word and Excel; served members of the public on phones and public counter; replied to customers’ email and written enquires and complaints; processed credit card payments.

Key Skills
Clerical EXCEL MS Word
2005 - 2005

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council - Student Clerical Officer

Clerical Officer in Housing Rents department. Developed an excellent knowledge of MS Word and Excel; served members of the public on phones and public counter; replied to customers' email and written enquires and complaints; processed credit card payments.

Key Skills
Clerical EXCEL MS Word
2004 - 2004

Trinity Annual Fund - Telefundraiser

I worked as part of the alumni branch of the Trinity Foundation. I cold-called Trinity alumni from all over the world, informing them of alumni events/activities, developments in Trinity College and solicited for donations to the Trinity Annual Fund. This required me to develop a winning telephone manner and present an effective ask to alumni. I performed effectively, securing donations for the fledgling fund.

Barry Keane's Education and Qualifications

2010

Masters/PostGrad - M.Phil Popular Literature

Trinity College Dublin

2008

Bachelor/Degree - B.A. Mod (Hons), Business, Politics

Trinity College, Dublin

2004

Bachelor/Degree - Leaving Certificate,

Institute of Education

Barry Keane's Additional Information

Links

Languages

Interests

Avid Manchester Supporter

Skiing

Social Media

Current Affairs

Running

Cooking

Awards

Finalist TCD Dragons' Den competition 2010