Grad Bites: Working in Social Media
In this video Ali explains her role as an Account Manager working in social media, and other roles within the client account team. She talks about the highs and lows, and how running a business at uni has helped with this job. She also shares her tips for starting a graduate career in social media.
Ali studied Geography with Theology at Exeter University.
Whilst there, she founded her business Macaw Designs, making tech cases and accessories, and then worked in increasingly senior roles for social media agency, Born Social. Ali is also a wedding planner and is currently exploring work in company culture and events.
Ali reminisces about juggling her studies with running a business at uni: how she started, the rewards and the challenges, and just what it takes to be an entrepreneur.