Jonathan PD Buckley
Journalist with some 25 years experience in trade and consumer magazines, corporate communications and more recently blogging. Subjects: profiles, topical features, 'how to' articles, case studies, white papers, reports and websites. Interests: Lidos, outdoor swimming, Zen, haiku, folk blues, the Information Age, personal and organisational development.
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Profile last updated: 2015-03-10 13:20:11
Compelling content creation and strategic communications using the skills of the journalist, PR consultant and marketer. Well versed in social media and use of WordPress blogging platform. International experience, agency and in-house. French and German speaker.
2013-2015: Freelance Consultant
2011-2013: Account Director, Say Communications
2007-2011: Communications Manager for Europe & Emerging Markets, Cisco Systems
2006-2007: Freelance Copy Writer, OgilvyOne, Lexis Nexis, others
2004-2005: Founder and Director, Circle Communications
2002-2004: Account Director, Beattie Media
1996-2002: Account Director, Weber Shandwick (Charles Barker BSMG Worldwide)
1989-1995: Director, Hyde Public Relations
1981-1989: Corporate Publications Editor, Hawker Siddeley Group plc
1980-1981: Journalist, Metal Bulletin
Key skills and achievements
Strategic content creation ranging from simple blog posts through to complete websites, published research reports, industry brochures, multilingual newsletters, tender documents, business pitches. Clients range from large corporations such as Dow Europe, IBM, Cisco, Intel, Pitney Bowes, through to agencies such as 3 Monkeys, Say Communications and William Murray. Association of Communications in Business award-winner, IPR Sword of Excellence, PR Week nomination.
· Corporate: Swiss Biotech Annual Report. Native English editing and proofing for the contributions written by senior Swiss executives in the various national industry associations.
· Thought leadership: The Virtual Ballot Box: A Survey of Digital Democracy in Europe. Research, report and promotion to build IBM public sector profile in key European trade and national press.
· Cool Swimming is a book about cold water swimming that I completed in January. It comprises a research report into wellbeing that I devised and wrote up, a potted history of cold water therapy, and tips on winter swimming. Published to coincide with the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships 2015, it was promoted using infographics, twitter, ThingLink and blogs.
German and English Combined Honours Degree, Southampton University. A levels: English, French and German. Nine O levels. MAIE diploma from Association of Communicators in Business.
French and German speaker, photographer, swimmer, guitar player and song writer. Parent, bicycle rider, Zen sitter. More at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanpdbuckley