IAN DELANEY

Mobile: 07899 968542 Email: delaney.ian@gmail.com

I am an experienced event-creator, social media expert, publisher, educator and technologist. I can help organisations make more of digital media and new trends. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE New Media Knowledge Senior Online Manager Jan 07 – Dec 09

Creating the NMK (New Media Knowledge) events and short-course programme, including conferences, seminars and training courses. Writing, sourcing, commissioning and editing editorial and other digital content. Community manager – establishing relationships, identifying issues, producing solutions. Running social media, web and email campaigns to ensure success of our events. Instigated, researched, developed, marketed and ran over 20 well-attended events and conferences; plus 20 training courses. Following and documenting cutting-edge trends and discussion points to attract tech leaders. Maintaining awareness of the tech event sector to create unique, leading propositions. Sourced and persuaded world-leading experts from the Online, Technology and Media sectors to take part, plus relevant press. Published, wrote, sourced, commissioned and edited over 800 articles and podcasts on the NMK site leading to a 400% upturn in unique visits; enhancing SEO and Analytics responsiveness. Established the dynamo-london network for the Capital’s interactive design community through LDA funding. Establishing successful NMK social media ventures on Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In & others. Won, commissioned and managed bespoke training contract for Business Link Sheffield. Managed, specified and rewrote for the rebuild, redesign and extension of the network’s website. Personally created new websites, twitter and facebook channels for specific events. Managed and created budgets and strategies for the network and measured its success.

ICT for Education, Crimson Business Editor & Publisher

Nov 04 – Dec 06

Invented and created the title from scratch, through research, experience and creativity. Managing the commercial, creative, marketing and editorial aspects of the publication, from budgets to sales to the cover. Sector-leading title, with a B2B readership over 20,000 Unique intervention in this sector with monthly advertising revenues over £30K Managed qualitative and quantitative research to ensure editorial relevance Found and commissioned teachers to contribute reviews, features and opinion pieces

What Laptop, Crimson Business Editor & Publisher

Nov 99 – Mar 04

Complete responsibility for the magazine’s business; delivering the budget. Creating the editorial strategy and content of the magazine. Major newsstand title, with a readership over 24,000; ad revenues over £30K Created the site’s web site which garnered over 10K visits a day Managed and mentored numerous journalists who have gone on to become extremely successful at other titles Contract publishing to create customer magazines for PC World, IBM, Packard Bell and others Editor after just two weeks’ employment as staff writer, my first job in journalism

EARLY CAREER BACKGROUND Company Bexley College West Park College EARLY CAREER NARRATIVE Considerable experience working with young people from a wide variety of backgrounds; 95%+ Pass rate for my A-level and GCSE courses at both institutions; Established Drama GCSE at West Park, A-level Media Studies and Drama at Bexley; Completed MA while working full-time at these institutions. ACADEMIC BACKGROUND Qualification • MA Victorian Poetry • PGCE • BA (Hons) English Lit 2:1 • A levels (AABB) Institution The Open University University of Nottingham University of Sheffield Urmston Boys’ Grammar Date Completed 1991 1988 1987 1984 Position Held Lecturer Teacher Dates Sep 90 – Jul 98 Sep 88 – Sep 90

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT I have completed training courses in Diversity (UOW), Interview & Selection procedures (UOW), Internet Law (In-House, Crimson), Editorial Budgeting (PPA), Sub-editing (PPA) and Editing (PPA). I am a member of the NUJ and of Unison. I have attended approximately 40 professional events, conferences and seminars (aside from our own) over the last two years. Outside of work, I enjoy meeting friends and socialising; more Internet and writing activities; cult TV and barbecued food. WEBSITES

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My online profile, with testimonials http://www.linkedin.com/in/iandelaney The website I have most recently been working with http://www.nmk.co.uk The dynamo community for interactive designers http://www.dynamolondon.org My personal blog http://twopointouch.com