San Sharma
 

Writer, editor and creative director

SAN SHARMA

 
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Summary

Creative Director, specialising in technology and business content

Writer, editor and creative director, specialising in technology and business. Experience in media, journalism and advertising. Over 10 years’ experience crafting content on subjects that include business and technology. Agency experience as senior strategist, copywriter and creative director. Passionate about business issues and tech innovation – as seen on TV!

 

Experience

Wunderman UK, Associate Creative Director

May 2018 - Present

Open and collaborative creative director, specialising in B2B and technology content, with a keen eye for carefully crafted copy and creative that connects with data-inspired truths. Clients include Microsoft, EY and Dassault Systèmes.

Wunderman UK, Business and Technology Editor

October 2014 - April 2018

Developing content marketing initiatives based on publishing/journalism models to drive new and existing business. Understanding content and channel optimisation, brand consistency, segmentation and localisation, analytics and meaningful measurement. Working with writers, editors, strategists and creatives to develop content and integrate with traditional marketing campaigns. Clients include Microsoft, Truphone and EY.

Wunderman UK, Senior Copywriter

September 2014 - October 2014

Writing, reviewing and editing social media activity for Microsoft Western Europe, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to deliver always-on and campaign content that aligns to corporate messaging and brand.

Head of content, Worksnug

February 2011 - May 2014

First employee at WorkSnug, responsible for content and community strategies, as well as website launch and maintenance. Launched WorkSnug blog and podcast, successfully negotiating sponsorship deals for both; wrote and presented effective technology and business content; maintained WorkSnug’s social media presence, as well as its Ambassadors programme.

Head of content, Enterprise Nation

October 2005 - June 2014

Founding member of Enterprise Nation team, responsible for complete digital output, including content, community and e-commerce strategies. Early adoption of blogging and social media responsible for growth in size and engagement of community. Started Twitter chats that trended in the UK, as well as newsletter that reaches over 60,000 small businesses. Project-managed launches of Enterprise Nation website, liaising with stakeholders that included company founder, sponsors and Government.

Freelance, Business and Technology writer

June 2004 - April 2015

Freelance business and technology writer and editor, writing regularly for online small business magazine Enterprise Nation and mobile tech blog WorkSnug Mobilizer. Appearing regularly on TV as a tech expert - London Live, BBC, Channel 4.

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Experience

 

publications

The Funk: A Cultural Response to the Disappointments of Post-Civil Rights Era America

Thrills: Michael Jackson, MTV and Multi-Platinum Success

 


Education

Lancaster University

BA Hons, American Studies
Graduated July 2004

University of California, Davis

BA Hons, Education Abroad Programme
Graduated July 2003

Courses

Advanced Storytelling: Authority, Presence and Impact

D&AD Finding Truth in Stories

 

Awards

2 x 'Wheel of wunder' employee of the month

Contact

Email: san@sansharma.com
Phone: +44 7515 359747
Address: London, UK