About Me

Hi, my name is Paul Parkin, my main roles are IT and Media Support, I have over 15 years experience in providing a valuable service including membership management, ICT Support, inventory and stock control, communications via variety of Media.
Most of this was working at South East Derbyshire College, yet I continued to expand my learning and services through voluntary work, in creative media, festivals and youthwork. 

In my own time I have also gained over 15 years of experience working in the youth and creative media sector. Working at local church as a voluntary youth worker organising events and activities, Through other various voluntary roles and self learning I have continued my interests in the Media and entertainment sector.

My enjoyment and critical interest in the media (television, film, radio and new media) increased during my involvement in writing scripts, novels, short stories, video editing and filming. Projects included promoting young talent, camera work and doing research and various related voluntary work. I am currently writing a number of short stories, novelettes and TV drama scripts.

STATUS – I’m currently unemployed and looking for paid employment. This website is to display some of the work

Work Experiance

  • Ilkeston Methodist Church (Voluntary)
  • Nottingham CVS (Voluntary)
  • Young Voices Studio (Voluntary)
  • South East Derbyshire College
  • Sporting Futures (Voluntary)
  • Wildlife Trust (Voluntary)
  • Cantelupe Kids Club (Voluntary)
  • Festivals (Voluntary Stewarding)
  • Poundstretcher

Jobs / Skills

  • Using media and multimedia packages to create a variety of publicity and media materials to advertise services, talent or events to a targeted audience
  • Basic use of Wordpress, Serif, SEO, Hootsuite to manage Social Media and Websites
  • Communicating, maintaining and promote/marketing services, information and events through various media - video, presentations, website, social network, email and other
  • Experience in administration, customer service, taking bookings, photocopy, Emails, Internet, scanning
  • Database, stock control, membership and inventory management
  • Responsible for stock replenishment and rotation
  • Develop and manage online marketing, websites and Social Media for personal, community and entertainment sites (Wordpress, Serif and Frontpage), Hootsuite, Email, SEO (Google Analytics, Adsense), online communications.
  • Effectively driving brand awareness, engagement and traffic to social media pages, website and online forums

Our Skills

MS Office90%
Video Editing65%
Desk Top Publishing90%
Social Media Marketing93%
Database Admin85%