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Jack Elliott (brightonguy)
Works at American Express
Attended Dokuz Eylul University
Lives in Bahrain
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I just sent 3 bug reports to +Google+ team using the Send feedback button on the iPhone. I hope they receive it. They are mostly issues relating to the usability of the application.
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Had a lot to eat this Christmas, but it was a great one all over. Merry Christmas everybody.
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This is probably the last time I will be in Brighton for a very, very long time. Thanks to Bahrain! :(
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I wish +Google+ had some landing page giving us ideas to encourage our friends to use Google+ rather than just asking us to invite them.
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Regional Head of Digital and Marketing
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marketing, digital, social, mobile marketing, brand, brand management, google, search, search marketing, seo, sem, pr
Employment
  • American Express
    Regional Head of Digital and Marketing, 2012 - present
    Reporting to the CEO and Vice President of Consumer Products and leading the digital and marketing operations, strategy and execution of American Express in the Middle East and North Africa region. Responsible for digital representation and marketing of the regional markets such as UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan. Created the 5 year marketing and digital plan and strategy. - Launched the AEME mobile application and the AEME Facebook presence. - Created the Middle East’s first end-to-end mobile optimised communication collaterals. - Increased the ROI from the company’s marketing budget by 56% while significantly increasing the online acceptance of the American Express brand.
  • Smart Gaming Group
    Director of Online Marketing, 2011 - 2012
    Reporting to the CEO, I was responsible for creating and overseeing the international marketing strategy with a budget of £8 million which incorporates online and offline marketing plans and media buying. - Created and facilitated SEO, SEM (PPC), Social Marketing, Affiliate Marketing and Press advertising marketing strategies for multilingual websites with a total page view of more than 400m. - Created Digital Marketing strategies for different countries and localities with a focus on cultural differences and digital trends in different locations. - Created and implemented search engine optimisation and marketing strategies, including analytics implementation, conversion optimisation, site structure and user journey to improve search engine visibility. - Managed third party agency relationships, strategies and operations.
  • SiteVisibility
    Senior Digital Marketing Manager, 2009 - 2011
    Managed both junior and senior consultants and client campaigns of 10 different clients with a budget of over £5 million. Responsible for the development of SEO, SEM, Social Media and Online Video strategies, trained my team on new strategies, techniques, client relationship development, management and maintenance. Worked closely with the Sales Director in creating sales proposals, and tech pitches. Created and managed campaign plans, budget plans and ensured team tasks were completed within assigned budgets. Worked on up-sell, cross-sell and new client plans to support the company’s financial growth - Created, executed and managed key clients’ Digital Marketing activities. - Provided SEO and Digital Marketing audits and business cases. - Managed marketing budgets of up-to £5 million. - Trained, junior and senior consultants and managers.
  • The Causeway Retreat
    Online Marketing Manager, 2007 - 2009
    Re-engineered the company’s online presence within £250K marketing budget. Researched content needs with medically trained personnel to maintain accurate and relevant information is presented on our marketing channels. Optimised the website and social media channels in order to support the company’s online marketing strategy. - Supervised and managed 3rd party service providers for content population, link building, SEO, Google AdWords, marketing material design and PR. - Achieved 350% increase in online marketing return on investment (ROI) - Increased the global reach of the business by creating and executing multi-lingual web presence.
  • eBay
    Ecommerce Manager, 2004 - 2007
    Marketed digital media products, portable devices, and computers. Grew business to achieve £75K turnover within a short time frame whilst obtaining experience in budgeting, logistics, and communications.
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Bahrain
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Brighton, United Kingdom - Izmir, Turkey
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Digital marketing enthusiast, living and loving Bahrain.
Introduction
Down to earth guy living and loving #Bahrain, Regional Head of Digital Marketing at American Express, a proud owner of a #Pug, #Apple geek. •̑.̮•̑
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Have a pug.
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  • Dokuz Eylul University
    Digital History, 2002 - 2006
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Visited the pub yesterday. Friendly staff, reasonably priced drinks and great central location.
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Well, without a doubt the location is great. However, there are some issues with the hotel. For the price you pay, you'd expect free breakfast, or at least free internet. No. You have to pay £7 per day for breakfast and £6 per day for the internet or £18 per week, which is ridiculous. I am staying in the one bedroom flat, which is clean. I have a feeling they won't come to clean the room until I check out but you can rent a cleaning service for £20 as I saw at the reception. So, I wouldn't stay here again for the above reasons. I am a smoker and I would expect to be able to open windows so I can smoke by the window but you can't do that either.
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It's an amazing experience to be in Dubai and all what it has to offer. Dubai Mall and the surrounding amenities are definitely worth a visit if you are heading to Dubai for a holiday.
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Very efficient service. Helpful staff. Especially the guy at the reception cracks me up.
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Nice outdoor seating area.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Very good
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