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2011-15         Exeter University, BA English and Spanish (expected 1st class)

Research diverse areas of English literature, including transatlanticism, the novels of Virginia Woolf and Renaissance literature. Study and present on Spanish language, literature and culture, including the Generation of 1898 and gender studies (gaining a 1st class grade for each).


2004-11        Uplands Community College, East Sussex

A-Level English Literature (A), Spanish (A), History (A), Extended Project (B); AS Level Biology (A), ICT (B)

10 GCSE A*-C grades, including Maths


Sep 2014 – date    Communications Volunteer, London+Acumen, UK

  • Contribute to the voice of London+Acumen, London’s volunteer-led chapter of the international Acumen Fund

  • Responsible for promoting the social enterprise PITCH competition, among other events, to startups, investors and influencers on Twitter

  • Participating in social media discussions and scheduling posts to enhance London+Acumen’s image and grow its community


Mar 2014-date   Social Media Marketing Manager, Funraisers Dragon Boat Festival, Kent, UK

  • Created the first social media strategy for the Funraisers Bewl Water Dragon Boat Festival, an event which has raised £2.4m for charity
  • Achieved 248k impressions and 422 interactions on Facebook and Twitter over the 2014 festival week, with £90,000+ raised for 50 charities through sponsorship during the weekend
  • Produced flyers to encourage teams to engage with the event’s social media platforms over the weekend, despite a lack of Internet service in the area, and achieved press coverage in the regional newspaper


Jul 2013-Mar 2014    Online Marketing Manager, Tripobox, Barcelona, Spain and from UK

  • Create landing pages and blog articles that are SEO-optimised, increasing avg. organic traffic to by 37% and by 209%

  • Increased followers on Google+, Facebook and Twitter by an average of 80%

  • Provide guidance to two other interns and delegate tasks to deadlines

  • Build strong relationships with media contacts, bloggers and journalists


Jul 2012-Sep 2013    Bookseller, Barnetts Bookshop, Wadhurst, England

  • Developed my commercial awareness, product knowledge and client facing skills by dealing with customer enquiries and ordering from wholesalers

  • Promoted the bookshop through events such as the “Where’s Wally?” hunt during Independent Booksellers Week

  • Followed cultural trends on TV, radio and film in order to stock popular books


Aug 2008-Sep 2013    Shop Assistant and Waitress, Wealden Wholefoods, Wadhurst

  • Managed a café while providing advice and assistance to customers and colleagues in both the shop and café

  • Trained 5 new employees and ensured continued high working standards during my seven years of employment


Google TechAbility Business Programme Participant 2013-14

TechAbility Business Programme

  • Selected from over 300 applicants across Europe to attend the Techability event at Google Paris
  • Networked with Google employees and participants; learnt about Google culture, projects and teams; participated in career and application advice workshops
  • Participated in the TechAbility business challenge to plan a mobile app in a team of 5

TechAbility Mentoring Programme

  • One of 17 applicants to be selected for the mentoring programme, developing my entrepreneurship and marketing knowledge with a Google marketing employee for 12 weeks
  • Attended the mentoring closing event at Google London, during which I attended a workshop on creativity in business, networked with Googlers and other participants, and engaged in a careers Q&A

Contributor to The Huffington Post, The Guardian, and other high-ranking websites

  • Contributor to The Huffington Post, The Guardian, TROSMITH and CitizenTEKK

  • Portfolio has received over 15k social shares, with one article receiving more than 30k Facebook likes (see portfolio:


  • Languages include Spanish (advanced), Italian (basic), Catalan (basic), Icelandic (basic)

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Apps, including Google Analytics

  • Basic knowledge of HTML and coding, including Java

  • Basics of community management

  • Completed extracurricular courses on Coursera including: content strategy (100%) and entrepreneurialism (92%)

Hobbies and Interests

  • Climbed Mount Mulanje in Malawi, walked ‘between continents’ in Iceland, and skied from Andorra to France

  • Organised a ‘clothes swap’ and social events to raise £2500 and spend 3 weeks in Malawi assisting building projects and to fund anti-malaria resources

  • Mentored a dyslexic student with school work and motivation to gain the ’v50’ award for fifty hours of volunteering

  • Assist in overseeing my family’s flock of sheep, providing expert help at lambing time

  • Started ‘Cards by Lucy Fuggle’ at the age of 13, selling cards through fairs, shops, and businesses, including one leading financial firm in London during Christmas 2009

  • Translated León Felipe’s “Ganarás la luz” to gain the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)